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            Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation
             

            Kidnapped: The Crime that Shocked the Nation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tedeschi, Mark

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            ISBN 9781925310221
            Published AU 1 Nov 2015
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            I Catch Killers: The Life and Many Deaths of a Homicide Detective

            I Catch Killers: The Life and Many Deaths of a Homicide Detective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jubelin, Gary; With Box, Dan

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            Here I am: tall and broad, shaved head, had my nose broken three times fighting. Black suit, white shirt, the big city homicide detective. I've led investigations into serial killings, child abductions, organised crime hits and domestic murders. But beneath the suit, I've got an ...Om symbol in the shape of a Buddha tattooed on my right bicep. It balances the tattoo on my left ribs: Better to die on your feet than live on your knees. That's how I choose to live my life. As a cop, I got paid to catch killers and I learned what doing it can cost you. It cost me marriages and friendships. It cost me my reputation. They tell you not to let a case get personal, but I think it has to. Each one has taken a piece out of me and added a piece, until there's only pieces. I catch killers - it's what I do. It's who I am. Gary Jubelin was Australia's most celebrated homicide detective, leading investigations into the disappearance of William Tyrrell, the serial killing of three Aboriginal children in Bowraville and the brutal gangland murder of Terry Falconer. During his 34-year career, former Detective Chief Inspector Jubelin also ran the crime scene following the Lindt Cafe siege, investigated the death of Caroline Byrne and recovered the body of Matthew Leveson. In 2020, Jubelin was found guilty of illicitly recording conversations during the Tyrrell investigation. This is his story.
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            ISBN 9781460758915
            Published AU 2 Sep 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Stalking Claremont: Inside the hunt for a serial killer
             

            Stalking Claremont: Inside the hunt for a serial killer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Christian, Bret

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              1 Feb 21

            The gripping true story of the notorious Claremont serial murders and the nation's longest and most expensive investigation to catch the killer In the space of just over year in 1996-7, three young women disappeared from Claremont, an upmarket suburb in central Perth. When two of... the young women were found murdered, Australia's longest and most expensive investigation was established. More than twenty years later, an unlikely suspect was arrested based on forensic evidence that also linked the murders to two previous vicious rapes. The Claremont Killings, by local newsman Bret Christian, is a riveting story of young lives cut short, a city in panic, an investigation riddled with error and incompetence, and a surprising twist that absolutely no one saw coming.
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            ISBN 9780733338731
            Published AU 1 Feb 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
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            A Woman of Force

            A Woman of Force (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Morri, Mark

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            The true story of Deborah Wallace, the legendary 'gangbuster' of NSW Police Force.

            ISBN 9781760787356
            Published AU 22 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            The First Time He Hit Her: The shocking true story of the murder of Tara Costigan, the woman next door

            The First Time He Hit Her: The shocking true story of the murder of Tara Costigan, the woman next door (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Unabridged edition)

            By Lemon, Heidi; Read by Crespigny, Sylvie de

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            For readers of true crime and books such as SEE WHAT YOU MADE ME DO, a shocking and movingly told portrait of the murder of suburban mum Tara Costigan and an examination of why domestic violence affects us all

            ISBN 9780733643767
            Published AU 7 Jul 2020
            Publisher Hachette
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            My Father the Murderer: A Reckoning with the Past
             

            My Father the Murderer: A Reckoning with the Past (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Young, Nina

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              4 May 21

            This was Nina Young's shocking realisation in her mid-twenties, when she found out from online court records that the father from whom she'd always been distant, Allan Ladd, had strangled a woman to death decades before. In prison he'd met Denise, Nina's mother, who was his tutor.... Although Denise didn't know the extent of Allan's crime when she fell in love with him, by the time she found out, she was in too deep. She had to flee from him before Nina turned two. A decade after reading the court records, Nina, now a journalist, decided to release a podcast to tackle the questions she'd been asking herself ever since. How did her mother fall in love with a murderer? What happened to Conan, Nina's estranged half-brother, who spent his formative years in Allan's care? How much do your origins determine your destiny? This is the story behind the podcast, taking Nina on a cross-country journey to retrace her steps. We move from Sydney to the old Fremantle Prison, where Nina's parents met; then to the suburbs of Perth, where they raised her in those early years; back to Sydney, where Denise put their past behind them and gave Nina and her siblings a new lease on life; and finally back to Western Australia, to the scene of the original crime- the remote outback town of Norseman, where Allan killed a woman late one night in the bush in 1977. This is also Denise's story, of falling in love with a charismatic, intelligent prisoner who turned out to be violent and callous. Unburdening herself of the stigma she carried with her for thirty years, Denise tells of how she came to marry a murderer, and what it took to leave and rebuild her life in the wake of the destruction Allan caused. A dual memoir, a true crime story and an examination of the way domestic violence insinuates itself into the lives of survivors, My Father, the Murderer is, at its heart, a story of a mother and daughter coming together with honesty and openness to reckon with the past.
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            ISBN 9781760890575
            Published AU 4 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Schoolgirl Strangler
             

            The Schoolgirl Strangler (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kovacic, Katherine

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              5 Jan 21

            November, 1930. One sunny Saturday afternoon, 12-year-old Mena Griffiths was playing in the park when she was lured away by an unknown man. Hours later, her strangled body was found, mouth gagged and hands crossed over her chest, in an abandoned house. Only months later, another ...girl was murdered; the similarities between the cases undeniable. Crime in Melbourne had taken a shocking new turn: this was the work of a serial killer, a homicidal maniac. Despite their best efforts, police had no experience dealing with this kind of criminal. What followed was years of bungled investigations, falsely accused men - and the tragic deaths of two more girls - before the murderer was finally caught and brought to justice.
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            ISBN 9781760686635
            Published AU 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Bali 9: The Untold Story

            Bali 9: The Untold Story (Paperback)

            By King, Madonna; Wockner, Cindy

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            In April 2005, nine young Australians were arrested in Bali on charges of drug trafficking. Known as the 'Bali 9', some members received the death penalty for their crimes; others are serving lengthy jail sentences. Journalists Cindy Wockner and Madonna King have pieced together ...the whole story, from arrest to jail to the harrowing final journey.
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            ISBN 9780732287337
            Published AU 1 Aug 2008
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Pitcairn: Paradise Lost
              

            Pitcairn: Paradise Lost (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Marks, Kathy

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            Pitcairn island was until recently a rarely visited, British-run Polynesian outpost floating in the South Pacific. In 1999, alerted by unsettling reports of a rape, descended on the island. Their investigation revealed widespread and horrific sexual abuse. Sydney based reporter K...athy Marks lived on the island during the 2004 trial.
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            ISBN 9780732282547
            Published AU 1 May 2008
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            From the Inside: Chopper 1: TV Tie-In

            From the Inside: Chopper 1: TV Tie-In (Paperback)

            By Brandon Chopper Read, Mark; Brandon Read, Mark

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            An Underbelly: Chopper-inspired redux of the classic bio by toe cutter tough guy Mark 'Chopper' Read.

            ISBN 9781760556761
            Published AU 27 Feb 2018
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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