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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; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

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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Long Bay: A Prison History

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Long Bay: A Prison History

Patrick Kennedy

True stories; True crime; Crime & mystery; History; Regional & national history

Hardback

Long Bay has housed some of Australia's most notorious criminals: Tilly Devine, Darcy Dugan, Russell Cox, Neddy Smith, Chow... [more]

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the Nazis

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the...

Paul Kix

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Special & elite forces

Paperback

In the tradition of `Agent Zigzag' comes a breathtaking biography of WWII's `Scarlet Pimpernel' as fast-paced and emotionally... [more]

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Breaking Free: How I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult and my father, Warren Jeffs

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Breaking Free: How I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult and my father, Warren...

Rachel Jeffs

Biography; True stories; Other Nonconformist & Evangelical Churches

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A searing memoir of survival: the daughter of the jailed former leader of the FLDS Church reveals the true nature of the cult... [more]

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The Ghosts of Gombe: A True Story of Love and Death in an African Wilderness

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The Ghosts of Gombe: A True Story of Love and Death in an African Wilderness...

Dale Peterson

True stories; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Primates

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On July 12, 1969, Ruth Davis, a young American volunteer at Dr. Jane Goodall's famous chimpanzee research camp in the Gombe... [more]

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The Murder Gang: Fleet Street's Elite Group of Crime Reporters in the Golden Age of Tabloid Crime

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The Murder Gang: Fleet Street's Elite Group of Crime Reporters in the Golden...

Neil Root

Biography; True crime; Press & journalism

Hardback

The first book to recount the extraordinary story of Fleet Street's Murder Gang [more]

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All the Money in the World

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All the Money in the World

John Pearson

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Biography; Biography: business & industry; True crime; Petroleum & oil industries

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Inspired by the fortunes and misfortunes of the Getty family, whose most extraordinary and troubled episode - the kidnap and... [more]

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Unnatural Murder: Poison In The Court Of James I: The Overbury Murder

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Unnatural Murder: Poison In The Court Of James I: The Overbury Murder

Anne Somerset

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Royal scandal, set against the background of the Jacobean court, involving love, bribery, poison, treachery and black magic... [more]

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Operation Playboy

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Operation Playboy

Kathryn Bonella

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The adrenaline-pumping true story of the world's most audacious drug runners and the police hunt, 'Operation Playboy', to... [more]

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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

Caroline Alexander

Photographs: collections; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday

Paperback

One of the best survival stories illustrated with Frank Hurley s superb expedition photographs [more]

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The Anatomy of Evil

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The Anatomy of Evil

Michael H. Stone

True crime; Psychology; Criminal or forensic psychology; Abnormal psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality

Paperback

In this groundbreaking book, renowned psychiatrist Michael H. Stone explores the concept and reality of evil from a new perspective.... [more]

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Hell on High Seas

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Hell on High Seas

Rob Mundle

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Hell on High Seas chronicles some of the most remarkable stories of survival and daring that the world's oceans have hosted... [more]

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American Radical: Inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent

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American Radical: Inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent

Tamer Elnoury, Kevin Maurer

True war & combat stories; History; Espionage & secret services; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

It's no secret that federal agencies are waging a broad, global war against terror. In this memoir, an active, Muslim American... [more]

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Dampier, the Dutch and the Great South Land: The story of how Dutch sailors found Australia and an English pirate almost beat Captain Cook

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Dampier, the Dutch and the Great South Land: The story of how Dutch sailors...

Rob Mundle

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; History

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon... [more]

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Mindhunter (Film Tie-in)

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Mindhunter (Film Tie-in)

John Douglas, Mark Olshaker

Biography; True crime

Paperback

THE BESTSELLING TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE MAJOR NETFLIX SERIESFBI Special Agent and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural... [more]

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The Who's Who of British Crime: In the Twentieth Century

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The Who's Who of British Crime: In the Twentieth Century

Jim Morris

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The most notorious criminals in recent British history, brought together in one book. A darkly fascinating look at the changing... [more]

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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay & Disaster

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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay & Disaster...

Sarah Krasnostein

Biography; Biography: general; True stories

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Sandra Pankhurst runs a business that cleans up after messes... [more]

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Life and Adventures: Text Classics

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Life and Adventures: Text Classics

John Morgan, Tim Flannery

Biography: general; True stories; History

Paperback

William Buckley, soldier and escaped convict, is the legendary wild white man of colonial Australia. In 1803 he escaped from... [more]

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Black Dahlia, Red Rose

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Black Dahlia, Red Rose

Piu Eatwell

Biography; True crime

Paperback

With startling new evidence, this gripping reexamination of the Black Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory of a quintessential... [more]

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Twilight of Empire: The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs

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Twilight of Empire: The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs...

Greg King, Penny Wilson

Biography: royalty; True crime; History; European history

Hardback

From the authors of The Assassination of the Archduke comes a book about a shocking murder-suicide that ushered in the end... [more]

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The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan

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The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan

Laurence Leamer

True crime; History; Social discrimination; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

Describes the brutal killing of a young black man and subsequent conviction of two Klansmen in 1981 Alabama and the civil... [more]

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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to Now

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Stranger Thingies: From Felafel to Now

John Birmingham

True stories; Fiction & Literature

Paperback

John Birmingham is a master of good writing and funny lines. He has written a thousand stories, some true, some not so much.... [more]

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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

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Venom: The Heroic Search for Australia's Deadliest Snake

Brendan James Murray

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

This historic search for Australia&rsquo;s deadliest snake. By one of Australia&rsquo;s best and brightest young authors,... [more]

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Double Agent Celery: MI5's Crooked Hero

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Double Agent Celery: MI5's Crooked Hero

Carolinda Witt

Biography; True war & combat stories; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The extraordinary yet true story of a M15 Double Agent in WW2. [more]

$65.00

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Ian Brady: The untold story of the Moors Murders

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Ian Brady: The untold story of the Moors Murders

Alan Keightley

Biography; True crime

Paperback

A fascinating new account of the Moors Murders, drawing on exclusive, never-before-seen material gathered by the author, a... [more]

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