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9781848667167 | Quercus, October 11, 2016, cover price $14.99
9781848667143 | 1 edition (Quercus, April 9, 2015), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: In what has been described as a true-life blend of "Grumpy Old Men" and "Ocean's Eleven, SEXY BEASTS is an insider account of the 2015 Hatton Garden Heist, in which a group of retirement-age career criminals--the so-called "Diamond Geezers"--robbed a London jewelry vault, in what would be the biggest burglary in UK history...read more

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9780316546027 | Hachette Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In what has been described as a true-life blend of "Grumpy Old Men" and "Ocean's Eleven, SEXY BEASTS is an insider account of the 2015 Hatton Garden Heist, in which a group of retirement-age career criminals--the so-called "Diamond Geezers"--robbed a London jewelry vault, in what would be the biggest burglary in UK history.

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Product Description: Cocaine is the world's most notorious narcotic. It underpins a vast, multi-billion pound underworld with a dark and deadly side. But who really are the shadowy people behind this chilling network? The coca farmers, the jungle sweat-shop workers, the smugglers, the suppliers, and, ultimately, the dealers who provide for the world's hundreds of millions of users...read more

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9781848663299 | Quercus, February 12, 2015, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Cocaine is the world's most notorious narcotic.
9781848663275 | Quercus, November 1, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From those who grow the coca to the end dealers—the inside stories of the people involved in the world of cocaine smuggling Cocaine is the world's most notorious narcotic.

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Product Description: On 26 November 1983 six armed robbers escaped with £28 million worth of gold bullion from a Brink's-Mat warehouse at London's Heathrow Airport. The heist made the careers of many of the underworld's biggest names, and changed the face of British crime for ever...read more

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9781849163071 | Quercus, October 1, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: On 26 November 1983 six armed robbers escaped with £28 million worth of gold bullion from a Brink's-Mat warehouse at London's Heathrow Airport.

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Product Description: For millions of people across the world, lighting up a joint is no more controversial than having a cup of tea. But in Hash Wensley Clarkson explores the dark and sinister side of this multi-billion pound business: one fuelled by a brutal underworld network of dealers, drug barons, bent cops and even terrorists...read more

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9781782061991 | Reprint edition (Quercus, September 1, 2014), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: For millions of people across the world, lighting up a joint is no more controversial than having a cup of tea.

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Product Description: In the last fifty years, the changing face of British crime has turned the UK into the wild west of Europe. For decades drugs dominated the UK underworld, but in recent years a spate of major robberies—or heists—has grabbed the headlines...read more

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9781780973630 | Carlton Books Ltd, November 1, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the last fifty years, the changing face of British crime has turned the UK into the wild west of Europe.

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Product Description: For millions of people across the world, lighting up a joint is no more controversial than having a cup of tea. But in Hash Wensley Clarkson explores the dark and sinister side of this multi-billion pound business: one fuelled by a brutal underworld network of dealers, drug barons, bent cops and even terrorists...read more

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9781782061977 | Gardners Books, June 6, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: For millions of people across the world, lighting up a joint is no more controversial than having a cup of tea.

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Product Description: The definitive story of Britain’s most legendary crime and its legacy from one of the world’s top true crime authors The Brink’s-Mat raid was the robbery of the century, the stuff of legends in the criminal underworld. On November 26, 1983, a group of robbers burst into the Brink’s-Mat warehouse near Heathrow Airport, expecting to find a decent-sized haul of cash – but instead they stumbled upon nearly seven thousand gold bars worth £28 million...read more

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9781849163057 | Quercus, April 13, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The definitive story of Britain’s most legendary crime and its legacy from one of the world’s top true crime authors The Brink’s-Mat raid was the robbery of the century, the stuff of legends in the criminal underworld.

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Product Description: Wensley Clarkson's mom and dad lived on a different planet from most parents as he grew up in post-war London in the late 1950s and '60s. His mother spent much of her time nursing a tumbler of whisky and a bottle of pills, while his father edited one of Britain's bestselling weekly newspapers...read more

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9781845966126 | Mainstream, March 1, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Wensley Clarkson's mom and dad lived on a different planet from most parents as he grew up in post-war London in the late 1950s and '60s.

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Product Description: Theresa Knorr seemed like a devoted, loving mother struggling to bring up five children on her own. But what friends and neighbours didn't suspect was that she had become so insanely jealous of her daughters' growing beauty that she arranged terrible deaths for two of them...read more

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9781843584261 | John Blake, March 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Theresa Knorr seemed like a devoted, loving mother struggling to bring up five children on her own.

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Product Description: For more than a decade, an intense gang war has been raging between British and foreign criminals in Spain's sunny costal regions. The warring factions have left more than a hundred people dead and scores injured, making headlines around the world...read more

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9781843582519 | John Blake, December 1, 2010, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: For more than a decade, an intense gang war has been raging between British and foreign criminals in Spain's sunny costal regions.
9781844548088 | Reprint edition (John Blake, October 1, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For more than a decade, an intense gang war has been raging between British and foreign criminals in Spain's sunny coastal regions.

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Product Description: Gang Wars of London charts the development of organized crime in the capital since 1945, from the post-war street gangs to the drug barons, cyber criminals, and terrorists that threaten citizens' safety today. The underworld has thrived for more than half a century but it appears the capital has now entered its most deadly phrase, as vicious gangs from all over the globe are making the city their home...read more

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9781844548316 | Reprint edition (John Blake, August 1, 2010), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Gang Wars of London charts the development of organized crime in the capital since 1945, from the post-war street gangs to the drug barons, cyber criminals, and terrorists that threaten citizens' safety today.

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In this collection of true stories, by turns horrifying and desperately sad, we see that a smashed childhood is all too common. But how and why do innocent youngsters have their lives so cruelly spoiled? What makes adults abuse children, and ultimately, scar them for the rest of their lives? Little Survivors tells real stories that are breathtaking in the bravery they reveal of the abused, and horrifying in the catalog of abuse they describe. The lives of ten innocent victims are recounted, as they tell in their own words the heartbreaking stories of how adults callously set about destroying their lives.

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9781844541706 | John Blake, September 30, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In this collection of true stories, by turns horrifying and desperately sad, we see that a smashed childhood is all too common.

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9781844548538 | John Blake, February 1, 2010, cover price $11.95

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Product Description: Biography of Jack Spot, king of the 1950s London underworld who inspired both the Krays and the Richardsons. One time king of the underworld, Jack Spot was known as one of the most powerful criminals in Britain -- amassing incredible wealth, and being associated with a string of women, throughout his 30 year career...read more

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9780007124404 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 1, 2002, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: One time king of the underworld, Jack Spot was known as one of the most powerful criminals in Britain—amassing incredible wealth and being associated with a string of women throughout his 30-year career.

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9780007336531 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, August 1, 2009, cover price $12.35 | About this edition: Biography of Jack Spot, king of the 1950s London underworld who inspired both the Krays and the Richardsons.
9780007124411 | Harper Uk, June 1, 2003, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: One time king of the underworld, Jack Spot was known as one of the most powerful criminals in Britain—amassing incredible wealth and being associated with a string of women throughout his 30-year career.

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John Travolta is one of Hollywood's icons. With his trademark piercing blue eyes, he has won a place in the hearts of millions of film fans the world over. From disco king to ice-cool gangster, he has remained one of Hollywood's most popular leading men. This title offers a portrait of Travolta's life and work.

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9781844541256 | John Blake, June 30, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: With his piercing blue eyes, dazzling smile, and innate sense of cool, John Travolta has, for over three decades, won a place in the hearts of millions of film fans.

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9781844544028 | New edition (John Blake, November 1, 2011), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: John Travolta is one of Hollywood's icons.

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When the police finally caught up with the 'wolf man' little did they know how far and wide his web of terror had stretched. Francisco Arce Montes was a twisted rejected loner with an addiction to young girls. This book uncovers the full story of this deeply disturbed sexual predator and killer. It reveals how he was banished from his home town.

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9781844545049 | John Blake, September 1, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When the police finally caught up with the 'wolf man' little did they know how far and wide his web of terror had stretched.

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Product Description: Today's gangsters are a far cry from their earlier counterparts. The godfathers of old were seen by many as a stabilizing influence; their power inspired respect and they kept the underworld in check. Gangs of the 21st century have spread their brutality far and wide...read more

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9781844545186 | John Blake, March 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Today's gangsters are a far cry from their earlier counterparts.

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Product Description: Scotland Yard has been fighting a losing battle against serious and organized crime since the end of World War II. The figures for murder, drugs, armed robbery, people smuggling, money counterfeiting, and prostitution all continue to rise...read more

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9781845961657 | Mainstream, September 30, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Scotland Yard has been fighting a losing battle against serious and organized crime since the end of World War II.

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John Bindon is a modern legend. He emerged from a poor, working class London childhood and fraternised with the Krays and the Richardsons, but eventually turned his back on crime to play major parts in films such as Mick Jagger's Performance, 'The Who's Quadrophenia' and Michael Caine's 'Get Carter'. This book talks about him.

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9781844543465 | New edition (John Blake, September 28, 2007), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: John Bindon is a modern legend.

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Quentin Tarantino is the most exciting film director. Since he exploded onto the scene with the release of 'Reservoir Dogs', he is one of the few movie makers to combine critical success with box office clout. Including interviews with colleagues, close friends and family, this work explores the enigmatic cinematic legend in depth.

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9781844543663 | John Blake, September 28, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Quentin Tarantino is the most exciting film director.

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The adventures of drug smuggler Howard Marks, the $6 million Security Express raid of 1983, involving Ronnie Knight and Clifford Saxe and the road rage murder by Kenneth Noye are some of the dramatic stories in this compilation. It presents the history of the criminals' favourite playground.

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9781844542574 | New edition (John Blake, October 30, 2006), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The adventures of drug smuggler Howard Marks, the $6 million Security Express raid of 1983, involving Ronnie Knight and Clifford Saxe and the road rage murder by Kenneth Noye are some of the dramatic stories in this compilation.
9781844540648 | Blake Pub, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Ever since the collapse of the extradition treaty with the UK in the late 1970s, Spain's southern coastal strip of the Costa Del Sol has been a safe haven for criminals.

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Rio Ferdinand has established himself as a top defender. He burst onto the pitch at the young age of seventeen at West Ham, and played a pivotal role in England's 2002 World Cup campaign. In 2004, he missed a drugs test, and was banned from professional football for eight months. This book covers the highs and the lows of his career.

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9781844542284 | John Blake, April 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Rio Ferdinand has established himself as a top defender.

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Charts the rise and fall of Charlie Wilson, the powerful villain to emerge from the ultimate British crime of the twentieth century: 'The Great Train Robbery'. Containing interviews with many of Wilson's former associates, this book reveals how Wilson was feared by many other criminals; and how his love of pretty women almost cost him his life.

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9781840188165 | Mainstream, March 30, 2005, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Killing Charlie charts the extraordinary rise and spectacular fall of Charlie Wilson, the most powerful villain to emerge from the ultimate British crime of the twentieth century: "The Great Train Robbery.

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9781845960353 | New edition (Mainstream, April 1, 2006), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Charts the rise and fall of Charlie Wilson, the powerful villain to emerge from the ultimate British crime of the twentieth century: 'The Great Train Robbery'.

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Contains information on Kenneth Noye's criminal dealings, the truth of his life of crime. This book attempts to penetrate the inner sanctum of Noye's closest family and criminal associates to paint a portrait of a brilliant master criminal. It also details how Noye continues to control his extensive criminal empire from behind bars.

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9781844541935 | New edition (John Blake, April 1, 2006), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Contains information on Kenneth Noye's criminal dealings, the truth of his life of crime.

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Product Description: From cult stardom in the Mad Max movies, through the enormous box-office success of the Lethal Weapon films, to Braveheart, which earned him Oscars for Best Director and Best Film, Mel Gibson has firmly secured his place as a major Hollywood player...read more

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9781857825374 | Blake Pub, September 3, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A profile of film star Mel Gibson follows the actor's life and career from his childhood in New York, to his family's move to Australia, to his dramatic rise to success in such movies as 'Braveheart,' 'Signs,' and 'The Passion of the Christ.

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9781857825770 | New edition (John Blake, September 30, 2005), cover price $12.50 | About this edition: From cult stardom in the Mad Max movies, through the enormous box-office success of the Lethal Weapon films, to Braveheart, which earned him Oscars for Best Director and Best Film, Mel Gibson has firmly secured his place as a major Hollywood player.

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