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John Bull's Book of Pitfalls

John Bull's Book of Pitfalls

by Major Gen. Sir Wyndham Childs

John Bull's Book of Pitfalls

First published as a supplement to the periodical John Bull in the 1930's, this book aims to bring to the public notice the various scams used to con money from the unaware, ranging from doo...
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Laddy Bette And The Murder of Mr Thynn

Laddy Bette And The Murder of Mr Thynn

by Nigel Pickford

Lady Bette and The Murder of Mr. Thynn : A scandalous story of Marriage and Betrayal in Restoration England

The true story of a sensational marriage and murder in 17th-century London. For fans of Wedlock, The Suspicions...
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London Underground Serial Killer

London Underground Serial Killer

by Geoffrey Platt

London Underground Serial Killer : The Life of Kieran Kelly

The full story of the life and times of Kieran Patrick Kelly, the London Underground Serial Killer, who wandered up and down the Northern Line of the London Un...
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Medical Detectives : The Lives and cases of Britain's Forensic Five

Medical Detectives : The Lives and cases of Britain's Forensic Five

by Robin Odell

Medical Detectives : The Lives and Cases of Britain's Forensic Five

The development of forensic pathology in Britain is told here through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers. Spanning seventy years, their car...
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Murders Of The Black Museum

Murders Of The Black Museum

by Gordon Honeycombe

Murders Of The Black Museum : The Dark Secrets Behnd a Hundred Years of the Most Notorious Crimes in England

New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police, houses a unique collection of exhibits, a...
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Paddington Pollaky

Paddington Pollaky

by Bryan Kesselman

"Paddington" Pollaky - Private Detective : The Mysterious Life and Times of the Real Sherlock Holmes

'Paddington' Pollaky, Victorian super-sleuth, was a contradiction: a man of mystery who tried to keep out of the limel...
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Punishments in Olden Times

Punishments in Olden Times


Punishments in Olden Time : An Historical Account of the Ducking Stool, Brank, Pillory, Stocks, Drunkard's Cloak, Whipping Post, Riding the Stang etc.

First published in 1881 this well researched book deals with punish...
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Rivals Of The Ripper: Unsolved Murders Of Women In Late Victorian London

Rivals Of The Ripper: Unsolved Murders Of Women In Late Victorian London

by Jan Bondeson

Rivals Of The Ripper: Unsolved Murders Of Women In Late Victorian London

When discussing unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London, most people think of the depredations of Jack the Ripper, the Whitechapel Murd...
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Secret Rooms : A Plotting Duchess, a Mysterious Death and a Castle Full of Intrigue

Secret Rooms : A Plotting Duchess, a Mysterious Death and a Castle Full of Intrigue

by Catherine Bailey

Secret Rooms : A Plotting Duchess, a Mysterious Death and a Castle Full of Intrigue

At 6 am on 21 April 1940 John the 9th Duke of Rutland, and one of Britain's wealthiest men, ended his days, virtually alone, lying on ...
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Sir Howard Vincent's Police Code 1889

Sir Howard Vincent's Police Code 1889

by Neil Bell & Adam Wood

Sir Howard Vincent's Police Code 1889

Howard Vincent's Police Code, 1889 is a republishing of the famous guide for Metropolitan Police of the Victorian era, with an extensive introduction by Neil Bell and Adam Wood.

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The British Execution

The British Execution

by Stephen Banks

The British Execution

Executions have played a crucial - if grisly and controversial - part in British history and provided the bloody climax to many a life, from Mary, Queen of Scots, Charles I and Dick Turpin to untol...
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The Disappearance of Maria Glenn

The Disappearance of Maria Glenn

by Naomi Clifford

Disappearance of Maria Glenn : A True Life Regency Mystery

Taunton, 1817. What seems a simple newspaper report of "elopement gone wrong" turns out to be a rollercoaster story of crime, coercion, illusory triumph and fra...
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The History of Newgate

The History of Newgate


The History of Newgate

This is an account, published around 1866, of the history of the notorious prison from its first authentic mention in 1218 to the mid 1860's. There are chapters on the conditions and punishments s...
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The History of Newgate Prison

The History of Newgate Prison

by Caroline Jowett

The History of Newgate Prison

As the place where prisoners, male and female, awaited trial, execution or transportation Newgate was Britain's most feared gaol for over 700 years. It probably best known today from the no...
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The Inheritor's Powder

The Inheritor's Powder

by Sandra Hempel

Inheritor's Powder

In the eighteenth century it was criminally easy to bump off unwanted relatives. A Household Thrown into Chaos Plumstead village, 2 November 1833. Wealthy landlord, George Bodle is taken violently ill...
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The Lady In The Cellar

The Lady In The Cellar

by Sinclair McKay

Lady in the Cellar : Murder, Scandal and Insanity in Victorian Bloomsbury

Gripping, gothic and deeply poignant' Mail on Sunday

Standing four storeys tall in an elegant Bloomsbury terrace, number 4, Euston Square was a...
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The Map Thief

The Map Thief

by Michael Blanding

The Map Thief : The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers—both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools...
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The Mile End Murder

The Mile End Murder

by Sinclair Mackay

Mile End Murder : The case Sherlock Holmes Couldn't Solve

'A fascinating book, by turns riveting and unsettling, and wonderfully rich in period detail.' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday

In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned ...
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The Profession Of Violence

The Profession Of Violence

by John Pearson

The Profession of Violence : The Rise and Fall of the Kray Twins

The classic, bestselling account of the infamous Kray twins, now a major film, starring Tom Hardy. Reggie and Ronnie Kray ruled London's gangland during t...
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The Real Peaky Blinders

The Real Peaky Blinders

by Carl Chinn

The Real Peaky Blinders

Stylish and dark, the BBC series the 'Peaky Blinders' is set in the backstreets of Birmingham after the First World War and tells of the rise to power of Thomas Shelby and his criminal gang. Yet ...
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