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Bait : To Catch a Killer

In the early 1990's the Norwood Rapist and serial killer sent a suburb of women into terror. In a deadly game of cat and mouse, echoing Clarice and Hannibal Lector in Silence of The Lambs, Lazarus is used by the police as a decoy to hunt Geldenhyus who has terrorised the JHB suburb. It becomes extremely personal - the hunter hunting the hunted.
R 224,00 R 280,00

Agent Sonya : Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

A TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'His best book yet' The Times 'Macintyre's page-turner is a dazzling portrait of a flawed yet driven individual who risked everything (including her children) for the cause' Sunday Times DISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF THE SPY WHO ALMOST KILLED HITLER - FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SPY AND THE TRAITOR Ursula Kuczynski Burton was a spymaster, saboteur, bomb-maker and secret agent. Codenamed 'Agent Sonya', her story has never been told - until now
R 240,00

Amexica : War Along the Borderline

Between the interiors of the USA and Mexico lies a borderland: Amexica. A terrain astride the world's busiest frontier, teeming with migrants, factory workers, narcos, tourists, heroines and heroes, ranchers and rogues. A border both porous and harsh, criss-crossed by a million people every day. A warzone, where a grotesque pastiche of the globalised economy plays out in a tragedy of unfathomable violence as drug cartels and state forces face off. Amexica is a journey through the carte
R 265,00

Agent Sonya : Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

The incredible story of the greatest female spy in history, from one of Britain's most acclaimed historians - available for pre-order now In a quiet English village in 1942, an elegant housewife emerged from her cottage to go on her usual bike ride. A devoted wife and mother-of-three, the woman known to her neighbours as Mrs Burton seemed to epitomise rural British domesticity. However, rather than pedalling towards the shops with her ration book, she was racing through the Oxfordshire countr
R 350,00

A History Of British Serial Killing : The Shocking Account of Jack the Ripper, Harold Shipman and Beyond

Expanded and updated, this is the definitive history of British serial killing 1888-2020 - by the UK's leading expert, David Wilson
R 204,00 R 240,00

Afspraak met Moord

Met behulp van onderhoude uit diegene in die binnekring, hofgetuienis en polisiedossiere oor 'n tydperk van vier jaar poog Marx om die publiek se vrae te antwoord en 'n blik te gee op die binnewerkinge van só 'n kultus.
R 255,00 R 300,00

Alone: the Search for Brett Archibald

Alone: The Search For Brett Archibald is the incredible but true story of what it takes to defy needle-in-a-haystack odds and survive what should have been certain death. Outdoor savvy, astonishing imagination, mental toughness, a refusal to give up hope and a canny rescuer with an unbelievable background ultimately saw him through.
R 238,00 R 280,00

A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour - Kenya, Britain and the Julie Ward Murder

Re-examines this unresolved murder in Kenya and the underlying role of rumour, the media and inter-state relations on how the death has been reported and investigated.
R 123,25 R 145,00

Behind the door : The Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp story

The news of successful model Reeva Steenkamp’s fatal shooting by her boyfriend and global sporting star Oscar Pistorius stunned the world. Over the ensuing weeks, as Pistorius appeared in court and applied for bail, every detail that emerged was analysed, debated, justified and digested.
R 204,00 R 240,00

African Stories

Al Venter regards himself an African - a 'white' African, but as much a part of the fascinating and often troubled continent on which he was born as his Zulu and Swahili speaking contemporaries.
R 255,00 R 300,00

A Prison Diary Volume I : Hell

On Thursday 19th July, 2001, after a perjury trial lasting seven weeks, Jeffrey Archer was sentenced to four years in jail. This is the daily diary of his 22 days and 14 hours in HMP Belmarsh, a double A-category high security prison in London, which houses some of Britain's most violent criminals.
R 195,50 R 230,00