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True Crime


224 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781912456147

Rights: US, CA & SAM

Aspen Books (Jun 2019)

Price: $12.95


Thousands of hours of investigative journalism from the Daily Mirror bring to light the terrifying acts of such figures as Al Capone and the Krays

True Crime: Gangsters takes a compelling look at the dark underbelly of society where bootlegging, robbery, crime sprees, threats are corruption are part of everyday life. The infamous Al Capone paid more than $75 million a year to bribe politicians and the police to maintain his illegal empire. Making sales of $60 million a year from the sale of illegal alcohol alone, Capone considered bribery a worthwhile investment. True Crime: Gangsters features some of the notorious individuals who have ruled through dear and examines the background behind their criminal empires. 

Author Biography

Claire Welch is the author of Cannibal Killers and Women Killers. Ian Welch is the author of Unsolved Crimes.