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An Accidental Hero

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An Accidental Hero

Guy Sherborne

Biography; True war & combat stories

Paperback

'In these pages lies the story of a brave young Australian fighter pilot who, on August 19, 1944, launched from the British... [more]

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Brave

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Brave

Rose McGowan

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

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`My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these... [more]

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A Hope More Powerful than the Sea

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A Hope More Powerful than the Sea

Melissa Fleming

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Refugees & political asylum

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A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival [more]

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s Sydney

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The Suitcase Baby: The heartbreaking true story of a shocking crime in 1920s...

Tanya Bretherton

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

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SYDNEY, 1923: a suitcase washed up on a harbourside beach reveals its grisly contents - and from there, an extraordinary story... [more]

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The Anatomy of Evil

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The Anatomy of Evil

Michael H. Stone

True stories; Psychology

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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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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down...

Sheelah Kolhatkar

True crime; Business & Economics; International finance; Investment & securities

Paperback

How do super-rich bankers get away with it?<br /><br />There is a powerful... [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

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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 Interesting Narrative

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The Interesting Narrative

Olaudah Equiano

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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The Interesting Narrative is a first-hand account of the horrors of slavery, published on the eve of the British abolition... [more]

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Surviving Execution: A Miscarriage of Justice and the Fight to End the Death Penalty

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Surviving Execution: A Miscarriage of Justice and the Fight to End the Death...

Ian Woods

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime

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The true story of a death row inmate, awaiting execution, whose case could help kill capital punishment, and his friendship... [more]

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious and the Sometimes Just Plain Strange

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The Flying Kangaroo: Great Untold Stories of Qantas... The Heroic, the Hilarious...

Jim Eames

True stories; History; Social & cultural history; Aerospace & air transport industries; Aviation skills & piloting

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Brings to full and rich life the extraordinary characters, events and challenges that have made Qantas an Australian icon.... [more]

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House of Snow: An Anthology of the Greatest Writing About Nepal

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House of Snow: An Anthology of the Greatest Writing About Nepal

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Asian history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A collection of stories, poems and articles about Nepal covering the length and breadth of this enchanting nation and its... [more]

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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

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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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Murder, Misadventure and Miserable Ends: Tales from a Colonial Coroner'sCourt [Bolinda]

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

Dr Catie Gilchrist

True crime; Humanities

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

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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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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World

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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World

Penelope Bagieu

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Children's & Educational; Comic strip fiction & graphic novels (Children's&YA)

Hardback

This book already feels like a classic, one to be loved by every girl who reads it from now until the end of time.' Rachel... [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

Paperback

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

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Victorian Murders

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Victorian Murders

Jan Bondeson

Biography; True crime; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

This book features fifty-six Victorian murder cases from the files of the Illustrated Police News. [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

Paperback

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

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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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Forensics and Police Through Time: Australia in Context: Part 1. Nineteenth Century

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Forensics and Police Through Time: Australia in Context: Part 1. Nineteenth...

Louise Steding

Biography; True crime

Paperback

In Forensics and Police through Time, forensic advances, developments in policing and major related events are presented side... [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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