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  1. Lives of the Great Composers: Bk. 2 by Ian Woodward
  2. Picking Up the Pieces by Paul Britton

    Picking Up the Pieces by Paul Britton

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    Forensic psychologist Paul Britton can walk through the minds of those who murder, rape, torture, extort and kidnap. He can see the world through their eyes. This book reveals the psychological and forensic foundations upon which he has based his expertise. Learn More
  3. Midnight Express by William Hoffer
  4. Spilling the Beans by Clarissa Dickson Wright

    Spilling the Beans by Clarissa Dickson Wright

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    The number one bestselling, no holds barred autobiography of one of the nations best-loved cookswhose lifehas led her from wealth and privilege to alcoholism, bankruptcy and eventually fame in Two Fat Ladies Learn More
  5. Bravo Two-zero by Andy McNab

    Bravo Two-zero by Andy McNab

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    In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them behind enemy lines. They were to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad and north-west Iraq, and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. This is a chronicle of superhuman courage in the face of overwhelming odds. Learn More
  6. Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Donnie Brasco

    Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Donnie Brasco

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    From 1976 until 1981, Special Agent Pistone lived undercover with the Mafia. He got so close that his Mafia partner, Lefty Ruggiero, asked him to officiate as best man at his wedding. Pistone's eventual testimony resulted in more than 200 indictments and 100 convictions of members of organised crime. Learn More
  7. Mr. Nice by Howard Marks

    Mr. Nice by Howard Marks

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    During the mid-1980s, Marks had 43 aliases and 25 companies, all laundering money from dealing cannabis. After a world-wide operation, he was arrested and sentenced to 25 years at a State Penitentiary in Indiana, but was released in 1995 after serving seven years. This is his own story. Learn More
  8. Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: The Most Notorious Double Agent of World War II by Ben Macintyre

    Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: The Most Notorious Double Agent of World War II by Ben Macintyre

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    One December night in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5's Agent Zigzag. Dashing and louche, courageous and unpredictable, the traitor was a patriot inside, and the villain a hero. Learn More
  9. Angels in My Hair by Lorna Byrne

    Angels in My Hair by Lorna Byrne

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    An autobiography of a modern day mystic, an Irish woman with powers of the saints of old. It provides the testimony of this woman who sees things, beyond the range of our everyday experience. Learn More
  10. The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Argues against the inequality the author believed to be intrinsic to civilized society. This title features the first fifty-three years of his radical life, including his earliest years, where we can see the source of his belief in the innocence of childhood; and the development of his philosophical and political ideas. Learn More

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