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101 CRIMES OF THE CENTURY
Whiticker, Alan J.
ISBN: 9781741106398
New Holland Sydney 2008 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, a very good copy, Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 230 x 150mm; 288 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22302  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A GRAIN OF TRUTH How Pollen Brought a Murderer to Justice
Milne, Lynne
ISBN: 1877069027
New Holland Australia 2005 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations in colour and black & white, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. In 1996 Samantha Hall, a young mother of two, was brutally murdered and her body dumped in parkland near Noosa in the heart of Queensland's Sunshine Coast holiday playground. Despite suspicions, evidence was thin until the police called in a forensic palynologist - a pollen specialist. The author tells the story of how analysis of a few grains of pollen provided the evidence police needed to arrest their main suspect, eventually leading to his conviction for murder; 240 x 160mm; 175 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18639  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANOTHER TWELVE CRIMES THAT SHOCKED THE NATION
Whiticker, Alan J.
ISBN: 1741104947
New Holland Australia 2007 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, A fine copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 235 x 150mm; 204 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22296  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S SERIAL KILLERS. The Definitive History of Serial Multicide in Australia
Kidd, Paul B.
ISBN: 0732910366
MacMillan Sydney 2000 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy, Postage will be reduced for this book. A recognised authority on Australia's most notorious criminals, Paul B. Kidd covers in unwavering detail 27 true stories of serial murder. In this gallery of infamy are world-renowned serial killers the likes of the Night Caller, the Mutilator and the Granny Killer; serial poisoners such as the Rough on Rats' Killer; and serial child killers such as the Angel of Death and the Carbon Copy Killer. Ten years in the researching, this comprehensive and ambitious work includes psychological opinions, court-room trials, detailed confessions, and exclusive prison interviews with three of Australia's most infamous serial killers.; 230 x 150mm; xviii, 297 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21400  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN CRIME Chilling Tales of Our Time
Brown, Malcolm edited by
ISBN: 1741102332
New Holland Press Sydney 2004 First thus.
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a fine copy. True Crime Stories from the 1920's to 1980 and beyond. ; 230 x 155mm; 256 pages Near Fine
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22295  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN CRIME Chilling Tales of Our Time
Brown, Malcolm edited by
ISBN: 1863023127
Lansdowne Sydney 1998 Reprint
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a fine copy. True Crime Stories from the 1920's to 1980 and beyond. ; 230 x 155mm; 256 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21407  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN CRIME Chilling Tales of Our Time
Brown, Malcolm edited by
ISBN: 1863023127
Lansdowne Sydney 1993 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a fine copy. True Crime Stories from the 1920's to 1980 and beyond. ; 230 x 155mm; 256 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21302  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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COURT IN THE MIDDLE A True Story of Cocaine, Police, Corruption and Prison
Fraser, Andrew
ISBN: 9781740665551
Hardie Grant Books Prahran 2007 First Edition
 Paperback Andrew Fraser was a leading criminal solicitor with a successful national practice. In 1999 he was charged with being knowingly concerned with the importation of a commercial quantity of cocaine. Fraser pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing, trafficking a small quantity and to using cocaine over a period of time. ; 210 x 135mm; 256 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17717  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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CRIMS IN GRASS CASTLES The Trimbole Affair
Moor, Keith
ISBN: 0947087176
Pascoe Publishing Apollo Bay 1989 First Edition
 Paperback Illustrated. A very good copy. ; 215 x 140mm; 224 pages 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14873  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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EXHUMATION OF A MURDER The Life and Trail of Major Armstrong.
Odell, Robin
ISBN: 0285628445
Souvenir Press London 1988 First thus.
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, A fine copy, Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong is remembered as one of the most celebrated and notorious murderers of the twentieth century. The only solicitor in British history to have been hanged for murder, he committed in 1921 what would have been the perfect murder had not desperation and over-confidence led him to try again, so drawing suspicion upon himself. This book, the only full account of his life and crimes, took ten years to research and write and remains a model of criminological investigation. ; Classic Crime Series; 215 x 140mm; 250 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15854  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FORENSICS True Stories from the Australian Police Files
Petraitis, Vikki
ISBN: 9781741240801
Five Mile Press Scoresby, Victoria 2009 Reprint
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. Contains stories about, Poison Ivy - The De Gruchy Case - Death at Violet Town. ; 230 x 155mm; 255 pages Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21301  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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KILLING JUANITA A True Story of Murder and Corruption
Rees, Peter
ISBN: 1865086843
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest 2004 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy. The story of the murder of Juanita Neilsen. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 230 x 150mm; xiii, 275 pages Near Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21405  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LOTTIE The Love Affair with a Man of God and the Cruel Death That Shocked Australia
Egan, Reg
ISBN: 1920785426
Brolga Books Melbourne 2004 First Edition
 Paperback Cover has minor crease marks otherwise a very good copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 210 x 135mm; viii, 308 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21947  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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LUNATIC SOUP Inside the Madness of Maximum Security
Fraser, Andrew
ISBN: 9781740666299
Hardie Grant Books Prahran 2008 First Edition
 Paperback A fine copy, signed by the author. ; 210 x 135mm; xiv, 239 pages; Signed by Author Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19016  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MOTIVE TO MURDER How Police Take Homicide from Case to Court
Edwards, Martin
ISBN: 1877082007
Gary Allen Australia 2002 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy. ; 255 x 180mm; 192 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16482  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MURDER IN THE FAMILY 15 True Australian Accounts of Domestic Tragedy
Cameron, Lindy & Ross, Fin J.
ISBN: 9781743468227
The Five Mile Press Scoresby, Victoria 2014 First Edition
 Paperback A very good copy, Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 235 x 150mm; 280 pages Very Good+
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22301  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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NO JUSTICE
Bowles, Robin
ISBN: 0732910412
MacMillan Aust 2000 
 Paper Back 318pp; covers a little creased, a good copy, previous owners name on first page blacked out. ; 225 x 155mm 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16428  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SHALLOW GRAVES The Concealments of Killers
Hoysted, Peter and Kidd, Paul B.
ISBN: 1865038865
Five Mile Press Rowville 2002 First Edition
 Paperback A very good copy, Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 235 x 150mm; 236 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22300  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SIGNATURE SERIAL KILLERS Australia's Most Shoking Murders
Kidd, Paul B.
ISBN: 9781743009802
The Five Mile Press Scoresby, Victoria 2012 First thus.
 Paperback First published in 2011 as "The Mutilator", with photographic illustrations, as well as the Mutilator, William McDonald, this book features the shocking stories of Australia's four other signature serial killers, Arnold Sodeman, Eric Cooke, John Glover, & Peter Dupas. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 230 x 155mm; 294 pages Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21438  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE DEVIL'S GARDEN The Claremont Serial Killings
Marshall, Debi
ISBN: 9781741664669
Random House Australia 2007 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy. ; 200 x 130mm; xiv, 349 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16475  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MURDER OF SHEREE
Miller, Wayne
Wilkinson Books Melbourne 1996 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations. Tells of the terrible murder of 6 year Sheree Beasley and the tracking down of her murderer. ; 230 x 150mm; 494 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18120  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE REAL GEORGE FREEMAN Thief, Race-Fixer, Standover Man and Underworld Crim.
Reeves, Tony
ISBN: 9781921518720
Michael Joseph/Penguin Group Camberwell 2011 First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a fine copy, Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 230 x 150mm; xiv, 251 pages Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21403  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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UNDERCOVER
Marrett, Damian
ISBN: 0732281083
Harpercollins Australia 2005q First Edition
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy. Fake identities, drugs, cash, danger, all in a days work for a drug squad cop. Account of the author's six years as an undercover operative with the Victorian police force. ; 210 x 135mm; [x], 242 pages 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15932  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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WOMEN WHO KILL Chilling Portraits of Australia's Worst Female Murderers
Cameron, Lindy & Wykes, Ruth
ISBN: 1743001517
The Five Mile Press Scoresby, Victoria 2011 Reprint
 Paperback With photographic illustrations, a very good copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. Women Who Kill investigates over a dozen cases of murder in Australia and New Zealand where women have taken the lives of loved ones and total strangers for the thrill of it. It explores these high-profile cases that dominated the media as people struggled to understand the motives behind brutal murders committed by Catherine Birnie, Valerie Parashumti and Tania Herman, to name a few. The authors examine the evidence and look into the hearts and minds of women who willingly end the lives of others. ; 230 x 150mm; 250 pages Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22238  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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