Organized Crime

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Bad Trips

By Slava Pastuk
With Brian Whitney

The true story of a music editor at VICE who tried to become the coolest reporter the company had ever had — by becoming an international drug smuggler.

In 2019, music reporter Slava P, an editor for VICE media, was sentenced to nine years in prison for recruiting friends ... Read more


By Norm Boucher

Shortlisted for the Brass Knuckles Award for Best Nonfiction Crime Book at the Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence!
Finalist for Book Cover Design at the 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!
In his first true crime memoir, undercover operator Norm Boucher recounts eight ... Read more

Inside the Montreal Mafia

By Félix Séguin & Eric Thibault
Translated by Julia Jones


National Bestseller

Inside the Montreal Mafia is an entertaining, illuminating, and often sobering look at the downfall of the Rizzuto crime family … Highly readable and engaging. ” — Montreal Review of Books

A groundbreaking, exclusive inside look at the North American ... Read more

Jersey Tough

By Wayne Bradshaw
With Douglas P. Love
Foreword by Renzo Gracie


The only patch-wearing outlaw biker to become a sworn police officer — and live to tell his tale

In 1977, Wayne “Big Chuck” Bradshaw was Jersey tough. He was a member of the outlaw Pagans bike gang, a One Percenter, and had earned his colours in a world of boozing, bloody ... Read more

Mickey Cohen

By Tere Tereba


Go deep into the L. A. underworld with the true story of one obsessive gangster’s unparalleled quest for privilege, power, and paydays

This biography of celebrity gangster Mickey Cohen digs past the sensational headlines to deliver a remarkable story of a man who captivated, ... Read more

Rum-runners and Mobsters

By Jack Fitzgerald

Prohibition in the United States created new opportunities for organized crime to make profits even they couldn't imagine. It did not take long for the mobsters to push out the independent bootleggers and take control of the whole operation inside the United States. Their tentacles ... Read more

The Biker Trials

By Paul Cherry

Reveals the inside story of the biker culture and the biker trials of the Quebec-chartered Nomad group of the Hell's Angels.

The Last Gang in Town

By Aaron Chapman

Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Prize finalist; Canadian Historical Association's Clio Prize for BC winner

Decades before organized crime syndicates brought sensational drug wars to Vancouver, street gangs held sway over its unruly east side. None was considered tougher or more ... Read more