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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

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Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother

Grantlee Kieza

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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While we know much about the iconic outlaw Ned Kelly, his mother Ellen Kelly has been largely overlooked by Australian writers... [more]

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The Family

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The Family

Chris Johnston, Rosie Jones

Biography; True crime; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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A powerful work of investigative journalism that reveals the legacy of a notorious cult. [more]

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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and the Meaning of Murder

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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and the Meaning of Murder...

Claudia Rowe

Biography; True crime

Paperback

'Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia? I'll have to give it to you, when confronted at least you're honest, as honest... [more]

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Little Fish are Sweet

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Little Fish are Sweet

Matthew Condon

Biography; True crime

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Little Fish Are Sweet is Matthew Condon's extraordinary personal account of writing the Three Crooked Kings trilogy. When... [more]

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Roger Rogerson: From Decorated Policeman to Convicted Criminal - The Inside Story

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Roger Rogerson: From Decorated Policeman to Convicted Criminal - The Inside...

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Gripping and graphic - the real story of Sydney's underbelly. [more]

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The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage

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The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage

Anja Reich-Osang

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Gripping true crime story about sex, marriage, politics and murder in a peaceful German town. 'Serial' meets 'Desperate Housewives.'... [more]

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Murder at the Fort: A Double Homicide Cold Case and Cover Up!

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Murder at the Fort: A Double Homicide Cold Case and Cover Up!

Bob Marmion

Biography; True crime; Military history

Paperback

Early one cold, wintry morning in late May 1942, the bullet-ridden body of Driver Roy Willis was found on the side of the... [more]

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The Optician of Lampedusa

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The Optician of Lampedusa

Emma-Jane Kirby

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Reportage & collected journalism; History; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration

Hardback

From an award-winning BBC journalist, this moving book turns the testimony of an accidental hero into a timeless story about... [more]

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Blood Mystic

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Blood Mystic

George Gittoes

Art & Architecture; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories

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The illustrated autobiography of Australian peace warrior and artist George Gittoes. [more]

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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

Ben Macintyre

True crime; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century's greatest spy story.... [more]

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Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

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Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination...

Philip Shenon

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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<b>A groundbreaking, explosive account of the Kennedy assassination that will rewrite the history of the 20th century's most... [more]

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Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China

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Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last...

Paul French, Paul French (Manchester West Mental Health Nhs Foundation)

Biography; True crime; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Peking, January 1937. The murder of a beautiful young British woman sends shockwaves through the city. With the suspect list... [more]

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Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back

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Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are Destroying the Culture Business, and...

Robert Levine

True crime; History: specific events & topics; Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Business & management; E-commerce: business aspects; Information technology industries

Hardback

Title is bracketed on title page and spine. [more]

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations: Stranger Than Fiction

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Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations: Stranger Than Fiction

Mike Holgate

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of real-life crimes, scandals, tragedies and murders which either... [more]

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Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre

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Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre...

Michael Knox Beran

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Bringing to life the ghastly ambiance of a vanished epoch, Murder by Candlelight presents a terrifying glimpse of the horror... [more]

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Road No Good

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Road No Good

Bridget Isichei

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Sociology; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Bridget Isichei wanted to make a difference in the world; she wanted to help people. However, she didn't know what she was... [more]

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The Lovers

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The Lovers

Rod Nordland

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Refugees & political asylum

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A story of forbidden love. Zakia and Mohammad Ali are a modern day Romeo and Juliet. Two young Afghan lovers - he a Shia,... [more]

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour...

Xu Hongci

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Penology & punishment; Advocate - History

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Xu Hongci was an ordinary medical student when he was incarcerated under Mao's regime and forced to spend years of his youth... [more]

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Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years on

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Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years...

Mark Morri

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

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John Cobby finally tells his story, 30 years after the murder of his wife, Anita. On 4 February 1986, John Cobby's life imploded.... [more]

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A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

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A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko...

Luke Harding

True crime; History; Crime & criminology; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from... [more]

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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

Melissa Fleming

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Refugees & political asylum

Paperback

A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival [more]

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Swamp: Who Murdered Margaret Clement?

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Swamp: Who Murdered Margaret Clement?

Richard Shears

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Rich, beautiful and well educated, Margaret Clement was the belle of Melbourne society. With a legacy from her wealthy father,... [more]

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Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Balis Hidden Drug World

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Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Balis Hidden Drug World...

Kathryn Bonella

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Now in b format paperback, the incredible inside account of Bali's hidden drug world from the internationally bestselling... [more]

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Australia's Most Unbelievable True Stories

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Australia's Most Unbelievable True Stories

Jim Haynes

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

Paperback

Did you know that in 1932 the Australian army was called out to wage war on an invading army of 20,000...emus? Or that the... [more]

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The Fear of 13: Countdown to Execution: My Fight for Survival on Death Row

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The Fear of 13: Countdown to Execution: My Fight for Survival on Death Row...

Nick Yarris

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Prisons

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'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and... [more]

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