Thomas Guthrie Carr is charged by Eliza Gray with mesmerising her and raping her while she was under his influence. But if mesmerism and Mr Carr are shams, was Eliza raped? In the tradition of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, Charlatan is the story of a notorious nineteenth-century court ... read more
Ann Rule was working on the biggest story of her career, tracking the trail of victims left by a brutal serial-killer. Little did this future bestselling author know that the savage slayer she was hunting was the young man she counted among her closest friends.
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From the author of the acclaimed THE SUITCASE BABY - shortlisted for the Ned Kelly and Nib awards - comes the chilling story of a charlatan, a murder-suicide, and a family tree so twisted that it sprouts monsters. Whenever society produces a depraved criminal, we wonder: is it... read more
Shortlisted for the 2018 Ned Kelly Award, Danger Prize and Waverley Library NIB Sydney, 1923 a suitcase washed up on a harbourside beach reveals its grisly contents - and from there, an extraordinary story unfolds. True history that is both shocking and too real, this unforge... read more
Don't fool yourself that the innocent never go to jail. When Bob Chappell disappeared from his yacht, moored in the Derwent Estuary near the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania's marina, on the night of 26 January 2009, he left behind his pipe and tobacco ... read more
AS SEEN ON AUSTRALIAN STORY'I first met Lindsey Rose playing pool at The Burwood Hotel in 1988. I was two years out of high school. He'd already committed three murders. None of us knew.'We knew he was a brothel owner, we knew not to get on his wrong side, but we knew nothing of his... read more
A highly entertaining, scurrilous and fascinating book on Australian con men (and women) and all their dirty, devious tricks. There are con men you fear and con men you hate, and con men with amazing stories who take your breath away with their dirty tricks and sheer bra... read more
How did two girls go missing for seven years and nobody noticed?
In August 2010, dirt bike riders discovered human bones in the notorious Belanglo State Forest, where Ivan Milat had so cruelly tortured and slain seven young backpackers. The remains were those of a young wom... read more
. . . he is hard to frighten . . . he is very methodical . . . he does not like sunlight because he is very fair-skinned . . . he has the tattoo of St George and the Dragon . . . - Witness statement given to the Crime Intelligence Unit, Brisbane, 1974.
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The gripping, fascinating account of a shocking murder case that sent late Victorian Britain into a frenzy, by the number one bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher 'Her research is needle-sharp and her pe... read more