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From the chilling In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, to Robert Sabbag's cocaine classic Snowblind via David Grann's wonderful study of an FBI conspiracy, Killers of the Flower Moon, here you’ll find our most popular true crime classics and the most chilling new real-life crime stories. Enjoy your reading and remember, don't have nightmares.

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Our Bestselling True Crime Books

Killers of the Flower Moon
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Nothing But The Truth
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The Secret Barrister
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The Five
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The Devil You Know
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In Cold Blood
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Rogues
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That Peckham Boy
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Talking with Psychopaths
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Mindhunter
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Talking with Serial Killers
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Forensics
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Keanu Reeves Is Not In Love With You
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Bad Bridget
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Fake Law
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Bad Blood
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Chronicling the terrifying existence of a complex gangster first hand, Adelstein heart-pounding slice of true crime reportage peels back the veneer of the brutally violent Japanese underworld.
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Our Best New & Coming Soon True Crime Books

James and John
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The Last Yakuza
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What Lies Beneath
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We All Go into the Dark
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American Cops
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Borgata: Rise of Empire
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Sitdowns with Gangsters
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The Chain
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Babes in the Wood
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A Love That Kills
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The Furies
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The Mysterious Mrs Hood
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Sister in Law
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All That Glitters
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Undercover Copper
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Amanda Knox
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In this meticulously researched and important book, Chris Bryant draws from a wealth of archive material including poor law records, workhouse registers and private correspondence to reconstruct the story of James Pratt and John Smith – the last two men in Britain to have been hanged for homosexuality.
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Great Books You Must Read

Our selection of classic titles

Killers of the Flower Moon
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In Cold Blood
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Mindhunter
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Papillon
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark
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Helter Skelter
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The Stranger Beside Me
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Hell's Angels
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The Devil In The White City
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
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The Jigsaw Man
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Homicide
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A Very English Scandal
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Columbine
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The Red Parts
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My Dark Places
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The Adversary
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The Executioner's Song
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Cruel Britannia

The best British true crime books

Wicked Beyond Belief
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Killing For Company
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No Ordinary Day
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Deep Cover
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Manhunt
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The Black Widow
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The Murders at White House Farm
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The Gold
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We All Go into the Dark
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The Pembrokeshire Murders
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Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son
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Bloody Valentine
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Murder in the Graveyard
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The Sleep of Reason
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Happy Like Murderers
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In Search of the Rainbow's End
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The Great Train Robbery
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The Past is a Dangerous Place

The best historical true crime books

The Five
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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
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The Devil In The White City
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Furious Hours
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The Wicked Boy
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Victorian Murders
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The Angel Makers
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The Napoleon of Crime
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The Professor and the Parson
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They All Love Jack
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Conan Doyle for the Defence
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Bad Bridget
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The Fatal Passion of Alma Rattenbury
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Mr Briggs' Hat
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The Murderer of Warren Street
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The Autobiography of Jack the Ripper
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Inside 10 Rillington Place
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Naming Jack the Ripper
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Murder By The Book: The Best True Crime Reads

Explore the dark, dangerous and utterly unputdownable world of true crime storytelling.


The Drugs Don't Work

The best books on the drug trade

Empire of Pain
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Marching Powder
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Mr Nice
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Zero Zero Zero
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Kilo
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Drug Warrior
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Narcoland
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Drug War
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Killing Pablo
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Snowing in Bali
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County Lines
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The Last Narco
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Amexica
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Powder Wars
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Dopeworld
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Snowblind
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Cocaine Confidential
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Books Behind Bars

The best prison books 

A Bit of a Stretch
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The Prison Doctor
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Inside Broadmoor
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Hotel K
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My Life with Murderers
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Orange Is the New Black
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Inside Alcatraz
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The Damage Done
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Midnight Express
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Life in Strangeways
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The Parkhurst Years
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Close But No Cigar
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Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg
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Killing Time
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Banged Up Abroad: Hellhole
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A Prison Diary Volume I
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War on the Street

The best books on gangs and gangsters

Ultra
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The Vory
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The Gangs Of Manchester
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The Official Peaky Blinders Cookbook
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Hell’s Angel
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Gang War
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Jimmy The Weed
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No Angel
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The Mammoth Book of Gangs
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Hoods
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Gangster Warlords
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The Crossing
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The Peaky Blinders Compendium
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Siberian Education
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Young Blood
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Young Guns
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Going to the Mattresses

The best books on the Mafia

Gomorrah
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Cosa Nostra
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The Ice Man
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The Honoured Society
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Gotti
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The Irishman
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Mafia State
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The Mafia
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My Italians
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Lucky Luciano
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Mafia, The
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Mafia Princess
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Vendetta
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The Mafia
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Mafia Hit Man Carmine Dibiase
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Don Vito
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Keep it in the Family

The best books on the Krays

Our Story
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Krays: The Final Word
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The Godfather Of British Crime
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Bringing Down The Krays
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The Krays: The Prison Years
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The Twins - Men of Violence
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One of the Family
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Me and My Brothers
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The Profession of Violence
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The Cult Of Violence
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Vicious, Elegant Bastards
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The Kray Madness
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Surviving the Krays
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The Krays: A Violent Business
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