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            The Invisible Sentence: A fascinating memoir from the wife of a prisoner and how her family survived outside the prison wire
              

            The Invisible Sentence: A fascinating memoir from the wife of a prisoner and how her family survived outside the prison wire (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McFelin, Verna

            • RRP: $25.99
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            The incredible story of how a woman and her family survived poverty and injustices, and yet received miraculous provision. How did a woman who suffered such trauma go on to change the face of the justice system in New Zealand and the world? Verna's and her children's lives c...hanged forever when police knocked on her door one evening and her husband was arrested for a kidnapping then tried and sentenced to eleven years in jail. While visiting various prisons over the next few years, Verna realised that the families of prisoners were also serving their own invisible sentences outside the prison wire.
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            ISBN 9780473562779
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Photographer: an addictive and gripping new psychological thriller that you won't want to put down for 2021
             

            The Photographer: an addictive and gripping new psychological thriller that you won't want to put down for 2021 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Carter, Mary Dixie

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $27.29
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            • Pub Date
              13 May 21

            One part You by Caroline Kepnes and one part Parasite: a dark and hypnotic novel about obsession and what happens when we twist the truth too far . . .

            ISBN 9781529350920
            Released NZ 13 May 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
            414 Available for pre-order, ships once released
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            The Ruby Princess

            The Ruby Princess (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McNab, Duncan

            • RRP: $39.99
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            In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia. Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were no health checks. Over the nex...t few days, the passengers got some bad news. The COVID-19 virus had infected some on the ship, and it spread rapidly. Eventually over 900 passengers and crew would be diagnosed, and 28 would die from the disease. Months of investigation and a Special Commission uncovered a series of catastrophic mistakes, from negligence to corporate greed of an industry with a history of only caring for its bottom line. This 'super-spreader incident' was a viral bomb that exploded in the heart of Australia's biggest city - and a disaster that could and should have been prevented. In his page-turning book, investigative journalist Duncan McNab explores the causes of the spectacular quarantine failure, the cruise industry, the lives of the victims and their families, and the turbulent politics of blame.
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            ISBN 9781760982973
            Published NZ 23 Feb 2021
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Flesh Made New: The Unnatural History and Broken Promise of Stem Cells

            Flesh Made New: The Unnatural History and Broken Promise of Stem Cells (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rasko, John; Power, Carl

            • RRP: $36.99
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            The dazzling promise of stem-cell treatment: does it work and will it save us? Two experts look at the hype For decades, we've been anticipating the dawn of regenerative medicine. Again and again, we've been promised that stem cells will soon cure just about every ill imaginable.... If not tomorrow, then the next day, or the day after that, and so on. We're still waiting. This book is an antidote to hype and a salve to sooth the itch for stem-cell salvation. In it, Professor John Rasko, a leading physician-scientist, and writer-historian Carl Power take us on a wild historical tour of this scandal-prone field. They expose all the dirty little secrets that the hype merchants prefer to ignore - the blunders and setbacks, confusions and delusions, tricks and lies. It's a history rife with colourful characters. You'll meet Alexis Carroll, who discovered how to cultivate cells in a test tube: celebrity surgeon, scientific genius and Nazi sympathiser, he opened the field of modern cell science with an experiment so bogus it blocked the way forward for the next 50 years. You'll meet Don Thomas, who developed bone marrow transplantation - the first successful stem-cell therapy - but only after a miserable decade in which all of his patients died. Alongside true stem-cell pioneers, you'll meet charlatans who cooked their data and claimed fake cures - sometimes with fatal consequences. Is there any good news? Which of the many promises of stem-cell research have been kept? And what of the future? Rasko and Power insist that we can only know where we're going if we have a sense of where we've been. Their study tears down the hype surrounding stem cells in order to reveal what's still worth hoping for.
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            ISBN 9780733340147
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            92 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Last Woman to be Hanged: The Ruth Ellis Story

            The Last Woman to be Hanged: The Ruth Ellis Story (Paperback)

            By Hancock, Robert

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            The classic biography of the last woman to be hanged in Britain

            ISBN 9781841884479
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            234 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Taxation of Charities
             

            Taxation of Charities (Paperback)

            By Sidnam, Grant

            • RRP: $138.00
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            • Delayed Release

            This practical and up-to-date guide explains how to establish a charity and covers the key legal, tax and accounting issues associated with charitable organisations and amateur sports clubs in New Zealand. It provides useful commentary on a number of issues that remain unsettled,... including restrictions on political activities and the treatment of pastors and ministers. There are plenty of examples in the text to illustrate the application of the relevant principles to a wide spectrum of situations.
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            ISBN 9781775470250
            Published NZ 1 Apr 2021
            Publisher CCH New Zealand
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Global Interactions Year 11 Student Book with eBook
              

            Global Interactions Year 11 Student Book with eBook (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, 3rd edition, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Digital product license key)

            By Kleeman, Grant; Hamper, David; Rhodes, Helen

            • RRP: $93.99
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            This new edition features an improved design, with content clearly divided into sections, chapters and topic-based units, and delivering concise explanations of key terms and concepts. The fresh layout shows off a focus on clear navigation, easy-to-follow content and better reada...bility to support student learning.
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            ISBN 9781488620935
            Published NZ 25 Oct 2018
            Publisher Pearson Education
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            799 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Loneliest Polar Bear: A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World
             

            The Loneliest Polar Bear: A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World (Hardback)

            By Williams, Kale

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              23 Jun 21

            Polar Bears, People, and the Struggle for Survival on the Edge of a Warming Planet

            ISBN 9780751578416
            Released NZ 23 Jun 2021
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Killer's Shadow: The FBI's Hunt For A White Supremacist Serial Killer

            The Killer's Shadow: The FBI's Hunt For A White Supremacist Serial Killer (Hardback)

            By Douglas, John E.; Olshaker, Mark

            • RRP: $52.99
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            John Douglas, the FBI's pioneering, first full-time criminal profiler, presents a timely, relevant book that goes to the heart of extremism and domestic terrorism, examining in-depth his chilling pursuit of, and eventual prison confrontation with Joseph Paul Franklin, a White Nat...ionalist serial killer and one of the most disturbing psychopaths he has ever encountered.
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            ISBN 9780063074446
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Files of the Fbi's Original Mindhunter
            Availability
            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Post Mortem: Elliot Rook, QC: Book 2
             

            Post Mortem: Elliot Rook, QC: Book 2 (Hardback)

            By Bell, Gary

            • RRP: $54.99
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            Once a petty criminal, now a highly respected QC, Elliot Rook has years of legal experience - and he will need every one of them if he is to see his latest client acquitted. A batch of tainted drugs has killed thirteen inmates at a London prison and a vulnerable young officer, Ch...arli Meadows, has been charged with smuggling them into the prison. Charli insists she is innocent but as Rook begins to investigate the charges that first saw the prisoners incarcerated, a threatening note arrives at Rook's flat, warning him off the case. As Rook battles to save Charli and protect himself, his young protege, Zara, is under pressure. Only one tenancy at the legal chambers will be available to the ever-multiplying mass of pupils, and determined that it will be hers, Zara has taken on her biggest solo case yet. But will her gamble pay off?
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            ISBN 9781526612403
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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