394 books (20 pages) in this category
A Mother's Story of Triumph Over Tragedy
by Nancye O'Reilly
Drama and tragedy have pursued Nancye O’Reilly throughout her life. Adopted as a baby and sexually abused from a young age, in 1980 she discovered her daughter Alicia had been raped and murdered in her own home overnight. The event changed her ...
by Estelle Blackburn
Eric Edgar Cooke was the last man to hang in Western Australia. Between 1958 and his capture in September 1963, Cooke committed 22 murders and attempted murders that forever changed the face of Perth from a friendly big country town to a city of
by Buti Antonio
<b>WHEN SOMEBODY SWINDLED THE PERTH MINT OUT OF GOLD WORTH OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN 1982, LOCAL POLICE THOUGHT THEY HAD CAUGHT THE OFFENDERS. </b> The Mickelberg brothers, Ray, Peter and Brian, were their prime suspects. They were ...
by Sandra Harvey
The best-selling story of the 1984 Milperra bikie massacre, now a prime time miniseries on Channel Ten. ...
by Allan Hall
One monster, three innocent girls, ten years in captivity. 22 August 2002- 21-year-old Michelle Knight disappears walking home. 21 April 2003- Amanda Berry goes missing the day before her seventeenth birthday. 2 April 2004- 14-year-old Gina ...
The true story of how an extraordinary family brought down El Chapo and the Sinaloa drug cartel
by Mia Flores
<i>Mafia Wife</i> meets <i>Narcos</i> in an incredible true story of marriage and the Mexican drug cartels. ...
by Nicholas Pileggi
"<b>The Stardust The Fremont The Marina. </b> <b>They ran them all.</b> <b>And they lost.</b> <b>Big time.</b> No one knew more about casinos than Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal, the gambling mastermind who, along with his best friend and partner, ...
by Field Michael
<b>A searing exposé of slavery and over-fishing on the high seas</b> On November 9, 2008, near Kiribati in the Pacific, a Korean ship came alongside <i>Tai Ching 21</i>. The Taiwan-flagged fishing boat was eerily silent. Three life rafts ...
by Gideon Haigh
The Adventures of Two Undercover FBI Agents with the World’s Most Charming Con Man
by David Howard
In 1977 the FBI under J Edgar Hoover concerned itself mainly with bank robbers and communists. When Jack Brennan and Jim Wedick, two rookie agents, decide to investigate the biggest white-colour criminal in the world, Phil Kitzer Jr, they are ...
by Paul French
1930s Shanghai could give Chicago a run for its money. In the years before the Japanese invaded, the city was a haven for outlaws from all over the world- a place where pasts could be forgotten, fascism and communism outrun, names invented, ...
The truth about Adelaide's strange and violent underbelly
by Sean Fewster
by Linton Magnus
<b>Breathtaking investigative journalism from the front line of the cocaine trade.</b> When Colombia's 'King of Cocaine', Pablo Escobar, was killed, the world thought the cocaine industry would crumble. But ten years later the country's ...
True Stories Behind the World's Most Notorious Narcotic
by Wensley Clarkson
How one honest police officer took on Australia's most corrupt police force
by Colin Dillon
The powerful true story of the first police officer to lift the lid on police corruption in Queensland and what then happened to him. ...
The Creator of Sherlock Holmes and His Criminological Friends
by Stephen Wade
Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club tells of a group of gentlemen friends who had one interest in common: a fascination with crimes and criminals. At the heart of 'The Crimes Club' was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. Explaining a
by Michael Cicchini
The shocking Netflix documentary <i>Making a Murderer</i> left millions of viewers wondering how an apparently innocent man could be wrongfully convicted - not just once, but <i>twice</i>. This book explains, in plain English, the numerous flaws
by Jamelle Wells
From true crime to petty crime - this is the memoir of one of Australia's most experienced court reporters. As a seasoned court reporter, the ABC's Jamelle Wells has filed thousands of stories on murderers, sex offenders, thieves, bad drivers, ...
by Ferdinand von Schirach
<i>Crime</i> is a collection of true crime stories told by one of Germany's most prominent defense lawyers. Some of the cases are strange, some bewildering and others heartbreaking, but all are told with genuine concern for those who have ...
Masonic Involvement in Murder, Treason and Scandal
by Mike Neville
Crime and the Craft reveals that the Freemasons have been involved in treason, murder, conspiracy, fraud, and scandal for the last 400 years. Nearly every famous case investigated by Scotland Yard-including Jack the Ripper, Dr Crippen, the Great