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There are 36 books in this catalogue.
The Sheffield Gang Wars
Bean, J. P.
Book Number: 65740
ISBN: 0950764507
D & D Publications, Sheffield 1981. 8vo. softcover. 136pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small chip and crease to front cover corner, some foxing to cover.
Price: $50.00


Born or Bred? Martin Bryant: The Making of a Mass Murderer
Wainwright, Robert & Totaro, Paola
Book Number: 65127
ISBN: 9781921486241
Fairfax Books, Australia 2009. 8vo. softcover. 2336pp. colour illus. Very good, light tanning to page edges.
Price: $20.00


Australia's Most Murderous Prison : Behind the Walls of Goulburn Jail
Phelps, James
Book Number: 64927
ISBN: 9780857987495
Random House Australia, 2015. 8vo. softcover. 239pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $8.00


Nice Girl: The Story of Keli Lane and Her Missing Baby, Tegan
Chin, Rachael Jane
Book Number: 64818
ISBN: 9780731814961
Simon and Schuster 2011 8vo. softcover. 307pp. Very good, crease on front cover corner.
Price: $12.00


C.I.B. Criminal Investigation Centenary 1879 - 1979
NSW Police Department
Book Number: 64062
ISBN: 
NSW Police Department Criminal Investigation Branch. 8vo. stapled wraps. 92pp. colour * b/w photos. Very good. First 10 portrait photos signed, signatures inside rear cover, signed list of drug squad members stapled inside rear cover, signed list of public service staff stapled to last page. Group photos of detectives from different squads and from all branches of NSW.
Price: $150.00


Big Wig : The Remarkable Rise and Fall of Tony Mokbel (Big Wig)
Houlihan, Liam
Book Number: 63594
ISBN: 9780732290023
Harper Collins, Sydney, 2012. 8vo. softcover. 322pp. colour illus. Very good+.
Price: $18.00


Notorious Australians. The Mad, the Bad and the Dangerous
Creswell, Toby
Book Number: 63205
ISBN: 9780733317170
ABC Books. Sydney 2008. 8vo. softcover. 279pp. Very good+.
Price: $15.00


An Ordinary Man: The McLeod-Lindsay Case
McLeod-Lindsay, Alexander
Book Number: 62832
ISBN: 0868060763
Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1984. 8vo. hardcover. 279pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good d/w with faded spine.
Price: $40.00


Deliver Us from Evil: Bad Things do Happen to Good People
Danes, Kay
Book Number: 62833
ISBN: 1740950259
Crown Content, North Melbourne, Australia, 2002. 8vo. softcover. 278pp. Very good, remainder mark on bottom edge. Australian couple Kerry and Kay Danes, held hostage for almost a year in Laos.
Price: $10.00


Dongri To Dubai: Six Decades of The Mumbai Mafia
Zaidi, S Hussain
Book Number: 62835
ISBN: 9788174368942
Roli Books, 2013. 8vo. softcover. 378pp. index, illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00


In Harm's Way: A High-Risk Plan, My Subsequent Capture and Time in a Lebanese Prison
Corrigan, Brian
Book Number: 62836
ISBN: 9781405038676
The Lyons Press, USA, 2004. 8vo. softcover. 261pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $8.00


Running with the Devil: The True Story of the ATF's Infiltration of the Hells Angels (Paperback)
Droban, Kerrie
Book Number: 62822
ISBN: 9781599214498
Lyons Press, USA 2009. 8vo. softcover. 215pp. index, b/w ilus. Very good.
Price: $10.00


Prodigal Father Pagan Son - Growing Up inside the Dangerous World of the Pagans Motorcycle Club
Menginie, Anthony 'LT', and Kerrie Droban
Book Number: 62823
ISBN: 9781743310823
Allen & Unwin, Australia 2011. 8vo. softcover. 267pp. Very good.
Price: $9.00


Murder in the Blue Mountains Being the True Story of Frank Butler one of Australia's most Notorious Criminals
Travers, Robert
Book Number: 62825
ISBN: 0091137004
Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1972. 8vo. hardcover. 176pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small sticker mark on fep, owner's inscription verso fep.
Price: $14.00


Love Behind Bars: True Australian Stories.
Heywood, Victoria
Book Number: 62747
ISBN: 9781743462966
The Five Mile Press, Australia, 2013. 8vo. softcover. 246pp. Near Fine.
Price: $12.00


The Irish Game, a True Story of Crime and Art
Hart, Matthew
Book Number: 62748
ISBN: 0701177551
Chatto & Windus, London, 2004. 8vo. hardcover. 220pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Suspicions of Mr Whicher or The Murder at Road Hill House
Summerscale, Kate
Book Number: 56612
ISBN: 9780747599227
Bloomsbury 2008 Trade paperback. 360pp. Good. True crime from 1860, where Constant Kent confesses to killing her half-brother Francis Kent.
Price: $12.00


Skeletons in the Closet: Stories from the County Morgue
Buhk, Tobin T.
Book Number: 56983
ISBN: 1591026032
Prometheus Books, New York 2008 8vo. hardcover. 408pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Tales from the Morgue: Forensic Answers to Nine Famous Cases Including the Scott Peterson & Chandra Levy Cases
Wecht, Cyril H.
Book Number: 56987
ISBN: 159102353X
Prometheus Books, New York 2005 8vo. hardcover. 314pp. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Time of Death : The True Story of the Search for Death's Stopwatch
Sachs, Jessica Snyder
Book Number: 57752
ISBN: 
QPD, London 2002 8vo. softcover 270pp. index. Very good.
Price: $9.00


Even Silence has an End : My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.
Betancourt, Ingrid
Book Number: 58013
ISBN: 9781844086122
ViragoPress, 2010 8vo. softcover. 394pp. Very good+.
Price: $15.00


Heart of Stone: Justice for Azaria
Chamberlain, Michael
Book Number: 58145
ISBN: 9781742572895
New Holland Publishers, Australia, 2012 8vo. hardcover. 444pp. index, colour illus. Very good, small owner's name on fep. / Very good d/w.
Price: $22.00


Squizzy Taylor: The Larrikin, The Lover, The Legend.
Shear, Richard
Book Number: 58285
ISBN: 0170061507
Sphere / Nelson, Melbourne 1982 8vo. softcover. 205pp. b/w illus. Very good, pages slightly browned.
Price: $15.00


The Trial of the Triads - An Investigation into International Crime
Bresler, Fenton
Book Number: 58860
ISBN: 029777718
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1980 8vo hardcover in d/w. Very good. 226pp. Index. Illustrated with photo's.
Price: $12.00


The Beat - A True Account of the Bondi Gay Murders
Fenn, L. J.
Book Number: 59979
ISBN: 1741782511
Five Mile Press 2006 Trade Paperback. 314pp. Good. The story of Operation Taradale, a saga of multiple murders, committed mostly in Marks Park.
Price: $12.00


The Jigsaw Man. The remarkable career of Britian's foremost criminal pyschologist
Britton, Paul
Book Number: 60497
ISBN: 059304066x
Bantam Press 2000. 8vo. hardcover. 454pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Reefer Madness and Other Tales from the American Underground
Schlosser, Eric
Book Number: 60671
ISBN: 0713996587
Penguin 2003 Trade paperback. 310pp. Very good. index. Schlosser looks at three pillars of America's underground economy - pornography, marijuana adn the traffic in illegal immigrants, illustrating the the commodities we publicly abhor and privately adore and are a major source of wealth throughout the industrialized world.
Price: $16.00


The Butcher - Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath
Carlo, Philip
Book Number: 60755
ISBN: 9780732289607
Harper Collins 2009 8vo. Softcover 298pp. Very good. The Butcher is a gripping and disturbing fly-on-the-wall account of the US Drug Enforcement Administration's four-year hunt to bring down Tommy 'Karate' Pitera, a drug-dealing, murderous capo in the Bonanno crime family. In 1992, Pitera was sentenced to life in prison for murdering six people and supporting a massive drug-dealing operation. Yet this covered only a fraction of the crimes he committed. Pitera is thought to have murdered more than 60 people, cutting many of his victims into pieces before burying them on Staten Island.
Price: $9.00


Road Work: Among Tyrants, Heroes, Rogues, and Beasts
Bowden, Mark
Book Number: 60963
ISBN: 1843543028
Atlantic Books London 2004. 8vo. hardcover. 467pp. index. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $15.00


I Spy Blue: Police and Crime in the City of London from Elizabeth I to Victoria
Rumbelow, Donald
Book Number: 61054
ISBN: 0333106520
Macmillan, London, 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 250pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light wear to cover edges, light foxing to outer page edges. Good d/w chipped on top edge. Signed by author.
Price: $15.00



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