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    Rape: A South African Nightmare

    R175,00 R220,00
    This is a conclusive book on rape in South Africa, illuminating aspects of South Africa's rape problem in South Africa, illuminating aspects of South Africa's rape problem and contributing to shifting the conversation forward.

    The Science of Forensic Investigation

    R49,00 R152,69
    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!

    No Wall Too High: One Man's Daring Escape from Mao's Darkest Prison

    R270,00 R320,00
    Xu Hongci was an ordinary medical student when he was incarcerated under Mao's regime and forced to spend years of his youth in some of China's most brutal labour camps. Three times he tried to escape. And three times he failed. But, determined, he eventually broke free. This is a memoir of his struggle to retain dignity, integrity and freedom.

    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.

    Unsolved

    R29,00 R207,50
    Was the controversial Dutch Reformed theologian Johan Heyns murdered by right-wingers or by his own people? Have the Scorpions made any progress in their search for paedophile Gert van Rooyen’s young victims? What did Robert Smit know that made it so important to have him silenced?

    Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Bali's Hidden Drug World

    R99,00 R169,00
    Kathryn Bonella lifts the lid on Bali's narcotics underworld.

    We are Not Such Things: A Murder in a South African Township and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation

    R280,00 R330,00
    A 'MAKING A MURDERER' set in South Africa - a gripping true-crime story of murder and the justice system in the shadow of apartheid

    Krejcir: Business as Usual

    R215,00 R250,00

    Scammed

    R185,00 R220,00
    Scammed - Uncovering the techniques of scams, hoaxes & cons. Stephen Cloete is an international entertainer & professional speaker with experience as a performing magician.

    Killer Women: Fatal South African Females

    R29,00 R145,00

    Blood on her hands - Women behind bars

    R160,00 R200,00
    What makes a woman kill? And how does it feel to share a cell with these murderers? Carla van der Spuy visits four female correctional facilities across South Africa and gets inside the heads of women who committed violent crimes.

    The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylor

    R49,00
    Melbourne in the 1920s was a crime-ridden city in which no one was safe. Guns were fired in Fitzroy vendettas, police were shot, gangs operated in hotels and brothels... Through it all strode the notorious Squizzy Taylor, with not a speck of evidence to give him away. The daily press eagerly reported his crimes as he continued to outwit police.

    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 R169,22
    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.