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Suddenly One Sunday : The Story of the Port Arthur Tragedy Based on Eyewitness Accounts

By Mike Bingham

Harper Collins, Australia, 2000. Revised Edition. Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good. 185 pages. Covers have light creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly creased. SUNDAY, 28 APRIL 1996, had dawned cool and fine on the sleepy peninsula of Port Arthur in Tasmania. Mick Sargent and Kate Scott were squeezing in some sightseeing before heading back to Perth. Police sergeant Terry McCarthy was at home in Hobart in front of the telly, watching the AFL. Ambulance volunteer Gary Alexander had settled back to watch the local kids' sailing races. Then a lone gunman opened fire with semi-automatic weapons at the Broad Arrow Cafe at historic Port Arthur. Martin Bryant claimed thirty-five lives that day, and injured many more. Suddenly One Sunday is the true story of that terrible day, as seen and recalled by countless eyewitnesses. Written by Hobart journalist Mike Bingham, and now featuring an epilogue telling how the town and the victims have coped in the years since the tragedy, it is the story that the proud people of Tasmania want told, to get the record straight. At once chilling and inspiring, Suddenly One Sunday is a story of courage in the face of tragedy, and strength in the face of mind-numbingly senseless murder. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 0732268990. ISBN/EAN: 9780732268992. Inventory No: 19100038.. 9780732268992

$11.72

A Long Way From Home : A Mother's Story

By Barbara & Gidley, Isobelle & Shears, Richard Barlow

Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1988. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 190 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. This is the story of one mother's fight to try to save herson from execution: the story of an ordinary woman who stepped from the obscurity of her working-class life onto the world stage to take on a foreign country's legal system, while at the same time trying to desperately to keep the rest of her family from being torn apart by the tragedy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0046490469. ISBN/EAN: 9780046490461. Inventory No: 19100042.. 9780046490461

$49.66

Jack the Ripper: The Simple Truth
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Jack the Ripper: The Simple Truth

By Bruce Paley

Headline, Great Britain, 1996. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. Good. 268 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. The identity of the most notorious murderer of all time has long remained a mystery. After 12 years of research, Bruce Paley believes he has uncovered the real face behind the chilling murders of Jack the Ripper. In this book, Paley presents the evidence he has collected and identifies his suspect. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 0747252181. ISBN/EAN: 9780747252184. Inventory No: 19090045.. 9780747252184

$8.28

Writing on Gravestones

By Gary & Munro, Ian Tippet

Harper Collins, Australia, 2001. Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good. 354 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Writing on Gravestones is a collection of reflective crime pieces, often approaching the events from different angles yet written by on-the-spot observers and reporters. The stories look at crime in its broadest definition. Serial killers, mass murders, bank robbers and jailbreakers are here, but there are stories about the sort of torture that masquerades as love and drives a battered wife to kill, about the children who kill, about the anguish that drives a father to kill his children. There is an inescapable emphasis on the victims and as a result these stories are written with sensitivity, empathy and compassion rather than sensationalism. There are very well known names and crimes here: Martin Bryant, Jaidyn Leskie, Brenden Abbott, the Bega schoolgirls, the Arnotts extortion attempt. Then there are the lesser known: the story of a man dubbed "the gentlest of axe killers" who after 20 years of nightmares went back to a Victorian town and killed the man who had regularly raped him as a child. Fundamental Christianity gone wrong in Wimmera: drug dealing and murder among the young Indochinese street gangs in Melbourne's west; the murder of a vagrant by a group of children in Wagga. Classic crime reporting. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 073227110X. ISBN/EAN: 9780732271107. Inventory No: 19070234.. 9780732271107

$11.72

Blood Stain
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Blood Stain

By Peter Lalor

Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2002. Reprint. Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good. 314 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Journalist Peter Lalor covered the trial and wanted to know what made Knight go way over the borderline. In this unflinching account he uncovers the layers of her dysfunction, opening the door of 84 St Andrews Street and taking us into the lives of Knight's ex-partners, her family and the locals of Aberdeen, New South Wales. At the time of writing, Katherine Knight was the only woman serving a life sentence in Australia. She is never to be released. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 1865088781. ISBN/EAN: 9781865088785. Inventory No: 19070231.. 9781865088785

$9.66

Abandoned : The Sad Death of Dianne Brimble

By Geesche Jacobsen

Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2010. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good. 293 pages. Covers have heavy creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are moderately bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned and lightly creased. Drugs, sex, and a pack of unscrupulous men circling, circlingit was always going to get ugly but none foresaw the tragic death of a young woman. On September 24, 2002, Queensland mother Dianne Brimble was found dead in a cabin on the cruise ship Pacific Sky, less than 24 hours into what was to be the holiday of a lifetime. The cabin belonged to four men from Adelaide who were part of a group of eight colorful characters, whom the media would later describe as the most hated men in Australia. Within hours of her death it emerged that she had been showered and dressed before medical help was called. Soon there were rumors of drug use and group sex, which grew into allegations of rape and murder. P+O personnel failed to secure the cabin, allowing the men back in to collect their belongings thus making the truth even more difficult to determine. A police investigation, a high-profile inquest, a grieving family, and a criminal trial probed what went on in those few crucial early morning hours ending in her death. This extraordinary case, which captivated Australia, highlights the lines between criminal and moral responsibility and how easily things can get out of hand when care is abandoned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9781741754544. Inventory No: 19070230.. 9781741754544

$6.90

Trafficked : The Terrifying True Story of a British Girl Forced into the Sex Trade
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Trafficked : The Terrifying True Story of a British Girl Forced into the Sex Trade

By Sophie Hayes

Collins, Great Britain, 2012. Reprint. Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good. 308 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. When Sophie Hayes met the mysterious and charming stranger Bledi, she knew he would change her life - but she had no idea how much. At first, it was a typical whirlwind romance. But one day Bledi told Sophie that love always comes at a price...Bledi tricked Sophie into travelling to Italy, where he forced her into selling her body on the streets to help him pay off a large debt. When she refused, he beat her, stole her passport and locked the doors. Terrified and ashamed, Sophie worked the dangerous Italian streets without rest, seeing as many as 30 clients in a night. She was completely at Bledi's mercy for food, for clothes and for shelter. With no money, no friends and no family, she was trapped.But Sophie found the strength to keep going, clinging to life by a single thread of hope: that somehow she'd find a way to escape. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780007438884. Inventory No: 19070233.. 9780007438884

$9.66

Ninth Life

By Milton & Woodfield, William Read Machlin

Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 340 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; Inventory No: 19070140..

$20.00

The House on Garibaldi Street : The first full account of the capture of Adolf Eichmann, told by the former head of Israel's Secret Service

By Isser Harel

Viking, New York, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 296 pages. Deckled edges (rough cut). Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are lightly browned. The story of the relentless three-year hunt that led to the capture of Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi administrator of the 'Final Solution of the Jewish Problem'. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; Law & Criminal Studies. ISBN: 0670380288. ISBN/EAN: 9780670380282. Inventory No: 19070040.. 9780670380282

$106.21

Missing

By Thomas Hauser

Penguin, Australia, 1982. Paperback. Very Good. 254 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 0140064532. ISBN/EAN: 9780140064537. Inventory No: 19060299.. 9780140064537

$9.66

Amazing True Stories of Female Executions

By Geoffrey Abbott

Wakefield Press, Australia, 2007. Reprint. Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good. 282 pages. Covers have light creasing. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine and gas chamber. Amazing True Stories of Female Executions is brimming with macabre tales of martyrs, murderesses and madwomen from around the world. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9781862547407. Inventory No: 19070017.. 9781862547407

$11.72

The Shadow of Death : The Hunt for a Serial Killer

By Philip E. Ginsburg

Book Club Associates, Great Britain, 1993. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 397 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and minor chips and/or tears. Pages are lightly tanned. The true story of an ongoing manhunt for a serial killer in New England draws on the FBI's latest forensic techniques to recreate the tortured psychologies of both the killer and his victims. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; Inventory No: 19050129..

$13.10

The Man Died : Prison Notes
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The Man Died : Prison Notes

By Wole Soyinka

Noonday Press, Great Britain, 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Good. 310 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are lightly tanned. Foxing to top edge of pages. A record of 27 months of imprisonment of a Nigerian writer held as a political prisoner in 1967-1969 at a time of civil war and secession of the state of Biafra. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 0374521271. ISBN/EAN: 9780374521271. Inventory No: 19040192.. 9780374521271

$63.45

In the Name of Honour

By Mukhtar Mai

Virago, Great Britain, 2006. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 172 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Mukhtar Mai came to prominence in June 2002, when journalists in Pakistan first learned of her gang rape, punishment for an 'honour crime' allegedly committed by her brother, an offence for which there was never any proof. After the horrific rape, custom dictated that she would kill herself. But Mai defied custom. In an unprecedented act of courage, she took her rapists to court. Mukhtar Mai pitted herself against the system with extraordinary courage and strength of purpose. Timely and topical, In the Name of Honour is the inspirational true story of a woman who fought and triumphed against exceptional odds Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9781844084098. Inventory No: 19040053.. 9781844084098

$9.66

Red Centre, Dark Heart : Murders in the Outback

By Evan McHugh

Penguin, Australia, 2017. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 330 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Journey into Australia's heart of darkness... where life is lived by a different set of rules and it is easy for criminals to disappear into the vast landscape - and yet it can be difficult to remain anonymous. The worst aspects of human nature reveal themselves in the red centre. Beginning with the chilling tale of convict and cannibal Alexander Pearce, Red Centre, Dark Heart explores historic and recent true-crime in the outback, including the Belango State Forest murders and the disappearance of Peter Falconio. Read these stories and you'll discover that Australia's dark heart is frighteningly close to home. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780143799498. Inventory No: 19030651.. 9780143799498

$9.66

Hotel K : The Shocking Inside Story of Bali's Most Notorious Jail
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Hotel K : The Shocking Inside Story of Bali's Most Notorious Jail

By Kathryn Bonella

Quercus, Great Britain, 2012. Reprint. Medium Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 301 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Hotel K - Bali's most notorious jail - is Hell in Paradise. Welcome to Hotel Kerobokan, or Hotel K, Bali's most notorious jail. Its walls touch paradise; sparkling oceans, surf beaches and palm trees on one side, while on the other it's a dark, bizarre and truly frightening underworld of sex, drugs, violence and squalor. Hotel K's filthy and disease ridden cells have been home to the infamous and the tragic: a Balinese King, Gordon Ramsay's brother, Muslim terror bombers, beautiful women tourists and surfers from across the globe. Petty thieves share cells with killers, rapists, and gangsters. Hardened drug traffickers sleep alongside unlucky tourists, who've seen their holiday turn from paradise to hell over one ecstasy pill. Hotel K is the shocking inside story of the jail and its inmates, revealing the wild 'sex nights' organised by corrupt guards for the prisoners who have cash to pay, the jail's ecstasy factory, the killings made to look like suicides, the days out at the beach, the escapes and the corruption that means anything is for sale - including a fully catered Italian jail wedding, or a luxury cell upgrade with a Bose sound system. The truth about the dark heart of Bali explodes off the page. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780857382696. Inventory No: 19040054.. 9780857382696

$9.66

Mary Blandy - A Question of Guilt Series

By Joan Morgan

W.H. Allen, Great Britain, 1980. Paperback. Good. 287 pages. Covers have moderate creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 0352304367. ISBN/EAN: 9780352304360. Inventory No: 19030321.. 9780352304360

$15.17

An Almost Perfect Murder : How the Police Caught One of Their Own

By John Suter Linton

ABC Books, Australia, 2007. Reprint. Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good. 272 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are lightly browned. On a Sunday evening Ricky Conway, mother of two and estranged wife of a serving police officer, was found deceased in her Canberra suburban home. Police suspected Ricky had committed suicide, as the day before she had tried but failed. But one detective on the case noticed something unusual, the toilet seat had been left up. Ricky, however, had been home alone all weekend. From this one observation, suspicions grew and an exhaustive investigation was launched into her death. Some thought the detectives were wasting their time, particularly as they began to focus on one of their own. Despite criticism, the investigation continued, uncovering an evil conspiracy of deceit and manipulation. Even so, there was no hard evidence to incriminate their prime suspect, John Conway. the pressure was on the investigators to find the evidence or disband. It seemed Ricky's murder would be unsolved, that was, till a break-through came from an unlikely source. Without it, Ricky's death would have been a perfect murder. Quantity Available: 2. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780733319273. Inventory No: 19030177.. 9780733319273

$9.66

Hostage : A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters
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Hostage : A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters

By Paul + Rachel Chandler

Mainstream, Great Britain, 2011. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 384 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine has minor lean and minimal reading creases. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. On 23 October 2009, British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler were kidnapped from their sailing boat off the archipelago of the Seychelles. Naval forces and search rescue centres did not swing into full action until the story broke on 27 October, when Somalis informed the media that the couple were in their hands. The yacht, S/Y Lynn Rival, was found the next day by naval forces, abandoned off the Central Somali Coast. After the attack, Paul and Rachel were taken first onto a previously hijacked merchant ship, the MV Kota Wajar, and then onto land near Ceel Huur, north of Harardheere on the coast of Somalia. The couple were released, over a year later, on 14 November 2010, after a reported $800,000 ransom was paid. In this remarkable book, Paul and Rachel Chandler exclusively recount their ordeal, revealing the entire breathtaking, inspiring and poignant story behind the dramatic headlines. At the heart of their survival was their unshakable belief in each other and their determination to survive against all the odds, making Hostage an unlikely love story, in which death, at times, seemed preferable to being separated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9781845967956. Inventory No: 19020319.. 9781845967956

$9.66

Even Silence Has an End : My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle

By Ingrid Betancourt

Virago, London, 2010. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 594 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Ingrid Betancourt's story - her exemplary courage, spirit and resilience - has captured the world's imagination. A politician and presidential candidate celebrated for her determination to combat the corruption and climate of fear endemic in Colombia, in 2002 she was taken hostage by FARC, a terrorist guerrilla organisation. She was held captive in the depths of the jungle for six and a half years, chained day and night for much of that time, constantly on the move and enduring gruelling conditions. She was freed and reunited with her children and relatives in 2008. It is Betancourt's indomitable spirit that drives this important and deeply moving book, telling in her own words the extraordinary drama of her capture and eventual rescue, and describes her fight to survive, mentally and physically. As she confronts the horror of what she went through, her story also goes beyond the specifics of her own confinement to offer an intensely intelligent, thoughtful and compassionate reflection on what it means to be human. Quantity Available: 1. Category: True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9781844086122. Inventory No: 19020315.. 9781844086122

$16.55

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