Jan Morris: Life from Both Sides - Paul Clements
Jan Morris was considered one of Britain's best-loved writers. The author of Venice, Pax Britannica, Conundrum, and more than fifty other books. Born James Humphry Morris in 1926, she became a foreign correspondent, the only journalist to join the first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, she covered the trial of Adolf Eichmann and her reportage spanned many of the twentieth century's defining moments. Here, the many strands of Morris's rich life are brought together.
Elite Predators - By Shaun Attwood
Lord Mountbatten granted Jimmy Saville access to the highest levels of the royal family. Ghislaine Maxwell procured teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein and his pals. Their connections included the most powerful people in the world, ranging from royal family members such as Prince Andrew to former presidents including Bill Clinton. This audiobook reveals the harrowing truth of elite child molesters and the calculated methods they employ to conceal their horrific activities, which often span decades.
Who Killed Epstein? Prince Andrew or Bill Clinton? - By Shaun Attwood
Virginia Giuffre alleged that Epstein ordered her to have sex with Prince Andrew three times, including in an orgy on the pedophile island. On the Lolita Express, Bill Clinton was photographed with Epstein’s “sex slaves”. Both men denied any knowledge of his crimes.
The Krays’ Final Years - By Steve Wraith & Stuart Wheatman
Ron and Reg Kray became the most feared gangsters in London. While locked up, they received letters from a schoolboy from Tyneside, Steve Wraith, who had grown fascinated by their story. Eventually, Steve visited them in prison and a friendship formed. The Twins hired kim as an unofficial advisor. Steve documents Ron’s time in Broadmoor, where he was battling insanity and details visiting Reg, in a variety of prisons, where the gangster was treated with respect by the staff and inmates.
Northern Warrior - By Richy Horsley
Growing up in Hartlepool with a passion for punk music, a liking for boxing, and a reputation for fighting - Richy would find himself in many situations with some infamous faces, such as prison icon Paul Sykes and Tyneside’s Viv Graham and his big fight with the notorious prisoner Charles Bronson. ABA boxer, unlicensed boxer, bare-knuckle fighter, street fighter - Richy was all of these. Northern Warrior is the true story of a modern-day gladiator.
A Very South Bank Story - By Jamie Boyle & Paul Venis
You may have read Newcastle and Middlesbrough accounts of Lee Duffy; now, for the first time, Paul Venis the actor is set to play Lee in the upcoming Sayers' film. In this audiobook, he speaks on behalf of the South Bank community about their most infamous son. It also includes Paul's own remarkable story.
The Altar Boy: Paddy Moloney - By Patrick Moloney & Jamie Boyle
Tales from the estates of Middlesbrough over the last 50 years.... These are the memoirs of Paddy Moloney's very colourful life. From a two up two down in Cannon Street to Grovehill and the luxury of an inside lav! Going from a "quiet lad" at St Joseph's to his first spell in borstal. This is a brutally honest account of Paddy's journey from an Altar boy to a Criminal.
Brian Cockerill & Lee Duffy: The Taxmen of Teesside
– By Brian Cockerill, Emma Cockerill & Steve Wraith
Brian Cockerill and Lee Duffy were individually forces to be reckoned with. But the day they decided to team up, they became unstoppable. This is the true story of the Taxmen of Teesside, the only book with input from members of the Duffy family.
Gaol Hawk: Forged in Sheffield - By Rob Brenton
Clyde Broughton had an early start in petty crime that led to time at Borstal, football trials at "Wednesday", and an apprenticeship in crime with the notorious Dave Lee. Robbery with violence, burglary. Run-ins with his arch nemeses in the CID and the infamous Judge Pickles eventually resulted in a hefty sentence behind bars. Clyde travel through the UK prison system, where he meets some of the country’s most revered faces.
Hartlepool Born & Bred: Mick Sorby – By Jamie Boyle
Jamie went from a brutal upbringing where he was constantly beaten by a sadistic father, to finding his ideal job as a teenage bouncer. There's fights galore, shootings, and prison sentences in the Mick Sorby story. This fighting man is also a loyal friend and loving family man who is currently enduring the biggest fight of his life against terminal cancer.
Gang War - By Peter Walsh
For more than 20 years, the most intense gang war in British history raged on the streets of Manchester. Warring factions left at least 40 dead. This best-selling account tells how vicious battles for control of drugs, turf, and protection rackets blighted the reputation of one of Europe's most dynamic cities and saw the coining of the sinister epithet "Gunchester".