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  • Inside Broadmoor

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller'There is time and then there is Broadmoor time.'Broadmoor. Few place names in the world have such chilling resonance. For over 150 years, it has contained the UK's most violent, dangerous and psychopathic.Since opening as an asylum for the criminally insane in 1863 it has housed the perpetrators of many of the most shocking crimes in history; including Jack the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

    A Dragon Tattoo story

    Translated by George Goulding ...
    Book 5 - Millennium
    **THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO LIVES ON.Lisbeth Salander is an unstoppable force:**Sentenced to two months in Flodberga women's prison for saving a young boy's life by any means necessary, Salander refuses to say anything in her own defence. She has more important things on her mind.Mikael Blomkvist makes the long trip to visit every week - and receives a lead to follow for his pains. For him, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Prisoner

    How One Woman's Jail Term Was The Making Of Her

    Kerry Tucker seemed to be a typical suburban mother of two, but she was harbouring a terrible secret: over the years she had stolen $2 million from her employers.When her crime was discovered she was sentenced to seven years at a maximum-security prison, alongside some of Victoria’s most notorious criminals. Being incarcerated with murderers and drug dealers was not nearly as daunting, however, as ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Accused

    A page-turning new crime thriller from bestselling author Owen Mullen

    by Owen Mullen ...
    Book 4 - PI Charlie Cameron
    When Private Investigator Charlie Cameron agrees to take on a cold case, he is drawn back into Glasgow’s dark underworld…Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron knows Kim Rafferty is bad news the moment they meet. Desperate people always spell trouble in his experience, and Mrs Rafferty is as desperate as they come. What she is asking for is insane and if he agrees to help the wife of the notorious East-End ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mayhem

    "A Gonzo portrait of the Mad Max of Supermax" Andrew Rule, author of UnderbellyMeet BADNE$$. He's the enigmatic, impulsive, exasperating, destructive, big-hearted Aussie outlaw who stole millions of dollars in daring bank robberies and became a folk hero as big as Ned Kelly when he masterminded two spectacular prison breaks in the space of six weeks.Now Christopher 'BADNE$$' Binse is serving a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Just Mercy

    a story of justice and redemption

    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

    $15.99 AUD

  • Traitors of the Tower

    by Alison Weir ...
    A short, sharp shot of royal revenge.More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to death?Alison Weir's gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed by a man set on being king, to the young girl killed ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Australia's Hardest Prison: Inside the Walls of Long Bay Jail

    by James Phelps ...
    Welcome to Long Bay, Australia's hardest prison. For the first time, guards and inmates of the notorious South Sydney facility reveal what really goes on behind its towering concrete walls.Opened in 1909 Long Bay Jail, originally a women's reformatory, has a dark and extraordinary history.From ghosts to legendary prisoners, there has been an infamous collection of Long Bay 'guests', including the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Cocaine Diaries

    A Venezuelan Prison Nightmare

    'It won't happen to me. That's what I thought when I got on the plane to Venezuela. But it did - I got caught.'Caught smuggling half a million euros' worth of cocaine, Paul Keany was sexually assaulted by Venezuelan anti-drugs officers before being sentenced to eight years in the notorious Los Teques prison outside Caracas. There he was plunged into a nightmarish world of coke-fuelled killings, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mr Nice

    The Incredible Story of an Unconventional Life

    by Howard Marks ...
    This is the true story of Howard Marks. He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like him.During the mid 1980s Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies throughout the world. Whether bars, recording studios or offshore banks, all were money laundering vehicles for his main concern: dope ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Veronica's Bird

    Thirty-five years inside as a female prison officer

    Veronica Bird was one of nine children living in a tiny house in Barnsley with a brutal coal miner for a father. Life was a despairing time in the 1950s, as Veronica sought desperately to keep away from his cruelty. Astonishingly, to her and her mother, she won a scholarship to Ackworth Boarding School where she began to shine above her class-mates. A champion in all sports, Veronica at last found ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Banged Up Abroad: Hellhole

    Our Fight to Survive South America's Deadliest Jail

    'There are 3,000 drugged-up psychopaths, armed to the teeth with blades, shooters and bombs. That's the only way I can describe Yare. It's a murderous viper's nest of assassins, cut throats and killers.'When James Miles and his best friend Paul Loseby were caught smuggling ten kilos of cocaine out of Caracas, Venezuela, they couldn't deny their guilt. Young and naive, the lads had thought the one ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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

    by Jami Alden ...
    Book 1 - Dead Wrong
    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

  • Killing Time

    Surviving Dubai's Most Notorious Prisons

    "Killing Time is a cracking prison tale that exposes the corrupt, violent underbelly of one of the world's most 'glamorous' cities." Rusty Young, author of Marching PowderKarl Williams was on holiday in Dubai, living it large with two English friends, when they were accused of drug dealing, arrested, and tortured by police. They were innocent, but the authorities didn't care. And so began their ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In the Shadow of Papillon

    Seven Years of Hell in Venezuela's Prison System

    Following the collapse of his business and the loss of his home, Frank Kane made a catastrophic decision. In desperation, he agreed to smuggle cocaine out of Venezuela. Almost inevitably, he and his girlfriend, Sam, were caught.The price they paid was a ten-year sentence in the hell of the overcrowded Venezuelan prison system, notorious for corruption and abuse, and rife with weapons and gangs. At ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Bit of a Stretch

    The Diaries of a Prisoner

    by Chris Atkins ...
    'Shocking, scathing, entertaining.' Guardian'Incredibly compelling.' The Times'Heart-breaking.' Sunday TimesWhere can a tin of tuna buy you clean clothes? Where is it easier to get 'spice' than paracetamol? Where does self-harm barely raise an eyebrow?Welcome to Her Majesty's Prison Service. Like most people, documentary-maker Chris Atkins didn't spend much time thinking about prison... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Secret

    Now a major TV drama

    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Choice

    An absolutely gripping and addictive crime thriller

    by SJ Ford ...
    Jane Bell is a murderer.At 4.55pm on 15th January, Jane Bell hit a man with her car, killing him instantly. With witnesses, CCTV footage and a signed confession, her guilt is never in doubt.Jane Bell is a hero.But she doesn't feel guilty. Because James Foster was about to blow up a primary school. He was planning on killing hundreds of children. He was going to kill her children.What would you ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Pastor and the Painter

    Inside the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran – from Aussie schoolboys to Bali 9 drug traffickers to Kerobokan's redeemed men

    by Cindy Wockner ...
    A very personal look at Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. Cindy Wockner was a journalist reporting the story of two surly drug smugglers. She was there from the beginning and would become a good friend of the two changed men.At 12.35 a.m. on 29 April 2015, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were led out in front of a firing squad. Strapped to wooden crosses, they looked straight down the barrels of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Secret History of the Bangkok Hilton

    Bang Kwang Prison is one of the most notorious penal institutions in the world. Located seven miles north of Bangkok city in the Nonthaburi Province, the prison is home to over 8,000 inmates, among them ruthless killers, rapists, drug traffickers, conmen and thieves.The Bangkok Hilton is understaffed, overcrowded, and filled with inmates who struggle with insanity as they spend the first months of ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Inside Alcatraz

    My Time on the Rock

    by Jim Quillen ...
    Each day we saw the outside world in all its splendour, and each day that view served as a reminder that we had wasted and ruined our lives.Jim Quillen, AZ586 - a runaway, problem child and petty thief - was jailed several times before his twentieth birthday. In August 1942, after escaping from San Quentin, he was arrested on the run and sentenced to forty-five years in prison, and later ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Aquariums of Pyongyang

    'I beseech you to read this account' - Christopher HitchensA magnificent, harrowing testimony to the voiceless victims of North Korea.Kang Chol-Hwan is the first survivor of a North Korean concentration camp to escape the 'hermit kingdom' and tell his story to the world. This memoir reveals the human suffering in his camp, with its forced labour, frequent public executions and near-starvation ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Adnan's Story

    The Case That Inspired the Podcast Phenomenon Serial

    by Rabia Chaudry ...
    AFTER 23 YEARS IN PRISON, ADNAN'S CONVICTION HAS FINALLY BEEN OVERTURNED - BUT HAE MIN LEE'S REAL KILLER IS STILL OUT THERE.'This book provides a far stronger argument . . . than Syed's defence lawyer did in 1999'INDEPENDENT'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 . . . ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A Doctor on the Inside

    From the County Jail to the Supermax

    Get both of Dr. William Wright’s best-selling, award-winning books in a singlevolume!Maximum Insecurity chronicles Wright’s true-life metamorphosis from suburbanear surgeon to life as the sole physician at Colorado’s maximum-security prison.Jailhouse Doc follows Wright’s transition from prison medicine to running theclinic at the county jail. Should be easy right? Not on your life.Told with a ... Read more

    $10.23 AUD