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  • I Will Find You

    An addictive psychological crime thriller to keep you gripped in 2022

    by Amanda Rigby ...
    Three sisters…One terrible secretAshleigh: A creative, free spirit and loyal. But Ash is tormented by her demons and a past that refuses to be laid to rest.Jessica: Perfect wife and loving mother. But although Jessica might seem to have it all, she lives a secret life built on lies.Grace: An outsider, always looking in, Grace has never known the love of her sisters and her resentment can make her ... Read more

    $2.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • The Crime Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    Investigate 100 of the world's most notorious crimes, including the Great Train Robbery, the Lindbergh kidnapping, and the murders of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.Were the perpetrators delusional, opportunist, or truly evil? Find out what really happened and how the cases were solved.Discover conmen with sheer verve, such as Victor Lustig who "sold" the Eiffel Tower to scrap dealers in 1925, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Perfect Holiday

    The most exciting, addictive BRAND NEW psychological thriller of summer 2022

    by T. J. Emerson ...
    Perfect for fans of T.M. Logan's The Catch and The Couple at No. 9 by Claire Douglas.'This taut, elegant thriller thrums with dark menace and dread. I couldn’t look away' Kate Riordan, bestselling author of The HeatwaveOlivia and Julian are enjoying lazy days in their Spanish villa, a well deserved break from their busy lives. Especially for Julian, who... ... Read more

    $1.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • When the Night Ends

    by M J Lee ...
    Book 8 - DI Ridpath Crime Thriller
    A death in custody. A life in jeopardy.When Ben Holdsworth dies alone in a police cell, riots erupt in Manchester. But after a post mortem, the authorities have decided nobody was to blame.DI Ridpath is asked to investigate by the coroner before an inquest, and immediately uncovers some discrepancies in the witness statements.Why was the CCTV not working that night? Where was the custody sergeant, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Sudden Death

    by Rachel Lynch ...
    Book 10 - Detective Kelly Porter
    Scores are dead or injured. But who was the killer’s true target?On a misty morning in the Lake District, two men depart by helicopter from a private estate. Below, they see the stunning views of Wast Water, with Scafell Pike ahead, where fell runners are competing atop England’s highest mountain. It’s at this moment that the pilots lose control, and crash into the mountain top. Runners and ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

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  • Gun Violence in American Society

    Crime, Justice and Public Policy

    Gun Violence In American Society: Crime, Justice, and Public Policy provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary investigation into one of society’s major social, public health and political concerns—death, injury, and destruction from the use of firearms. Contributors employ a variety of theoretical, methodological, and data analysis frameworks to address different gun violence issues. They explore ... Read more

    $39.19 USD

  • Pilgrim's Wilderness

    A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

    by Tom Kizzia ...
    Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness—and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a shining example of the homespun Christian ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Then No One Can Have Her

    A New York Times bestselling author's “riveting, revealing and insightful” true crime account of a bad marriage, divorce, and murder in Arizona (New York Times bestselling author Suzy Spencer).Artist and therapist Carol Kennedy thought she had married her soulmate. But even when she was pregnant, her husband Steve DeMocker wouldn't stop sleeping around, including with their midwife and multiple ... Read more

    $6.89 USD

  • Hookers

    Candid Confessions of Real Call Girls

    by Julian Davies ...
    Sex, money, drugs and danger: they are all in a night’s work for millions of prostitutes around the world. But who are they? What are their lives like? And how do they really feel about what they do?Their answers are here, the unvarnished truth of life in the modern sex trade told by those who work in it. Author Julian Davies interviewed streetwalkers, call girls, brothel workers, dominatrix and ... Read more

    $3.95 USD

  • Stateville

    The Penitentiary in Mass Society

    series Studies in Crime and Justice
    Stateville penitentiary in Illinois has housed some of Chicago's most infamous criminals and was proclaimed to be "the world's toughest prison" by Joseph Ragen, Stateville's powerful warden from 1936 to 1961. It shares with Attica, San Quentin, and Jackson the notoriety of being one of the maximum security prisons that has shaped the public's conception of imprisonment. In Stateville James B. ... Read more

    $26.69 USD

  • The Body in the Stairwell

    by Nick Louth ...
    Book 10 - DCI Craig Gillard Crime Thrillers
    You can run. You can hide. But you can’t escape…Jonathan Hale is terrified. The wealthy property lawyer and money launderer is back home in Surrey after a nightmare experience in a U.S. jail. The police have him under secret surveillance.But Hales’s fears lie elsewhere. His plea bargain has earned him the enmity of The Reptile, a notoriously cold-hearted gangster, now confined for life in a ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

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  • Down, Out, and Under Arrest

    Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row

    In his first year working in Los Angeles’s Skid Row, Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there.Juliette, a woman he met during that time, has been stopped by police well over one hundred times, arrested upward of sixty times, and has given up more than a year of her life serving week-long jail sentences. Her most common ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • In Cold Blood

    by Truman Capote ...
    series Vintage International
    National BestsellerOn November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • A World of Gangs

    Armed Young Men and Gangsta Culture

    Book 14 - Globalization and Community
    “Street gangs mirror the inhuman ambitions and greed of society’s trendsetters and deities even as they fight to the death over scraps from the table of the international drug trade.  But John Hagedorn, characteristically, also finds hope in the contradictory values of outlaw youth—selflessness, solidarity, and love amid cupidity and directionless rage—and he maintains the hope that a culture of ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Defending the Damned

    Inside Chicago's Cook County Public Defender's Office

    by Kevin Davis ...
    Chicago was the nation's deadliest city in 2001, recording 666 homicides. For lawyers in the Cook County Public Defender's Office Murder Task Force, that meant a steady flow of new clients. Eight out of ten people arrested for murder in Chicago are represented by public defenders. They're assigned the most challenging and seemingly hopeless cases, yet they always fight to win.One of those lawyers ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Drugs, Crime, and Justice

    Drugs, Crime, and Justice is an engaging, yet comprehensive, analysis of the interrelationships among drug use/abuse, crime, and justice. The first four chapters introduce readers to the interrelationships between drugs and crime, while the second later chapters provide readers with an overview of historical and contemporary policies, as well as a comprehensive review of research on policing drug ... Read more

    $67.89 USD

  • Drugs, Crime and Public Health

    The Political Economy of Drug Policy

    by Alex Stevens ...
    Drugs, Crime and Public Health provides an accessible but critical discussion of recent policy on illicit drugs. Using a comparative approach - centred on the UK, but with insights and complementary data gathered from the USA and other countries - it discusses theoretical perspectives and provides new empirical evidence which challenges prevalent ways of thinking about illicit drugs. It argues ... Read more

    $49.95 USD

  • Sex on the Moon

    The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in Histroy

    by Ben Mezrich ...
    From the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on the planet—moon rocks—from an "impregnable" high-tech vault.But breaking into a highly secure laboratory wasn't easy. Thad Roberts, an intern in a prestigious NASA training program, would ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Evil Wives [Fully Illustrated]

    Deadly Women Whose Crimes Knew No Limits [Fully Illustrated]

    by John Marlowe ...
    Evil Wives focuses on the horrible crimes committed by women. Included are those such as Rosemary West, Myra Hindley and Karla Homolka who engaged with their partners in the most horrific crimes, as well as those who preyed upon their spouses or fiancés. Among the 36 murderers covered are: Pamela Smart - a volunteer at a high school drug awareness program, who urged her 15-year-old lover and his ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • You Can’t Win

    Complete and Unabridged

    by Jack Black ...
    My background is crowded with robberies, burglaries, and thefts too numerous to recall. All manner of crimes against property. Arrests, trials, acquittals, convictions, escapes. Penitentiaries! I see in the background four of them. County jails, workhouses, city prisons, Mounted Police barracks, dungeons, solitary confinement, bread and water, hanging up, brutal floggings, and the murderous ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Behave

    The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

    Why do we do the things we do?Over a decade in the making, this game-changing book is Robert Sapolsky's genre-shattering attempt to answer that question as fully as perhaps only he could, looking at it from every angle. Sapolsky's storytelling concept is delightful but it also has a powerful intrinsic logic: he starts by looking at the factors that bear on a person's reaction in the precise moment ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Blooding

    The Dramatic True Story of the First Murder Case Solved by Genetic "Fingerprinting"

    Fifteen-year-old Lynda Mann's savagely raped and strangled body is found along a shady footpath near the English village of Narborough. Though a massive 150-man dragnet is launched, the case remains unsolved. Three years later the killer strikes again, raping and strangling teenager Dawn Ashforth only a stone's throw from where Lynda was so brutally murdered. But it will take four years, a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Happy Like Murderers

    by Gordon Burn ...
    An account of two people - Fred and Rose West - who lived together, raised (and killed) children, provided sexual services for anyone interested, and pretended to provide social services for single women. Investigated and told by one of the greatest journalists and writers of the last twenty years, this is the most powerful and upsetting true crime book you will ever read. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Jailcare

    Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

    Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation’s jails every year. What happens to them as they carry their pregnancies in a space of punishment? In this time when the public safety net is frayed, incarceration has become a central and racialized strategy for managing the poor. Using her ethnographic fieldwork and clinical work as an ob-gyn in a women’s jail, Carolyn Sufrin explores how jail ... Read more

    $24.59 USD