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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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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

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City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief...

Holly Tucker

Biography: general; True crime; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Crime & criminology

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Appointed to conquer the crime capital of the world , the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder. [more]

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Waiting for Elijah

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Waiting for Elijah

Kate Wild

Biography; True crime; Society & culture: general; Crime & criminology; Law & society

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In 2009, in the NSW country town of Armidale, a mentally ill young man is shot dead by a police officer. Senior Constable... [more]

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The Court Reporter

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The Court Reporter

Jamelle Wells

Biography; True crime

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State...

Michelle McNamara

Biography; True crime

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With introduction by Gillian Flynn, a compelling true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist... [more]

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers,...

Matthew Sweet

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Vietnam War

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Operation Chaos tells the real life thrilling story of a group of U.S. military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during... [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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From the Inside: Chopper  1

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From the Inside: Chopper 1

Mark Brandon Chopper Read, Mark Brandon Read

Biography; True crime

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An Underbelly: Chopper-inspired redux of the classic bio by toe cutter tough guy Mark 'Chopper' Read. [more]

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Murder In Mississippi

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Murder In Mississippi

John Safran

Biography; True crime

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This is a dazzling adventure in crime, race and genre. Funny and frightening, challenging and bizarre, Safran has written... [more]

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism...

Steven Levingston

Biography; True crime; European history; History: specific events & topics; Hypnosis

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A delicious account of a murder most gallic think  CSI Paris  meets Georges Simenon whose lurid combination of sex, brutality,... [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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Accidental Death?: When Things May Not be as They Seem

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Accidental Death?: When Things May Not be as They Seem

Robin Bowles

Biography; True stories; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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`Winning or losing in the justice game largely depends on who has the best players on their team and who can tell the best... [more]

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City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir

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City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir

Paul French

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

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A spellbinding and dramatic account of Shanghai's lawless 1930s and two of its most notorious criminals, by the author of... [more]

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

Jack Ewing

True crime; Business & Economics; International business; Road vehicle manufacturing industry

Paperback

When news of Volkswagen's clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight,... [more]

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The Good Cop

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The Good Cop

Justine Ford

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The true story of Ron Iddles, Australia's greatest detective. [more]

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Terrorism, armed struggle

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His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. She... [more]

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Martha Needle: Spellbinding story of Australia's most infamous femme fatale

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Martha Needle: Spellbinding story of Australia's most infamous femme fatale...

Brian Williams

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The extraordinary Martha Needle was not only the most treacherous poisoner in Australian history - she clearly stands out... [more]

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The Name of Death: The Extraordinary True Story of the Brazilian Hitman with 492 Deaths to His Name

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The Name of Death: The Extraordinary True Story of the Brazilian Hitman...

Klester Cavalcanti

Biography; True crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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The powerful true-life story of one of the world's most prolific professional killers. Julio Santana grew up in a poor... [more]

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Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue

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Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue...

Ryan Holiday

Biography: business & industry; True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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In 2016, one of the giants of modern journalism fell: Gawker Media, infamous for saying what other outlets wouldn't say, was... [more]

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the...

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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When he discovered that the thief evaded prison, and that half the birds were never recovered, Johnson embarked upon a years-long... [more]

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey to Safety

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey...

Mohammed Al Samawi

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Interfaith relations

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A young man's moving story of love, war, and hope in which he recounts his harrowing escape from fanaticism and a brutal civil... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

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

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A riveting tale of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save usClemantine Wamariya was six years old... [more]

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

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Kidnapped: The Tragic Life of J. Paul Getty III

Charles Fox

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime

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The glamorous life, gilded family, and tragic times of J. Paul Getty III, whose kidnapping made headlines in 1973. [more]

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The Stoccos: Like Father, Like Son

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The Stoccos: Like Father, Like Son

Nino Bucci

Biography; True crime

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After a run-in with police in 2007, father and son Gino and Mark Stocco went completely off the grid, travelling all around... [more]

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A Fortunate Life

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A Fortunate Life

A. B. Facey

Biography; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific

Paperback

Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia.<br /><br />Born in 1894,... [more]

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