Books by Publisher: WHARNCLIFFE BOOKS

    Images of Fred Dibnah

    By Keith Langston

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Fred Dibnah remains massively popular Large collection of very rare images from author's own collection

    History of the Peak District Moors

    By David Hey

    Paperback Save £0.79 = £12.20

    Over 80 beautiful photographs that show the many sights of the Peak District Moors. Written by an experienced author and family historian. Explores the history of the Peak District Moors from prehistoric times right up to the present day.

    John Christie of Rillington Place: Biography of a Serial Killer

    By Jonathan Oates

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Fascinating reinvestigation of the Christie serial murders of 1943-1953. Published to mark the 60th anniversary of Christie's execution. Incorporates fresh information about Christie's background and career. Insight into the police methods and forensic science of the day. A painstaking portrait of a serial killer.

    British Steam - Pacific Power

    By Keith Langston

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    'Pacific', collectively a name applied to steam locomotives with a 4-6-2 wheel arrangement is perhaps more commonly associated with express passenger engines but that is not the whole story, there were also Pacific Tank Engines. The LNER is famously associated with their streamlined Gresley A4 Pacific locomotives and that most...

    Death on the Beat

    By Dick Kirby

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Little shocks the British public more than learning of the killing of policemen and women whilst tackling criminals. Even the vast majority of hardened crooks baulk at what is seen as the ultimate crime the mandatory death sentence in days of capital punishment reflected public disgust at such a crime,...

    British Steam - BR Standard Locomotives

    By Keith Langston

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    After WWII the existing railway companies were all put into the control of the newly formed British Transport Commision and that government organisation spawned British Railways, which came into being on 1st January 1948. The railway infrastructure had suffered badly during the war years and most of the steam locomotives...

    Scotland Yard\'s Ghost Squad: The Secret Weapon Against Post-War Crime

    By Dick Kirby

    Paperback £12.20

    When the Second World War ended, England was bombed-out and starving, with practically every saleable commodity rationed. It was the age of austerity and criminal opportunity. Thieves broke into warehouses, hi-jacked lorries and ransacked railway yards to feed the black market; others stole, recycled or forged ration coupons. Scotland Yard...

    Fool Britannia: Headline Making Stories from Jobsworth Britain

    By Sue Blackhall

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    We have become a country so politically correct that just about everything we do is criminal. The ''Thought Police'' that blight every institution, ranging from education and energy to councils and churches, now have such a rigid rule book that everyday living is a hazard to us all. Here is...

    Yorkshire\'s Forgotten Fenlands

    By Ian Rotherham

    Paperback Save £0.29 = £10.70

    This text presents a history of the cultural landscape of the wetlands of the Humber basin and the entire county of Yorkshire stretching from the Humber and north Lincolnshire through the Vale of York, through South Yorkshire and Holderness, to Pickering and beyond.

    Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in and Around Doncaster

    By Stephen Wade

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Doncaster has world-wide fame as a railway town. For many years the name was associated with engineering, transport and of course coal. But there is a darker aspect to its history. The sinister side is explored through the research and writing of an experienced crime historian. Sensational tales have been...

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