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Behold the Monster : Facing America's Most Prolific Serial Killer

Enter the mind of a serial killer and his victims. And when he finished talking, she realised she had been speaking to one of the most prolific serial killers of all time. Not only was Jillian astounded at how Samuel had opened up to her, uncovering his horrific deeds, but she also recognised herself in the stories of his victims.
R 289,00

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 195,50

Agent Sonya : Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

Brought to you by Penguin. 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 th
R 420,75

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 340,00

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

A Killer's Confession : How I Brought My Daughter's Murderer to Justice

A mother's story behind one of the most dramatic true crime cases in recent history
R 165,75 R 195,00

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 250,75 R 295,00

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 250,75 R 295,00

Awakenings

The bestselling author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia.
R 212,50 R 250,00

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 165,75 R 195,00