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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History; Advocate - History

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Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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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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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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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 Age of Light

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The Age of Light

Whitney Scharer

Individual photographers; True stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical romance; Historical fiction; Advocate - Fiction

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A model, a muse, a lover to surrealist Man Ray and a pioneering artist in her own right. This the story of Lee Miller, the... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Advocate - History

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In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he... [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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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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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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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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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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Avenue Of Spies

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Avenue Of Spies

Alex Kershaw

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris s hotbed of daring... [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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Death on the Derwent

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Death on the Derwent

Robin Bowles

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. [more]

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

Frank Tallis

True stories; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fascinating account of a life investigating obsessive love, packed with intriguing true stories. [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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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. they sought refuge where they could find it, and escaped... [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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Blood on the Rosary

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Blood on the Rosary

Sue Smethurst, Margaret Harrod

Biography; True stories

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Synopsis coming soon....... [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]

$22.99

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Blood on the Page

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Blood on the Page

Thomas Harding

Biography; True crime

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In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead to investigate reports of unusual card activity.... [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

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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

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

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History of the Americas; History of other lands; Travel & holiday

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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