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GREAT CRIMES AND TRIALS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Begg, Paul

Price: ¥2,200.00

Publisher: Ironbark: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000026010

ISBN: 0330274848

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition. Based on the BBC-TV series. View more info

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BADFELLAS

By: Benacquista, Tonino

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000034249

ISBN: 1904738435

Condition: Very Good


Under cover of darkness, an American family moves into a villa in Cholong-s ur-Avre in Normandy. Fred Blake, the father, tells everyone he is there to write a history of the Allied landings. His wife Maggie gets involved in a local charity; their teenage children enrol in the lycee. At first glance a family like any other. But Fred's real name is Giovanni Manzoni - an ex-Ma fia boss who has grassed and is now part of the FBI's witness-protection pr ogram. And his record ... View more info

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BITTER BLOOD: A TRUE STORY OF SOUTHERN FAMILY PRIDE, MADNESS, AND MULTIPLE MURDER

By: Bledsoe, Jerry

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Onyx Books: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000006435

ISBN: 0451402103

Condition: Fine


This book recreates a complex case that claimed nine lives, one of the more shocking crimes of recent years. The links in all the deaths were Susan Ly nch and her cousin Fritz Klenner, each from a prominent, upper-middle-class Southern family. The murders began with the shootings of Lynch's ex-mother -in-law and ex--sister-in-law in Kentucky, and continued with the slayings of her parents and grandmother in North Carolina. What connected the killin gs was the bitter divo... View more info

THE GOTTI TAPES (SAMMY THE BULL GRAVANO)

By: Blumenthal, Ralph

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000006430

ISBN: 0812921119

Condition: Very Good


Gotti Tapes: Including the Testimony of Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano. View more info

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BEFRIEND AND BETRAY: INFILTRATING THE HELLS ANGELS, BANDIDOS AND OTHER CRIM INAL BROTHERHOODS

By: Caine, Alex

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000031886

ISBN: 1845965329

Condition: Very Good


The Hells Angels. The Bandidos. Asian triads. Russian mobsters and corrupt cops. Even the KKK. Just part of a day's work for Alex Caine, an undercover agent who has seen it all. After a tour in Vietnam and a stretch in prison on marijuana-possession cha rges, Caine fell into the cloak-and-dagger world of a contracted agent. Tha nks to his quick-wittedness and tough but unthreatening demeanour, Caine co uld fit into whatever unsavoury situation he found himself. Over 25 ... View more info

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THE MURDER ROOM: THE HEIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES GATHER TO SOLVE THE WORLD'S M OST PERPLEXING COLD CA SES

By: Capuzzo, Michael

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Avery: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000041785

ISBN: 1592406351

Condition: Very Good


Thrilling, true crime tales from the Vidocq Society - a team of the world's finest forensic investigators whose monthly lunches lead to justice in ice -cold murders. Three of the greatest detectives in the world were heartsick over the growi ng tide of unsolved murders. Good friends and sometime rivals William Fleis her, Frank Bender, and Richard Walter decided one day over lunch that somet hing had to be done, and pledged themselves to a grand quest for justice. The M... View more info

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MOB GIRL/THE INTIMATE TRUE STORY OF A NOTORIOUS MAFIA MISTRESS

By: Carpenter, Teresa

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Z Mass Paper: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000011354

ISBN: 0821741519

Condition: Very Good


Carpenter expertly recounts the anomalous tale of Arlyne Weiss Brickman, wh o after 25 years in the criminal underworld became a major witness for the government against organized crime. Photos. View more info

PORTRAIT OF A KILLER : JACK THE RIPPER - CASE CLOSED

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Time Warner Books UK: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000006420

ISBN: 0751533599

Condition: Very Good+


Patricia Cornwell uses the demanding methods of modern forensic investigati on to re-examine the evidence in the Jack the Ripper murders. Naming the ki ller as the artist, Walter Sickert, Cornwell details the evidence for this conclusion and reveals the reaction from a senior police officer. View more info

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PORTRAIT OF A KILLER: JACK THE RIPPER-- CASE CLOSED

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Berkley Pub Group: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000011787

ISBN: 0425189651

Condition: Very Good+


Can truth be stranger than Cornwell's fiction? Here, the best-selling novel ist claims to uncover the identity of Jack the Ripper. View more info

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PORTRAIT OF A KILLER: JACK THE RIPPER -- CASE CLOSED

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Berkley: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000018182

ISBN: 0425192733

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Jack the Ripper was renowned artist Walter Sickert (1860-1942) according to Cornwell, in case anyone hasn't yet heard. The evidence Cornwell accumulates toward that conclusion in this brilliant, personal, gripping book is very strong, and will persuade many. In May 2001, Cornwell took a tour of Scotland Yard that interested her in the Ripper case, and in Sickert as a suspect. A look at Sickert's "violent" paintings... View more info

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THE FIRST FAMILY TERROR, EXTORTION, REVENGE, MURDER, AND THE BIRTH OF THE A MERICAN MAFIA

By: DASH, MIKE

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000032266

ISBN: 1847371736

Condition: Very Good


Before Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, there was the one-fingered, cunning Giu seppe Morello and his murderous coterie of brothers. Had it not been for Mo rello, the world may never have heard of 'men of honour', the code of omert a or Mafia wars. This explosive book tells the story of the first family of New York, and how this extended close-knit clan of racketeers and murderer s left the backwaters of Sicily to successfully establish themselves as the founding godfathers ... View more info

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UNABOMBER: ON THE TRAIL OF AMERICA'S MOST-WANTED SERIAL KILLER

By: Douglas, John

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000032612

ISBN: 0671004115

Condition: Very Good


When Federal Agents raided a remote Montana cabin to apprehend Theodore J. Kaczynski, the alleged Unabomber, they discovered what amounted to a one-ro om bomb factory. Now bestselling author John Douglas, the former FBI Unit C hief who originated the Unabomber profle, reveals the remarkable inside sto ry behind the bureau's eighteen-year manhunt, the elusive Kaczynski, and hi s dramatic arrest. Douglas' expert knowledge and firsthand experience bring all aspects of this ... View more info

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GET CAPONE: THE SECRET PLOT THAT CAPTURED AMERICA'S MOST WANTED GANGSTER

By: Eig, Jonathan

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000042525

ISBN: 1416580603

Condition: Very Good


The real story of how the federal government finally apprehended and convic ted America's most notorious criminal, Al Capone. Drawing on recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, a nd Al Capone's handwritten personal letters, New York Times bestselling aut hor Jonathan Eig tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the natio n's most infamous criminal in rich new detail. From the moment he arrived in Chicago in 1920, Capone found himself in a... View more info

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MY DARK PLACES

By: Ellroy, James

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000013763

ISBN: 0099549611

Condition: Very Good


James Ellroy's trademark is his language: it is sometimes caustically funny and always brazen. When he's hitting on all cylinders, as he is in My Dar k Places, his style makes punchy rhythms out of short sentences using lingo such as "scoot" (dollar), "trim" (sex), and "brace" (to interrogate). But the premise for My Dark Places is what makes it especially compelling: Ellr oy goes back to his own childhood to investigate the central mystery behin... View more info

WHO KILLED HANRATTY? (PENGUIN TRUE CRIME)

By: Foot, Paul

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin USA: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000004925

ISBN: 0140109544

Condition: Good


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OVERKILL

By: Fox, James Alan

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Dell: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011468

ISBN: 0440221897

Condition: Very Good


In a study that will be of interest primarily to criminologists, Fox and Le vin (Mass Murder) categorize serial killers into three types: those who mur der for thrills, those who believe they have a mission (e.g., to rid the wo rld of sin) and those who kill for expediency or profit. The authors mainta in that most serial killers are not insane, although many are sociopathic a nd most are loners. The same qualities apparently hold true for mass murder ers, with the addit... View more info

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MURDER PLUS: TRUE CRIME STORIES FROM THE MASTERS OF DETECTIVE FICTION

By: Gerald, Marc

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Pharos Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000032574

ISBN: 0886876621

Condition: Very Good


A collection of twenty-five true crime stories culled from the pages of old pulp magazines features works by such masters of detective fiction as Jim Thompson, Dashiell Hammett, Robert Bloch, Ellery Queen, Harlan Ellison, and others. Simultaneous. View more info

THE INNOCENT MAN: MURDER AND INJUSTICE IN A SMALL TOWN

By: Grisham, John

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000013303

ISBN: 0385517238

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wra pper. John Grisham tackles nonfiction for the first time with The Innocent Man, a true tale about murder and injustice in a small town (that reads like one of his own bestselling novels). The Innocent Man chronicles the story of Ron Williamson, how he was arrested and charged with a crime he did not commit, how his case was (mis)handled and how an innocent man was sent to death row. Grisham's fir... View more info

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THE INNOCENT MAN: MURDER AND INJUSTICE IN A SMALL TOWN

By: Grisham, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dell: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000038309

ISBN: 0345532015

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the vein of Serial and Making a Murderer, John Grisham's first work of nonfiction will terrify anyone who believes i n the presumption of innocence. Impeccably researched, grippingly told, fil led with eleventh-hour drama, it's a book no American can afford to miss. In the town of Ada, Ok... View more info

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WORLD'S GREATEST CRIMES OF PASSION

By: Healey, Tim

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bounty Books: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000041910

ISBN: 1851528687

Condition: Very Good


This book tells the stories of crimes committed in the frenzies and frustra tions of love - violent and tragic endings to a love story that has gone wr ong. Passion, jealousy, revenge, and despair are the themes, and the eterna l triangle is often the pattern. Here are true-life tales of romance, myste ry and horror! View more info