Sixty-three animals have won the Dicken Medal, the highest award for animal bravery. Their inspiring stories are told, for the first time in one book, The Animal Victoria Cross. Four types of animal have been honoured, dogs, horses, pigeons and one cat. Simon, the feline, is credited with saving an ..
For over 40 years the murder of Harvey and Jeanette Crewe has been the great unsolved mystery of NZ criminal history. Local farmer Arthur Allan Thomas was twice convicted of their murders but was later given a Royal Pardon. In this comprehensive anatomy of the investigation Veteran journalist and br..
Occupied Paris, 1944. The swastika flies from the top of the Eiffel Tower, Nazi officers patrol the elegant boulevards and the once-vibrant city is shrouded in suspicion and fear.At a chic Right Bank address, a ghastly pile of dismembered bodies is discovered. Even in these sinister times, the crime..
Drugs and poisons from a variety of sources have been used illegally for centuries and most conjure up an unfortunate, enduring fascination. People appear to be both attracted by them and at the same time repelled by them. As a forensic toxicologist, William Allender has been called to give expert w..
This is the vivid memoir of a young man who served with both Coastal Command and Bomber Command throughout the Second World War. Having joined the RAFVR before the war, Peter Russell was mobilised in August 1939 and, after training, became operational with Coastal Command's 233 Squadron flying Lockh..
Welcome to the murky world of moneylenders in modern-day Britain.Prepare yourself to enter a cold, hard, brutal environment where a loan od GBP10,000 can turn into a debt of GBP100,000 in a matter of weeks. This is the true story of one family man who found himself trapped in a finanical meltdown th..
This is not a book about eating bugs and mushrooms. There are plenty of those books around if you want to become a boy scout. If you are, or want to be, a soldier - particularly a Special Forces soldier - then this is the book you need. It is about survival in rough conditions - when you have been t..
Now in paperback. A moving collection of stories presented by best-selling author Steve Biddulph. In this thought-provoking and moving collection of stories, best-selling author Steve Biddulph brings together an eclectic range of stories of men's experiences. Written with raw honesty, insight and h..