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Nipper Read

Just after 7p.m. on Tuesday 4 March, 1969, the jurors filed back into the Old Bailey courtroom to give their verdict on Ronald Kray. The word ‘guilty’ brought to a triumphant conclusion the months of hard work put in by Leonard ‘Nipper’...

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Crown Heights

The true story behind the major motion picture from Amazon Studios.Childhood friends from Trinidad, Colin Warner and Carl King grew into men on opposite sides of prison bars after Colin was arrested for murder in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. With no evidence against him,...

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The Bravo Effect

Raising teens with extreme behaviors can unravel even the most loving, stable, and consistent parents.Is this normal? Should I be worried? What should I do? How do I help?If life with your teen feels like an endless series of battles and crises, don’t give up....

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Expedition to Disaster

This thrillingly vivid history recounts a pivotal battle of the Peloponnesian War, bringing the drama and personalities of the Sicilian Expedition to life. The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the most significant military events of the classical...

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More Ketchup than Salsa

A laugh-out-loud, heartwarming memoir.**Winner of ‘Best Travel Narrative’ by the British Guild of Travel Writers.**"If you only buy one book this year... get this.""Probably the best book I have read this millenium.""Fantastic, hilarious, painful. Completely...

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Postcards From Ireland

In the summer of 2001, Michael Harling goes on a two-week vacation to Ireland. Here, the future author of Postcards From Across the Pond experiences life in Europe for the first time, and discovers he is ill-suited to the challenge. Along the way he finds himself at...

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A Talent to Amuse

“Forty years ago he was Slightly in Peter Pan, and you might say that he has been wholly in Peter Pan ever since.” Kenneth Tynan (writing in 1953)Noel Coward, ‘the master’, is one of the most remarkable figures in the history of twentieth century entertainment....

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A Bit of a Stretch

'Shocking, scathing, entertaining.' Guardian 'Incredibly compelling.' The Times'Heart-breaking.' Sunday TimesWhere can a tin of tuna buy you clean clothes? Where is it easier to get 'spice' than paracetamol? Where does self-harm barely raise an eyebrow?Welcome to Her...

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Waiter to the Rich and Shameless

A down-and-out musician chops off his hair to become a server at the top of the Hollywood food chain, discovering a cloistered world of money, fame, bad behavior and intrigue.Waiter to the Rich and Shameless is not just a peek into the secretive inner workings of a...

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Trace Evidence

The #1 New York Times bestselling true crime author presents “a solid, compelling account of that most vicious of criminals, the random serial killer” (Library Journal).Through the 1970s and 80s, a dangerous serial killer stalked...

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The Ground Kisser

Award-Winning memoir. The Vietnam War story you haven't heard, through the eyes of a young lady you won't forget. Her love for her family, perseverance and courage through unimaginable circumstances in her quest for freedom, and her profound gratitude to live under...

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Toxic Love

The chilling true story of romantic obsession and murder by cancer from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Search for the Green River Killer. Omaha, Nebraska, 1978. Sandy Johnson was in shock. Her husband, Duane, and young daughter, Sherrie, were...

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Left by the Indians

This is a first-hand account of one of the worst wagon train massacres in the Old West. After 45 days of starvation and terror, only sixteen of the original forty-five members survived. Left by the Indians is the story told by a 13-year old survivor.#1 in 45-Minute...

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Lyme

"Superbly written and researched." —Booklist "Builds a strong case." —Kirkus Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. The first epidemic to emerge in the era...

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To the Edge of the World

To the Edge of the World is an adventure in travel -- full of extraordinary personalities, more than a century of explosive political, economic, and cultural events, and almost inconceivable feats of engineering. Christian Wolmar passionately recounts the improbable...

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The Great Arab Conquests

Today's Arab world was created at breathtaking speed. In just over one hundred years following the death of Mohammed in 632, Arabs had subjugated a territory with an east-west expanse greater than the Roman Empire, and they did it in about one-half the time. By the...

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Seriously…I’m Kidding

~b~>With the winning, upbeat candor that has made her show on of the most popular and honored daytime shows on the air, beloved talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres shares her views on life, love, and American Idol. "I've experienced a whole lot the last few...

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Surviving The Forest

Five shots on Saturday morning change their fate forever…Shurka is a happy young woman who lives a fairy tale life with her beloved husband and their two young children, in a pretty house in a village in Poland.She believes that nothing can hurt them. Or so she...

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The Michigan Murders

Edgar Award Finalist: The true story of a serial killer who terrorized a midwestern town in the era of free love—by the coauthor of The French Connection. In 1967, during the time of peace, free love, and hitchhiking, nineteen-year-old Mary Terese Fleszar was...

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Parenting Is Heart Work

A heart-based approach changes everything. The reward/punishment model of parenting doesn't work and often makes things worse.  Stephen Arterburn from New Life says, "I have never seen a better book on reaching a child's heart. As parents we are too quick to correct...

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Interesting Stories For Curious People

Want to impress your buddies at the bar? Need to think of something interesting to do at the next family gathering? Want to learn a bunch of random facts about history, science, true crime, and the paranormal?Pick up Interesting Stories for Curious People, the...

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Why Have Kids?

A provocative and intimate exploration of modern parenthood by “a gutsy young third wave feminist” – The New York TimesIf parenting is making Americans unhappy, if it’s impossible to “have it all,” if people don’t have the economic, social, or political structures...

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Whole Heart

At once heartbreaking and joyously uplifting, Whole Heart is an unflinching portrait of one woman's fight for self-discovery, opportunity, and hope. There is grace and possibility in even the bleakest of places—a triumphant journey toward inner happiness. An inspiring...

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Treble Without Applause

It was tight, it was stressful, but it was also the most successful season in the 125 year history of Manchester City football club. This is the 2018/19 season review as seen through the author's eyes, and occasionally, those around him. The author chronicled key...

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Deputy

True street cop stories from retired L.A. Sheriff’s Sergeant Cliff YatesRide along with a real DEPUTYHave you ever wondered what it would be like to patrol the streets of south-central LA?What if you could go behind the scenes and see what life is really like on the...

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5 Easy Steps to a Happy Birthday!

When was the last time, as an adult, you had a gloriously, fun-filled, satisfying, memorable Happy Birthday? If that’s not your norm, it’s time for a change! Whether circumstances, apathy, or disappointment have pushed you into a world of ho-hum birthdays, this is...

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Before He Wakes

New York Times–bestselling author: “In the art of true-crime reportage, Jerry Bledsoe is the best in the country . . . Before He Wakes has the suspense of a novel” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).   Barbara Stager was known...

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Relieve Pain Without Side Effects

How are you dealing with acute pain? Pain has a purpose; it alerts us to a problem that may need serious attention. But once we’re aware of pain, how do we respond? Until now, we’ve addressed acute pain—the type of pain that comes from a headache, an injury, or back...

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The Excellent Doctor Blackwell

When British-born Elizabeth Blackwell earned her medical degree in America in 1849 there was an international outcry. Few at the time would have disagreed with the actress Fanny Kemble’s remark – ‘What, trust a woman doctor – never!’Yet by the time Dr Blackwell died...

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True Crime Case Histories

12 True Crime Stories of Murder & MayhemFourth Book of the True Crime Case Histories Series (2020)If you’ve read the previous volumes of the True Crime Case Histories series, you know that I like to start with a brief word of warning. The stories included in...

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Raising Boys in Today’s Digital World

“The best strategy for a parent to employ is to instill good values, virtues, and a moral compass into your children from a young age…These ethics and values are what they will take with them throughout their childhood and adulthood.” - Bukky Ekine-Ogunlana In Raising...

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Death Sentence

The true account of the man who murdered his family in their New Jersey mansion—and eluded a nationwide manhunt for eighteen years. Until 1971, life was good for mild-mannered accountant John List. He was vice president of a Jersey City bank and had moved his...

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Goodbye Natalie, Goodbye Splendour

The shocking true crime story of a beloved Hollywood star gone too soon—told by the captain of the boat on which Natalie Wood spent her last night.    Goodbye Natalie, Goodbye Splendour is the long‑awaited, detailed account of events that...

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Walden on Wheels

In this frank and witty memoir, Ken Ilgunas lays bare the existential terror of graduating from the University of Buffalo with $32,000 of student debt. Ilgunas set himself an ambitious mission: get out of debt as quickly as possible. Inspired by the frugality and...

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