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Dealing in Death

Ellen Pakkies and a Community’s Struggle with Tik

by Sylvia Walker

<p>NEW AND UPDATED EDITION OF THE MURDER THAT SHOOK SOUTH AFRICA! In September 2007, Ellen Pakkies, a working mother from Lavender Hill on the Cape Flats, strangled her son to death. The judge in the subsequent trial sentenced her to community ...

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Death Diary

A Year of London Murder, Execution, Terrorism and Treason

by Gary Powell

<p>Two aristocratic brothers executed for forgery in 1776; a young woman who spurned the advances of a one-legged admirer, battered to death in her Camden Town home in 1926; a pornographer shot dead by the Krays in 1966 for having ‘too much lip’

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Death on the Derwent

Sue Neill-Fraser’s story

by Robin Bowles

<p><strong>Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail.</strong></p> <p>When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht, moored in the Derwent Estuary near the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's marina, on the night of 26 January 2009, he ...

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Death on the Victorian Beat

The Shocking Story of Police Deaths

by Martin Baggoley

<p>Death on the Victorian Beat is the first book dedicated solely to the murders of police officers in the Victorian era, recalling numerous cases from across the United Kingdom. Martin Baggoley highlights the resistance faced everyday by ...

ISBN: 9781526705945

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Death Row: The Final Minutes

My life as an execution witness in America’s most infamous prison

by Michelle Lyons

<p><strong>IN 12 YEARS, MICHELLE LYONS WITNESSED NEARLY 300 EXECUTIONS.</strong></p> <p>First as a reporter and then as a spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Michelle was a frequent visitor to Huntsville's Walls Unit, ...

ISBN: 9781788700443

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Depression in a Digital Age

The Highs and Lows of Perfectionism

by Fiona Thomas

<p>•  An inspiring true story written written about one woman's search for a community online</p> <p>•  Unique point of view in the discussion of the positive attributes of social media on mental health</p> <p>•  Offers tips and advice on how ...

ISBN: 9781912478514

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Dera Sacha Sauda and Gurmeet Ram Rahim

A Decade-long Investigation

by Anurag Tripathi

<p>A journalist's account of investigating Gurmeet Ram Rahim and his empire of exploitation How did a nondescript young man from a farming family become the head of a quasi-religious sect with a million followers willing to die and kill for ...

ISBN: 9789353050191

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Derues

Celebrated Crimes

by Alexandre Dumas

Delve into the annals of criminal history with this spine-chilling volume from famed historical fiction writer Alexandre Dumas (pere). Antoine-Francois Desrues was an eighteenth-century French merchant who turned to poison as his weapon of ...

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Detective

A Life Upholding the Law

by Tom Connolly

<p>Tom Connolly joined An Garda Síochána in 1955, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. His early days on the force were spent in various villages and towns around Ireland, tracking petty thieves, raiding pubs and patrolling ...

ISBN: 9781847178015

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Devil with the Blue Dress

by Kevin Armento

<p><em>This gets called the Monica Lewinsky Scandal.<br /> You made sure everyone knew my name.</em></p> <p>January 1998: America is rocked by one of the biggest political sex scandals of all time.</p> <p>Slyly exhuming the little blue dress ...

ISBN: 9781786824943

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Diary of a D.A.

by Martin M. Frank

<p>&quot;Contains the most fascinating true crime story I have ever read.&quot; --Earl Stanley Gardner</p> <p>Crime, criminals, and their prosecution and punishment, have, from the day Cain slew Abel and the Supreme Law Enforcer dealt with the ...

ISBN: 9781479428694

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

by Matthew Benns

<p>A highly entertaining, scurrilous and fascinating book on Australian con men (and women) and all their dirty, devious tricks.</p> <p>There are con men you fear and con men you hate, and con men with amazing stories who take your breath away ...

ISBN: 9781460705476

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Dog Tales

Heart-warming stories of rescue dogs who rescued their owners right back

by Andrea Hayes

<p>Written by Andrea Hayes, the presenter of TV3’s <em>Dog Tales</em>, these are the inspiring and heartwarming stories of fourteen rescue dogs who rescued their owners right back. Filled with touching stories of love, loss and transformation, ...

ISBN: 9780717179497

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Doris Lessing

by Susan Watkins

<p>This study examines the writing career of the respected and prolific novelist Doris Lessing, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007 and has recently published what she has announced will be her final novel. Whereas earlier ...

ISBN: 9781847796714

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Dr Bogle & Mrs Chandler - The Confession

by Peter Butt

The Bogle-Chandler Mystery is recognised as one of the most baffling cold cases in the annals of crime. The victims, brilliant physicist Dr Gilbert Bogle and Mrs Margaret Chandler were found dead beside a picturesque river in Sydney, Australia. ...

ISBN: 9780992325237

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Dream Horse

The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance – the Allotment Horse who Became a Champion

by Janet Vokes

<p>Janet Vokes was working behind the bar in her local working men's club in the small Welsh mining community of Cefn Fforest when she fixed upon the idea of breeding a racehorse. She'd always loved animals, having dabbled in showing whippets ...

ISBN: 9781760781866

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E96: Fate Undecided

by Paul-Henri Rips

<p>The son of an Antwerp diamond merchant, Paul-Henri Rips was ten when the Nazis invaded Belgium and ended his “golden childhood” forever. Guided by his father’s admonition to “Sei a mensch” (Be a decent person), Rips managed to hold onto his ...

ISBN: 9781897470633

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Elizabeth Is Missing

by Lillian de la Torre

<p>On New Year's Day, 1753, Elizabeth Canning disappeared. An eighteen-year-old girl, she was unremarkable in every respect, from her appearance to her disposition, but she was about to become the most famous person in London. When she ...

ISBN: 9781789540499

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Eurekas and Euphorias

The Oxford Book of Scientific Anecdotes

by Walter Gratzer

<p>The march of science has never proceeded smoothly. It has been marked through the years by episodes of drama and comedy, of failure as well as triumph, and by outrageous strokes of luck, deserved and undeserved, and sometimes by human ...

ISBN: 9780191579295

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Evil Angels

by John Bryson

Also a movie with Meryl Streep and Sam Neill, directed by Fred Schepisi known as A Cry in the Dark in the USA and Europe.<br>A documentary novel, literary journalism, long-form reportage.<br> The infamous Dingo-Baby Case. At camp in the ...

ISBN: 9781922219503

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