True Crime

Review - To Hell and Back, Carolyn Pethick

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Book Title: 
To Hell and Back
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921030307
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Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Memoir
Publisher: 
Sid Harta Publishers
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Squad, Yoni Bashan

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Book Title: 
The Squad
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781460751817
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Category: 
True Crime
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Planet Jackson, Brad Norington

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Book Title: 
Planet Jackson
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780522870336
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Category: 
True Crime
Publisher: 
Melbourne University Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Mayhem, Matthew Thompson

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Book Title: 
Mayhem
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743535950
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Category: 
True Crime
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Good Cop, Justine Ford

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Book Title: 
The Good Cop
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743534403
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Category: 
True Crime
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother, Grantlee Kieza

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Book Title: 
Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733331572
Categorisation
Category: 
Biography
True Crime
Publisher: 
ABC Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

#amreading Murder at Myall Creek, Mark Tedeschi

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Was extremely fortunate to read this over the weekend. Beautifully written story about not just the trial but the legal mind behind so much that we take for granted (and should be grateful for) in this country.

From the Blurb:

One of the most shocking murder trials in Australia's legal history, and the tribulations of the man who conducted it

#amreading The Drowned Man, Brendan James Murray

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Another from the greatly overdue pile.

From the Blurb:

A chance encounter in a fish-’n’-chip shop set Brendan Murray on the trail of a mystery. Had a gay man been secretly murdered on HMAS Australia during the Second World War?

The veteran he spoke to was certain. ‘I knew about it,’ he said. ‘We all did.’

But was the story true? If so, who was the dead man? And why was it so hard to find out?

#amreading Mayhem, Matthew Thompson

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The final from this weekend's reading pile.

From the Blurb:

Meet BADNE$$. He's the enigmatic, impulsive, exasperating, destructive, big-hearted Aussie outlaw who stole millions of dollars in daring bank robberies and became a folk hero as big as Ned Kelly when he masterminded two spectacular prison breaks in the space of six weeks.