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True stories

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

Justine Ford

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

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Australia's dark heart is explored through 13 mysterious missing person cases. [more]

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The Good Bloke

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The Good Bloke

Charles Staunton

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Local history

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The colourful life, crimes and adventures of Charles 'The Good Bloke' Staunton. [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Children's & Educational

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The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope [more]

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

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Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands

Niko Vorobyov

Biography; True crime; Society & culture: general; Drugs trade & trafficking; Organised crime

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A definitive and global exploration into the war on drugs and the effect it's having on humanity. [more]

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz

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The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz...

Jack Fairweather

Biography: historical, political & military; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust

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In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission... [more]

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

Michael Collins

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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A special anniversary edition of the classic account of the Apollo 11 trip to the moon. [more]

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [more]

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat...

Eric Haseltine

True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race. [more]

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The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective: Secrets and Lies in the Golden Age of Crime

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The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective: Secrets and Lies in the Golden...

Susannah Stapleton

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

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The enthralling true story of the curious life and career of Maud West, one of Britain's first and best-known female detectives.... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [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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The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic psychologist

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The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic...

Kerry Daynes

Biography; Memoirs; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology; Popular psychology

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'For those of us who play by the rule book, few things are more fascinating and rankling than those who choose to tear it... [more]

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Day 9 At Wooreen: Kidnapped with Nine Children...A true account of the crime that shocked Australia

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Day 9 At Wooreen: Kidnapped with Nine Children...A true account of the crime...

Rob Hunter

Biography; True crime

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`At last! An insider's account of one of Australia's most sinister crimes!' John Silvester, The Age Kidnapped on his ninth... [more]

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the...

Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington

True crime; History

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A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal... [more]

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

Vladimir Netto

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Political corruption

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INTRODUCTION BY MISHA GLENNY, author of McMafiaA gripping narrative of power, corruption and greed, The Mechanism is the true... [more]

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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Casey Cep

True crime; Prose: non-fiction

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Intrigued by the story, Harper Lee makes a journey back to her home state to witness the Reverend's killer face trial - where... [more]

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Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable Crusade to Keep All Our Children Safe

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Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable...

Ralph Kelly, Kathy Kelly

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Violence in society; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy

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On a winter's night in July 2012, Kathy and Ralph Kelly received a phone call no parent should ever have to answer. It was... [more]

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The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic: 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible

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The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic: 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible...

The Moth

Biography; Memoirs; True stories; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched... [more]

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The Last Stone

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The Last Stone

Mark Bowden

Biography; True crime

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From master of narrative journalism (New York Times) and #1 bestselling author Mark Bowden, comes a gripping true crime... [more]

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

Kate Fazzini

True crime; Other warfare & defence issues; Technology: general issues; Computer security; Spyware

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Cybercrime: coming to your phone, computer or self-driving car [more]

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The Killer Across the Table

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The Killer Across the Table

John Douglas, Mark Olshaker

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime

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`John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement... [more]

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The Lost Girls

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The Lost Girls

Ava Benny-Morrison

Biography; True crime

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The chilling true story of the heinous murder of Karlie Pearce-Stevenson and daughter Khandalyce and how the case was cracked.<br... [more]

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The Greatest Knight: The Story of William Marshal

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The Greatest Knight: The Story of William Marshal

Elizabeth Chadwick

True stories; Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Reissue of Elizabeth Chadwick's best loved classic tale of love and battle in medieval England: The Greatest Knight [more]

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Double Trouble: The amazing true story of the After Dark Bandit.

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Double Trouble: The amazing true story of the After Dark Bandit.

Geoff Wilkinson, Ross Brundrett

Biography; True crime

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It was a crime spree like no other. One of the great double acts in Australian criminal history led police on a merry chase... [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

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Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [more]

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