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  • 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 Witchcraft of Salem Village

    by Shirley Jackson

    series Landmark Books
    Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jackson examines ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • True Stories of Crime and Detection: Usborne True Stories

    by Gill Harvey

    series Usborne True Stories
    Nine exciting stories of real life crime and detection featuring serial killers, art forgers, kidnappers, robbers, runaways and forensic scientists. Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction. ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • The Year We Disappeared

    A Father - Daughter Memoir

    by Cylin Busby and 1 more

    When Cylin Busby was nine years old, she was obsessed with the Muppets and her pet turtle. Then everything changed. Her police officer father, John, was driving to work when someone levelled a shotgun at his window. The blasts that followed left him clinging to life, yet he managed to write down the name of the only person he thought could have pulled the trigger.John Busby was scheduled to ... Read more

    $9.45 AUD

  • The 57 Bus

    A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

    by Dashka Slater

    **Winner of the Stonewall Young Adult Literature AwardOne teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both their lives forever.**Two teenagers growing up in Oakland, California. One, Sasha, was born male but identifies as agender, wears skirts and attends a private school. The other, Richard, is an African American from a poor part of Oakland who attends a rough ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Usborne Official Detective's Handbook: For tablet devices

    by Anne Civardi and 1 more

    series Usborne Handbooks
    Train yourself to be a great detective with this humorous, handy pocket guide packed with hints, tips and advice on how to be an intrepid, quick-thinking super-sleuth. Test your observational skills, learn how to crack codes, discover how to identify people by their fingerprints or handwriting, find out how to examine witnesses and look for clues. This is a highly illustrated ebook that can only ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • The Usborne Official Spy's Handbook: For tablet devices

    by Falcon Travis and 1 more

    series Usborne Handbooks
    Packed with tips, hints and advice on all the tricks needed to be a super spy, including how to write and break codes, how to use disguises to avoid detection and how to stalk and shadow enemy spies effectively. Includes spy-tests, observation quizzes and code-cracking challenges. This is a highly illustrated ebook that can only be read on the Kindle Fire or other tablet."Le Carré for ten-year ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • The Borden Murders

    Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century

    by Sarah Miller

    With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core.Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers along as she investigates a brutal crime: the August 4, 1892, murders of ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Forensic Anthropology

    by Angela Libal

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    Welcome to the exciting world of forensic investigation—the science of solving crimes. This introduces the field of forensic anthropology, where scientists and criminal investigators use the human skeleton to solve some of the world's most mysterious and violent crimes. From the nineteenth-century murderer who boiled his wife in a vat of acid, to the modern-day pig farmer accused of murdering more ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Document Analysis

    by Elizabeth Bauchner

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    The famous Lindbergh kidnapping in the 1930s was solved, in part, through a detailed analysis of the kidnapper's handwriting. Other criminal cases, such as selling phony manuscripts, forgery, and fraud can be broken with detailed analyses of handwriting, typewriting, photocopied documents, and the inks and papers used on documents. The science of analyzing documents has been growing for more than ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • K-9 & Deputy Heroes of the Laramie County Sheriff's Department

    by Karen O Cotton and 1 more

    Learn about Lyra, Parys, Ali, Ozzy and their Deputies who work hard to protect Laramie County in Wyoming. You'll discover their most heroic acts, like saving an Air Force base from a bomb to finding drugs, catching criminals with their teeth and working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on certain cases. The book goes into detail about the training that the dogs and their handlers undergo. ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • World's Scariest Prisons

    by Emma Carlson Berne

    Featuring photos and stories from the world's scariest prisons, discover why prison is to be avoided at all costs! World's Scariest Prisons will explore the most terrifying prisons of all time. From the Roman Coliseum to the Bastille, the Tower of London to Alcatraz, World's Scariest Prisons will captivate young readers! Each prison will receive its own photo-intensive overview as well as a ... Read more

    $9.67 AUD

  • Fingerprints, Bite Marks, Ear Prints

    by Angela Libal

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    Welcome to the exciting world of forensic science, where every contact leaves a trace! This book shows how real-life detectives solve crimes with human signposts: fingerprints, the most well-known human indentifying mark; as well as newer technologies, like bite mark matching; and controversial new evidence, such as ear prints. Prepare yourself for a wild ride through some of the most shocking and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Explosives & Arson Investigation

    by Jean Ford

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    An uncanny calm settles on the scene. The blaze is out. A soggy, sooty mess remains. Most of us wouldn't have a clue where to begin, yet fire and explosion investigators know precisely where and how to dig in. Other books in this series show that documents, fingerprints, a stray hair, fibers, bullets, tool marks, blood spatter, SNA, cigarette butts, insects, or even a simple candy wrapper can ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Al Capone: Dangerous Existence - Biography 7th Grade | Children's Biography Books

    by Baby Professor

    Al Capone was a criminal but he was once loved by his community. Apparently, he is said to have lived the life of Robin Hood, in the sense that he was generous to the poor. Was that truth or fiction? Maybe reading about his life will help us realize if there’s any truth to the stories or not. Grab a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Bonnie and Clyde

    by James Buckley Jr.

    series History's Worst
    Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to be considered two of the worst figures in history, with the third book in this nonfiction series that focuses on the most despicable historical figures.Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are possibly the most famous and most romanticized criminals in American history. When the police found photos of them posing with guns and goofing around, they ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition

    The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    by Irin Carmon and 1 more

    "A tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that does more than catalog her achievements; it conveys her spirit, one that will leave readers in awe."*This New York Times bestselling version of the acclaimed biography Notorious RBG is an excellent way to share with middle grade readers just why Justice Ginsburg was such a powerful role model. Thisentertaining and insightful full-color 200-page young ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • What Is the Declaration of Independence?

    by Michael C. Harris and 2 more

    series What Was?
    Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United States of America. ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Crime Scene Evidence

    by Grace Campbell

    series True Crime Clues (UpDog Books ™)
    A good detective knows that crime scene evidence can make or break a case. Learn how to look for evidence, how to collect it, and what it can tell us in this captivating high/low title! ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Jura für Kids

    Eine etwas andere Einführung in das Recht

    by Nicola Lindner

    series Beck Paperback #6066
    Warum muss man zur Schule gehen? Muss doch jeder selber wissen, ob erw as lernen will. Warum darf man nicht bei Rot über die Straße gehen? Kommt doch eh kein Auto. Bei solchen Fragen lautet die Antwort oft: Weil es in einem Gesetz steht und weil man sich daran halten muss.Aber warum muss der Mörder einen Rechtsanwalt haben, der ihm hilft, eine möglichst geringe Strafe zu bekommen? Haben Mörder ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Courting Kids

    Inside an Experimental Youth Court

    by Carla J. Barrett

    series Alternative Criminology #25
    Despite being labeled as adults, the approximately 200,000 youth under the age of 18 who are now prosecuted as adults each year in criminal court are still adolescents, and the contradiction of their legal labeling creates numerous problems and challenges. In Courting Kids Carla Barrett takes us behind the scenes of a unique judicial experiment called the Manhattan Youth Part, a specialized ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Computer Investigation

    by Elizabeth Bauchner

    series Solving Crimes With Science: Forensics
    The digital age we entered in the twenty-first century has rapidly become an age of digital crime. Cybercrimes like spoofing, phishing, and hacking are on the rise, and computer forensic technicians are on the case. Even "traditional" crimes like murder, fraud, and child abuse can be both facilitated by computers—and solved through computer investigation. Computer Investigation helps readers ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Michael Jackson: Trial Juror Notebooks

    Prayer doesn't just change somethings. Prayer changes everything.

    by Vincent Amen

    The investigation and Trial of Michael Jackson lasted from November 2003 to June 2005. Leading up to the trial was jury selection. A man named Jeffrey Welbaum was selected as a juror, more specifically an alternate juror. Jeffrey is a controversial juror due to the fact his mother in-law worked at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch and he was still selected as a juror. Jeffrey was able to keep his ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Understanding Your Right to Free Speech

    by Sally Ganchy and 1 more

    series Personal Freedom & Civic Duty
    It is often observed that Americans passionately believe in their own right to free speech but can be quick to demand censure of anyone else's speech that they don't agree with or are offended by. This goes straight to the thorny heart of the free speech debate—how far should society and government go to protect a citizen's right to utter all kinds of free speech, including profane, unpopular, ... Read more

    $46.85 AUD