When she was a little girl, Jasvinder Sanghera's father told her about the village he came from, Kang Sabhu in rural Punjab. One day, he promised to take her there so she could meet her half-sister, Bachanu, who had stayed behind. But at the age of sixteen - as she so vividly related in her bestseller Shame - Jasvinder ran aw... read more
Ben Lopez spends his life travelling the world, bartering with people who value money over life. Working for governments, law enforcement agencies, multinational corporations and private clients, Ben is an expert K&R (Kidnap and Ransom) consultant, supplying professional kidnap-negotiation services. He can be called o... read more
The remarkable story of the Cathay Pacific pilots who beat the system. You're a pilot, a captain no less with Cathay Pacific - one of the world's most prestigious airlines. One day you receive a DHL package at your home in Hong Kong. You're fired! No formality, no reason, no warning. Soon you discover that 48 of your col... read more
Gang of One is the remarkable true story of one man's journey from a Glasgow orphanage to a notorious gang-infested prison in Texas. Driven by his desire to return to his son in England and haunted by the increasingly frustrating search for his missing daughter, Gary Mulgrew attempts the impossible task of surviving the priso... read more
What are the lives of modern day pirates like outside of the attack skiffs? How do they spend their money? What clothes do they wear and what is their drug of choice?
Deadly Waters takes us to the heart of Somalia, where Jay Bahadur, the intrepid 25-year-old author, has ventured where most journalists fear to tread. As... read more
A groundbreaking book, this unprecedented study is the authoritative account of the best-known intelligence organisation in the world.
Essential reading for anyone interested in the history of espionage, the two world wars, modern British government and the conduct of international relations in the first half of the tw... read more
The heart-stopping account of a life spent fighting the bombmakers by the bestselling author of Eight Lives Down. Bosnia...Northern Ireland...Iraq...Afghanistan...For the past twenty years, some of the most dangerous places on earth. And for Major Chris Hunter, just some of the places where he has defused bombs in his ceasel... read more
A gripping exploration of the last great unknown realm of the British secret service: Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ). GCHQ is the successor to the famous Bletchley Park wartime code-breaking organisation and is the largest and most secretive intelligence organisation in the country. During the war, it commanded... read more
The United States is a country founded on the ideals of democracy and freedom, yet throughout the last century it has used secret and lawless methods to destroy its enemies. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the most powerful of these forces. This title presents the history of the FBI as a secret intelligence service.
Jailed for a crime he didn't commit, now for the first time in 40 years, he tells his incredible story as we name a new prime suspect.
'You know me as the Lockerbie bomber. I know that I'm innocent. Here, for the first time, is my true story: how I came to be blamed for Britain's worst mass murder, my nightmare decade in prison and the truth about my controversial release. Please read it and decide for yourself. You are now my jury'. (Abdelbaset al-Megrahi).... read more
Scott Guy was a good man, a great dad, a salt-of-the-earth farmer who was gunned down at his front gate for no conceivable reason. His death enthralled us, partly because it was so inexplicable, but also because there were no obvious suspects. When police finally arrested someone, public fascination soared - because the perso... read more
In "The Black Widower", award-winning journalist Charles Lavery examines the life and crimes of Malcolm Webster, the nurse who killed for money and attempted to cover his tracks with drugs and fire. Webster drugged his first wife and staged a car crash before setting the vehicle alight with her body still inside, obtaining a ... read more
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 was bringing in revenues of over a million dollars a day. The industry they laun... read more
One monster. Three innocent girls. Ten years in captivity. 22 August 2002: 21-year-old Michelle Knight disappears walking home. 21 April 2003: Amanda Berry goes missing the day before her seventeenth birthday. 2 April 2004: 14-year-old Gina DeJesus fails to come home from school. For over a decade these girls remained undetec... read more
The Siege by Adrian Levy & Cathy Scott-Clark - a searing account of the 2005 terrorist attacks at Mumbai's famous Taj Hotel. On 26th November 2008 the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai is besieged by Pakistani Islamists, armed with explosives and machine guns. For three days, guests and staff of the hotel are trapped as th... read more
|Author:||Richard Lloyd Parry|
Lucie Blackman – tall, blonde, and 21 years-old – stepped out into the vastness of Tokyo in the summer of 2000, and disappeared forever. The following winter, her dismembered remains were found buried in a seaside cave. The seven months in between had seen a massive search for the missing girl, involving Japanese policemen,... read more
3 books in one volume they include: Outlaw Bikers, Cop Killers and Bent Cops. OUTLAW BIKERS: Criminals who ride bikes have made and sold drugs and been an integral part of that violent trade. Brotherhoods clash, and when they do, people can wind up maimed, dead or doing time. COP KILLERS: Six cops killed in the five stories ... read more
Only four men survived the plane crash: The pilot, A politician, A cop ...And the criminal he was shackled to. On a freezing October night in 1984, a Canadian commuter plane smashed headlong into a high ridge of remote, rugged forest. Among the survivors was a small-time criminal named Paul Archimbault, now free of his handcu... read more
Monsignor John Day died in 1978. He was arguably Australia's most prolific paedophile. His victims are counted in the hundreds. Yet when Day died, he was feted by Bishop Ronald Mulkearn as having 'faithfully fulfilled his ministry in God's name'. The Church had been well aware of Day's activities. For years his crimes had bee... read more