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  • The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

    A Dragon Tattoo story

    Translated by George Goulding ...
    Series Book 5 - Millennium
    Meet Lisbeth Salander, the iconic character who has captivated 100 million readers worldwide."Salander remains, in Lagercrantz's hands, the enigmatic and fascinating anti-heroine in fiction" Financial TimesLISBETH SALANDER IS AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCESentenced to two months in a women's prison for saving a young boy's life by any means necessary, she refuses to say anything in her own defence. She has ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders

    **"**Excellent book, the best I have read."—John McCullogh, South Hills Business SchoolCounseling Criminal Justice Offenders, Second Edition takes a practical view of offenders, their problems, and the difficulties counselors face working with them in criminal justice settings. Author Ruth E. Masters examines criminal justice counseling on an individual and group basis and in a variety of settings ... Read more

    $124.99 AUD

  • Chain-Gang All-Stars

    Squid Game meets The Handmaid's Tale in THE dystopian novel of 2023

    She felt their eyes, all those executioners...**Enter a world where, watched by millions, prisoners fight like gladiators for the ultimate prize: their freedom.SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE 2023SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2023**'The new maestro of dystopian lit has arrived' WIRED'America's new Hunger Games' SUNDAY TIMES'Criminally entertainin... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Wife

    An absolutely gripping crime thriller from John Nicholl that will have you hooked

    by John Nicholl ...
    Series Book 2 - The Galbraith Series
    What drives a woman to murder?Twenty-nine-year-old Cynthia Galbraith is serving a life sentence for murder, and struggling with the traumatic past that put her behind bars.When the prison counsellor suggests Cynthia write a personal journal exploring the events that drove her to murder, she figures she has all the time in the world and very little, if anything, to lose. So she begins to write, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Australia's Most Infamous Jail

    Inside the walls of Pentridge Prison

    by James Phelps ...
    'Pentridge was a place of murder and mayhem. A bluestone hell. The worst prison Australia has ever seen.' Andrew Kirby, former inmateWelcome to Pentridge, Australia's most infamous prison.In the long-awaited return to his bestselling true crime series on life behind bars, James Phelps has finally turned his attention to HM Prison Pentridge - the bluestone behemoth that was home to Victoria's worst ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Papillon (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

    Translated by Patrick O’Brian ...
    Series series Harper Perennial Modern Classics
    A classic memoir of prison breaks and adventure – a bestselling phenomenon of the 1960sCondemned for a murder he had not committed, Henri Charrière (nicknamed Papillon) was sent to the penal colony of French Guiana. Forty-two days after his arrival he made his first break, travelling a thousand gruelling miles in an open boat. Recaptured, he went into solitary confinement and was sent eventually ... Read more

    $11.99 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

    $16.99 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

    $31.99 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

    $16.99 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

    $18.99 AUD

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

    by Jami Alden ...
    Series 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $18.99 AUD

  • A Fair Cop

    The true story of a young police officer’s imprisonment for a crime he did not commit.It was Michael Bunting's life ambition to follow in his father's footsteps and become a police officer. But six years after his family watch him pass out and begin his life's dream, he is serving a sentence for a crime he didn't commit. This is his story.Beaten almost senseless as he tried to arrest a violent ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • 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

  • The Accused

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

    by Owen Mullen ...
    Series 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

  • 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sadopaideia (Harper Perennial Forbidden Classics)

    ‘Sadopaideia’ is a shocking, explicit, classic tale of Sado Masochism at the heart of English high society. Set in London and the Dorset coast, in an era of English history where corporal punishment was freely dispensed, the characters represent the core principles of disobedience, chastisement and compliance.How far is too far?Cecil Prendergast has a problem. He has been selected by Muriel ... Read more

    $10.99 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • 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