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Widows: The Explosive Truth Behind 25 Years of Western Intelligence Disasters
Corson, William R.; Trento, Susan B; Trento, Joseph J.
ISBN: 0708845460
Futura Publications New York, NY 1990 Reprint
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 332g, 575pgs. For the first time, members of America's intelligence community speak out about four interlinked major intelligence disasters, including the identification of the first Soviet mole in the CIA. Book is in good condition with mild spotting on page ends, and general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: WAR70  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Giant Book of The 20th Century, The
Lewis, Jon E. (ed)
ISBN: 1854876147
The Book Company Brookvale, NSW 1995 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Soft cover, reprint, 588g, 696pgs. Relive the greatest moments of the 20th century in enthralling eye-witness accounts. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Fair to Good
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: HIS74  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Let Me Take You Down: Inside the Mind of Mark David Chapman, The Man Who Killed John Lennon
Jones, Jack
ISBN: 0863696899
Virgin Books London, England 1993 Reprint
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 218gms, 345 pages. Mark David Chapman rose early on the morning of December 8 to make final preparations. Chapman had neatly arranged and left behind a curious assortment of personal items on top of the hotel dresser. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discoloration/spotting throughout. Previous bookseller stamp on inside front page. Book has been covered in contact for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU41  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Over the Edge: A True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia
Child, Greg
ISBN: 174051176X
Random House Milsons Point, NSW 2002 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Soft cover, first edition, 370g, 284pgs. The dramatic story of four American climbers, held at gunpoint by fanatical militants. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Fair
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAASI33  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Body Farm
Bass, Bill; and Jefferson, Jon
ISBN: 0751534463
Time Warner Books UK London, UK 2004 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 278gms, 345 pages. This is the story of Dr William Bass and the first, and only, institution in the world dedicated to research into the timing of post-mortem human decomposition. The book also shows how numerous killers were brought to justice through Dr Bass' work. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!  Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU7  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Body Farm
Bass, Bill; and Jefferson, Jon
ISBN: 0751534463
Time Warner Books UK London, UK 2004 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 278gms, 345 pages. This is the story of Dr William Bass and the first, and only, institution in the world dedicated to research into the timing of post-mortem human decomposition. The book also shows how numerous killers were brought to justice through Dr Bass' work. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!  Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU42  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Prisons and Punishments of London
Byrne, Richard
ISBN: 0245546782
Harrap Books London, England 1989 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 788g, 211pgs. This book is the first full survey of London's many prisons throughout the ages, from the Tower to Pentonville, and of the punishments meted out to felons. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from the previous owner on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISEUR92  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Packing Death : The Inside Story of the Undercover Cop Who Cracked Australia’s Deadliest Crime Family
no author
ISBN: 0975231863
Floradale NSW 2005 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001145  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary ’Body Farm’
Bass, Bill and John Jefferson
ISBN: 0316725285
Timewarner Great Britain 2003 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover "In 1981, Dr William Bass founded the anthropology Research Facility at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. It was the first, and remains the only, institution in the world dedicated to research into the timing of post-mortem human decomposition. It quickly aquired the name 'the Body Farm' - a phrase givend internattional recognition after Dr Bass assisted Patricia Cornwell with her forensic research and she used the sobriquet as the title for the fifth Dr Kay Scarpetta novel." Light shelf wear.  Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001103  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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The Anatomy of Motive
Douglas, John and Mark Olshaker
ISBN: 0684845989
Lisa Drew/Scribner New York 1999 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Bumping and shelf wear to d/w.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001040  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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The Science of Cold Case Files
Ramsland
ISBN: 042519793X
Berkley Boulevard New York 004 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover '...reveals the absorbing true stories behind the pioneering television series and the intrepid detectives whose investigations resulted in the resolution of the most baffling crimes, sometimes after they were committed.' Crease to spine and bumping to cover edges  Good
Price: 16.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001012  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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The Time of the Assassins: Anatomy of an Investigation
Sterling, Claire
ISBN: 0207146071
Angus & Robertson London 1983 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Previous owner's signature. Light bumping to jacket  Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001004  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Bloody Relations
Kerr, John
ISBN: 0143005499
Penguin Books Australia 2007 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Light shelf wear and creasing to cover.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001003  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Conduct Unbecoming: The Social Construction of Police Deviance and Control
Punch, Maurice
ISBN: 0422792101
Tavistock Publishing London 1985 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Light shelf wear.  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000998  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Murder and Madness
Lunde, Donald T.
ISBN: 0913374334
San Francisco Book Company San Fransisco 1976 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Remainder stamp to bottom. Fading to spine. Bumping  Good-fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000996  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Nutcracker
Alexander, Shana
ISBN: 0491037627
W.H. Allen London 1986 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Shelf wear and bumping to d/w.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000995  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Murder Among The Rich & Famous: Celebrity Slayings That Shocked America
Nash, Jay Robert
ISBN: 0517632187
Arlington House New Yor1987  
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover light shelf wear.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000994  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Above the Law : Police and the Excessive Use of Force
Skolnick, Jerome H. & James J. Fyfe
ISBN: 0029291534
Free Press New York 1994 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Remainder. Crease to bottom right corner of cover, shelf wear.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000988  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Changing Police Culture: Policing in a Multicultural Society
Chan, Janet B. L.
ISBN: 9780521564557
Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1997 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover 'In this study of recism and reform in an Australian police organisation, Janet Chan provides a critical assessment of police initiative in response to the problem of police-minorities relations.'  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000987  Bookseller: Sindbad Books
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Gentle Satan. My father Abe Saffron
Saffron, Alan
ISBN: 9780718104962
Michael Joseph Melbourne 2008 First Edition
8vo Large trade paperback 312pp, photos. The inside story of Mr Sin and his families.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 100497  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Sunday Smuggler. The shocking true story of an innocent man jailed for over 11 years in Indonesia’s most notorious prisons.
Parnell, Christopher V. V.
ISBN: 0732271762
HarperCollins Sydney 2002 Reprint
8vo Trade Paperback 280pp not for the faint hearted  Near Fine
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 100713  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Breaking the Rock: The Great Escape From Alcatraz
Babyak, Jolene
ISBN: 0961875232
Ariel Vamp Press Berkeley, CA, USA 2001 Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, edition not stated, 406g, 275pgs. In 1962, three prisoners escaped from Alcatraz - the most maximum security prison in the US. How did they do it? Who helped them? Did they make it? Jolene Babyak's father was the acting warden. This book exposes the story of how the most famous escape attempt in IS history caused the prison to be abandoned nine months later. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small tear to the front cover near the bottom of the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU52  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Murderer Hunters, The: The Detectives’ Inside Stories
Bell, Colin
ISBN: 0233001611
Andre Deutsch Limited London, England 2006 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 234g, 255pgs. This book tells the fascinating stories of how some of the most frightening, cold-blooded murderers the world has ever known were brought to justice. The detectives involved in each case recall in detail how they got inside the minds of these brutal killers, doggedly following the twists and turns of each murder trail. Killers featured include: David Berkowitz; The Hillside Stranglers; David Carpenter; Bobby Joe Long; The Menendez Brothers; Ivan Milat; Richard Ramirez; and Aileen Wuornos. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU54  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Wolf of Wall Street, The
Belfort, Jordan
ISBN: 9780733622625
Hachette Australia Sydney, Australia 2007 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Large Softcover Large softcover, first edition, 788gms, 518 pages. In the 1990s Jordan Belfort became one of the most infamous names in American finance. Now in a tell all autobiography, Belfort narrates a tale of greed, power and excess that all came crashing down. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA155  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia
Dickie, John
ISBN: 0340830603
Hodder & Stoughton Limited Great Britain 2004 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 782gms, 483 pages. This is the compelling story of the Sicilian Mafia, the world's most famous, most secretive and most misunderstood criminal fraternity. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001474  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Others Unknown: The Oklahoma City Bombing Case and Conspiracy
Jones, Stephen; and Israel, Peter
ISBN: 189162007X
Public Affairs New York, USA 1998 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with maroon and blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 648g, 335pgs. In a book that will challenge not only what America thinks about the bombing, but what it thinks about its own Federal Government, Stephen Jones, chief defense counsel during the McVeigh trial, reveals what really happened, not just on that terrible April morning, but before and after. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in very good confition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU58  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cops, Crooks and Catastrophes: The Police As You Have Never Seen Them Before
Hardy-Rix, Shirley
ISBN: 0724184465
The Law Printer Melbourne, Australia 1992 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint, 264g, 150 pages. Over 60 true stories gently reveal thos little incidents that make cops, crooks, the judiciary and the press humorously human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Front cover shows light fading and soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU63  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Hidden Evidence: The Story of Forensic Science and How it Helped to Solve 40 of the World’s Toughest Crimes
Owen, David
ISBN: 1861552785
New Burlington Books London, England 2002 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint, 684gms, 240 pages. This book takes you to the scenes of over 40 infamous crimes and into the heart of the intriguing investigations that followed. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU64  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Street 2, The: More Confessions of an Undercover Cop
McCulloch, Lachlan
ISBN: 0958607192
Floradale Productions Pty Ltd and Sly Ink Pty Ltd Melbourne, Australia 2001 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 225gms, 231 pages. Lachlan McCulloch became one of the most acclaimed undercover police operatives in Australia, in The Street 2; he continues his insider's account of the dark side of life. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRU34  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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CATCHING KILLERS
Edwards, Martin
ISBN: 1904034926
John Blake Publishing London 2003 1st Impression
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., intext, full-colour, duo-tone and b/white illustrations throughout, some of a quite graphic nature. Book clean, square and tight. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "A fascinating and comprehensive guide to how professional investigators save murder cases..." With references to crimes that gained world-wide notoriety and others less well known, contents include: Intro., Murder basics, Means to murder, Motive, Solving murders, Murder inspired by fiction, Language of murder, more. Index. Book weight approx. 800g.   Fine
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003528  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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