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            In Cold Blood

            In Cold Blood (Paperback, export ed)

            By Capote, Truman

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            Truman Capote's In Cold Blood is both a masterpiece of journalism and a powerful crime thriller. Inspired by a 300-word article in The New York Times, Capote spent six years exploring and writing the story of Kansas farmer Herb Clutter, his family and the two young killers who br...utally murdered them. In Cold Blood created a genre of novelistic non-fiction and made Capote's name with its unflinching portrayal of a comprehensible and thoroughly human evil.
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            ISBN 9780141038391
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2008
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Popular Penguins
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            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
              

            The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives (Paperback)

            By Slater, Dashka

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            One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter.One moment that changes both their lives forever.

            ISBN 9781526361233
            Released NZ 26 Jun 2018
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

            18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Goldfarb, Bruce

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            The unlikely tale of Frances Glessner Lee and her revolutionary work in forensic science through the creation of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas that she used to teach homicide investigators.

            ISBN 9781913068042
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia's first serial murderer

            The Killing Streets: Uncovering Australia's first serial murderer (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Digital original)

            By Bretherton, Tanya

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            From the acclaimed author of THE SUITCASE BABY and THE SUICIDE BRIDE, the story of a series of horrific murders that began in 1930s Sydney - and a killer who remained at large for over two decades.

            ISBN 9780733642388
            Published NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Australian Crime Vault
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            Kilo: Life and Death Inside the Secret World of the Cocaine Cartels

            Kilo: Life and Death Inside the Secret World of the Cocaine Cartels (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Muse, Toby

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            On the way we will meet druglords, contract killers, drug mules, and submarine pilots, all of whom are trying to get ahead in the best way they know how.

            ISBN 9781529103403
            Released NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity

            The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity (Hardback)

            By Betz-Hamilton, Axton

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            In a powerful memoir, identity theft expert Axton Betz-Hamilton tells the shocking and unsettling story of her family, betrayal and deceit.

            ISBN 9781538730287
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
             

            The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Paperback)

            By Rubenhold, Hallie

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            This haunting book does something to redress that balance' Sunday Times'What a brilliant and necessary book' JO BAKER, author of Sunday Times bestselling Longbourn`A Ripper narrative that gives voice to the women he silenced;

            ISBN 9781784162344
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
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            The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird
             

            The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird (Hardback)

            By Hammer, Joshua

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            A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs - and the wildlife detective determined to stop him.

            ISBN 9781501191886
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
            Interest Age General Audience
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            One Punch: The Tragic Toll of Random Acts of Violence
             

            One Punch: The Tragic Toll of Random Acts of Violence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dickins, Barry

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              1 Jun 20

            An in-depth exploration of the random acts of violence that reverberate across our communities and strike at the heart of our society.

            ISBN 9781743795712
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI

            American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI (Hardback)

            By Dawson, Kate Winkler

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            From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air comes the story of a turbulent period in American history when many of the CSI-style forensic techniques we take for granted in law enforcement today (like ballistics and blood-spatter analysis) became the basis for a new type of mode...rn criminal investigation -- and the larger-than-life scientist who paved the way. Berkeley, CA, 1925. A scientist's lab filled with curiosities: beakers, microscopes, Bunsen burners and hundreds upon hundreds books; its occupant an investigator who cracked at least two thousand cases in his forty-year career. Welcome to the world of Edward Oscar Heinrich, one of America's greatest--and first--forensic scientists: a man known in his day as the American Sherlock for his knack of finding clues, establishing evidence, and deducing answers with a skill that seemed almost supernatural. Heinrich was the nation's first expert witness, and the force behind the invention of a myriad of new forensic tools that police still use today, including blood spatter analysis, ballistics, the use of UV rays to detect blood, and the modern-day presentation of evidence. With a commanding presence in the courtroom and a cool demeanor on crime scenes, Heinrich captivated America's attention during the height of Prohibition, an era in which sensationalized crimes met the systematic study of evidence. But with his brilliance came the swift possibility for error, leaving an immeasurable, but often-ignored, impact on the history of forensic science, until now. American Sherlock captures the life of the man who pioneered the science we now rely upon. Based on years of research and thousands of primary source materials, none of which has ever before been published, this book is a stunning dissection of Heinrich's career and his longstanding impact the very foundations of the criminal and legal system. But more than that, it is a searing lens with which to examine our country's troubled history with crime investigation, a
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            ISBN 9780525539551
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2020
            Publisher Putnam Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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