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True stories

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A Fortunate Life

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A Fortunate Life

A. B. Facey

Biography; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Historical fiction

Paperback

Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia. A true classic of Australian literature, Facey's simply penned story offers... [more]

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Waiting for Elijah

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Waiting for Elijah

Kate Wild

Biography; True crime; Society & culture: general; Crime & criminology; Law & society

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In 2009, in the NSW country town of Armidale, a mentally ill young man is shot dead by a police officer. Senior Constable... [more]

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Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

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Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

Donald Grant

Biography; True crime

Paperback

Forensic psychiatrist Donald Grant asks, what is it about murder that fascinates us? Is it the chill whisper of fear reminding... [more]

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The Whiskey Au Go Go Massacre: Murder, Arson and the Crime of the Century

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The Whiskey Au Go Go Massacre: Murder, Arson and the Crime of the Century...

Geoff Plunkett

Biography; True crime

Paperback

This is a work of non-fiction. The quoted conversations are taken verbatim from police eyewitness statements, court transcripts,... [more]

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

Paperback

John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

Jack Ewing

True crime; Business & Economics; International business; Road vehicle manufacturing industry

Paperback

When news of Volkswagen's clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight,... [more]

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini...

Caroline Moorehead

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Terrorism, armed struggle

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His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. She... [more]

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey to Safety

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey...

Mohammed Al Samawi

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Interfaith relations

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A young man's moving story of love, war, and hope in which he recounts his harrowing escape from fanaticism and a brutal civil... [more]

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Martha Needle: Spellbinding story of Australia's most infamous femme fatale

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Martha Needle: Spellbinding story of Australia's most infamous femme fatale...

Brian Williams

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The extraordinary Martha Needle was not only the most treacherous poisoner in Australian history - she clearly stands out... [more]

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The Good Cop

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The Good Cop

Justine Ford

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; True crime

Paperback

The true story of Ron Iddles, Australia's greatest detective. [more]

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI...

David Grann

Biography; True crime; Indigenous peoples; Petroleum & oil industries

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

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The Name of Death: The Extraordinary True Story of the Brazilian Hitman with 492 Deaths to His Name

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The Name of Death: The Extraordinary True Story of the Brazilian Hitman...

Klester Cavalcanti

Biography; True crime

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The powerful true-life story of one of the world's most prolific professional killers. Julio Santana grew up in a poor... [more]

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The Ardlamont Mystery: The Real-Life Story Behind the Creation of Sherlock Holmes

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The Ardlamont Mystery: The Real-Life Story Behind the Creation of Sherlock...

Daniel Smith

True crime; Fiction & Literature; Criminal investigation & detection

Hardback

The true story of the men - Joseph Bell and Henry Littlejohn - who inspired the creation of Sherlock Holmes. [more]

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Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of Our World

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Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of Our World

Dan Davies

True crime; Corporate crime; Organised crime; Business & Economics

Hardback

Financial crime seems horribly complicated but there are only so many ways you can con someone out of what's theirs. In fact,... [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

Hardback

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

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Green Is The New Black: Inside Australia's Hardest Women's Jails

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Green Is The New Black: Inside Australia's Hardest Women's Jails

James Phelps

Biography; True crime; Prisons

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Ivan Milat, the notorious backpacker serial killer, is not the most feared person in the prison system. Nor is it Martin Bryant,... [more]

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour...

Xu Hongci

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Prisons

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`One of the greatest escape stories I've ever read' Mail on SundayAn ordinary man's extraordinary escape from Mao's brutal... [more]

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A Scandal in Bohemia: The Life and Death of Mollie Dean

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A Scandal in Bohemia: The Life and Death of Mollie Dean

Gideon Haigh

Biography; True stories

Paperback

As enigmatic in life as in death, Mollie Dean was a woman determined to transcend. Creatively ambitious and sexually precocious,... [more]

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15:17 to Paris (Film Tie-In)

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15:17 to Paris (Film Tie-In)

Anthony Sadler

Biography; Memoirs; True crime

Paperback

On 21 August 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded a train in Brussels bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear- he had an... [more]

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The Pastor and the Painter: Inside the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran - from Aussie schoolboys to Bali 9 drug traffickers to Kerobokan's redeemed men

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The Pastor and the Painter: Inside the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran...

Cindy Wockner

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Drugs trade & trafficking

Paperback

Who were Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran? Why did they attempt to smuggle drugs from Bali to Australia? How did they rehabilitate... [more]

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Lillian Armfield: How Australia's first female detective took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and changed the face of the force

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Lillian Armfield: How Australia's first female detective took on Tilly Devine...

Leigh Straw

Biography; True crime; Gender studies: women; Police & security services; Criminal investigation & detection

Paperback

The fascinating and unknown story of Australia's first female detective - and a gripping and colourful account of Sydney crime... [more]

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The Essence of You and Me: An inspiring and heartwarming true story of resilience, hope and love

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The Essence of You and Me: An inspiring and heartwarming true story of resilience,...

Kada Miller, Barney Miller

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival

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The inspiring, heartwarming true story of Barney and Kada Miller. This couple prove that love and resilience can change everything.... [more]

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Out of Thin Air: A True Story Of Impossible Murder In Iceland

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Out of Thin Air: A True Story Of Impossible Murder In Iceland

Anthony Adeane

Biography; True crime

Paperback

The bizarre true crime case that has gripped Iceland for four decades. [more]

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Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous Family

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Creepy Crawling: Charles Manson and the Many Lives of America's Most Infamous...

Jeffrey Melnick, Jeffrey Melnick

Biography; True crime; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

A fascinating look at how one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th Century, Charles Manson, infiltrated American culture,... [more]

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