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True crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

Claire Harman

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Violence in society

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In a spring morning in 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a household of servants awoke to discover that their... [more]

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy...

Ann Rule

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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Now updated with a new chapter, the #1 New York Times -bestselling true crime writer tells the chilling tale of how she came... [more]

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Susan Orlean

True crime; Social & cultural history

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The bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library... [more]

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate...

Paige Williams

True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this true... [more]

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

Maryrose Cuskelly

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The story of a grisly triple murder in Central Victoria in October 2014 - contemporary Australian true crime at its best.<br... [more]

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

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Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation

Kerry-Anne Walsh

True crime; History; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Pauline Hanson claims to represent the average Australian but The Stalking of Julia Gillard 's Kerry-Anne Walsh has discovered... [more]

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

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The Arsonist: A Mind on Fire

Chloe Hooper

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal or forensic psychology

Paperback

On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria&rsquo;s Latrobe... [more]

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In God's Name

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In God's Name

David A. Yallop

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies.... [more]

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The Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

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The Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

Sinclair McKay

True crime; Fiction & Literature; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back... [more]

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British Murder: A Compendium: 1901-2000

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British Murder: A Compendium: 1901-2000

William Wright

Biography; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Criminal law & procedure

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100 years, 500 victims, 119 murderers, from the famous - Crippen, Shipman - to the obscure but no less fascinating - Albert... [more]

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog,...

Kate Winkler Dawson

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Natural disasters

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A fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the... [more]

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The Griffith Wars: The Powerful True Story of Donald Mackay's Murder and the Town That Stood Up to the Mafia

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The Griffith Wars: The Powerful True Story of Donald Mackay's Murder and...

Tom Gilling, Terry Jones

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The Griffith Wars reveals startling new evidence about one of Australia's most notorious unsolved murders. [more]

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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

Mikita Brottman

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The unnerving true story of an unexplained death in Baltimore's historic Belvedere building [more]

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Handsome Johnny: The Criminal Life of Johnny Rosselli, The Mob's Man in Hollywood

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Handsome Johnny: The Criminal Life of Johnny Rosselli, The Mob's Man in...

Lee Server

Biography; True crime

Paperback

'A smile can get you far, but a smile with a gun can get you further.' - Al CaponeA man of singular influence in the American... [more]

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The Innocent Man

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The Innocent Man

John Grisham

Biography; True crime

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Finally, desperate for someone to blame, police came to suspect Ron Williamson... [more]

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

David Grann

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Now a major film starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck, The Old Man and the Gun is joined by two other riveting... [more]

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

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The Mafia: A Cultural History

Roberto M. Dainotto

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history; Organised crime

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Exploring the rich array of films, books, television, music and even video games portraying and inspired by the mafia, this... [more]

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On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

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On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

John Killick

Biography; True crime

Paperback

On the Inside is John's story about being in some of Australia's most infamous prisons Silverwater, Bathurst, Goulburn Supermax;... [more]

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present

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Sons Of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present...

Peter Vronsky

Biography; True crime

Paperback

From the author of Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters...an in-depth examination of sexual serial killers throughout... [more]

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

Stephen Koch

True crime; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

Hardback

How Hitler used the murder of a Nazi diplomat to blame the Jews for WW2, based on new archive sources. [more]

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

Mark Urban

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Political oppression & persecution

Paperback

From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the... [more]

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Unnatural Causes

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Unnatural Causes

Richard Shepherd

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Forensic medicine

Paperback

The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead... [more]

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized...

Sarah Weinman

Biography; True crime; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The gripping, previously untold true story of the child abduction that inspired Vladimir Nabokov's LOLITA [more]

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Biography: religious & spiritual; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

Paperback

A comprehensive, authoritatve story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American... [more]

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Written in Blood: Innocent or Guilty? An inside look at the Michael Peterson case, subject of the hit series The Staircase

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Written in Blood: Innocent or Guilty? An inside look at the Michael Peterson...

Diane Fanning

Biography; True crime

Paperback

All that came crashing down December 2001, when Kathleen apparently fell to her death in their secluded home. Her trusted... [more]

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