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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
by Laurent Marechaux
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Whether a pirate, a gunslinger, a gangster, or a desert fiend, you arent born an outlaw—you become one. These rebels rose up against injustice; they yearned for great open spaces. From the monopoly of the maritime powers to the advent of... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
by Michael Newton
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This guide examines the realities of serial murder versus popular myths depicted in film and television. From Jack the Ripper to Ted Bundy, the encyclopedia gives readers an overview of what is undoubtedly the most macabre and fascinating branch of crime... (read more)

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Hamlyn History of Punishment and Torture
Hamlyn History of Punishment and Torture
by Karen Farrington
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The history of punishment and torture makes for macabre and mesmerizing reading: retribution without mercy, medieval justice, hellish prisons, and ingenious methods of inflicting torment upon the body and mind. Trace a path from the days of harshest... (read more)

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The History of Torture and Execution
The History of Torture and Execution
by Jean Kellaway
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Throughout history, cultures around the world have found justice for the most extreme crimes by condemning the guilty to death. Retribution has been served by many methods, from beheading, garroting, entombment, and burning, to modern means such as... (read more)

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Hoaxes & Scams: A Compendium of Deception, Ruses & Swindles
Hoaxes & Scams: A Compendium of Deception, Ruses & Swindles
by Carl Sifakis
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Brimming with astonishing, little-known, and elaborate practical jokes and money-making schemes, Hoaxes and Scares is the last word on notorious put-ons throughout history. In a handy A-to-Z format, it documents such deceptions as John Quincy Adams's... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists, and Capers
The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists, and Capers
by Michael Newton
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-342) and index.... (read more)

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Ultimate Spy: New Expanded Edition
Ultimate Spy: New Expanded Edition
by H. Keith Melton
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The insider's guide to the secret world of espionage in a revised, expanded edition. From the Civil War to the present day, learn about famous spies throughout history, how they were recruited, and what really happened in some of their most daring... (read more)

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Captured!: Inside the World of Celebrity Trials
Captured!: Inside the World of Celebrity Trials
by Mona Shafer Edwards
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Michael Jackson. McMartin Preschool. Heidi Fleiss. Richard “The Night Stalker” Ramirez. The Menendez Brothers. Robert Blake. Courtney Love. Winona Ryder. Rodney King. O.J. Name a high-profile trial over the past 25 years and Mona Shafer... (read more)

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Cruel Deeds and Dreadful Calamities: The Illustrated Police News 1864-1938
Cruel Deeds and Dreadful Calamities: The Illustrated Police News 1864-1938
by Linda Stratmann
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 “Jack the Ripper Arrested with Victim Alice MacKenzie in Whitechapel.” “Boys Murder Their Mother. Revolting Crime at Plaistow—Shocking Details.” “Horrible Discovery of Human Remains at Rainham.” These... (read more)

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The FBI: A Comprehensive Reference Guide
The FBI: A Comprehensive Reference Guide
by Athan Theoharis
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Every aspect of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is covered in this invaluable resource, from its inception and role in society to its notable cases and depiction in popular culture. 75 photos.... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List: Over Fifty Years of Convicts, Robbers, Terrorists, and Other Rogues
The Encyclopedia of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List: Over Fifty Years of Convicts, Robbers, Terrorists, and Other Rogues
by Duane Swierczynski
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In 1949, a crime reporter looking for a way to fill a column published the nations ten worst criminals as classified by the FBI: two accused murderers, four escaped convicts, a bank robber, and three “confidence men.” In addition to the stark... (read more)

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Mafia Encyclopedia 2ND Edition
Mafia Encyclopedia 2ND Edition
by Carl Sifakis
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A second edition of the complete guide to the history, culture and characters involved in the Mafia.... (read more)

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Cold Blooded Killings: Hits, Assassinations, and Near Misses That Shook the World ("Giant Book")
Cold Blooded Killings: Hits, Assassinations, and Near Misses That Shook the World ("Giant Book")
by Charlotte Greig
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This book explores the most notorious cases of assassinations in our history, looking in depth at the killers, their motives and the impact the deaths of the victims had on society. She also looks at notable failed attempts on the lives of the famous.... (read more)

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People: True Crime Stories: Cases That Shocked America
People: True Crime Stories: Cases That Shocked America
by People Magazine
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From O.J. to Laci Peterson and Claus von Bulow to the Blind Bank Robber: The evidence, suspects, trials, testimony and turning points of the most dramatic--or most curious--crimes of the past 30 years, as told by writers and editors who covered the... (read more)

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Crime Scene: The Ultimate Guide to Forensic Science
Crime Scene: The Ultimate Guide to Forensic Science
by Richard Platt
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Revealing the very latest high-tech techniques of forensic detection, "Crime Scene" uses case studies and amazing digital imagery to show how science uncovers the truth about how crimes were committed and who carried them out. Full color.... (read more)

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The World's Worst Crimes: An A-Z of Evil Deeds
The World's Worst Crimes: An A-Z of Evil Deeds
by Charlotte Greig
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Some kill for money, others for sexual kicks. Some kill out of boredom, others because they’ve developed a taste for death. The motives that drive people to perpetrate the most terrible acts are many and various, and so are the crimes they commit.... (read more)

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Organized Crime: An Inside Guide to the World's Most Successful Industry
Organized Crime: An Inside Guide to the World's Most Successful Industry
by Paul Lunde
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Looking at the characteristics, resources, and strategies of organized crime from around the world and the social, political, and economic context in which they function, Organized Crime provides a fascinating and in-depth account of the criminal... (read more)

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Maximum Security
Maximum Security
by Karen Farrington
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This book tells the stories of the world's harshest prisons, and the people on either side of the locked door. These pages are packed with accounts of repressive prison regimes and the people who fight against them, the vicious hierarchies that operate... (read more)

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Secrets of International Identity Change: New I. D. in Canada, England, Australia & New Zealand
Secrets of International Identity Change: New I. D. in Canada, England, Australia & New Zealand
by Tony Newborn
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This info-packed guide shows you how to obtain the legal documents you need to support an ID change in Britain and the Commonwealth nations. Includes examples of application forms (passport, motor-vehicle registration, driver's license, mail redirection,... (read more)

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Ultimate Spy:
Ultimate Spy:
by H Keith Melton
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From the Civil War to the present day, learn about famous spies throughout history, how they were recruited, and what really happened in some of their most daring missions in history.... (read more)

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