New True Crime titles

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Paperback:The godmother, murder, vengeance, and the bloody struggle of mafia women:2022 Paperback
Author: Nadeau, Barbie Latza
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: Pupetta Maresca committed her first murder when she was just 18 years old and heavily pregnant with her first child. In broad daylight, she pumped 29 bullets into the man known as Big Tony who'd ordered the hit on her husband just months earlier.
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Hardback:Hunting Ghislaine:2022 Hardback
Author: Sweeney, John
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Resource type: Physical
Note: Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who suffered a tragedy, the death of her father, a war hero, a philanthropist, a good man, in suspicious circumstances. She fled to New York where she made a new life with a brilliant mathematician. Her name is Ghislaine Maxwell and her lover was Jeffrey Epstein.
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Paperback:Slenderman, a tragic story of online obsession and mental illness:2022 Paperback
Author: Hale, Kathleen
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ebury Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 2014, two girls obsessed with the internet urban myth Slenderman lured their friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times with a kitchen knife. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier were just 12 years old when they left Payton Leutner for dead. Why were two young girls compelled to commit such a cold-blooded crime?
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Paperback:End of innocence, the untold stories behind the victims of child killer Robert Black:2022 Paperback
Author: Apostolides, Zoe
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Mardle Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'End of Innocence' is the first in a non-fiction series ('Truly Unforgotten') exploring UK cold cases. The book focuses on the 1978 disappearance of Genette Tate. The 13-year-old schoolgirl vanished while out delivering newspapers on her bicycle in the Exeter countryside; no trace of her was ever discovered. With new and rarely seen comments from families, police and inside the courtroom.
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Hardback:A short history of tomb-raiding, the epic hunt for Egypt's treasures:2022 Hardback
Author: Golia, Maria
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: To secure a comfortable afterlife, ancient Egyptians built fortress-like tombs and filled them with precious goods, a practice that generated staggering quantities of artifacts over the course of many millennia - and also one that has drawn thieves and tomb-raiders to Egypt since antiquity. Drawing on modern scholarship, reportage, and period sources.
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Paperback:The way we survive, notes on rape culture:2022 Paperback
Author: Morton, Catriona
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Trapeze
Resource type: Physical
Note: Sexual violence is an epidemic happening across all intersections of society, impacting every one of us. In the aftermath of the MeToo and Time's Up movements, a cultural conversation has been ignited about the prevalence, immediate impact and long-term effects that sexual violence has on people.
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Hardback:The Kennedy assassinations, JFK and Bobby Kennedy - debunking the conspiracy theories:2022 Hardback
Author: Ayton, Mel
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Frontline Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Few events have been the subject of more conspiracy theories than the assassinations of the two Kennedy brothers. Indeed, a great many people consider that there were other individuals than Lee Harvey Oswald and Sirhan Sirhan involved in both murders. Was a shot fired from Dealey Plaza's grassy knoll? Why did Jack Ruby shoot Oswald?
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Paperback:Portsmouth murders and misdemeanours:2022 Paperback
Author: Hollands, Dean
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: A compelling collection of true crime stories looking at the dark side of life in Portsmouth through the centuries.
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Hardback:Jack the Ripper - The policeman, the complete history of the Jack the Ripper Murders:2022 Hardback
Author: Beattie, Rod
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Pen & Sword True Crime
Resource type: Physical
Note: Imagine you were a police officer and had been dominated as a child by an abusive mother who didn't really want you and as an adult had been served bastardy orders twice, firstly by a woman in whose house you lived and then by a woman you had a relationship with.
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Paperback:The blackout ripper, a serial killer in London, 1942:2022 Paperback
Author: Wynn, Stephen
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Pen & Sword True Crime
Resource type: Physical
Note: Two days before the outbreak of the Second World War, the British government imposed blackout regulations across the nation as it was believed that in the event of war, Germany would very quickly begin conducting air raids on British towns and cities. The measures included covering windows in a dark, thick material at night to ensure no light could be seen from the outside.
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Paperback:Murder by the sea, true crime stories from our sinister shores:2022 Paperback
Author: Jarossi, Robin
Author: Howard, David
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Mardle Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: There is something sinister about a British seaside town. On the surface they're all funfairs and breezy promenades. Yet dig a little deeper in the sand and you soon uncover an underworld of murder, madness and mayhem. 'Murder by the Sea' is a companion book to the long-running true-crime documentary series on CBS Reality.
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Paperback:The betrayer, how an undercover unit infiltrated the global drug trade:2022 Paperback
Author: Stanton, Guy
Author: Walsh, Peter
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Milo Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: For years London gangster Guy Stanton operated at the top of the drugs trade, moving huge shipments around the world. Yet all along he was living a perilous double life - 'Stanton' was the fake identity of a covert investigator in deep infiltration as part of Britain's most secret undercover unit. Their clandestine exploits have never been revealed
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Hardback:The missing cryptoqueen:2022 Hardback
Author: Bartlett, Jamie
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: WH Allen
Resource type: Physical
Note: 175 countries, four billion dollars, one scam: the inside story of the world's biggest crypto con and the woman who got away with it.
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Paperback:Serial killers of Mexico, chilling stories of evil buried beneath the narco drug wars:2022 Paperback
Author: Clarkson, Wensley
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Welbeck
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title delves into Mexico's criminal underbelly to tell the stories of the psychopathic loners, professional narco assassins and the overwhelmed law enforcement trying desperately to hunt them down.
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Hardback:Too big to jail, inside HSBC, the Mexican drug cartels and the greatest banking scandal of the century:2022 Hardback
Author: Blackhurst, Chris
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Macmillan
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Jack the Ripper, the murders and the myths:2022 Paperback
Author: Baddeley, Gavin
Author: Woods, Paul
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Canelo History
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:To Hunt a Killer:2022 Paperback
Author: MacKay, Julie
Author: Murphy, Robert
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperElement
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 1984, Jean Road, a 49-year-old mother of three, awakes at home in Bath, Somerset and wonders where her 17-year-old daughter Melanie can be. Her bed hasn't been slept in. Just then, Jean and her husband Tony hear someone shouting through a loudspeaker: 'Does anyone know Melanie?' Jean runs to the police car outside only to discover that her daughter has been murdered in a nearby street as she walks home from a club in the early hours.
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Paperback:Scotland Yard's history of crime in 100 objects:2022 Paperback
Author: Moss, Alan
Author: Skinner, Keith
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Explore Britain's dark criminal history through the fascinating objects that have been hidden away in the Crime Museum at Scotland Yard, a collection that, although world-famous, is so sensitive it has never before been opened to the public. Each object tells its own story: the briefcase with a concealed syringe owned by the notorious Kray twins.
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Paperback:The Great Train Robbery and the Metropolitan Police Flying Squad:2022 Paperback
Author: Platt, Geoff
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Pen & Sword True Crime
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title tells the story of the men who investigated the Great Train Robbery with the author being the only person to interview surviving officers. Originally published: 2015
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Hardback:The Microdot Gang, the rise and fall of the LSD network that turned on the world:2022 Hardback
Author: Wyllie, James
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: History Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: The biggest drug bust in British history occurred in the early hours of 25th March 1977: 800 officers made 120 arrests and seized a staggering 6,000,000 tabs of LSD. The raids focused on two acid manufacturing centres: one hidden in an isolated farmhouse in deepest Wales, the other in a suburban house on a leafy residential street in south west London.
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