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Playing Dead

"A delightful read for anyone tantalized by the prospect of disappearing without a trace." --Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake "Delivers all the lo-fi spy shenanigans and cau..

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Pretty Girl Killer, The

This is the story of Christopher Wilder- the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney, who became the most wanted man in America - a psychopathic serial killer who s..

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Queen, The

'THE QUEEN is an invaluable work of non-fiction' - David Grann, Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON This is the gripping true tale of a villain ..

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Rex v Edith Thompson: A Tale of Two Murders

The case of Edith Thompson and her lover Frederick Bywaters, both hanged for murder in 1923. 'Another dark parable of society's vilification of women. Intelligent ... A tantalizing investigati..

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Roger Rogerson

The verdict is guilty. On 20 May 2014, former New South Wales police officers Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara murdered student Jamie Gao in cold blood. Both have been found guilty of murder and posse..

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Scene of the Crime: Twelve Extraordinary Tales of Crime and Punishment in Modern New Zealand

Twelve extraordinary tales of crime and punishment: a collection of true crime writing by New Zealand's award-winning master of non-fiction. A court is a chamber of questions. Who, when, why, what ha..

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Short Life & Mysterious Death of Jane Furlong

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Shrink in the Clink

DRUG LORDS. DEVIANTS. BLACK WIDOWS. HIT MEN. RIOT GIRLS. MASS MURDERERS. PSYCHOS. No one gets closer to Australia's craziest characters than 'Doc' Tim Watson-Munro, a criminal psychologist with ..

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Silk Road

It was the "eBay of drugs", a multi-billion dollar empire. And behind its heart of darkness was the FBI's Most Wanted Man, a mysterious crime czar dubbed "Dread Pirate Roberts". SILKROAD.COM lay at th..

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Snowblind

Zachary Swan: world-class smuggler of the finest cocaine, wicked genius, first-class fool. In his brief and brilliant career as a founding father of the trade, Swan serves the world's most elegant cli..

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Solitary Confinement: Social Death and Its Afterlives

Prolonged solitary confinement has become a widespread and standard practice in U.S. prisons even though it consistently drives healthy prisoners insane, makes the mentally ill sicker, and, according ..

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Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son: The Story of the Yorkshire Ripper

It seemed the case of the notorious Yorkshire Ripper was finally closed when Peter Sutcliffe was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1981. But in the early 1980s Gordon Burn spent three years living in ..

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present

Before the term was coined in 1981, there were no "serial killers." There were only "monsters"-killers society first understood as werewolves, vampires, ghouls and witches or, later, Hitchcockian psyc..

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Sorrows of Mexico

Over the last twelve years, as Mexico has become the epicentre of the international drug trade, more than one hundred journalists, a generation of writers, has been killed or disappeared. And not a si..

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly

The essential account of R. Kelly's actions and their consequences, a reckoning two decades in the making. In November 2000, after receiving an anonymous fax that alleged R. Kelly had a pr..

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Stalked: The Human Target

Stories of People Pursued by Stalkers and the Devastating Effects on Their Lives

Stalked: The Human Target is a detailed account of the effects of stalking, which is experienced by a shockingly high proportion of the population. Celebrities like David Letterman and Madonna are the..

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Strangeways

Britain's prison system is in crisis. Prisoners catatonic on Spice, prison officers under extreme stress, overcrowding, riots, fatal stabbings - barely a week goes by without disturbing reports reachi..

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Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: Bloomsbury Modern Classics

A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list Saville's corpse, already stiff, was laid on a table beneath t..

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Sydney Noir: The Golden Years

The first ever book devoted entirely to the golden years of the Sydney underworld. In the late 1960s Sydney was one of the most prosperous places on earth and one of the most corrupt. A large proport..

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Talking with Serial Killers: The Most Evil People in the World Tell Their Own Stories

Christopher Berry-Dee is the man who talks to serial killers. A world-renowned investigative criminologist, he has gained the trust of murderers across the world, entered their high security prisons, ..

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Talking With Serial Killers: World's Most Evil

Christopher Berry-Dee is back. In Talking With Serial Killers: World's Most Evil, the bestselling author delves deeper still into the gloomy underworld of killers and their crimes. He examines, with s..

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They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper

LONGLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION A book like no other - the tale of a gripping quest to discover the identity of history's most notorious murderer and a literary high-wire act f..

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They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper

LONGLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION A book like no other - the tale of a gripping quest to discover the identity of history's most notorious murderer and a literary high-wire act f..

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Treachery Road: A Historical Goldfields Murder Mystery
Unabomber: Agent Kathy Puckett and the Hunt for a Serial Bomber, The

The Unabomber was a lone-wolf terrorist who carried out fourteen bombings that left three people dead and another twenty-three injured. A cunning genius, he dodged his FBI pursuers for nearly two deca..

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Underbelly: Shot at Close Range

'Pino' Acquaro got his big Italian funeral, but the mobsters didn't get the memo. The church was packed but nearly every gangster he knew stayed away. The handsome mafia lawyer had bungled burning dow..

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Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere, An

When the body of a missing man is discovered in the Belvedere, an apparent suicide, resident Mikita Brottman becomes obsessed with the mysterious circumstances of his death. The Belvedere used to be a..

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

'An ugly story told beautifully. WEDDERBURN will hold you tightly in its grip, and leave an imprint when it lets you go.' Myfanwy Jones 'In WEDDERBURN, we see the trauma caused by the blackest of..

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Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

It's the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumer..

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Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal

From the financial fraudsters of Enron, to the embezzlers at Tyco, to the insider traders at McKinsey, to the Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, the failings of corporate titans are regular fixtures in the ..

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Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer

The gripping, fascinating account of a shocking murder case that sent late Victorian Britain into a frenzy, by the number one bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher 'H..

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Wiseguy

Nicholas Pileggi's vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill--the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that "to be a wiseguy was to own the world," who grew u..

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Women and the Gallows 1797 1837: Unfortunate Wretches

In the last four decades of the Georgian era 131 women went to the gallows. What were their crimes? And why, unlike most convicted felons, were they not reprieved? Women and the Gallows 1797 - 18..

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Worse Than the Devil

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