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True stories

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Bowraville

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Bowraville

Dan Box

Biography; True crime

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A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal.... [more]

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The Fine Cotton Fiasco

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The Fine Cotton Fiasco

Peter Hoysted, Pat Sheil

True stories; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Brilliantly told - the scarcely believable tale of how horrendous mismanagement, terrible judgement and comically bad luck... [more]

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum

Biography; Biography: general; True war & combat stories; Press & journalism; Advocate - Biography

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The gripping life story of the great war correspondent Marie Colvin told by one of her closest friendsMarie Colvin was glamorous,... [more]

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing; Advocate - History

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This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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Australian Heist

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Australian Heist

James Phelps

True crime; History

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Australia's Number 1 True Crime Writer on Australia's Greatest Gold Robbery. [more]

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The Last Bushrangers

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The Last Bushrangers

Mike Munro

True crime; History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The story of Australia's last bushranging gang - the murderous Kenniff gang [more]

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The Devil's Grip: A true story of shame, sheep and shotguns

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The Devil's Grip: A true story of shame, sheep and shotguns

Neal Drinnan

Biography; True stories

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Seven shots ring out in the silence of Victoria's rolling Barrabool Hills. As the final recoil echoes through the paddocks,... [more]

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and the Lives of Those Who Were on Board

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Shot Down: The Powerful Story of What Happened to Mh17 Over Ukraine and...

Marianne van Velzen

True stories; History; Aircraft: general interest

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On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky above Ukraine. Aboard were 298 people, 38 of whom were Australians.... [more]

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: The Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

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

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vivid and arresting' The TimesOne summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Natural... [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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The Suicide Bride

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The Suicide Bride

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime

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From the author of the acclaimed THE SUITCASE BABY - shortlisted for the Ned Kelly and Nib awards - comes the chilling story... [more]

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

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Reasonable Doubt: Spies Police and the Croatian Six

Hamish McDonald

Biography; True crime

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Did an unreformed police force, inept politicians, scheming security men and mutually back-slapping judges lead to Australia's... [more]

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

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Milk Blood: A Father's Choice, the Family's Price

Adrian Simon

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True crime; Family & relationships

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And how do you think you'd turn out if your father was a convicted heroin trafficker? [more]

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

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Angels of Mercy: Far West & Far East

Lynette Ramsay Silver

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History

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Angels of Mercy tells the story of two Australian nursing sisters. [more]

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s Sydney

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s...

Tanya Bretherton

Biography; True crime; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 NED KELLY AWARD, DANGER PRIZE AND WAVERLEY LIBRARY NIB SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a... [more]

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder - from Sydney's beaches to America's Most Wanted

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The Snapshot Killer: The shocking true story of predator and serial killer...

Duncan McNab

Biography; True crime

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A chilling journey into the life and mind of charming and persuasive predator and serial killer Christopher Wilder, who murdered... [more]

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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

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Based on the popular Australian podcast ZEALOT, this is a comprehensive look at cults around the world and why people are... [more]

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories

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An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani. 'Our government jailed... [more]

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Conan Doyle for the Defence: A Sensational Murder, the Quest for Justice and the World's Greatest Detective Writer

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Conan Doyle for the Defence: A Sensational Murder, the Quest for Justice...

Margalit Fox

Biography; True crime

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Just before Christmas 1908, Marion Gilchrist, a wealthy 82-year-old spinster, was found bludgeoned to death in her Glasgow... [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

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The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [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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Hate Mail

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Hate Mail

Mark Morri

Biography; True crime; Organised crime

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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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Mrs Escobar: My life with Pablo

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Mrs Escobar: My life with Pablo

Victoria Eugenia Henao

Biography; Memoirs; True crime

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The closest you'll ever get to the most infamous drug kingpin in modern history, told by the person who stood by his sideThe... [more]

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The Pretty Girl Killer

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The Pretty Girl Killer

Andrew Byrne

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

Paperback

This is the story of Christopher Wilder- the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney,... [more]

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