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A Thread of Violence: A Story of Truth, Invention, and Murder

In 1982 Malcolm Macarthur, the wealthy heir to a small estate, found himself suddenly withoutmoney. The solution, he decided, was to rob a bank. To do this, he would need a gun and a car. Inthe proces..

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An Assassin in Utopia: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Sex Cult and a President's Murder

This true crime odyssey explores a forgotten, astonishing chapter of American history, leading the reader from a free-love community in upstate New York to the shocking assassination of President Jame..

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Now with a new afterword covering the months-long landmark trials of Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny Balwani. 'I couldn't put down this thriller . . . the perfect book to read by the fire this winter...

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BADNESS: From the author of the number one bestselling crime book I CATCH KILLERS

FROM THE HOST OF THE HIT PODCAST I CATCH KILLERS THE BESTSELLING TRUE CRIME BOOK OF 2022 As a cop, I used to sit on one side of the interview room table facing murder..

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Cause Of Death

Spontaneous combustion and exhumation, drug mules and devil worshippers, a gruesome killing beneath the Palmerston North Airport control tower, a mysterious death in a historic homestead, a first..

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Crimes of the Cross: The Anglican Paedophile Network of Newcastle, Its Protectors and the Man Who Fought for Justice

A searing expose of institutional child abuse, and the remarkable story of the survivors who would not be silenced 'A unique story of pain and triumph told superbly by Anne Manne, who follows vic..

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Cult Trip : Inside the World of Coercion & Control

A leading journalist on cults explores how and why they capture people, the line between victim and perpetrator, and the cost of leaving At a new age festival in Byron Bay, journalist Anke Richter ..

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Easy Money: Cryptocurrency, Casino Capitalism, and the Golden Age of Fraud

At the height of the pandemic, TV star Ben McKenzie (The O.C., Gotham) was the perfect mark for cryptocurrency: a dad stuck at home with some cash in his pocket, worried about his family, armed with o..

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In Cold Blood

Truman Capote's In Cold Blood is both a masterpiece of journalism and a powerful crime thriller. Inspired by a 300-word article in The New York Times, Capote spent six years exploring and writing the ..

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FACT CRIME SHORTLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION **SOON TO BE A M..

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI: Film Tie in

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FACT CRIME SHORTLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION **SOON TO BE A M..

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Kilo: Life and Death Inside the Secret World of the Cocaine Cartels

In this ground-breaking and utterly compelling book, Toby Muse draws on 15 years of reporting on the drug war in Colombia, giving readers unprecedented access to the entire cocaine supply chain - perf..

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Koresh: The True Story of David Koresh and the Tragedy at Waco

In the Spring of 1993, federal agents raided the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. A 51-day standoff ensued. Known as the Waco Siege, it has become a founding myth of the extreme wing of Americ..

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Last Call: True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York, A

The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and wat..

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Love Until Death: The twisted true story of Alexandre Despallieres

The incredibly elaborate but all-true story of the psychopathic international fraudster, who charmed his victims to death The twisted true story of Alexandre Despallieres Alexandre Despalli ..

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Missing Persons *Ngaio Marsh award winner (Non fiction)*

Twelve extraordinary tales of disappearance: a collection of true crime writing by New Zealand's award-winning master of non-fiction. Former journalist Murray Mason, found dead in the Auckland ..

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On Trial For Murder

The dramatic events of some of the world's most controversial murder trials The stakes are never higher when the charge is murder... Explore the riveting twists and turns of some of the mos..

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One Nation Under Blackmail: The Sordid Union Between Intelligence and Crime that Gave Rise to Jeffrey Epstein Vol 1

One Nation Under Blackmail is a damning indictment of the consequences resulting from the nearly century old relationship between both US and Israeli intelligence and the organized criminal network kn..

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Other People's Money: The rise and fall of Britain's most audacious fraudster

'The crime of fraud, when conducted well, is a fascinating pursuit. It's a test of intellect, determination and stamina. It is a floating mess of fact and fiction that you have to carry in your mind f..

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Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, The: or The Murder at Road Hill House

_______________ WINNER OF THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK _______________ 'A remarkable achievement' - Sunday Times..

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Talking with Psychopaths and Savages: Letters from Serial Killers

Letters from Serial Killers is a unique study of the criminal mind based on the author's extensive correspondence with convicted serial murderers. Such a collection is extremely rare, and among the ki..

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The Angel Makers: The True Story of the Most Astonishing Murder Ring in History

Nagyrev, Hungary, 1929. Over 160 mysterious deaths. A group of local wives conspiring together, and one woman at the centre of it all... In 1929, a dark secret at the heart of a Hungarian farming v..

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The Art Thief

The true story of the world's most prolific art thief, who accumulated a collection worth over $1.4 billion. A spellbinding portrait of obsession and flawed genius, from the bestselling author of The ..

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The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness and Obsession

By the author of the international Number One bestsellers KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON and THE WAGER 'Chilling . . . Poignant . . . Haunting and gripping . . . gets into worlds that are otherwise ..

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The Final Diagnosis

Obscure cases of death, disease and murder An unlikely case of autocide, a rare and deadly amniotic avalanche, a victim of roasted peanuts... The 'if' of death is certain. The 'when' is unkn..

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The Gotti Wars: Taking Down America's Most Notorious Mobster

"Riveting...an electrifying true crime story of the Mafia-smitten eighties and nineties. Suspenseful and multifaceted, The Gotti Wars can't be missed." -Esquire, The Best Nonfiction Books of the Year ..

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The Hard Sell: Crime and Punishment at an Opioid Startup

SOON TO BE A MAJOR NETFLIX MOVIE STARRING CHRIS EVANS AND EMILY BLUNT 'A pacey crime caper set against the backdrop of the opioid crisis . . . When I tell you that reading The Hard Sell is like ..

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The Lasting Harm: Witnessing the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell

'Lucia Osborne-Crowley is a lighthouse of a writer: steadfast, illuminating and patiently cutting through darkness and horror to lead us to safety.' -Benjamin Law 'Lucia Osborne-Crowley is ..

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The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon

**NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING ROBERT PATTINSON, CHARLIE HUNNAM AND SIENNA MILLER** 'A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure'JOHN GRISHAM The story of Colonel Percy Har..

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The Natural History of Crime: Case studies in death and the clues nature leaves behind

'I love puzzles, and finding answers is the only truly enjoyable part of what I do.' This is because Professor Patricia Wiltshire is a forensic ecologist, her days spent at crime scenes collectin..

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The Schoolgirl, Her Teacher and his Wife

'Long before The Teachers Pet, Rebecca Hazel was enquiring into the unexplained disappearance of Lynette Dawson. ' MALCOLM KNOX The Teacher's Pet podcast was a phenomenon with more than 80 mill..

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The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream

In the 1980s, a wave of Chinese from Fujian province began arriving in America. Many of them lived in a world outside the law, working in a shadow economy overseen by the ruthless gangs that ruled the..

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The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream

'Reads like a mashup of The Godfather and Chinatown, complete with gun battles, a ruthless kingpin and a mountain of cash. Except that it's all true.' - Time In this thrilling panorama of real-li..

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The Survivors

True stories of death and desperation One survivor chooses loneliness. One chooses exile. One chooses oblivion. Some have violent tendencies, ruining lives indiscriminately. ..

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The Teacher's Pet

If you thought you knew the story of The Teacher's Pet, get ready to be shocked. Hedley Thomas takes you behind the scenes with a blow-by-blow account of one of the most intriguing and enduri..

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The Umbrella Murder: The Hunt for the Cold War's Most Notorious Killer

A revealing, page-turning story of the most iconic Cold War spy killing of all time, for fans of Ben Macintyre, Henry Hemming and the novels of John Le Carre and Mick Herron. London, September 19..

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The Walnut Tree: Women, Violence and the Law - A Hidden History

A devastating work of non-fiction that reveals a hidden history of women, violence and the law. ' A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more they are beaten, the better they'll be.' So went t..

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Unmasking Monsters

A serial rapist is stalking South Auckland in 1980s New Zealand and police are stumped - they can't seem to find the man they call "The Ghost" before he strikes again. In this incredible memoir o..

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Vintage Crime: A Short History of Wine Fraud

How fakes, fraudsters, and grape crusaders have shaped the world of wine. This novel take on the history of wine reveals that, whether by adding toxic sweeteners or passing off counterfeit bot..

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Warhol After Warhol: Power and Money in the Modern Art World

Long-time art critic Richard Dorment reveals the corruption and lies of the art world, and its mystifying authentication process Late one afternoon in the winter of 2003 art critic Richard Dormen..

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What Really Happens in Vegas: Discover the infamous city as you've never seen it before

The notorious city as you've never seen it before. This non-fiction title featuring original interviews gets to the heart and soul of this desert metropolis - as well as its seedy underbelly. Wha..

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