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Chequered Lives

John Barton Hack and Stephen Hack and the early days of South Australia

by Iola Mathews

<p><em>Chequered Lives</em> is the fascinating story of a Quaker family from England who camped on the beach in 1837 before the city of Adelaide was created, but rose to owning a 3000-acre estate in the Adelaide Hills. Barton Hack built his ...

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City of Devils

A Shanghai Noir

by Paul French

<p>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, ...

ISBN: 9781760144203

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Class of '88

Find the warehouse. Lose the hitmen. Pump the beats.

by Wayne Anthony

<p><strong>Organised crime puts on a smiley face.</strong></p> <p>When the Summer of Love hit Britain in ’88, Wayne embraced the bright new world of dance music, MDMA and all-night celebrations. But alongside the ecstasy, his natural East End ...

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Cold Case Confession

Unravelling the Betty Ketani Murder

by Alex Eliseev

<i>'‘… if you are reading this then I am dead.’</i><br>This is the opening line of a letter hidden under a carpet for a decade. The chilling words are followed by a confession to a murder committed nearly 13 years earlier. The chance discovery ...

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Cold Case Confession

Unravelling the Betty Ketani Murder

by Alex Eliseev

This is the opening line of a letter hidden under a carpet for a decade. The chilling words are followed by a confession to a murder committed nearly 13 years earlier. The chance discovery of the letter on 31 March 2012 reawakens a case long ...

ISBN: 9781770105553

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Cold Case Investigations

by Xanthé Mallett

<p>From the disappearance of the Beaumont children to the abduction of William Tyrrell to the double murder of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and her daughter Khandalyce, Xanthé is determined to expose the truth to maximise dignity for both deceased ...

ISBN: 9781760788049

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Complete Jack The Ripper

by Donald Rumbelow

<p>Fully updated and revised, Donald Rumbelow’s classic work is the ultimate examination of the facts, theories, fictions and fascinations surrounding the greatest whodunit in history.</p> <p><em>The Complete Jack the Ripper</em> lays out all ...

ISBN: 9780753549933

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Confessions of a Cartel Hitman

by Martin Corona

<p><strong>From Boy Scout to assassin – the true confessions of a cartel hitman</strong></p> <p>At the age of twelve Martin Corona started dealing drugs. After years in and out of prison, he rose through the ranks to become the leader of an ...

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Convicted

Landmark Cases in British Criminal History

by Gary Powell

<p>Two elderly shopkeepers bludgeoned to death, the only evidence – a smudged thumbprint inside a cashbox. A Quaker poisons his mistress in Slough and, confident he will evade justice, arrives at Paddington station unaware modern technology had ...

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Court Reporter

a tough and fearless memoir of the cases that have shocked, moved and never left us.

by Jamelle Wells

<p>From true crime to petty crime - this is the memoir of one of Australia's most experienced court reporters.</p> <p><em>Longlisted in the True Crime category for the 2019 Davitt and Ned Kelly Awards.</em></p> <p>As a seasoned court reporter,

ISBN: 9781460707760

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Craiginches

Life in Aberdeen's Prison

by Bryan Glennie & Scott Burns

<p>CRAIGINCHES – <em>Life in Aberdeen's Prison</em> is the story of this forbidding place from its early days to its recent closure, told by former prison officer Bryan Glennie. Having lived and breathed the life of the prison up to his ...

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Crime Scene Asia

When forensic evidence becomes the silent witness

by Liz Porter

<p>Crime Scene Asia: when forensic evidence becomes the silent witness is a casebook of fascinating true stories from Singapore, Malaysia, HK, The Philippines and Indonesia. Its opening case begins when the body of a woman is found in a ...

ISBN: 9789814794541

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Crimelord: The Licensee

The True Story of Tam McGraw

by David Leslie

<p><em>Crimelord</em> is the gripping life story of elusive multimillionaire gangster Tam McGraw. A notorious criminal kingpin, McGraw has risen from extreme poverty in the East End of Glasgow to become one of Scotland's wealthiest ...

ISBN: 9781780571263

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Daddy Blues

Postnatal Depression and Fatherhood

by Mark Williams

<p>•  Gives an insight into what it is like suffering from stress, anxiety and postnatal depression as a father</p> <p>•  An inspiring true story from a rarely explored perspective</p> <p>•  An awe-inspiring story that shows recovery from ...

ISBN: 9781911246787

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Damaged

Heartbreaking stories of the kids trapped in Britain's broken care system

by Chris Wild

<p><em><strong>'We were just sacks of flesh existing as punchbags</strong></em> <em><strong>for their rage, or toys for their entertainment'</strong></em></p> <p>Chris Wild lost his dad aged 11, leaving him to grow up in the care system. There,

ISBN: 9781911600657

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Dangerous to Know Updated Edition

An Australasian Crime Compendium

by James Morton & Susanna Lobez

<p>Dangerous to Know documents murders known and not so well known, conmen and their victims, street gangs of the early twentieth century, crime lords of the 1920s, dock wars of the 1970s, bikers, sex offenders, and the drug gangs of today as ...

ISBN: 9780522869699

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Dark Valleys

Foul Deeds Among the South Wales Valleys 1845 - 2016

by Gary Dobbs

<p>Dark Valleys collects together more than a century of murders that took place in and around the valleys of South Wales. These horrific crimes shocked not only Wales, but also made national headlines. Although treated with compassion and ...

ISBN: 9781473861800

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Dead in the Water - Bringing Down My Brother's Killer After His 39 Years On The Run - A True Story

by Penny Farmer

<p>In July 1978, two bodies were discovered in the sea off Guatemala. They were found to be the remains of Chris Farmer and his girlfriend Peta Frampton, two young British graduates. Having been beaten and tortured, then thrown, still alive, ...

ISBN: 9781789460261

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Deadly Waters

the hidden world of Somalia's pirates

by Jay Bahadur

<p>For centuries, stories of pirates have captured the imagination of people everywhere. But the recent gangs of daring, ragtag pirates off the coast of Somalia, hijacking huge ships owned by international conglomerates, have brought the scourge

ISBN: 9781921942020

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Deal with the Devil

The death of Matthew Leveson and the ten-year search for the truth

by Grace Tobin

<p>What Mark and Faye Leveson have endured to discover the truth about the mysterious death of their son Matt is unfathomable. For the ten years after Matt's disappearance in September 2007, they tirelessly searched bushland for his body and ...

ISBN: 9780143790228

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