Baffling case of Lydia Atley at Ringstead in 1850
This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Norwich
The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion
Looming ominously over the city, the stony battlements of Nottingham Castle speak of
Look beyond the pretty cottages and gentle landscapes of the Cotswolds, and you will find a dark history
This book contains all manner of grim and ancient punishments from London’s long and bloody history.
Oxfordshire Murders brings together twenty-five murderous tales
Detailed sections on the criminal history of each of the towns in the region
Peterhead Prison has housed some of the most notorious criminals in Scottish penal history
Between them, the three men in the fearsome Pierrepoint dynasty executed over 800
Livi Bellfield, the man who murdered Milly Dowler, Marsha McDonnell and Amelie Delagrange
The focus of Prison Break is of audacious and daring escapes from civilian prisons
Prisons and Prisoners In Victorian Britain provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system
Unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London…
This absorbing collection of some of the foulest deeds from Rotherham’s past
In the early 1960s, the Mad Men era, a mood of menace gripped New York City.
Beautifully presented book with comparison photos and crime plans from 1812 to the 1960s
Explore Britain’s dark criminal history through the fascinating objects that have been hidden…
Between 1946 and 1963 fifteen men were executed for murder in a Scottish prison…
Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland – criminals
Up close and personal with serial killers
Mass murder is dreadful enough, yet that is not sufficient a thrill for those evil
They are the criminals who horrify us most…murderers without mercy.
If there are degrees of evil, then high up the scale of sin must be those murders we label ‘serial killers’
The grim and bloody events in this book, many of which have not been written about for
The cases of Elizabeth and Betty Branch, a mother and daughter who beat a young servant girl to death in
Over the centuries South London has witnessed literally thousands of murders
This investigation into spree killing analyses the psychology of this chilling and relatively new phenomenon.
Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839
Staffordshire murders brings together murderous tales that shocked not only the county
This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken
For nearly one hundred years the tolling of the Strangeways Prison bell told the citizens of Manchester that another murderer had been hanged. By Sara Lee.
Surrey Murders is an examination of some of the county’s most notorious and shocking cases
Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders
There was nothing they could have said or done. They were dead as soon as I saw them.
The NYPD Jewish cop who traveled the world to stop terrorists
Memories of a West Yorkshire policeman
John George Haigh committed five perfect murders – by dissolving his wealthy victims in sulphuric acid.
Only once in history has a British Prime Minister been assassinated.
Riots, death, retribution & redemption in Scotland’s infamous prison