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      Behind Closed Doors: The Power and Influence of Secret Societies.

      Examines how these sorts of groups have helped shape the modern world, and to what extent they continue to do so. Secret societies are not always malevolent, though their usefulness (e.g. the Church of Scientology) is open to doubt. There are chapters on...

      Was: $36.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Breakout.

      This is the story of Australia's most determined prison escapee. He escaped over walls, he dug tunnels under walls, he crawled along prison rooftops always with a burning desire to taste freedom. 'You'll never escape from here' they said , 'no one can...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Capital Crimes: Seven Centuries of London Life and Murder.

      As it tells of the many murders it is also a history of London. Each chapter (there are 20) deals with an individual homicide, set against the background of the times in which it was committed, and alongside technological advances. Illustrated with b/w...

      Was: $24.95
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      Death By Cannibal: Minds With an Appetite for Murder.

      If you are queasy and have a vivid imagination it's probably better not to read this as it's not for the faint hearted. The six cases of 'Cannibalism' range from the sick thoughts of a cop to the actual butchering and cooking of a victim's parts. The...

      Was: $34.99
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      Durham Executions: The Twentieth Century.

      Fifty-five men were hanged at Durham in the 20th century, the last in 1958. They were witnessed in private, as opposed to the great public spectacles of the past. Most of the condemned were of the lower working classes, and, along with their families may...

      Was: $39.95
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      In Spies We Trust: The Story of Western Intelligence.

      Britain and the United States have engaged in a ÒspecialÓ intelligence relationship since World Word I. In what has been described as the Anglo-American century, this special relationship rode the ups and downs of international relations since the highs...

      Was: $60.00
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    • Ivan Milat: The Backpacker Murderer.

      Tells the story of this nasty piece of work whose frightful atrocities against young backpackers shocked and horrified the world. The author asks whether he was the only killer, and whether there are more bodies yet to be found. Comes with a DVD. ...

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    • Little Book of Jack the Ripper.

      He was an unidentified serial killer who brutally murdered five women in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. This unravels many dubious theories (including one involving a member of the Royal Family). In his quest to find the true...

      Now: $3.95
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      Murder and Mayhem in North London.

      These long-forgotten events made headlines in their day. They include Britain's first railway murder, the first criminal to be caught using wireless telegraphy, a foreign anarchist and his trail of murder after a Tottenham factory wage snatch, a body in...

      Was: $37.99
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      Queen Victoria's Stalker: The Strange Story of the Boy Jones.

      In her youth, after he coronation, Queen Victoria was pursued by a weird teenager, Edward 'the Boy' Jones who had an amazing ability to sneak into Buckingham Palace. He stole her bloomers and sat on the throne. He was one of the first celebrity stalkers,...

      Was: $32.95
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      Supper with the Crippens.

      Publisher Description It was at a time when Edwardian Britain seemed a golden place, basking in its imperial glory. Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen set himself up in the then fasionable business of homeopathy. His wife, a music-hall variety performer called...

      Was: $49.95
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      The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia.

      A thorough volume collecting all the known persons, places, events and conspiracies connected to Abraham Lincoln's assassination. It also contains a brief chronology of the significant events surrounding it, 1860-1865, and is illustrated with over 150...

      Was: $31.00
      Now: $12.95
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      The Mammoth Book of Gangs.

      The gangs and gangsters range from London's real-life A Team, the Adams family from Clerkenwell to the Jewish-Algerian Zemour brothers, who ran Paris crime until they died violently in the 1980s and the Ashley-Mobley gang in Florida early in the 20th...

      Was: $26.95
      Now: $12.95
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      The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper.

      It is said to be the crime world's most enduring mystery. The identity of this Victorian criminal has puzzled historians, criminologists, writers and amateur enthusiasts. There are many suspects. This collects all the key factual evidence, and 17...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $3.95
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      The Man in the Monster: An Intimate Portrait of a Serial Killer.

      Martha Elliott has done something no other journalist has done: she devoted ten years getting to know a serial killer, giving the reader a rare glimpse into the mind of a man, a 'monster', who killed eight women. No matter what your views are on capital...

      Was: $54.95
      Now: $9.95
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      The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting.

      Shoplifting today is understudied, but it is everywhere, and incurs remarkable real-life costs for retailers and consumers. It began when urbanisation and consumerism made London Europe's busiest capital, and today has reached epidemic proportions. But...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $7.95
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      The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer.

      Tells the story of the Coombs brothers, aged 12 and 13, who after spending lavishly on the high life around the East End, were found to have murdered their mother who was decomposing in a room upstairs in their home. They were sent to trial and the...

      Was: $49.99
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