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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

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Dead Man Walking: The murky world of Michael McGurk and Ron Medich

Kate McClymont

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Politics & government

Paperback

Employing her insider status and trademark wit, pace and intelligence, Kate McClymont unravels the complex business relationships... [more]

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

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A Wunch of Bankers: A year in the Hayne royal commission

Daniel Ziffer

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Banking; Financial services industry; Banking law

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It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation... [more]

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

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Infamy: The Crimes of Ancient Rome

Jerry Toner

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Crime & criminology

Hardback

Rome is an empire with a bad reputation. From its brutal games to its depraved emperors, its violent mobs to its ruthless... [more]

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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

Daniel Beer

History; European history; Penology & punishment

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The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive... [more]

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings...

Dan Bongino

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Crime & criminology; Politics & government

Hardback

The New York Times bestseller! The Fight shines a much needed light on the troubling games DC politicians and insiders play... [more]

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The Outlaw Ocean: Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier

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The Outlaw Ocean: Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier

Ian Urbina

Biography; Reportage & collected journalism; Crime & criminology; Navigation & seamanship; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

Paperback

'Just incredible' NAOMI KLEIN*** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *** LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE ***The Outlaw Ocean... [more]

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Talking With Psychopaths and Savages: Beyond Evil

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Talking With Psychopaths and Savages: Beyond Evil

Christopher Berry-Dee

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

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Sunday Times-bestselling author Christopher Berry-Dee is back with a companion volume that delves even deeper into the savage... [more]

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

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Pills, Powder, and Smoke: Inside the bloody war on drugs

Antony Loewenstein

Biography; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Organised crime; Central government policies; International criminal law

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Like the never-ending war on terror, the drugs war is a multi-billion-dollar industry that won't go down without a fight.... [more]

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

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Traces: The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

Patricia Wiltshire

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True crime; Forensic science; The natural world, country life & pets

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In Traces, Professor Patricia Wiltshire will take you on a journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime... [more]

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What You Pay For: Shortlisted for McIlvanney and CWA Awards

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What You Pay For: Shortlisted for McIlvanney and CWA Awards

Claire Askew

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Organised crime

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Dedicated cop Helen Birch faces a terrible choice - family or justice? - in the gripping second novel from the author of All... [more]

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took on corruption and the Church

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Walking Towards Thunder: The true story of a whistleblowing cop who took...

Peter Fox

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Political corruption

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'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' [more]

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Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

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Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

Susan M. Pollak (Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance, MA)

Counselling & advice services; Family psychology; Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

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I yelled at the kids again--and feel so ashamed. I barely have time to shower, let alone exercise; no wonder I'm so out... [more]

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Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs and Trolls

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Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs and Trolls

Carrie Goldberg

Society & Social Sciences; Violence in society; Crime & criminology; Offences against the person

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Nobody's Victim is an unflinching look at a hidden world most people don't know exists - one of stalking, blackmail, and sexual... [more]

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Hate Mail

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Hate Mail

Mark Morri

Biography; True crime; Organised crime

Paperback

Sydney, 1998. Personal trainer Brett Boyd arrives home to find a package waiting in the driveway. It's addressed to his girlfriend,... [more]

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Man's Best Friend: The inspiring true story of Sergeant Luke Warburton, his police dog Chuck and the crime-busting Dog Unit

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Man's Best Friend: The inspiring true story of Sergeant Luke Warburton,...

Luke Warburton, Simon Bouda

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Police & security services; Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets

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The inspiring true story of police officer Luke Warburton and his best friend, Chuck the police dog, and their dangerous operations... [more]

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A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch

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A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch

Sanam Maher

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection

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`The powerful story of a woman who was ahead of her time' Mishal Husain, presenter at BBC World News, BBC Weekend News, BBC... [more]

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The Gap: An Australian paramedic's summer on the edge

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The Gap: An Australian paramedic's summer on the edge

Benjamin Gilmour

Biography; Memoirs; Emergency services

Paperback

In this riveting memoir, Gilmour recounts the call-outs that summer- some dangerous, some gruesome, some downright ridiculous.... [more]

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Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth

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Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and...

Richard Boyatzis, Melvin Smith, Ellen Van Oosten

Counselling & advice services; Business & Economics

Hardback

No matter who you are, helping others is a good thing. But even the most well-intentioned attempts to help others can be undermined... [more]

$44.99

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

Niko Vorobyov

Biography; True crime; Society & culture: general; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

Paperback

A definitive and global exploration into the war on drugs and the effect it's having on humanity. [more]

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory

Corey White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Child abuse; Adoption & fostering

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Corey White was a golden child. He knew this because his father would hit his mother and his sisters but not him. And his... [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the...

Craig Unger

History; Organised crime; International relations; Political corruption

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House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald... [more]

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Criminal investigation & detection

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William Burns is best known as 'America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But... [more]

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

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On the Other Side of Freedom: Race and Justice in a Divided America

DeRay Mckesson

Memoirs; Black & Asian studies; Police & security services; Politics & government; Human rights; Political activism

Paperback

Our work needs no more martyrs. You can fight these fights and live. [more]

$22.99

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

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Bedlam at Botany Bay

James Dunk

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Care of the mentally ill; Mental health services

Paperback

What happened when people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales? In this important new history of the late eighteenth... [more]

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