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  • Where Soldiers Lie

    The Quest to Find Australia's Missing War Dead

    by Ian McPhedran

    What drives veterans, military experts and forensic investigators to dedicate years to search for and identify the remains of fallen warriors? What does it mean to the families of the dead to be able to lay them to rest?Over thirty five thousand Australian soldiers and airmen are still listed as Missing In Action from the wars of the 20th Century.Telling the moving story of the determination and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Unnatural Causes

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

    by Dr Richard Shepherd

    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

  • Stone Cold Heart

    The thrilling new Tracers novel

    by Laura Griffin

    With her signature breathless pacing and suspenseful twists and turns, Stone Cold Heart demonstrates why 'Laura Griffin never fails to put me on the edge of my seat' (USA TODAY).The New York Times bestselling author 'delivers another top-notch thriller' (RT Book Reviews) in her beloved Tracers series, about a leading forensic anthropologist who uncovers eerie clues in a high-stakes case that ... Read more

    $7.99 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

  • Mothers Who Murder

    by Dr Xanthe Mallett

    All of these women are notorious, but are all of them deadly?Child murder: A social taboo and one of the most abhorrent acts most of us can imagine.Meet the women found guilty of murdering their own children. They represent some of the most hated women in Australia. The infamous list includes psychologically damaged, sometimes deranged, women on the edge. But, as we will see, accused doesn’t ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • All That Remains

    A Life in Death

    by Professor Sue Black

    _________'Utterly gripping' - The Guardian'Fascinating' - The Sunday Times'Moving' - Scotsman'Engrossing' - Financial Times__________Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-fiction 2019, this incredible memoir from the Sunday Times Bestseller. Professor Sue Black breathes new life into the subject of death.... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Criminological and Forensic Psychology

    by Helen Gavin

    Criminological and Forensic Psychology is a brand-new theoretically rigorous, practically relevant, engaging and fun introduction to this broad and fascinating field. It covers both the conceptual basis within which psychology knowledge is applied in forensic contexts and the practical applications of psychology to the criminal civil justice systems.Key Features:Case studies, which include the ... Read more

    $76.11 AUD

  • Concussion

    by Jeanne Marie Laskas

    This is the story of one man's fight against a multibillion dollar colossus. A man who stood up for what was right, whatever the cost.The brilliant young forensic pathologist had no idea that the body on the slab in front of him would change his life, and ultimately change the world.The body belonged to legendary American Footballer Mike Webster, whose mental health had rapidly declined after he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • When the Dogs Don't Bark

    A Forensic Scientist’s Search for the Truth

    by Professor Angela Gallop

    *As seen on ITV's The P****embrokeshire Murders*'Fascinating. A book that will be essential reading for every aspiring crime writer' Guardian'Offers a chilling glimpse into her life's work. Fascinating stuff.' Sunday Times'Compelling' Daily Mirrror__________By the time I arrived at the wood yard in Huddersfield on a bitterly co... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The I-5 Killer

    by Ann Rule

    The terrifying true crime story of the I-5 serial killer from Ann Rule, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Stranger Beside Me.Randall Woodfield had it all. He was an award-winning student and star athlete. he was drafted for pro football by the Green Bay Packers, and chosen by Playgirl as a centerfold candidate. Working in the swinging West Coast bar scene, he had his pick of willing ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • 18 Tiny Deaths

    The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

    by Bruce Goldfarb

    For most of human history, sudden and unexpected deaths of a suspicious nature, when they were investigated at all, were examined by lay persons without any formal training. People often got away with murder. Modern forensic investigation originates with Frances Glessner Lee - a pivotal figure in police science.'Disturbing dioramas created by an American millionairess revolutionised the art of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Traces

    The memoir of a forensic scientist and criminal investigator

    by Patricia Wiltshire

    'Engrossing, emotionally honest and forensically fascinating' - Dr Richard Shepherd, author of Unnatural CausesIn Traces, Professor Patricia Wiltshire will take you on a journey through the fascinating edgeland where nature and crime are intertwined.She'll take you searching for bodies of loved ones - through woodlands, along hedgerows, field-edges, and through plantations - solving time since ... Read more

    $11.54 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

  • Beyond the Tape

    The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist

    by Marie Cassidy

    In 1997, Dr Marie Cassidy arrived in Dublin from Glasgow. There to discuss a possible deputy state pathologist post with Professor John Harbison, instead she was whisked by police escort to a Grangegorman murder scene. There was no turning back.She became Ireland's State Pathologist from 2004 until 2018, her image synonymous with breaking news of high-profile cases - a trusted figure in turbulent ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Hunting Killers

    o Britain’s top crime investigator reveals how he solves the unsolvable

    by Mark Williams-Thomas

    Death has a unique smell. I've been in the presence of people who have killed; I've been in rooms where people have been killed. I've seen the unspeakable things human beings are capable of. None of that puts me off my aim; I want to see those people caught, convicted and sent to jail.Mark Williams-Thomas is a former police detective and multi-award-winning investigative journalist. He has been at ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

    by David Canter

    series Very Short Introductions
    Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing area of scientific psychology broadly known as Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction discusses all the aspects of psychology that are ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • The Mammoth Book of New CSI

    Forensic science in over thirty real-life crime scene investigations

    by Nigel Cawthorne

    series Mammoth Books #218
    Detailed accounts of over 30 contemporary cases, or older cases reopened as a result of advances in forensic science.Crime scene investigations draw on a wide range of cutting-edge technology including genetic fingerprinting, blood splatter analysis, laser ablation, toxicology and ballistics analysis.Cases covered here include: the abduction of Madeleine McCann; the vindication of Colin Stagg, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Blood of the Celts

    The New Ancestral Story

    by Jean Manco

    The heritage of the Celts turns up from Portugal to Romania, from Scotland to Spain. Yet debate continues about who exactly were the Celts, where ultimately they came from, and whether the modern Celtic-speakers of the British Isles and Brittany are related to the Continental Celts we know from ancient history. So a fresh approach is needed.Blood of the Celts meets this challenge, pulling together ... Read more

    $17.48 AUD

  • The Mammoth Book of CSI

    by Roger Wilkes

    series Mammoth Books
    Using the latest modern technology available to forensic science, crime scene investigators answer questions others never even thought to ask. This book contains more than thirty fascinating modern cases of forensic detective work.Genetic fingerprinting, blood splatter analysis, laser ablation, toxicology, ballistics analysis - the whole range of forensic techniques is featured. The investigators ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Written In Bone

    hidden stories in what we leave behind

    by Professor Sue Black

    THE TIMES: BEST MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR 2020'Gripping from the start, Written in Bone is superb' - Dr Richard Shepherd, author of Unnatural Causes 'No Scientist communicates better than Sue Black' - Val McDermid, author of Still LifeFrom the Sunday Times Bestselling author of All That Remains, Sue Black reveals the secrets hidden deep within our bones.Drawing upon her years of research and a w... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Autopsy: More than you ever wanted to know

    by Kenneth Iserson

    Death is inevitable. But what happens to the body after death? This book sheds a little light into the darker recesses of the morgue, answering--in exquisite detail--the questions we’re often afraid to ask: How and on whom are autopsies performed? What special techniques do pathologists and medical examiners use? When are bodies exhumed? Can the pathologist really determine an accurate time of ... Read more

    $10.08 AUD

  • Last Seen Alone

    The heartpounding new thriller you won't be able to put down!

    by Laura Griffin

    series Texas Murder Files
    With her signature breathless pacing and suspenseful twists and turns, 'Laura Griffin never fails to put me on the edge of my seat' (USA TODAY).If you love Karen Rose, Melinda Leigh and Lisa Gardner, you'll be gripped by Laura Griffin!When they face the most baffling missing person's case of their careers, a fiercely ambitious lawyer and a homicide detective have no one to turn to for help except ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • To Cook a Bear

    by Mikael Niemi and 1 more

    LONGLISTED FOR THE CWA CRIME IN TRANSLATION DAGGER"So much to relish here . . . the plot is gripping, there's a beautifully handled thread on reading and writing, and the writing is just lovely!" DIANE SETTERFIELD, author of Once Upon A River"The year's most memorable narrator . . . An unusual and intriguing crime story" SUNDAY TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR"Niemi succeeds in constructing a story that ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Blood On The Table

    The Greatest Cases of New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

    by Colin Evans

    For almost a century, New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has presided over the dead. Over the years, the OCME has endured everything-political upheavals, ghastly murders, bloody gang wars, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and non-stop battles for power and influence-and remains the final authority in cases of sudden, unexplained, or violent death.Founded in 1918, the OCME has evolved ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD