This collection of stories centres on the idea of 'accidental death', and the upheaval caused in the lives of those who lose a loved one in this way. Several of the cases examined here turned out, on investigation, not to be accidents at all. Some were... read more
Known as the "headless bodies" case, the horrific double murder of Sidney Sylvester Shelley, 34, and his wife Elva Elaine Shelley, 21 who were found decapitated at their home in East Maitland in 1960, sparked macabre fascination worldwide.
The elderly man's body had been horribly mutilated, shocking even the most hardened police officers. It is just one case presented in this encyclopedia of Australian murder, along with the case of the woman's limbs found in Melbourne's Yarra River, the case of the body... read more
|Author:||Allan L. Peters|
This book is dedicated to the memory of police officers across Australia who have died in the line of duty. Between the years 1803 and 2012, there have been seven hundred and fifty four duty related deaths in Australia. Some officers we... read more
Government operatives Will Robie and Jessica Reel are faced with a lethal mission in The Target, from best-selling author David Baldacci. The follow up to the smash-hit thriller, The Hit.An attack from North Korea looks likely as US involvement in an attempted coup is revealed... read more
The man lay still in the centre of a dusty grave under a monstrous sky. Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are at the stockman's grave, a landmark so old, no one can remember who is buried there. But toda... read more
"Vibrant and utterly contemporary.... An altogether superior thriller." --Los Angeles Times
Struggling detective Alisha Barba is trying to get her life back on track after almost being crippled by a murder suspect. Now on her feet again, she receives a desperate pl... read more
On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno.
In the Valley, where the rates of crime were the highest in... read more
The true story of baby Tegan Lane who went missing in 1996 and is now presumed dead. Keli Lane, Australian water polo champion and elite private school teacher had it all -- a privileged social life on Sydney's Northern Beaches, a tightly knit circle of friends and a rugby hero for a boyfrien... read more
The story of a grisly triple murder in Central Victoria in October 2014 - contemporary Australian true crime at its best.
An ugly story told beautifully. WEDDERBURN will hold you tightly in its grip, and leave an imprint when it lets you go.' Myfanwy Jones'In WEDDERBURN, we see the trau... read more
The instant New York Times bestseller The richest of New York's rich gather at The Pierre's Cotillion Room to raise money for those less fortunate. A fatal blast rocks the room, stirring up horrifying memories of 9/11. Is the explosion an act or terrorism--or a homicide?
A big-name... read more
Caleb Zelic can't hear you. But he can see everything.The pulsating follow-up thriller to the acclaimed Resurrection Bay.
Caleb Zelic used to meet life head-on. Now he's struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding ... read more