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Convicting Britain’s Most Ruthless Criminals

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Absolutely amazing read! Such a captivating read! Amazing cover art that was super eye catching would definitely recommend to all!
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One of the most interesting true crime books I have read in a very long time.  It's skillfully written to keep your interest, there are no dry monologues or copied newspaper articles, just lots of great stories to educate and entertain.  Vivien Holland has just joined my "followed" authors list!
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I enjoyed this book, it was really interesting. It was interesting how it's so hard to find the complete truth but even without a body justice can still come through.
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Thank you to Netgalley for an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

A well-written and greatly researched book. Very interesting, insightful and intriguing. A recommended read.
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I was really excited when I was approved for a copy of this book. From reading the synopsis it sounded just like the genre of book I would enjoy. I’m fascinated by criminal law and criminal cases so a book of prosecution case filed I figured I was going to fly through and I did just that. I think I read this book cover to cover in just a few days. 

The book is broken up into chapters that deal with a different criminal case, how the crime was committed, the players involved, the processes by which the police go through in order to build their case file and then how the case makes it way through the criminal courts. 

It was interesting to read about some of the cases and how even though the suspects felt they would get away with it, the police manage to gather enough evidence in the form of fingerprints, CCTV or cell site evidence to put a case to a jury that ultimately leads to a conviction.  

The only thing that struck me as a possible improvement was I felt the book ended rather abruptly. In my opinion it needed some kind of a ‘wrap up’ chapter just to bring the book to a close. But other than that I throughly enjoyed the book and would gladly read more on this topic. I felt the issues were presented in a nice methodical way.
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“When an individual goes about their criminal task, they leave clues behind on various ways. Not just their fingerprints and other body matter, but also what their mobile phone was doing and if they were recorded on CCTV. But as well as leaving clues in a digital footprint or physical fingerprint, they also pick up clues from their surroundings.” 

This was quite an interesting read and if you enjoy true crime and learning about the justice system, this is one to read.
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This one was an interesting read. I Did learn a lot.  Especially what it takes to get a conviction in Britain.
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The topic of the book interests me and I wanted to like this. However I just couldn't get into it. I found it dry and boring. 

Sorry.
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I could not put this book down and read it from first to last page in one sitting.
It is interesting, informative and in a very readable style.
I only picked it up after reading the synopsis, the title could be more interesting or attention grabbing but the book is excellent.
Covering a wide range of legal cases in the UK and a number of legal points. Anyone who has even a passing interest in the law or true crime will enjoy this book.
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I enjoyed reading Convicting Britain's Most Rurhless Criminals by Vivien Holland. Thank you for the opportunity
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This is such an interesting book it’s like a tutorial on crime cases in Britain it talks about the rules the barrister’s have to follow in the ethics they should possess with great true crime stories thrown in for good measure. This would be a great addition to anyone’s true crime library. It is a definite five star read in one I highly recommend. I was given this book by Nat Gally and the publisher but I am leaving this review totally voluntarily please forgive any mistakes as I am blind and dictate my review but all opinions are definitely my own.
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These Crimes Are Truly Shocking.
Vivien holland has done a great job researching this book for any true crime fan as Vivien has amassed a collection of short true crime stories that gives you the right amount of information. 
Some of the story’s I was familiar with, but I was surprised to find a lot of killers I have never heard of. I googled each crime to learn more about the killers and their crimes. The book goes into great detailed insight into how the truth can be uncovered.
It is a remarkably interesting book and very easy to read. I found this book kept my full attention and it kept me turning the pages. I certainly looked forward to each story and how it unfolded.  The crimes are truly shocking, and I still wonder of the inhumanity that some people are capable off with very little or no remorse for their victims or their families. 
I highly recommend this book to True Crime readers. Thank you to Net Gallery and the publisher for providing this book in exchange for an honest review
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This was an interesting look at how some of the most ruthless and prolific criminals in Britain have been caught  and brought to justicethrough evidence, detecting and the court process. A really informative and enjoyable read.
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