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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life

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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst...

Leigh Sales

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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ordinary days, are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us don?t know we have. [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

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

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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 Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

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Blood on the Page: A Murder, A Secret Trial, A Search for the Truth

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime

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'Meticulous and gripping' Philippe Sands'An In Cold Blood for our time - a brilliant an unflinching anatomy of a murder that... [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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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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For fans of Transcription by Kate Atkinson and books by Ben Macintyre, this is the astonishing full story of the MI5 agent... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

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Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

Rachael Brown

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection; Press & journalism

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The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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Remarkable: The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia's National Living Treasures

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Remarkable: The Courage, Commitment and Contribution of Australia's National...

Melinda Williams

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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Melinda Williams has recorded the lives of more than 100 of Australia's most prominent artists, writers, sportspeople, scientists,... [more]

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

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An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [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

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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 Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

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The Cave: The Inside Story of the Amazing Thai Cave Rescue

Liam Cochrane

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

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Twelve lost boys, their coach, and the heroes who rescued them.<br /><br... [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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Susan Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling... [more]

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

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The Great Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team...

James Massola

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Caving & potholing

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Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning... [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

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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

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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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Unexplained: Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times

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Unexplained: Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times

Richard MacLean Smith

True stories; Fantasy; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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Maybe some things are better left unexplained... [more]

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

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Outback Adventures: Tales from the Top End and Beyond

Matt Wright

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Prose: non-fiction; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Rescuing endangered species, piloting choppers and coming nose-to-snout with some of Australia's deadliest creatures is all... [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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