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  • How to Solve a Murder: True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine

    As gripping as it is gruesome, How to Solve a Murder is a fascinating insight into the career of a forensic scientist told by experts in the field. Includes a foreword from Dr Richard Shepherd, bestselling author of Unnatural Causes.FRACTURED SKULLS. GAS MASKS. BRAIN BUCKETS. VATS OF ACID. PICKLED BODY PARTS.Not the usual tools of trade, but for Chief Forensic Medical Scientist Derek and Forensic ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Unnatural Causes

    'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2

    THE TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR AND 18-WEEK SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER'One of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Engrossing, a haunting page-turner. A book I could not put down' The Times, BOOKS OF THE YEAR__________Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd.He solves the mysteries of unexplained or sudden death.He has performed over 2... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Forensics

    The Anatomy of Crime

    by Val McDermid ...
    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces.Forensics draws on interviews with top-level professionals, ground-breaking research ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Seven Ages of Death

    ‘Every chapter is like a detective story’ Telegraph

    The heart-wrenchingly honest new book about life and death from forensic pathologist and bestselling author of UNNATURAL CAUSES, Dr Richard ShepherdA TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'Deeply insightful. Unflinching' THE TIMES'A finely-crafted detective story' DAILY TELEGRAPH'Enlightening, strangely uplifting' DAILY MAIL'... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Pembrokeshire Murders

    The dramatic true story of a 20-year hunt for a serial killer and the detectives who brought him to justice

    The dramatic, compelling bestselling true story of how a serial killer was finally unmasked after evading justice for more than twenty yearsNow a major TV series starring Luke Evans1980s. In the beautiful, unspoiled landscape of Pembrokeshire, a serial killer is at large: two double murders; an assault; the rape and assault of two teenagers - all potentially the work of one man.This is the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Beethoven's Hair

    An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved

    The basis for the movie of the same name, an astonishing tale of one lock of hair and its amazing travels--from nineteenth-century Vienna to twenty-first-century America.When Ludwig van Beethoven lay dying in 1827, a young musician named Ferdinand Hiller came to pay his respects to the great composer, snipping a lock of Beethoven's hair as a keepsake--as was custom at the time--in the process. For ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Coroner at Large

    series Coroner
    To Thomas T. Noguchi, America’s most famous medical examiner, every death is a mystery—until the cause is foundIn his first book, the runaway bestseller Coroner, Dr. Noguchi wrote of his controversial investigations as medical examiner of Los Angeles County. In Coroner at Large, the man who has often been called the “Detective of Death” probes the mysteries surrounding the most celebrated criminal ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Forensics and Fiction

    Clever, Intriguing, and Downright Odd Questions from Crime Writers

    How long can someone survive in a cold, damp cave without food or water? How was diphtheria treated in 1886? Can Botox kill? Can DNA be found on a knife years later? How are mummified corpses identified? How long does it take blood to clot when spilled on a tile floor? What happens in death from electrocution?As a consultant to many novelists around the world and to the writers of such popular TV ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dead Center

    Behind the Scenes at the World's Largest Medical Examiner's Office

    A city with eight million people has eight million ways to dieFor fifteen years, Shiya Ribowsky worked as a medicolegal investigator in New York City’s medical examiner’s office—the largest, most sophisticated organization of its kind in the world. Utilizing his background in medicine, he led the investigations of more than eight thousand individual deaths, becoming a key figure in some of New ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • In Two Minds

    Stories of murder, justice and recovery from a forensic psychiatrist

    by Dr Sohom Das ...
    AS SEEN ON THIS MORNING'a fascinating and moving account of life working with people who too often society wants to forget'Dr Amanda Brown, author of THE PRISON DOCTOR'excellent and enlightening'Jonathan Levi and Emma French, authors of INSIDE BROADMOOR'thought provoking'Gwen Adshead, author of THE DEVIL YOU KNOWShocking, eye-opening and grimly fascina... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Coroner

    series Coroner
    America’s most controversial medical examiner explores the unanswered questions surrounding the deaths of Marilyn Monroe, Robert F. Kennedy, Sharon Tate, Janis Joplin, William Holden, Natalie Wood, John Belushi, and many of his other important casesNow, for the first time, Dr. Noguchi recounts his colorful and stormy career, explains his innovative techniques, and reveals the full story behind his ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How to Solve a Crime

    Stories from the Cutting Edge of Forensics

    'Endlessly fascinating...meticulously written and thoroughly absorbing book' Financial TimesOut now: The gripping new book by the UK's most eminent forensic scientists, Angela Gallop__________CRIME [Noun]: An action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by lawForensic science is one of the most important aspects of any criminal i... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Who They Were

    Inside the World Trade Center DNA Story: The Unprecedented Effort to Identify the Missing

    In Who They Were, Dr. Robert C. Shaler, the man who directed the largest and most groundbreaking forensic DNA investigation in U.S. history, tells with poignant clarity and refreshing honesty the story behind the relentless effort to identify the 2,749 victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center.No part of the investigation into the 9/11 attacks has taken as long or been less discussed than ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Forensics

    The Science Behind the Deaths of Famous People

    Carrie Fisher, also known as Princess Leia from Star Wars, had been abusing cocaine and other pharmaceuticals for many years, so when it was announced that she died from sleep apnea, I was skeptical. A more plausible explanation would have been that she died from a drug overdose. A review of the medical examiner's report revealed that the Fisher family refused to give permission for an autopsy and ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Past Mortems

    Life and death behind mortuary doors

    **PRE-ORDER NOW: MURDER ISN'T EASY: THE FORENSICS OF AGATHA CHRISTIE, THE FASCINATING NEW BOOK BY CARLA VALENTINE**'Part memoir and part manifesto, Valentine's book lifts the lid on daily life in the mortuary . . . Valentine bares her own soul . . . with visceral attention to physical and emotional detail' - Wendy Moore, Guardian'A fascinating portrait . . . one seriously intriguing read' - ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Human Bone Manual

    Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outisde the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information.* ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Victorian CSI

    The first edition of William A. Guy's "Principles of Forensic Medicine" was published at the start of Victoria's reign; the final edition, from which these selections derive, was published towards the end, just a few years after the Whitechapel horrors had pushed the emerging science to the forefront of the public's consciousness. With this guide in hand, a detective could tell whether the victim ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Life and Deaths of Cyril Wecht

    Memoirs of America's Most Controversial Forensic Pathologist

    For six decades, Pittsburgh-based forensic scientist Cyril Wecht has been an outspoken authority when horrible things happen to everyday people--murders, childhood deaths, tragic accidents and police brutality. His expertise and testimony have been called upon in high-profile cases, including the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Elvis Presley, JonBenet Ramsey, ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Catatonia, Shutdown and Breakdown in Autism

    A Psycho-Ecological Approach

    by Amitta Shah ...
    This ground-breaking book provides the first detailed clinical analysis of the various manifestations of catatonia, shutdown and breakdown in autistic individuals, with a new assessment framework (ACE-S) and guidance on intervention and management strategies using a psycho-ecological approach. Based on Dr Amitta Shah's lifetime of clinical experience in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and her research ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • The JS Fletcher Collection

    J.S. Fletcher was an English journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction, and was one of the most prolific English writers of detective fiction.The J.S. Fletcher Collection brings together his finest works:Dead Men's MoneyIn The Mayor's ParlourPaul Campenhaye – Specialist in CriminologyPerris of the Cherry TreesRavensdene ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • When Doctors Kill

    Who, Why, and How

    It would come as no surprise that many readers may be shocked and intrigued by the title of our book. Some (especially our medical colleagues) may wonder why it is even worthwhile to raise the issue of killing by doctors. Killing is clearly an- thetical to the Art and Science of Medicine, which is geared toward easing pain and suffering and to saving lives rather than smothering them. Doctors ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD

  • Assassination at Bayou Sauvage

    Book 8 - Broussard & Franklyn Forensic Mysteries
    Andy Broussard, the plump and proud medical examiner for the City of New Orleans, is sitting almost in the kill zone of a too-close-for comfort and ‘in living color’ murder of his Uncle Joe Broussard at a family picnic in Bayou Sauvage - the largest urban wetlands park in the USA. Surprisingly, the murderer then immediately commits suicide. After easily determining the killer’s identity from the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ethical Approaches to Human Remains

    A Global Challenge in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology

    This book is the first of its kind, combining international perspectives on the current ethical considerations and challenges facing bioarchaeologists in the recovery, analysis, curation, and display of human remains. It explores how museum curators, commercial practitioners, forensic anthropologists, and bioarchaeologists deal with ethical issues pertaining to human remains in traditional and ... Read more

    $116.99 AUD

  • Medical Detectives

    The Lives and Cases of Britain's Forensic Five

    by Robin Odell ...
    The development of forensic pathology in Britain is told here through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers. Spanning seventy years, their careers and achievements marked major milestones in the development of legal medicine, their work and innovation laying the foundations for modern crime scene investigation (CSI). Bernard Spilsbury, Sydney Smith and Professors Glaister, Camps and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus