by John Dickie
John Dickie's Mafia Brotherhoods was described by the Financial Times as 'powered by the sort of muscular prose that one associates with great detective fiction'; in Mafia Republic, he again marries outstanding scholarship with compelling ...
by Brayley Annabelle
The Lives and Legends of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
by Thom Hatch
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid planned and executed the most daring robberies of the Old West, targeting banks, railroads and mines. As the sun rose on the twentieth century, they could not outrun the rapid growth of new technology and ...
by Mike Silverman & Tony Thompson
As one of the UK's leading forensic scientists, Mike Silverman has helped to identify and convict dozens of murderers, rapists, armed robbers, burglars and muggers, thanks to the evidence they - or their victims - unwittingly left behind at the ...
by Phelps M William
by Reverend Graham Long
The Incredible True Story of the Unsung Heroes of the D-Day Landings
by Steve Holmes
John Holmes was a schoolboy when World War II broke out in 1939, but even then he knew his destiny lay in the skies. 'Boys from these parts don't join the RAF', he was told on more than one occasion. But they were wrong. After many months ...
by Ben Mezrich
Straight Flush is the true story of a group of University of Montana frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world. At its height, the group's online empire ...
by Bear Grylls
Bear Grylls knows what it takes to survive. But he's not the first. Take the American bombardier Louis Zamperini, who survived 47 days stranded at sea by catching and killing hungry sharks and drinking the warm blood of albatrosses - only to be ...
by Shand Adam
by Philip Carlo
Breaking Up the "Best in the West" Gang
by Tanya Chalupa & William G Palmini Jr
by Mark Dapin
From the cliffs of Gallipoli, to the jungles of Vietnam, to the deserts of Afghanistan and Iraq, Australia's short history has been punctuated by war. We define ourselves through our relationship to the battlefield - mateship, courage under fire, ...
by Conibeer Paul
Jack the Ripper and the Darkest Sources of Bram Stoker
by Neil R. Storey
Since its publication in 1897, there have been suggestions that the fictional exploits of "Dracula" were closely associated with "Jack the Ripper" than a "Transylvanian Count". Historian Neil Storey provides the first British-based investigation ...
A Summer Whirl Through the English Social Season
by Sophie Campbell
When travel journalist Sophie Campbell squeezed into heels and a hat to investigate the English social season, she got more than she bargained for. Why, she wondered, were events such as the Chelsea Flower Show, the Royal Academy Summer ...
Bikies, Terrorists and Middle Eastern Gangs
by Clive Small & Tom Gilling
Organised crime in Australia is more reckless and more violent than ever before. Controlled by a new wave of gangland bosses, it has broken old taboos and formed alliances that would have once been unthinkable. So who now holds the power?
The Grim Tale of the Only Woman Executed in Queensland
by Vashti Farrer
North Queensland was alive with goldrush excitement when a young widow moved to the new township of Port Douglas. Vashti Farrer opens the door on a colonial world, and hard pioneering lives in a tropical paradise. This illustrated book describes ...
by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker
For twenty-five years, John E. Douglas worked for the FBI, where he headed the elite Investigative Support Unit. The real-life model for FBI Agent Jack Crawford in "The Silence of the Lambs", he's had a brilliant and terrifying career, getting ...