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
|Author:||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? There are the Middle Eastern gangs whose core business is drugs, the sale and stockpilin... 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
|Author:||Arthur with Gannon, Edward Veno|
Bikies consider themselves 'the last free people in society'; unrestricted by the laws that rule ordinary citizens. Yet they have strict joining rules and jealously guard their privacy. The twenty-first century has seen bikie culture move from secretive disorganised crime to far more threatening organised criminal activities ... read more
|Author:||Kevin D. Mitnick|
Focusing on the human factors involved with information security, this book explains why all the firewalls and encryption protocols in the world will never be enough to stop a savvy grifter intent on rifling a corporate database or an irate employee determined to crash a system.
|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
Having infiltrated the Bandidos for three years in a landmark police operation, Alex Caine is uniquely positioned to tell the untold story of the Hells Angels fiercest rivals, the Bandidos. Started in the mid-sixties by a group of Texas malcontents and ex-military who idolized the Hells Angels, the Bandidos now operate in alm... read more
On the morning of 23 September 2009 Helen Meads was murdered by her husband Greg at the stables on their Matamata farm. It was the final chapter in years of control and abuse. Here, Helen's father David White describes the events of that day, and what led to it, and tells of the ordeals that a family is subjected to when one ... read more
|Author:||J. R. Moehringer|
One of the most notorious criminals in American history is brought blazing back to life by a master storyteller.
Willie Sutton was born in the squalid Irish slums of Brooklyn, in the first year of the twentieth century, and came of age at a time when banks were out of control Over three decades, from Prohibition throug... read more
Willie Sutton was a bank robber in New York during the roaring '20s and during the Depression in the '30s. He spent most of his adult life behind bars and was famous for never killing anyone. When he was released on Christmas Eve, 1969, he granted one newspaper an interview that lasted all Christmas Day and took in the locati... read more
The Carandiru House of Detention, in the teeming city of Sao Paulo, was the largest and most crowded prison in Latin America. Known as the 'Old House', it was also highly unusual in the way it was governed. Closed to the outside world, and even largely to the wardens, it was run almost entirely by the inmates themselves, who ... read more