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

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

By: Bingham, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU104

ISBN: 0732257883

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 292gms, 178 pages. This is the true story of that terrible day at Port Arthur when lone gunman, Martin Bryant, opened fire with semi-automatic weapons at the Broad Arow Cafe claiming 35 lives and injuring many more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page and some mild water damage to rear few pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Broken Lives: The Complete Life and Crimes of Serial Killer Eric Edgar Cooke

By: Blackburn, Estelle

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Prahran, Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU134

ISBN: 174064073X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 620gms, 462 pages. Broken Lives made Australian legal history, proving that two innocent men, John Button and Darryl Beamish, went to jail for two of Eric Edgar Cooke's crimes. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Connections: Crime Rackets and Networks of Influence Down-Under

By: Bottom, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU501

ISBN: 0725104910

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 236gms, 122 pages. This book gives a disturbing insight into the extraordinary connections between the American mafia and Australian organised crime identities. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Without Fear or Favour

By: Bottom, Bob

Price: $8.50

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU502

ISBN: 0725104538

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 286gms, 170 pages. Crime bosses, Mafia hit men, drug merchants, illegal bookmakers, as well as people in power, all have tried to stop investigative journalist, Bob Bottom. Here are some of his stories about organized crime in Australia. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Corners and edges show some bumping and curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Crime: Chilling Tales of Our Time

By: Brown, Malcolm (ed)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lansdowne Australian Pty Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU114

ISBN: 1863023127

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 724gms, 256 pages. This is an enthralling account of the changing nature of crime throughout Australia over the years, a detailed case-by-case look at some of the mostchilling events and colourful characters in our history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Nice Girl: The Story of Keli Lane and Her Missing Baby, Tegan

By: Chin, Rachael Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cammaray, Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU125

ISBN: 0731814967

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 382gms, 309 pages. This is the true story of Keli Lane, Australian Water Polo champion, and her baby Tegan Lane who went missing in 1996 and is now presumed dead. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Crime File 2, The: More Stories From Australia's Best True Crime Collection

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU24

ISBN: 1741782538

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 544gms, 329 pages. From the annals of Australian criminal history comes another collection of Australian true crime stories, from high-profile murder cases to crimes of the macabre and bizarre. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Crime File, The: A 'Best Of' Collection of Notorious True Crime Stories

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU20

ISBN: 1741247934

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 816gms, 479 pages. This definitive collection contains more than 80 true crime stories from the annals of Australian criminal history - from high profile murder cases to crimes of the macabre and bizarre. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Never To Be Released: Australia's Most Viscious Murderers

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU32

ISBN: 0330362933

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 246gms, 256 pages. This book is a compilation of Australia's most horrendous crimes and includes killers like: William 'The Mutilator' MacDonald; Lennie Lawson; Crump and Baker; David and Catherine Birnie; Anita Cobby's murderers; and The Granny Killer. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Celluloid Serial Killers: The Real Monsters Behind the Movies

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU87

ISBN: 1741784727

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 894gms, 402 pages. A unique and compelling guide to serial killer movies and their true-life counterparts: Ivan Milat; Hannibal Lecter; Ted Bundy; Norman Bates; Ed Gein; Aileen Wuornos; Son of Sam; and Jack the Ripper. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australian Crime File, The: A 'Best Of' Collection of Notorious True Crime Stories

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU85

ISBN: 1741247934

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 816gms, 479 pages. This definitive collection contains more than 80 true crime stories from the annals of Australian criminal history - from high profile murder cases to crimes of the macabre and bizarre. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Never To Be Released: Australia's Most Viscious Murderers (Volume 4)

By: Kidd, Paul B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scoresby, VIC, Australia, The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU53

ISBN: 1741788927

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 386gms, 245 pages. This book is is the fourth volume in the set and is a compilation of Australia's most horrendous crimes where the perpetrators have been sent to prison without thepossibility of parole - 'never to be released'. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Silent Death: The Killing of Julie Ramage

By: Kissane, Karen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2009

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: TRU45

ISBN: 0733621759

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 326gms, 388 pages. Julie and Jamie Ramage were the classic middle-class Australian couple. They appeared to have it all. But Julie walked out of their seemingly perfect marriage. And then Jamie killed her. This book is a powerful and provocative courtroom drama about murder, marriage and the law. It is also a story about the suburban dream, and the dark side of love. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed

By: Knight, Michelle; and Burford, Michelle

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Harper Collins Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA403

ISBN: 0732299489

Condition: Fair to Good


Large softcover, first Australian edition, 458gms, 304 pages. This is a memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings. It reveals the details of Michelle's story, including her thoughts and prayers that helped her find courage to endure her horrifying circumstances and build a life worth living. Book is in fair to good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Wraps show some moderate creasing and some tearing to the bottom left hand front corner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bound By Blood: The True Story Behind the Wollongong Murders

By: Linton, John Suter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU115

ISBN: 1741141761

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 320gms, 286 pages. This is a bizarre and chilling tale of blood lust, homophobia and manipulation. Three victims and three perpetrators all bound by blood. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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

By: Linton, John Suter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU127

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 334gms, 272 pages. The almost perfect murder of Canberra suburban mother of two, Ricky Conway. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Image for Australian Murders: 127 Killings That Shocked the Nation

Australian Murders: 127 Killings That Shocked the Nation

By: Main, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Bas Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU84

ISBN: 192091031X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 564gms, 440 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of Australian True Crime, A: Australian Lives and Stories

By: Samuelson, Steve; and Mason, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Sydney, NSW, Australia, Ebury Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU90

ISBN: 1741668336

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, reprint, 1810gms, 287 pages, grey endpapers. This book provides notable examples of grisly and gruesome dirty deeds from Federation to the present day. Tram robbers, baby-thieves, notorious gangsters, psycho killers, petty crims, corporate villains and corrupt cops fill this volume in a compelling cavalcade of Australians behaving badly. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small tear on the front endpaper where a sticker has been removed... View more info

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Port Arthur: A Story of Strength and Courage

By: Scott, Margaret

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS669

ISBN: 0091835216

Condition: Good


Medium softcover with flaps, first edition, 246pp, weighs 284gms. The events of 28 April 1996 in Port Arthur left Australia and the world shocked and devastated. How do we ever come to terms with what happened? One year on writer and local resident Magaret Scott uncovers the simple acts of courage and stories of incredible bravery from within the community as it tries to heal itself. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Underbelly: The Gangland War

By: Silvester, John; and Rule, Andrew

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Floradale Productions Pty Ltd and Sly Ink Pty Ltd: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU67

ISBN: 0977544060

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 460gms, 423 pages. This is the story of Carl Williams, Jason Moran and the Purana Taskforce, the book behind the hard-hitting TV drama. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info