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A Family's Fight for Justice against Whitey Bulger, Stephen Flemmi, and the FBI
by Bob Halloran
When twenty-six-year-old Debbie Davis ended her relationship with Stephen The Rifleman Flemmi, she paid the ultimate price. Lured to an apartment in South Boston, she was strangled in the basement. ...
by Andrew Fraser
A compelling, jaw-dropping collection of stories from Andrew Fraser's high-profile career as a criminal defence lawyer. ...
by Truman Capote
Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children. Truman Capote's comprehensive study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances ...
by Anna Erelle
Twenty year-old “Mélodie”, a recent convert to Islam, meets the leader of an ISIS brigade on Facebook. In 48 hours he has ‘fallen in love' with her, calls her every hour, urges her to marry him, join him in Syria in a life
by Ann Rule
by MONICA WELLER
by Jim Quillen
"Each day we saw the outside world in all its splendour, and each day that view served as a reminder that we had wasted and ruined our lives. Jim Quillen, AZ586 - a runaway, problem child and petty thief - was jailed several times before his ...
by Greg Fisher
When I was a kid my mum used to say Id either be very successful or end up in jail.After growing up in Sydneys eastern suburbs, Greg Fisher did what he thought a good Jewish boy should do. He married, had a child and started making his way up ...
by Rochelle Jackson
On the couch with some of Australia's most notorious criminals, this book explores the secrets, motivations and inner workings of the criminal mind. ...
by Robin Bowles
"On 2 December 2010, the body of a 24-year-old woman was found at the bottom of the rubbish chute in the luxury Balencea tower apartments in St Kilda Road, Melbourne, twelve floors below the apartment she shared with her boyfriend, Antony ...
by R. and Fox, K. Wykes
by Mark Whitehead
So who was Jack the Ripper? No-one in the annals of crime is capable of arousing such passionate debate as the perpetrator of the Whitechapel Murders in 1888. Was he a demented Royal, a Masonic assassin, a sexually-frustrated artist, a member of
by Condon Matthew
by Robin Bowles
It is commonly believed that women are the gentle sex, but reading some of these accounts of crimes committed and lives endured may make you think again. The skill or sheer brazenness involved or, in other stories, the apparent miscarriages of ...
by Wendy Lewis
This book chronicles the pick of Australian jailbreaks. The most notorious prisons and escapees are here - names like Grafton, Pentridge and Boggo Road, Russell 'Mad Dog' Cox, Ray Denning and Darcy Dugan. These are extraordinary stories, ranging
by Colin McLaren
by Helen Garner
A TRUE STORY OF DEATH, GRIEF AND THE LAW In October 1997 a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner guests-most of them university students-had ...
by Helen Garner
NOW A CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MOTION PICTURE A true story of death, grief and the law "Garner's book is a writer's profound response to a tragedy and to questions about human responsibility over time as well as at precise moments"
by Nick Foster
In the remote Bocas del Toro, Panama, William Dathan Holbert - known as 'Wild Bill' - is currently awaiting trial for the murder of five fellow American expats. Wild Bill's first victims were the Brown family, who lived on a remote island in the
Extraordinary miscarriages of justice
by James Morton
What happens when forensic science fails, police slip up, witnesses lie and even judges pervert the course of justice? ...