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The Pretty Girl Killer
The Pretty Girl Killer Andrew Byrne
The complete true story of one of the world’s most horrifying serial killers, who terrorised both Australia and America
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The Arsonist
The Arsonist Chloe Hooper
On the day that became known as Black Saturday, one man deliberately lit two fires near the small town of Churchill, Gippsland, then sat on the roof of his house and watched the flames. The Arsonist, by the acclaimed author of The Tall Man, is the story of that man, the fire he lit, and the people who were killed.
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Bowraville
Bowraville Dan Box
From the creator of the Walkley Award-winning podcast comes the story of a small Australian town, the murders of three children and a desperate fight for justice.
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Loose Units
Loose Units Paul F. Verhoeven
Part father-son story, part true crime, Loose Units is a race through the underbelly of policing as ex-cop John Verhoeven tells all to his son Paul about the crimes, the characters and the pitch-black humour.
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Busted
Busted Keith Moor
Bestselling writer and organised-crime expert Keith Moor takes us behind the headlines of the world's biggest seizure of ecstasy to expose a sophisticated mafia network in Australia.
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The Dog Squad
The Dog Squad Vikki Petraitis
Brilliant and heroic, the police dogs and handlers of the Dog Squad put themselves on the front line every day to fight crime and keep citizens safe.
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A Modern Detective
A Modern Detective Edgar Allan Poe
In these two stories gentleman sleuth C. Auguste Dupin, the first fictional detective, investigates the death of a young girl and the grisly murders in the Rue Morgue.
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The Black Widow
The Black Widow Lee-Anne Cartier
The Black Widow almost got away with murder. But then her sister-in-law became suspicious...
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Perfect Victim
Perfect Victim Megan Norris, Elizabeth Southall
One night in March 1999, fifteen-year-old dance student Rachel Elizabeth Barber vanished. No one could have guessed that she had become another girl's 'perfect' victim. Happy. Beautiful. Talented. She had everything her killer could want.
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Big Shots
Big Shots Adam Shand
It wasn't a relationship without risks. Crackling with tension, Big Shots documents Shand's plunge into the other side of Melbourne. He watches as notorious criminals are transformed into red-carpet celebrities and finds himself questioning his objectivity – and even whether he is being used to further murderous ends.
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The Tall Man
The Tall Man Chloe Hooper
The Tall Man is the story of Palm Island, the tropical paradise where one morning Cameron Doomadgee swore at a policeman and forty minutes later lay dead in a watch-house cell.
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Midnight in Peking
Midnight in Peking Paul French
Midnight in Peking is the unputdownable true story of a murder that will make you hold your loved ones close, and also a sweepingly evocative account of the end of an era.
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Carl Williams
Carl Williams Adam Shand
The definitive book on Carl Williams - where he came from, what he did and how and why he died – and his effect on Melbourne's underbelly.
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Murder in Mississippi
Murder in Mississippi John Safran
Taking us places only John Safran can, Murder in Mississippi paints an engrossing, revealing portrait of a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything.
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The Real Chopper
The Real Chopper Adam Shand
Adam Shand – bestselling author of Big Shots: Carl Williams and the Gangland Murders – disentangles the persona of 'Chopper' from Mark Read, the man. Chopper took over Read's life, made him famous but then refused to let him go.
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Certain Admissions: A Beach, a Body and a Lifetime of Secrets
Certain Admissions: A Beach, a Body and a Lifetime of Secrets Gideon Haigh
Certain Admissions is stranger than any crime fiction. It is real-life police procedural, courtroom drama, family saga, investigative journalism, social history, archival treasure hunt - a meditation, too, on how the past shapes the present, and the present the past.
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Crims in Grass Castles
Crims in Grass Castles Keith Moor
The story of how Australia's most wanted man in the '80s - mafia drug boss Robert Trimbole - had activist Donald Mackay murdered, trafficked heroin with Terry Clark and the notorious Mr Asia syndicate, and escaped justice thanks to official corruption or ineptitude.
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Hit Men
Hit Men John Kerr
A chilling account of how quickly ordinary people can turn to extreme violence to get what they want.
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The Devil's Cinema
The Devil's Cinema Steve Lillebuen
Combining sharp journalistic insight, meticulous research, and a powerfully gripping narrative, The Devil's Cinema is the definitive account of the notorious 'Dexter Killer', a case and trial that captured the world's attention.
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