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            Missing Persons
             

            Missing Persons (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Braunias, Steve

            • RRP: $35.00
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            Twelve extraordinary tales of disappearance: a collection of true crime writing by New Zealand's award-winning master of non-fiction.<\p> Former journalist Murray Mason, found dead in the Auckland Domain; the mysterious death of Socksay Chansy, found dead in a graveyard by the se...a; the tragic disappearance of backpacker Grace Millane, victim of public enemy #1; the enduring mystery of the Lundy family murders... These are stories about how some New Zealanders go missing - the wrong person in the wrong place at the wrong time.<\p>
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            ISBN 9781775540847
            Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime
             

            Gangland: New Zealand's Underworld of Organised Crime (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Savage, Jared

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            Inside New Zealand's underworld of Organised Crime

            ISBN 9781775541622
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Black Hands: Inside the Bain Family Murders
              

            Black Hands: Inside the Bain Family Murders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Beynen, Martin van

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            A gripping account of New Zealand's most controversial criminal case, from Martin van Beynen, the award-winning journalist behind the Black Hands podcast.

            ISBN 9780143775263
            Published NZ 3 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            My Father the Murderer: A Reckoning with the Past
             

            My Father the Murderer: A Reckoning with the Past (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Young, Nina

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            • Pub Date
              18 May 21

            This was Nina Young's shocking realisation in her mid-twenties, when she found out from online court records that the father from whom she'd always been distant, Allan Ladd, had strangled a woman to death decades before. In prison he'd met Denise, Nina's mother, who was his tutor.... Although Denise didn't know the extent of Allan's crime when she fell in love with him, by the time she found out, she was in too deep. She had to flee from him before Nina turned two. A decade after reading the court records, Nina, now a journalist, decided to release a podcast to tackle the questions she'd been asking herself ever since. How did her mother fall in love with a murderer? What happened to Conan, Nina's estranged half-brother, who spent his formative years in Allan's care? How much do your origins determine your destiny? This is the story behind the podcast, taking Nina on a cross-country journey to retrace her steps. We move from Sydney to the old Fremantle Prison, where Nina's parents met; then to the suburbs of Perth, where they raised her in those early years; back to Sydney, where Denise put their past behind them and gave Nina and her siblings a new lease on life; and finally back to Western Australia, to the scene of the original crime- the remote outback town of Norseman, where Allan killed a woman late one night in the bush in 1977. This is also Denise's story, of falling in love with a charismatic, intelligent prisoner who turned out to be violent and callous. Unburdening herself of the stigma she carried with her for thirty years, Denise tells of how she came to marry a murderer, and what it took to leave and rebuild her life in the wake of the destruction Allan caused. A dual memoir, a true crime story and an examination of the way domestic violence insinuates itself into the lives of survivors, My Father, the Murderer is, at its heart, a story of a mother and daughter coming together with honesty and openness to reckon with the past.
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            ISBN 9781760890575
            Published NZ 18 May 2021
            Publisher Penguin
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            Hitler's Horses: The Incredible True Story of the Detective who Infiltrated the Nazi Underworld

            Hitler's Horses: The Incredible True Story of the Detective who Infiltrated the Nazi Underworld (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brand, Arthur; Translated by Hedley-Prole, Jane

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            The true story of a detective, two bronze horses and the dictator who set the world on fire.

            ISBN 9781529106107
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2021
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist

            Beyond the Tape: The Life and Many Deaths of a State Pathologist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cassidy, Marie

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            A riveting insider perspective from Ireland's former state pathologist Marie Cassidy

            ISBN 9781529352573
            Released NZ 12 Jan 2021
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Breaking Out
             

            Breaking Out (Paperback)

            By Nix, Janice

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            • Pub Date
              1 May 21

            We're going to change all this. We're going to make you a new life.

            ISBN 9780008385941
            Released NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            How to Solve a Murder: True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine
             

            How to Solve a Murder: True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine (Paperback)

            By Tremain, Derek; Tremain, Pauline

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              1 May 21

            As gripping as it is gruesome, How to Solve a Murder is a fascinating insight into the career of a pathologist told by experts in the field. Includes a foreword from Dr Richard Shepherd, bestselling author of Unnatural Causes.

            ISBN 9780008404888
            Released NZ 1 May 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Princess Spy: The True Story of World War II Spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones
             

            The Princess Spy: The True Story of World War II Spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones (Hardback)

            By Loftis, Larry

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            • Pub Date
              5 May 21

            Weaves an exceptional and thrilling hidden history of an ordinary girl who became one of the OSS's most daring spies in World War II before marrying into European nobility.

            ISBN 9781982143862
            Released NZ 5 May 2021
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            Don't Call it a Cult: The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of NXIVM
              

            Don't Call it a Cult: The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of NXIVM (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Berman, Sarah

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            • Pub Date
              20 Apr 21

            They draw you in with the promise of empowerment, self-discovery, women helping women. The more secretive those connections are, the more exclusive you feel. Little did you know, you just joined a cult. Sex Trafficking. Self-help coaching. Forced Labor. Mentorship. Multi-level ma...rketing. Gaslighting. Investigative journalist Sarah Berman explores the shocking practices of NXIVM, a cult run by Keith Raniere and many enablers. Through the accounts of central NXIVM figures, Berman uncovers how dozens of women seeking creative coaching and networking opportunities instead were blackmailed, literally branded, near-starved, and enslaved. Actor and NXIVM recruiter Sarah Edmondson thought she was joining the organization's inner sanctum; instead, her peers held her down and filmed her as Raniere's initials were carved into her flesh. Don't Call It a Cult shows these abuses looked very different from the inside, where women, and sometimes underage girls, initially received mentorship and protection. Through top experts on high-control groups, as well as the accounts of Raniere's former acolytes (Smallville actress Allison Mack; Maja Miljkovic; Battlestar Galactica actress Nicki Clyne), Berman explores the deep spiritual experiences that members of NXIVM's inner circle shared, and their strong resistance to leaving even months after the FBI made its first arrests. If any members became disillusioned or complained to the authorities, wealthy members with deep pockets dealt with the problem. Don't Call It a Cult is a riveting account of NXIVM's rise to power, its ability to evade prosecution for decades, and the investigation that finally revealed its dark secrets to the world.
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            ISBN 9781586422752
            Released NZ 20 Apr 2021
            Publisher Steerforth Press
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