Barwon Prison's maximum security unit, 19 April 2010: Carl Williams is beaten to death with the stem of an exercise bike by a fellow inmate, while guards sit in the next room. And so, the last moments of this convicted contract killer and key figure in the Melbourne underworld echoed the rest of his life: violent, chilling, brutal.

Buy Carl Williams by Adam Shand from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore

'Snowing in Bali' is the story of the drug trafficking and dealing scene that's made Bali one of the world's most important destinations in the global distribution of narcotics. With its central location to the Asia Pacific market, its thriving tourist industry to act as cover for importation, and a culture of corruption, Bali has long been a paradise for traffickers as well as for holiday-makers

Fishpond Australia, Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Bali's Hidden Drug World by Kathryn Bonella. Buy Books online: Snowing in Bali: The Incredible Inside Account of Bali's Hidden Drug World, ISBN Kathryn Bonella

Andrew Fraser's bestselling and controversial true-crime memoirs are now being adapted into an exciting new television series called Killing Time. From 1975 to 2001, Andrew Fraser was a leading criminal solicitor with a successful national practice. And then it all went horribly wrong. In 1999 he was charged with being knowingly concerned with the importation of a commercial quantity of cocaine.

Buy Killing Time: Court in the Middle by Andrew Fraser from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore

Darcy Dugan, career criminal, escape artist, scourge of the authorities and corrupt police, can now add master storyteller to his bag of tricks. Written in his own words during his long years in prison, smuggled out to keep it safe from his enemies, Bloodhouse is Dugan's brutally honest, insightful and thoroughly entertaining account of his colourful life in and out of jail.

Bloodhouse is the extraordinary and brutally honest story of career criminal Darcy Dugan who became famous for his uncanny ability to escape custody. So good was he at his craft that Dugan came to be known as ‘Houdini’ by the Sydney press.

The true story behind the life, crimes and disappearance of one of Australia's most notorious hitmen, Mr Rent-A-Kill. Christopher Dale Flannery received his first criminal conviction at the age of fourteen. Within twenty years, he would become one of the most feared criminals in Australia, believed to be responsible for up to a dozen murders.

Buy Killing Mr Rent-a-kill by Duncan McNab from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore

Finally the story of Tony Mokbel can be told. Top crime writer Liam Houlihan documents the extraordinary rise and fall of the man they call Fat Tony, from his ascension in the drug trade to the decade-long and only-now-complete struggle to hold Mokbel to account for his crimes.

Buy Bigwig: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of Tony Mokbel by Liam Houlihan from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore

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