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Electric Blue [paperback]

Electric Blue [paperback]
VerhoevenPaul F.
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The riveting, darkly funny stand-alone sequel to Loose Units. Paul Verhoeven's ex-cop dad, John, spent years embroiled in some of the seediest, scariest intrigue and escapades imaginable. One day John offered Paul the chance of a lifetime- he'd spill his guts on tape.

 

The darkest web

The darkest web
OrmsbyEileen
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Hitmen for hire, drugs for sale. Inside the dangerous world that lurks beneath the bright, friendly light of your internet screen Dark... A kingpin willing to murder to protect his dark web drug empire. A corrupt government official determined to avoid exposure.

 

I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer

I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
McNamaraMichelle, 1970-2016
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A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer--the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade--from MichelleMcNamarathe gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. 

 

Furious hours : murder, fraud and the last trial of Harper Lee

Furious hours : murderfraud and the last trial of Harper Lee
CepCasey
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The stunning true story of an Alabama serial killer, and the trial that obsessed the author of To Kill a Mockingbird in the years after the publication of her classic novel - a complicated and difficult time in her life that, until now, has been very little examined. 
 

 

My friend Anna : the true story of a fake heiress

My friend Anna : the true story of a fake heiress
WilliamsRachel DeLoache
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How does it feel to be betrayed by your closest friendA close friend who turns out to be the most prolific grifter in New York City... This is the true story of Anna Delvey, the fake heiress whose dizzying deceit and elaborate con-artistry deceived the Soho hipster...

 

Chaos : Charles Manson, the CIA and the secret history of the sixties

Chaos : Charles Mansonthe CIA and the secret history of the sixties
O'NeillTom
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An investigative journalist chronicles his twenty-year obsession with the 1969 Manson murders and describes how he discovered evidence of a cover-up, carelessness from police, misconduct by prosecutors, and potential surveillance by intelligence agents.
 

 

Missing William Tyrrell

Missing William Tyrrell
OveringtonCaroline
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One minute a little boy is playing outside his foster Nana's house. The next, he's gone. On Friday 12 September 2014, WilliamTyrrell, a playful three-year-old boy dressed in a fire-engine red Spider-Man suit, disappears from a quiet street in broad daylight.

 

Mrs Escobar : my life with Pablo

Mrs Escobar : my life with Pablo
Henao, Victoria Eugenia
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The closest you'll ever get to the most infamous drug kingpin in modern history, told by the person who stood by his side The story of PabloEscobar, one of the wealthiest, powerful and violent criminals of all time has fascinated the world. 

 

Shark arm : a shark, a tattooed arm and two unsolved murders

Shark arm : a shark, a tattooed arm and two unsolved murders
Roope, Phillip
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Truth can be stranger than fiction. In a Coogee aquarium in 1935 a shark coughed up a man's tattooed arm. The authors of Shark Arm have unravelled an extraordinary tale of high-class smuggling around Sydney Harbour and police collusion that has eluded many investigations into this famous cold case. It all started with a ruthless murder. An ex-boxer and petty police informer was efficiently disposed of, sending a ghastly warning to others. That would have been the end of it, had not a shark, in a million-to-one chance, vomited up the victim's arm in an aquarium and shone an unwelcome light into some very dark places. 

 

Killer Australia : death and destruction Down Under

Killer Australia : death and destruction Down Under
Howard, Amanda
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Amanda Howard examines the worst crimes of Australia, the brutal kidnappings, rapes and murders that destroyed the innocence of a nation. Cases include Australia's worst serial killers, baby killer KathleenFolbigg, the kidnappings of children Graeme Thorne and Sofia Rodriguez-Urrutia Shu. 

 

Unbelievable

Unbelievable
Miller, T. Christian
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On 11 August 2008, eighteen-year-old Marie reported that a masked man had broken into her home and raped her. Within days, police - and even those closest to Marie - became suspicious of her story: details of the crime just didn?t seem plausible.

 

The pretty girl killer

The pretty girl killer
ByrneAndrew
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This is the story of Christopher Wilder: the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney, who became the most wanted man in America -- a psychopathic serial killer who slaughtered more than sixteen young women in the USA and is the prime suspect in the infamous Australian Wanda Beach murders. Wilder was handsome and charming, and time and time again he managed to convince beautiful young women that he was a fashion photographer looking to help them start a career in modelling.

 

Bowraville

Bowraville
BoxDan
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A true crime story cannot often be believed, at least at the beginning. In Bowraville, all three of the victims were Aboriginal. All three were killed within five months, between 1990 and 1991. The same white man was linked to each, but nobody was convicted. 

 

The mafia : first 100 years [ebook]

The mafia : first 100 years [ebook]
Carpozi Jr., George
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How did the Mob evolve from a disorganised gang of uncouth killers into the deadly 'international corporation' it is today?

 

Murder on Easey Street : Melbourne's most notorious cold case

Murder on Easey Street : Melbourne's most notorious cold case
Thomas, Helen
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One summer night in January 1977, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett were savagely murdered in their house onEaseyStreet, Collingwood - stabbed multiple times while Suzanne's sixteen-month-old baby slept in the next room.  

 

The killing streets

The killing streets
Bretherton, Tanya
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From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney - and a killer who remained at large for over two decades.  

 

The queen : the forgotten life behind an American myth

The queen : the forgotten life behind an American myth
Levin, Josh
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This is the gripping true tale of a villain who changed American history. In the 1970s, Linda Taylor became a fur-wearing, Cadillac-driving symbol of the undeserving poor -- the original 'welfare queen'. In the press she was ultimate template for this insidious stereotype.

 

The five : the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper

The five : the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper
Rubenhold, Hallie

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Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden and Wales. They wrote ballads, ran coffee houses, lived on country estates, they breathed ink-dust from printing presses and escaped people-traffickers. 

 

Drugs, guns & lies : my life as an undercover cop

Drugsguns & lies : my life as an undercover cop
Banks, Keith
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'Undercover was like guerrilla warfare; to understand your enemy, you had to walk amongst them, to become them. The trick was to keep an eye on that important line between who you were and who you were pretending to be.'

 

Cops, drugs, Lawyer X and me

Cops, drugs, Lawyer X and me
Dale, Paul, (Police officer)
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Paul Dale knows he is tainted. After almost fifteen years as a cop, working in Homicide and rising to the rank of Detective Sergeant in the Victorian Drug Squad, he saw the worst of what people can do. 

 

Furious hours : murder, fraud and the last trial of Harper Lee

Furious hours : murder, fraud and the last trial of Harper Lee
Cep, Casey
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The stunning true story of an Alabama serial killer, and the trial that obsessed the author of To Kill a Mockingbird in the years after the publication of her classic novel - a complicated and difficult time in her life that, until now, has been very little examined. Willie Maxwell was a Baptist ...

 

The devil's grip

The devil's grip
Drinnan, Neal
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Seven shots ring out in the silence of Victoria's rolling Barrabool Hills. As the final recoil echoes through the paddocks, a revered sheep-breeding dynasty comes to a bloody and inglorious end. No one could have anticipated the orgy of violence that wiped out three generations of the Wettenhall ...

 

The outlaw ocean : crime and survival in the last untamed frontier

The outlaw ocean : crime and survival in the last untamed frontier
Urbina, Ian
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There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans- too big to police, and under no clear international authority, these immense regions of treacherous water play host to the unbridled extremes of human behaviour and activity.

 

Double agent : my secret life undercover in the IRA

Double agent : my secret life undercover in the IRA
Fulton, Kevin
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'"I am a British soldier," I told my reflection. "I am a British soldier and I'm saving lives. I'm saving lives. I'm a British soldier and I'm saving lives..."