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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; 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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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly

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Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly

Jim DeRogatis

Music; True crime; Sexual abuse & harassment

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The essential account of R. Kelly's actions and their consequences, a reckoning... [more]

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary

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The Murderer of Warren Street: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary...

Marc Mulholland

True crime; History; Political activism

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Following in Barthelemy's footsteps, Mulholland leads us from the barricades of the French capital and the icy rooftops of... [more]

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Death on the Derwent

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Death on the Derwent

Robin Bowles

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal investigation & detection

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Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. [more]

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's Court

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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner's...

Catie Gilchrist

True crime; History

Paperback

Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap - the very public business of determining... [more]

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Court Number One: The Old Bailey Trials that Defined Modern Britain

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Court Number One: The Old Bailey Trials that Defined Modern Britain

Thomas Grant

True crime; Legal history; Courts & procedure; Criminal justice law

Hardback

Court Number One of the Old Bailey is the most famous court room in the world, and the venue of some of the most sensational... [more]

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

W. Benjamin Lindner

Diaries, letters & journals; True stories; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Society & culture: general

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Waltzing Matilda Australia's Accidental Anthem written by a criminal barrister, is a forensic history of the events, the... [more]

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

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The Incurable Romantic: and Other Unsettling Revelations

Frank Tallis

True stories; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A fascinating account of a life investigating obsessive love, packed with intriguing true stories. [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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The Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

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The Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

Sinclair McKay

Biography; True crime

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In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back... [more]

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Blood on the Rosary

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Blood on the Rosary

Sue Smethurst, Margaret Harrod

Biography; True stories

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Southern Justice

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Southern Justice

Colin McLaren

Biography; True crime

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Who really murdered Bob Chappell? Veteran ex-detective and author of JFK: The Smoking Gun, Colin McLaren, uncovers disturbing... [more]

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British Murder: A Compendium: 1901-2000

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British Murder: A Compendium: 1901-2000

William Wright

Biography; True crime; Criminal investigation & detection; Criminal law & procedure

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100 years, 500 victims, 119 murderers, from the famous - Crippen, Shipman - to the obscure but no less fascinating - Albert... [more]

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog,...

Kate Winkler Dawson

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

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A fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the... [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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In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead to investigate reports of unusual card activity.... [more]

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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

Mikita Brottman

Biography; True crime

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The unnerving true story of an unexplained death in Baltimore's historic Belvedere building [more]

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Griffith Wars: The powerful true story of Donald Mackay's murder and the town that stood up to the Mafia

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Griffith Wars: The powerful true story of Donald Mackay's murder and the...

Tom Gilling, Terry Jones

Biography; True crime

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The Griffith Wars reveals startling new evidence about one of Australia's most notorious unsolved murders. [more]

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

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The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy...

Ann Rule

Biography; Biography: general; True crime

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Now updated with a new chapter, the #1 New York Times -bestselling true crime writer tells the chilling tale of how she came... [more]

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History of the Americas; History of other lands; Travel & holiday

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Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover --Title page verso. [more]

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The Innocent Man

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The Innocent Man

John Grisham

Biography; True crime

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Finally, desperate for someone to blame, police came to suspect Ron Williamson... [more]

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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law

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Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule...

Preet Bharara

True crime; Crime & criminology; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Law & society

Hardback

'Simply, utterly brilliant. Bursting with humility and humanity' THE SECRET BARRISTER 'A survival guide for the Trump era'... [more]

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The Trial of Lizzie Borden

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The Trial of Lizzie Borden

Cara Robertson

Biography; Biography: general; True crime; Crime & criminology; Criminal law & procedure

Hardback

Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently... [more]

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

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The Old Man and the Gun: And Other Tales of True Crime

David Grann

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Now a major film starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck, The Old Man and the Gun is joined by two other riveting... [more]

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Unholy Trinity: Stonewalled by the Catholic Church and Betrayed by His Own Police Force Over Decades:  the Remarkable Story of Denis Ryan's Long Struggle for Justice.

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Unholy Trinity: Stonewalled by the Catholic Church and Betrayed by His Own...

Peter Hoysted, Denis Ryan

Biography; True crime; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Child abuse; Sexual abuse & harassment

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One policeman's desperate and moving account of his struggle to bring a depraved paedophile priest to justice only to find... [more]

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Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel

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Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel

Matti Friedman

True crime; History; Middle Eastern history; Social & cultural history; Jewish studies; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The story of a ragtag unit known as the Arab Section, which was conceived in Palestine during World War II by British spies... [more]

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