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Image for When the Bough Breaks : The True Story of Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg [used book]

When the Bough Breaks : The True Story of Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg [used book]

By: Matthew Benns

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam: 2003

Seller ID: 1863254234

ISBN: 1863254234

Condition: Good


Caleb, Patrick, Sarah and Laura Folbigg died one by one over a 10-year period in similar circumstances - suddenly, unexpectedly and while sleeping. Each was discovered by Kathleen, their mother, who raised the alarm to her husband, Craig that they were not breathing. When the Folbiggs' marriage fell apart six weeks after the death of their fourth child, Laura, Craig was devastated. It only got worse when he discovered Kathleen's diary in her bedside drawer. Horrified at his wife's ramblings about losing control with the children, her 'terrible thoughts' and her fears she was her 'father's daug... View more info

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The Satin Man : Disappearance of the Beaumont Children Revealed

By: Alan Whiticker and Stuart Mullins

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2013

Seller ID: 9781742573083

ISBN: 1742573088

Condition: New


On Australia Day 1966, the Beaumont children Jane, Arnna and Grant disappeared from an Adelaide beach. Despite a large-scale police investigation and extensive media coverage, the case remains unsolved, bogged down by false leads and dead ends, and the Beaumont children were never seen again. In 2006, author Alan Whiticker, assisted by researcher Stuart Mullins, wrote the definitive account of the siblings disappearance in Searching for the Beaumont Children. Since the publication of that book, fresh leads have been sceptically received, until one family in particular presented a remarkable p... View more info

Image for Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors : Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 16 [used book]

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors : Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 16 [used book]

By: Ann Rule

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Pocket Books: 2012

Seller ID: 1451648286

ISBN: 1451648286

Condition: Good


Billionaire Jonah Shacknai's eight-year-old son dies falling off a balcony in his mansion. Several days later, Jonah's live-in girlfriend, Rebecca, is found hanging, nude, with her hands tied behind her. There is an ineffective police investigation that rules her death a suicide. However, this seems unlikely to all around her. There are several suspects in this case: Jonah's brother, Adam, a tugboat captain and pornography aficionado from Memphis, arrived in Coronado the day after Max, the child, fell. There are Jonah's two ex-wives, the second being Max's mother. Ann Rule, with her reporter's... View more info

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The Coroner : Investigating Sudden Death [used book]

By: Derrick Hand and Janet Fife-Yeomans

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2004

Seller ID: 0733313256

ISBN: 0733313256

Condition: Good


When the telephone rings in the middle of the night, it is usually bad news. When the telephone rings in the middle of the night and you are the State Coroner, it is invariably someone else's bad news. Derrick Hand was the NSW State Coroner for 20 years. this book takes you with him behind the scenes of his investigations and shows how he pieced together the puzzles thrown up by some of the most notorious deaths in Australia. View more info

Image for The Echo of Silent Screams: The Gold Coast Hitchhike Murders [used book] *** OUT OF STOCK ***

The Echo of Silent Screams: The Gold Coast Hitchhike Murders [used book] *** OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Eric Wilson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Pennon Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 001671

ISBN: 1877029270

Condition: Good


'The Echo of Silent Screams' is the culmination of many years of exhaustive research by Eric Wilson, the elder brother of one of the murdered girls, into what became known as the Gold Coast Hitchhike Murders. But 'The Echo of Silent Screams' is much more than a murder mystery. It opens up the very soul of one of the families involved in this disturbing case, which still remains unsolved over 28 years later. The $100,000 reward is still current. View more info

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Little Girls Lost : The stories of Four of Austrlalia's Most Horrific Child Murders [used book]

By: Helen Reade

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Five Mile Press: 2010

Seller ID: 1742482236

ISBN: 1742482236

Condition: Good


Little Girls Lost is the stories of the horrendous murders of four girls & their parents' battles to bring about changes in the law to ease the unbearable burden of homicide for the families and loved ones of the victims who will tragically, but inevitably, follow in their footsteps. View more info

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Underbelly : A Tale Of Two Cities [used book]

By: John Silvester and Andrew Rule

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Floradale Press: 2010

Seller ID: 0977544095

ISBN: 0977544095

Condition: Good


Made in Melbourne. Slayed in Sydney. Chris Rentakill Flannery was a Melbourne gunman who sold his services to Sin City's highest bidder. He went on the missing list because he didn't realise the future belonged to those who controlled pills and powders, not pistols. A world of corrupt cops, bent politicians and beautiful women who fell for the rich gangsters, and a few detectives trying to stop the tidal wave.This was Australia's underbelly. View more info

Image for Perfect Murder Perfect Town : The Uncensored Story of the JonBenet Murder and the Grand Jury's Search for the Final Truth [used book]

Perfect Murder Perfect Town : The Uncensored Story of the JonBenet Murder and the Grand Jury's Search for the Final Truth [used book]

By: Lawrence Schiller

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1999

Seller ID: 006095342X

ISBN: 006095342X

Condition: Good


From Lawrence Schiller, the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller American Tragedy, comes the definitive account of the most puzzling homicide in recent history. Nothing reported about this case can possibly prepare the reader for the revelations in this book; the untold story of the investigation into the death of JonBenet Ramsey. The setting is Boulder, Colorado, a town of 90,000 people that sits at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. There lies the story of what really happened to ?ttle Miss Colorado, told not only in frightful detail, but in the words of witnesses, investigators, prosecu... View more info

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Forbidden Love : A Harrowing True Story of Love and Revenge in Jordan [used book]

By: Norma Khouri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1863253483

ISBN: 1863253483

Condition: Good


Jordan is a predominantly Muslim country in the heart of the Arab world with around four percent of the population belonging to various Christian denominations. It is a modern, technologically advanced and (would like the world to believe) rapidly democratizing nation. It is a country that welcomes the future while holding fast to its ancient roots and traditions. But for women, progress is negligible. They are now allowed to study any subject they want, but only as long as they have their father's, brother's or husband's agreement. In a country that boasts advancement, a woman's choice is sti... View more info

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Dirty Deeds - Justice Prevails : True Crime Stories That Gripped Australia [used book]

By: Paul Anderson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Hardie Grant: 2012

Seller ID: 1742700322

ISBN: 1742700322

Condition: Good


An inside account of some of Australia's most gruesome and recent crime cases. Go inside a maximum security jail unit to learn why feared prisoner Matthew Charles Johnson murdered drug boss Carl Williams in the most brutal way possible. Question how a two-time killer was allowed the freedom to murder his third innocent victim, dismembering her in a bathtub and throwing the body out to sea. Read these and many more true stories but beware, Dirty Deeds: Justice Prevails is not for the faint hearted. View more info

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The Mayne Inheritance : a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations

By: Rosamond Siemon

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780702234224

ISBN: 0702234222

Condition: New


The Mayne Inheritance is a non-fiction book written by Queensland author Rosamond Siemon. It was first published in 1997 by University of Queensland Press, and this new edition with updated information was issued by the same publisher in 2003. The book won the Brisbane City Council's One Book One Brisbane competition in 2003. The Mayne Inheritance tells the story of Patrick Mayne, a young man who migrated to Australia from his impoverished background in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1841. He soon moved to the infant town of Brisbane where he found work as a slaughterman in an abattoir. In 1848... View more info

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The Mayne Inheritance : a gothic tale of murder, madness and scandal across the generations [used book] *** Out of Stock ***

By: Rosamond Siemon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 0702234222

ISBN: 0702234222

Condition: Good


Used book in overall good condition with some foxing. Tight binding. The Mayne Inheritance is a non-fiction book written by Queensland author Rosamond Siemon. It was first published in 1997 by University of Queensland Press, and this new edition with updated information was issued by the same publisher in 2003. The book won the Brisbane City Council's One Book One Brisbane competition in 2003. The Mayne Inheritance tells the story of Patrick Mayne, a young man who migrated to Australia from his impoverished background in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1841. He soon moved to the infant town of Brisb... View more info

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The Gatton Murders [used book][hard to get]

By: Stephanie Bennett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2004

Seller ID: 1405035749

ISBN: 1405035749

Condition: Very Good


Boxing Day, 1898. Three members of the Murphy family Michael, Ellen and Norah are returning to the family farm after a trip into Gatton, a small Queensland town. On a deserted, moonlit road a few miles out of town they are ambushed. Their horse is shot and the Murphys, all aged in their twenties, are taken to a remote paddock where they are bludgeoned and shot, and the women brutally raped. So begins the story of an horrific and baffling crime. What followed was a hopelessly bungled investigation, and the crime remained unsolved. Fear and mistrust rocked the farming community, and theories abo... View more info

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Murder Mystery and Massacre: Chilling Stories from our Pioneering Past

By: Tony Matthews

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2017

Seller ID: A1325

ISBN: 1925522369

Condition: New


Murder Mystery and Massacre: Chilling Stories from our Pioneering Past. Imagine what it would be like to be trapped deep underground, surrounded by nothing but rock and a fortune in gold, but also to have no way out - no hope of survival. What would have been going through the mind of the SS Gothenburg's captain when he ralized that his beautiful ship - laden with gold, was heading straight for the bottom of the sea? These extraordinary stories and many more are described vividly in Murder, Mystery and Massacre - Chilling stories from our Pioneering Past. There are astonishing stories of m... View more info

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Helter Skelter : The True Story of the Manson Murders

By: Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2018

Seller ID: 9781787461185

ISBN: 1787461181

Condition: New


THE BEST-SELLING TRUE CRIME BOOK IN HISTORY. The shocking true story of the Manson murders, revealed in this harrowing, often terrifying book. Helter Skelter won a Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award in 1975 for Best Fact Crime Book. On August 9th 1969, seven people were found shot, stabbed and bludgeoned to death in Los Angeles. America watched in fascinated horror as the killers were tried and convicted. But the real questions went unanswered. How did Manson make his 'family' kill for him? What made these young men and women kill again and again with no trace of remorse? Did the m... View more info