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  • Gangland

    New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime

    by Jared Savage

    New Zealand's underworld of organised crime and deadly gangs'The best true-crime book of the year by a long stretch.'- Steve Braunias, Newsroom'A series of rip-snorting yarns about gangs, drugs, fancy cars, wads of cash, violence, and guns - Aotearoa New Zealand style.'- Simon BridgesNew Zealand is now one of the most lucrative illicit drug markets in the world. Organised crime is about making ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Northern Spy

    A Reese Witherspoon's Book Club Pick

    by Flynn Berry

    A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK'If you love a mystery, then you'll devour Northern Spy . . . I loved this thrill ride of a book' Reese WitherspoonA producer at the Belfast bureau of the BBC, Tessa is at work one day when the news of another raid comes on the air: the IRA may have gone underground after the Good Friday agreement, but they never really went away. As the anchor requests the public's help in ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Ruby Princess

    by Duncan McNab

    In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia.Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were no health checks. Over the next few days, the passengers got some bad news. The COVID-19 virus had infected some on the ship, and it spread rapidly. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Murder, Mystery and My Family

    A True-Crime Casebook from the Hit BBC Series

    by Karen Farrington

    Five Women. Five families’ search for justice.All Sarah Chesham wanted was to survive, at a time when crops were poor and money was tight. By the time she died she was branded a merciless child killer.All Emily Swann wanted was the love of a man who wouldn’t abuse her. By the time she died she was depicted as a vengeful, drunken hussy.All Edith Thompson wanted was a romance with a man who adored ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology

    Essentials for Law Enforcement

    by Stephanie Scott-Snyder

    Research indicates that there are psychological principles at play in the situations encountered by law enforcement personnel. The book fulfills an important need in the ever-evolving field of criminal justice, providing a working knowledge of forensic psychology and its application to interview strategies, homicide, emotional disturbance, sexual and domestic violence, hostage negotiations, and ... Read more

    $107.13 AUD

  • Killer's Shadow

    The FBI's Hunt for a White Supremacist Serial Killer

    by John E. Douglas and 1 more

    series Cases of the FBI's Original Mindhunter #1
    The legendary FBI criminal profiler and international bestselling author of Mindhunter and The Killer Across the Table returns with this timely, relevant book that goes to the heart of extremism and domestic terrorism, examining in-depth his chilling pursuit of, and eventual prison confrontation with Joseph Paul Franklin, a White Nationalist serial killer and one of the most disturbing psychopaths ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Beyond Reasonable Doubt

    The start of a thrilling new legal series

    by Gary Bell

    Elliot Rook QC is one of the greatest barristers of his generation.He is also a complete fraud.Elliot Rook is the epitome of a highly successful, old Etonian QC. Or so everyone believes. In fact, he is an ex-petty criminal with a past that he has spent decades keeping secret. Until now…An unidentified young woman of Middle Eastern origin has been found murdered on the outskirts of Rook's home town ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Post Mortem

    Elliot Rook, QC: Book 2

    by Gary Bell

    Can Rook keep his criminal past a secret when facing the most dangerous case of his life?Thirteen men have died in a London prison. Barrister Elliot Rook QC, who risks losing everything if his secret criminal past is revealed, must defend Charli Meadows, the vulnerable single mother accused of smuggling the deadly tainted drugs inside.But just as Rook becomes suspicious of those closest to Charli, ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Defending the Guilty

    Truth and Lies in the Criminal Courtroom

    by Alex McBride

    NOW A MAJOR BBC COMEDY"As a criminal barrister, you work with the material you get: a junkie shoplifter with thirty-five previous convictions and four packs of Lidl's frozen chicken stuffed down his trousers is heading only one way . . ."___________________Every day, Alex McBride stands up in court and, with nothing but quick-thinking, sharp-talking and his hard-won legal expertise, attempts to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Hide And Seek

    by Ian Rankin

    series Inspector Rebus ##2
    A junkie lies dead in an Edinburgh squat, spreadeagled, cross-like on the floor, between two burned-down candles, a five-pointed star daubed on the wall above. Just another dead addict - until John Rebus begins to chip away at the indifference, treachery, deceit and sleaze that lurks behind the facade of the Edinburgh familiar to tourists. Only Rebus seems to care about a death which looks more ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Just Mercy

    a story of justice and redemption

    by Bryan Stevenson

    WINNER OF THE 2015 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE 2015 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZEWINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTIONNow a major motion-picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson.#1 New York Times bestseller, and a widely acclaimed and multi-award–winning book, this is a powerful, true story about the pot... ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • Reading behind Bars

    A True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian

    by Jill Grunenwald

    “A fascinating look into a world many of us never see, and a powerful story about one woman’s journey to find her own strength, with a clear message of the importance of books and information for all.” —Booklist (American Library Association), starred reviewShortlisted for the 2020 Social Justice & Advocacy Book Award by In the Margins Book Awards.In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Moscow Deception

    The Guardian Series Book 2

    by Karen Robards

    series The Guardian Series #2
    Action-packed, fact-paced thriller perfect for fans of KAREN ROSE and the RED SPARROWmovie.Clever. Cunning. Highly skilled. There's only one Bianca St. Ives. And for her enemies, that's one too many.'Move over, James Bond and Jack Reacher . . . ' Kingdom BooksBianca St. Ives - a highly skilled con-woman and thief - is in trouble. A revelation about her past has left her ree... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • On My Life

    the gripping fast-paced thriller with a killer twist

    by Angela Clarke

    'A compelling, vividly realised prison drama with a mystery at its heart. Hugely enjoyed it' Steve Cavanagh, author of ThirteenJenna knows she didn't do it. But she is running out of time to prove it . . .A heartbreaking, compulsive thriller with a killer twist!Framed. Imprisoned. Pregnant.Jenna thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home. Then she finds her ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Beg For Mercy: Dead Wrong Book 1 (A gripping serial killer thriller)

    by Jami Alden

    series Dead Wrong #1
    Jami Alden's Beg For Mercy is a sizzling, suspenseful tale, perfect for fans of Melinda Leigh, Kendra Elliot, Karen Rose and Laura Griffin.Megan Flynn thought she was falling in love with Cole Williams. That is until he arrested her brother - the only family she has left - for a murder she knows he couldn't have possibly committed. Now, with her heart broken and her brother's life hanging in the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Unlawful Contact: I-Team 3 (A series of sexy, thrilling, unputdownable adventure)

    by Pamela Clare

    series I-Team
    Fans of Suzanne Brockmann, Maya Banks, Christy Reece, Julie Ann Walker and Cindy Gerard will adore Pamela Clare's expertly plotted romantic suspense series, which sets the pages alight with sizzling chemistry. For tension, thrills, romance and passion take a spin with the I-Team.Taken hostage by a convicted murderer while reporting at a prison, Sophie Alton has no idea that the man holding the gun ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Unspeakable Violence

    by Chuck Hustmyre

    Genore Guillory was one of the nicest people anyone in the small town of Clinton, Louisiana, had ever known. Then she was found dead—shot, stabbed, and beaten. Investigators had few clues. A policeman was the primary suspect. But there were rumors...whispers of a burgeoning group of white supremacists who sold meth, fought pit bulls, and robbed graves.What unfolded over the course of the four-year ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Truth Hurts

    by Andrew Boe

    Criminal justice systems are not designed to seek the truth. In places like Australia, court proceedings remain an adversarial blood sport at times distorted by smoke and mirrors or failed by individual shortcomings. Navigating it is difficult and uncertain for any one of us but more so if you are poor, not white - or not white enough - not a straight male or have no formal education. Simply put, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Who Killed My Daughter?

    The Startling True Story of a Mother's Search for Her Daughter's Murderer

    by Lois Duncan

    On July 16, 1989, Lois Duncan’s daughter was chased down and shot to death in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After the police abandoned all leads, Duncan refused to give up her search for the truth.In this tragic memoir and investigation, Lois Duncan searches for clues to the murder of her youngest child, eighteen-year-old Kaitlyn Arquette. Duncan begins to suspect that the official police investigation ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • The Secret

    A shocking true story of adultery and murder

    by Deric Henderson

    The killer dentist, his mistress, how they murdered their spouses - and how they almost got away with it.Now a major four-part ITV drama starring James Nesbitt:- 'Unswitchoffable' Guardian- 'James Nesbitt is at his magnetic best' The Times- 'The most grown up drama of the week and it's brilliant' Observer- 'Terrific, intensely gripping' Daily TelegraphMay 1991... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The People V. O.J. Simpson

    by Jeffrey Toobin

    Now a major BBC TV series.The definitive account of the O.J. Simpson trial, The People v. O.J. Simpson is a prodigious feat of reporting that could only have been written by the foremost legal journalist of our time.Writing less than a year after the infamous verdict, Jeffrey Toobin explores the secret dealings and manoeuvring on both sides of the case, and how a combination of the prosecution’s ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Holdout

    The tense, gripping Richard and Judy Book Club pick for 2021

    by Graham Moore

    'The most gripping and satisfying thriller I've read in more than a decade' Sophie Hannah*'One of the best legal thrillers ... as elegant and gripping as Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent' Daily Mail'Quite the tour de force! Twelve Angry Men meets Chinatown and creates something of its own' Sarah Pinborough'This is a tense, emotionally charged, scary-good, stand-out read' Caroline Kepnes... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Old Sparky

    The Electric Chair and the History of the Death Penalty

    by Anthony Galvin

    A shocking exploration of America’s preferred method of capital punishment.In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Póg mo thóin (Kiss my ass” in Gaelic), he grinned as electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off, his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Adnan's Story

    The Case That Inspired the Podcast Phenomenon Serial

    by Rabia Chaudry

    NOW A MAJOR HBO DOCUSERIES'The first letter I received after being arrested in 1999 was from Rabia. Since that time until now, she has believed in my innocence and been committed to my exoneration. . . . [T]here is no one better to help tell my story, and no one that I trust more to tell it, than Rabia.' Adnan SyedOn February 28, 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD