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Philip Zimbardo's The Lucifer Effect

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Philip Zimbardo is fascinated by why people can behave in awful ways. uSome psychologists believe those who commit cruelty are innately evil. Zimbardo disagrees.

Michael R. Gottfredson & Travish Hirschi's A General Theory of Crime

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
In their 1990 work, Gottfredson and Hirschi introduce a new and comprehensive theory of crime. At the time, crime researchers tended to focus on environmental factors that led to crime, not on the criminals themselves, and were inclined to think about crime only from their particular academic perspective.

Elizabeth F. Loftus' Eyewitness Testimony

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
Elizabeth Loftus' 1979 work explains why people sometimes remember events inaccurately and how this simple fact has a profound impact on the criminal justice system, especially given the value placed on eyewitness accounts. Although, as these are based on memories that are not always reliable.

Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
The United States has the world's largest prison population, with more than two million behind bars. Alexander says this is mainly due to America's 'war on drugs,' launched in 1982. In The New Jim Crow, she explains how this government initiative has led to America's black citizens being imprisoned on a colossal scale.

Criminological Research: Understanding Qualitative Methods 2nd revised ed.

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £29.99
Now with new, in-depth case studies to really help students visualise the realities of research, this textbook continues to provide the guidance to help them both evaluate existing studies and design their own robust, ethical projects

McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime

Paperback, 14/12/2017, £9.99
Now a major BBC series Have you ever illegally downloaded a DVD?Organised crime is part of all our worlds - often without us even knowing. McMafia is a journey through the new world of international organised crime, from gunrunners in Ukraine to money launderers in Dubai, by way of drug syndicates in Canada and cyber criminals in Brazil.


Paperback, 25/01/2018, £9.99

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99
The shocking true story of the Manson murders, revealed in this harrowing, often terrifying book. Helter Skelter won a Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award in 1975 for Best Fact Crime Book. America watched in fascinated horror as the killers were tried and convicted. How did Manson make his 'family' kill for him?

Talking with Psychopaths: A Journey into the Evil Mind

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £7.99
In Talking With Psychopaths and Savages, bestselling author and criminologist Christopher Berry-Dee takes readers deep inside the dark minds of some of the most pitiless and dangerous people alive.

Vory: Russia's Super Mafia

Hardback, 04/04/2018, £20.00
The first English-language book to document the men who emerged from the gulags to become Russia's much-feared crime class: the vory v zakone

Criminology and Criminal Justice Companion

Paperback, 28/04/2017, £24.99
This companion offers a user-friendly and practical introduction to the various aspects of studying and researching Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Crime and the Media

Paperback, 17/04/2014, £31.99
Provides a critical discussion of crime in the media and equips students with a better understanding of the key theoretical concepts and methodological tools for undertaking media analysis. Examining both real and fictional representations of crime and criminal justice agencies, this is the essential textbook for crime and media courses.

Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues 6ed

Paperback, 21/11/2017, £79.00
Description: "[Gus Martin] has expertly curated the most important topics and sources in the field and put them together in an ideal manner to assist students in understanding the breadth and complexity of modern-day terrorism. Coupled with the instructor and student resources, this text is a perfect introduction to the field." -Ryan Vogel, Director of National Security Studies, Utah Valley University Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of domestic and international terrorism that helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to critically assess the expressions and underlying causes of terrorism. The Sixth Edition has been updated with new information on terrorist attacks and organizations, as well as key topics such as failed states, the lone-wolf model, state terrorism, human rights violations, and cyberterrorism. Discussion of policies and counterterrorism has been augmented to help students understand the challenges, perspectives, and issues relevant to terrorism today. Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at

Vory: Russia's Super Mafia

Paperback, 09/04/2019, £10.99
The first English-language book to document the men who emerged from the gulags to become Russia's much-feared crime class: the vory v zakone

50 Facts Everyone Should Know about Crime and Punishment in Britain

Paperback, 01/03/2019, £12.99
This exciting book presents 50 key facts related to crime and criminal justice policy in Britain. Offering thought-provoking insights into the study of crime, this fascinating "go to" book reveals the myths and realities of crime in contemporary Britain.

Serial Killers and the Media: The Moors Murders Legacy

Paperback, 25/01/2019, £19.99
This book examines the media and cultural responses to the awful crimes of Brady and Hindley, whose murders provided a template for future media reporting on serial killers.

Manson in His Own Words

Paperback, 01/08/2019, £8.99
A true crime classic, reissued to coincide with the forthcoming Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Criminology Skills 3ed

Paperback, 13/08/2019, £29.99
Criminology Skills is the only book of its kind to cover both criminological study skills and research skills for the first-year right through to the final-year student. Accessible, engaging, and visually appealing, the text gives a practical understanding of the key skills needed to succeed in the study of criminology.

Outlaw Ocean: Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier

Hardback, 19/09/2019, £18.99
'Just incredible' NAOMI KLEIN*** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *** LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE ***The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.

Sage Dictionary Criminology 4ed

Paperback, 30/04/2019, £29.99
Now in its fourth edition, The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology continues to be an authoritative reference text for the key concepts, theories, and methods in criminology and criminal justice.

Globalization and Crime 3ed

Paperback, 14/12/2019, £29.99
Now in its third edition, Globalization & Crime provides students with a comprehensive overview of the essential themes and conceptual debates surrounding globalization and global criminology. The new edition features two new chapters and a collection of modern case-studies.

Unsolved Murders

Paperback, 04/02/2020, £8.99

Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £9.99
____________________THE Sunday Times BESTSELLERA New York Times Summer readWashington Post Top Twenty books to read this summerA Sunday Times summer read'An angry and important work of historical detection, calling time on the misogyny that has fed the Ripper myth.

I You We Them: Journeys Beyond Evil: The Desk Killer in History and Today

Hardback, 14/11/2019, £25.00
A landmark historical investigation into crimes against humanity and the nature of evil that is over two decades in the making.

Murders at White House Farm: Jeremy Bamber and the killing of his family. The definitive investigation.

Paperback, 09/01/2020, £8.99
The definitive account of a crime that shocked the country and continues to fascinate today.

In Search of the Rainbow's End: Inside the White House Farm Murders

Paperback, 26/12/2019, £9.99
The inside story behind new ITV drama White House Farm - and the only book about the Bamber murders to have been written by a family member.

I Heard You Paint Houses: Now Filmed as The Irishman

Paperback, 05/08/2010, £9.99
The incredible true story of the death of Jimmy Hoffa, the most famous hit in Mafia history.


Hardback, 16/04/2020, £16.99

Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis: Situating the Theory, Analytic Approach and Application 2ed

Paperback, 01/11/2016, £38.99
Revised edition of Environmental criminology and crime analysis, 2008.

Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £9.99
In 1969, Jane Mixer, a first-year law student at the University of Michigan, posted a note on a student noticeboard to share a lift back to her hometown of Muskegon for spring break. She never made it: she was brutally murdered. In this book, the author gives an account of her aunt Jane's death, and the trial that took place 35 years afterward.

Problem of Crime 2ed

Paperback, 01/03/2001, £34.99
This fully revised and updated Second Edition of the bestselling text offers a comprehensive analysis of some of the most important developments in the study of crime.

Textbook on Criminology 7ed

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £33.99
Textbook on Criminology provides a comprehensive consideration of the theoretical, practical, and political aspects of crime and criminology. The clarity of approach makes it an ideal text for students wishing to gain a firm grasp of the fundamental issues, together with an appreciation of the thought-provoking complexities surrounding the subject.

Criminology 3ed

Paperback, 13/06/2013, £37.99
Criminology is a broad-ranging and stimulating introduction that is ideal for undergraduates approaching the subject for the first time. Each chapter is written by an expert in their field and includes a range of learning features designed to help students engage with the material covered.

Youth and Crime 4ed

Paperback, 15/12/2014, £32.99
Providing students with a fully up-to-date and highly authoritative introduction to the area, this new edition now has expanded coverage on contemporary areas such as cyberbullying and the media, takes recent legislative updates into account, and is now accompanied by a student study website

Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

Paperback, 15/12/2016, £11.99
1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from the inside by Polonium - a rare, lethal and highly radioactive substance. His crime? He had made some powerful enemies in Russia. This is the story of the life and death of Litvinenko and of Russia's cold war with the west.

Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £9.99
Everything drug cartels do to survive and prosper they've learnt from big business. So when the drug cartels start to think like big business, the only way to understand them is using economics. The author meets everyone from coca farmers in secret Andean locations, to journalists with a price on their head - all in search of the economic truth.

Women Who Kill

Hardback, 15/06/2017, £7.95
The dark and compelling stories of 21 female murderers throughout history, brought to life in striking monochrome illustrations.

Introducing Forensic and Criminal Investigation

Paperback, 18/03/2013, £28.99
By introducing each step taken in a criminal investigation, this text allows students to gain a clear understanding of the processes involved and helps them to critically assess the interplay of investigations, criminology and forensics.


Paperback, 30/03/2017, £39.99
Criminology is a textbook with a new approach, both student-focused and research-engaged. Written for today's students, it provides the framework of knowledge core to exploring, understanding, and explaining crime. The goal is simple and bold - to help the next generation of criminologists to be switched-on, excited, and critical.

McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime

Paperback, 05/02/2009, £10.99
Organised crime is part of all our worlds - often without us even knowing. This title tells a journey through the world of international organised crime, from gunrunners in Ukraine to money launderers in Dubai, by way of drug syndicates in Canada and cyber criminals in Brazil.

Crime Museum Uncovered

Paperback, 30/10/2015, £15.99
Scotland Yard's Black Museum reveals its dark secrets.

Zero Zero Zero

Paperback, 25/08/2016, £9.99
An expose of dirty money and the drug trade that reveals how they are at the heart of our lives, our economy, and our world.

Bringing Down the Krays: Finally the Truth About Ronnie and Reggie by the Man Who Took Them Down

Paperback, 11/04/2013, £10.99
Bobby Teale and his brothers, David and Alfie, were the three men the Kray twins trusted most. They weren't in the Firm, they were closer than that. They were old family friends, confidants, companions... But then things changed.

Psychology of Criminal Conduct 6ed

Paperback, 14/12/2016, £50.99
Revised edition of the authors' The psychology of criminal conduct, 2010.
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