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    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Grave murder

    R39,00 R190,00
    In April 2011 the sleepy gold-mining town of Welkom was deeply shocked when the dismembered, decapitated body of Michael van Eck was discovered buried in a shallow grave on the outskirts of the local cemetery.

    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.

    Safe Secure and Streetwise

    R20,00

    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!

    Man or monster

    R59,00
    Why do people murder, hijack and rape and why do they sometimes keep repeating these crimes? Violent crime is a phenomenon that both horrifies and fascinates us. What can go so horribly wrong in a man's psyche that he turns into a monster?

    The Secret Life: Three True Stories

    R234,00 R275,00
    The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. This book features three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and the 'real world'.

    Naming Jack the Ripper: New Crime Scene Evidence, A Stunning Forensic Breakthrough, the Killer Revealed

    R145,00 R170,00
    Bringing together ground-breaking forensic discoveries - including vital DNA evidence - and gripping historical detective work, Naming Jack the Ripper constructs the first truly convincing case for identifying the world's most notorious serial killer.