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Chicken Soup for the Soul: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas : 101 Tales of Holiday Love and Wonder

Jumpstart the holiday spirit with an entertaining collection of 101 true, personal stories--all "Santa safe" so they can keep the magic alive for the whole family.mily.
R 202,30 R 238,00

Conan Doyle for the Defence : A Sensational Murder, the Quest for Justice and the World's Greatest Detective Writer

Just before Christmas 1908, Marion Gilchrist, a wealthy 82-year-old spinster, was found bludgeoned to death in her Glasgow home. A valuable diamond brooch was missing, and police soon fastened on a suspect - Oscar Slater, a Jewish immigrant who was rumoured to have a disreputable character. Slater had an alibi, but was nonetheless convicted and sentenced to death, later commuted to life imprisonment in the notorious Peterhead Prison.

Seventeen years later, a convict called William Gord
R 212,50 R 250,00

Cults that Kill : Shocking True Stories of Horror from Psychopathic Leaders, Doomsday Prophets, and Brainwashed Followers to Human Sacrifices, Mass Suicides and Grisly Murders

"Thousands of religious, political and self-improvement cults are active around the world, and an estimated 2 to 5 million Americans have been involved in a cult at some point. Not all cults are destructive, but members unwavering faith in an absolute leader and an intense devotion to a cause often lay the groundwork for criminal acts to take place--even murder and mass suicides."--
R 297,50 R 350,00

Cartel Wives : How an Extraordinary Family Brought Down El Chapo and the Sinaloa Drug Cartel

An astonishing and revelatory memoir by two women who escaped the glamorous yet deadly international drug trade.
R 195,50 R 230,00

Catching the thunder

Courage, perseverance, and a chase across three oceans. Infamous poaching vessel Thunder, wanted by Interpol, evaded justice for more than 10 years. Catching endangered species, it destroyed ocean habitats in the process.
R 240,00 R 300,00

Confessions of a Cartel Hitman

From Boy Scout to assassin - the true confessions of a cartel hitmanAt the age of twelve Martin Corona started dealing drugs.
R 165,75 R 195,00

Disturbed

Why do people "lose their minds"? Chris Mahlangu did not just bludgeon Eugene Terre'Blanche to death, it was reported that Terre'Blanche's body had been hacked and beaten 28 times with a steel pipe, a piece of broken steel from burglar bars.
R 242,25 R 285,00

Death Comes Knocking : Policing Roy Grace's Brighton

A gripping account of Brighton's toughest cases by long-serving detective Graham Bartlett and bestselling author Peter James.
R 153,00 R 180,00

Broken and Betrayed : The True Story of the Rotherham Abuse Scandal by the Woman Who Fought to Expose It

The shocking and powerful true story of the woman who tried to stop the abuse in Rotherham.
R 153,00 R 180,00

Death by Chocolate : The Serial Poisoning of Victorian Brighton

When a little boy dies from Strychnine-poisoned chocolates, Brighton is thrown into panic. When more children start being poisoned by sweets they find lying about the town and strange parcels of arsenic-laced cakes are sent to prominent residents the police step up the search for the poisoner. Who is it that is set upon his revenge on the town?
R 403,75 R 475,00

Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club : The Creator of Sherlock Holmes and His Criminological Friends

Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club tells of a group of gentlemen friends who had one interest in common: a fascination with crimes and criminals. At the heart of 'The Crimes Club' was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. Explaining a fascinating aspect of his life, this book reveals a world of sleuths, investigations and adventures.
R 403,75 R 475,00

Clarence Van Buuren : Knew the Words But Not the Music

Retired senior advocate Chris Marnewick's fascinating investigation of a crime case that, 60 years after the event, still poses unanswered questions.
R 242,25 R 285,00