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The Wide World The True Adventure Magazine for Men

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, George Newnes: 1960

Seller ID: 009469


June 1960 issue, maybe 80 or so pp (numbering seems to run from earlier issues & there's a spinkle of romans for good measure. I think you'll buy this not just for the fiction but the ads are a treat too "Enjoy life in a Morris Oxford" or get a folding dinghy for fifteen pounds. Index to stories is in map form - a pretty good idea. View more info

The Wide World The Magazine for Men

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, George Newnes: 1955

Seller ID: 009470


Feb 1955 issue, maybe 80 or so pp (numbering seems to run from earlier issues & there's a spinkle of romans for good measure. I think you'll buy this not just for the fiction but the ads are a treat too "Silvikrin Hair oil" or get a corset for men. Index to stories is in map form - a pretty good idea. View more info

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Bombshell : the secret story of America's unknown atomic spy Conspiracy

By: Albright, Joseph & Kunstel, Marcia

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010984


Ted Hall was a physics prodigy so gifted that he was asked to join the Manhattan Project when he was only eighteen years old. There, in wartime Los Alamos, working under Robert Oppenheimer and Bruno Rossi, Hall helped build the atomic bomb. But he also worked for others . . . Bombshell tracks Hall from his days as a brilliant schoolboy in New York City, when he came under the influence of his older brother's radical tracts, and on to Harvard, Los Alamos, and Chicago, w... View more info

WAS YOUR DAD A RUSSIAN SPY

By: Blesing Meena

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sun Books, Australia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002386


The personal story of the Combe/Ivanov Arrair by David Combe's wife Meena Blesing. View more info

THE FOURTH MAN

By: Brown A.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Budget Books, London: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002387


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A SHIP IS DYING

By: Callison Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006348


Unclipped dust jacket, nice first edition. Name stamp in front. clean pages View more info

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No Heroes Inside the FBI's Secret Counter-Terror Force

By: Coulson, Danny & Shannon, Elaine

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Pocket Book Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 010370


In a catalog of some of the most notorious criminal events of the last thirty years, Coulson provides his own enthralling firsthand accounts and reflective personal opinions of his experiences in bringing hundreds of murderous extremists and killers to justice -- from the Black Liberation Army police assassins to the treacherous white supremacist terrorists of the Order and the Covenant, Sword and Arm of the Lord; from the Atlanta prison riots to the controversial sieges... View more info

The Disappeared The stories of 35 historical disappearances from Mary Celeste to Jimmy Hoffa.

By: Crofton, Ian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Quercus: 2008

Seller ID: 009744


French flaps enclose 171 perfect pp plus an index/illustrations & acknowledgement section. Crofton has done a marvellous job in research & presentation, review > Interesting book with several stories I have never heard. The author did a great job updating the stories with current or up to date information. Great job telling the stories concisely. Great book to read if you are interested in real life mysteries. View more info

MI6 Fifty Years of Special Operations

By: Dorril, Stephen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2000

Seller ID: 011410


1.5kgs & 907 Smiley-crisp pp. MI6 is crammed with information for the security service buff and the lay-person alike, and is by turn extraordinary, darkly comical and alarming, but never less than a remarkable insight into a service that operates in our name. To the person in the street, the British secret service conjures up images of the shaken, but never stirred suavity of James Bond. The reality of life inside MI6--the Security Service responsible for British operati... View more info

Secret Servant: My Life With the KGB and the Soviet Elite

By: Dzhirkvelov, Ilya

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Collins: 1987

Seller ID: 011650


398pp & approx 900g to post - review/content >>> The author served in the NKVD/KGB in various capacities for 30 years before heading to the West. Unlike many defectors who left for ideological reasons, Dzirkvelov left because he felt he had been given a raw deal at his last posting in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1980 (while serving as a correspondent for the Soviet News Agency, TASS). Dzirkvelov's accounts are all the more interesting because he is unrepentant about his wor... View more info

GANGLAND CRIMES THAT SHOCKED AUSTRALIA

By: Ferguson Ian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brolga Books, Adelaide: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008071


Unlike other true crime titles, Gangland Crimes that Shocked Australia also looks at the impact of the victims of crime. Innocdent bystanders that happen to get in the way finally have their stories heard. Hard to believe and harder to put down you'll be hooked on every gritty truth and ruthless fact. View more info

THE PASSING OF STARR FAITHFULL

By: Goodman Jonathan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Piatkus Publishing, London: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001911


"The international scandal surrounding the unexplained death of young and beautiful Starr Faithfull captured the imagination of Thirties America. Masterfully told, this fascinating and complex murder case is a true tale of the Jazz Age." View more info

Flight of the Dragonfly: How I Found My Kidnapped Daughters

By: Hawach, Melissa

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins Harper Collins: 2008

Seller ID: 008531


Based on a case that made international headlines in 2006: two small girls, Cedar, 3 and Hannah, 5, were abducted by their Lebanese-Australian father, Joe, and flown into Lebanon in the middle of a war. Their distraught Canadian mother, Melissa Hawach, was left to figure out where her daughters were, if they were safe and what, if anything, she could do to get them back. When the courts and all legitimate avenues failed her, Melissa had to make an agonising decision; sho... View more info

SHADOW OVER BABYLON

By: Mason David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002081


"A tense and detailed account of how a British/American assassination squad managed to get into Iraq and successfully penetrate the defences of the most difficult assassination target in the world." View more info

The Wrong Man

By: Neff, James

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Random House: 2001

Seller ID: 009608


Drawing on a decade of research and access to crime-scene evidence, including DNA analyses and interviews, an award-winning investigative journalist offers a definitive account of the controversial murder case....review > The Wrong Man is a gripping and provocative look at the sensational murder trial(s)of Sam Sheppard. While in high school in the 70's, I remember first reading about the case in F. Lee Bailey's book "The Defense Never Rests". Neff's book takes yo... View more info