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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; Advocate - History

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track', a story that has never been told. Seventy-five years later,... [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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Agent M

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Agent M

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; True crime; History; British & Irish history; Warfare & defence

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Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumored to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character... [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; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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

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Black Klansman

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Black Klansman

Ron Stallworth

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; History of the Americas; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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***ADAPTED AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY SPIKE LEE - WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2018 *** What happens... [more]

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The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830 to today

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The Fierce Country: True stories from Australia's unsettled heart, 1830...

Stephen Orr

True crime; History

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The open spaces and isolated places outside Australia's cities have unsettled us from first European settlement to today.... [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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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

Helen Jukes

Biography; Memoirs; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Apiculture (beekeeping); Advocate - Biography

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A fascinating, insightful and inspiring account of a novice beekeeper's year of keeping a colony of honeybees, which will... [more]

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Australian Heist: The Incredible True Story of Australia's Biggest Steal

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Australian Heist: The Incredible True Story of Australia's Biggest Steal...

James Phelps

True crime; History; Advocate - History

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

$39.99

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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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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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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

Hardback

A delicious account of a murder most gallic think  CSI Paris  meets Georges Simenon whose lurid combination of sex, brutality,... [more]

$42.95  $15.00

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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]

$30.95  $10.00

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The Choice

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The Choice

Edith Eger

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; The Holocaust; Psychology

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THE AWARDWINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Little dancer', Mengele says, `dance for me''One of those rare and eternal stories... [more]

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

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The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On

Vikki Petraitis

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

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'The Frankston Murders: 25 Years On' is a revised edition of the bestselling book by Vikki Petraitis. It details the shocking... [more]

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A Shrink in the Clink

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A Shrink in the Clink

Tim Watson-Munro

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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DRUG LORDS. DEVIANTS. BLACK WIDOWS. HIT MEN. RIOT GIRLS. MASS MURDERERS. PSYCHOS. Australia's leading criminal psychologist... [more]

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Loose Units

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Loose Units

Paul F Verhoeven

Biography; True stories; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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A high-octane adventure in policing, integrity and learning what your father is really all about. [more]

$34.99

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The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

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The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

Ben Mckelvey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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From his early life as an up-and coming AFL player to his tours of duty in Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan and his final battle... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories

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The bestselling biography of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, Australian lawyer, and man of hope. [more]

$22.99

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Deal with the Devil

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Deal with the Devil

Grace Tobin

Biography; True stories

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What Mark and Faye Leveson have endured to discover the truth about the mysterious death of their son Matt is unfathomable.... [more]

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Gangland: The Great Escapes

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Gangland: The Great Escapes

James Morton, Susanna Lobez

Biography; True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Australasian & Pacific history; Street & gun crime; Crime Chronicle - True Crime

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Since the arrival of the First Fleet, thousands of prisoners have escaped from prison, police stations, courts, prison vans... [more]

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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators

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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's...

Jeffrey L. Rinek, Marilee Strong

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

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FBI Special Agent Jeff Rinek had a gift for getting child predators to confess. All he had to do was share a piece of his... [more]

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American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web

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American Kingpin: Catching the Billion-Dollar Baron of the Dark Web

Nick Bilton

Biography; True crime; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom... [more]

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Hard Cuddles

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Hard Cuddles

James 'The Hammer' Harding

Biography; True crime

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This is the graphic, authentic and often humorous autobiography of a young man's journey into Melbourne's underworld and nightclub... [more]

$32.95

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