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    Bad kids

    R29,00 R207,50
    Bad kids tells ten true stories of youngsters involved in serious crime, often the worst possible crime - ending other people's lives before their own have properly begun.

    The Bling Ring: How a Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped off Hollywood and Shocked the World

    R69,00 R160,00
    Published alongside the 2013 film The Bling Ring, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Emma Watson, this is the explosive true story of the seven celebrity-obsessed teens who became the most audacious burglary gang in Hollywood history.

    Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

    R69,00
    Though more than half a century has passed since cold-blooded killers. Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, were apprehended, the chilling details of the Moors murders are as intriguing as ever. Unearth the honor of their crimes in this fascinating account, packed with haunting photographs and harrowing detail that will linger in the mind of the reader long after the last page.

    Undying Love

    R29,00 R105,68
    Powerful emotions can blind even the most reasonable normal person and, in some cases, drive them to commit a crime in the heat of the moment, with terrible consequences. From jilted lovers to rejected suitors, they are all portrayed here in fascinating detail.

    Jack the Ripper

    R69,00 R161,30
    The case of Jack the Ripper - the unidentified serial killer that plagued the East End of London in the late 19th century - is one of the greatest and most famous unsolved murder mysteries of all time. This comprehensive account documents the key events that took place around the time of the brutal Whitechapel killings, speculates over the identity of 'Jack', and details his unfortunate victims. With authentic photographs and well-researched information, this is the only Ripper book you'll need.e.

    Suid-Afrikaanse geweldenaars sonder genade

    R29,00 R207,50
    Skrywer Pieter Pieterse was volksbesit toe hy al skrywende langs sy swembad oorval is. Goue seun van die Afrikaanse letterkunde Uys Krige se kleindogter, haar man, kinders en huishulp is eweneens genadeloos deur hul tuinier en 'n makker om die lewe gebring.

    Escape from Evil: Married at 17 to a Serial Killer, She's One Victim Who Escaped

    R59,00 R160,00
    The compelling true story of a woman who survived marriage to one of our most notorious serial killers.

    Harold Shipman

    R69,00

    Gang town

    R220,00 R245,00
    Why is Cape Town one of the most violent cities on earth? What is it that makes gangs so attractive to young people? Why are drugs so easy to find and so widespread? Why are the police seemingly losing control of the crime situation? Top-selling author Don Pinnock answers these questions in Gang Town, and at solutions to the problem.

    Killer women

    R29,00 R145,00
    Ten headline-grabbing real-life tales of murder involving women. The Marico was the backdrop to the stories of Herman Charles Bosman. It hits the headlines again when a grandmother sprinkles "rat poison" over her lover's sandwiches.

    Harold Shipman

    R69,00

    Ian Brady & Myra Hindley

    R69,00

    Blood Will out

    R49,00 R215,00
    An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.

    Mr Smiley: My Last Pill and Testament

    R129,00 R330,00

    A citizenÆs guide to crime trends in South Africa

    R160,00 R195,00
    A CitizenÆs Guide to Crime Trends in South Africa provides a basis on which to understand the crime statistics in a manner that is accessible to the general public. Each chapter challenges a set of oft-repeated assumptions about how bad crime is, where it occurs, and who its victims are.

    The Science of Forensic Investigation

    R20,00 R154,35
    Science at school conjures up images of bleary boffins slumped over bunsen burners. In fact it has many exciting uses in the real world. This accessible, curriculum-linked reference book introduces the reader to the fascinating world of forensic science. Discover how forensic investigation has been used to solve crimes, free the innocent and convict the guilty. Difficult concepts are clearly explained in easy-to-understand language, with eye-catching photographs and clear illustrations. If you thought science was boring, think again. The Science of...series take science into the field and examining how it is used in a variety of exciting professions. Along the way the reader will recognise familiar scientific ideas and experiments, but will begin to see them in an entirely new light!