Among members of the outlaw motorcycle clubs, Caesar Campbell is a legend. Former sergeant-at-arms and chief enforcer for the Comancheros, Caesar became the founding member and sergeant-at-arms of the Australian chapter of the Bandidos. He epitomised bikie culture - unbeatable in a fight, brutal in the extreme, fearing no one and nothing, and loyal until death. This is Caesar´s story, from his recruitment into the Comancheros, to the savage split within the club that led to the foundation of the Bandidos and the bloody massacre at Milperra that resulted from it. Enforcer is a unique and captivating true-crime story that will shock you with its raw violence, its brutality and its insights into an outlaw world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dave Ferguson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/001491/bk_boli_001491_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Award-winning author and journalist James Phelps profiles Australia´s most notorious criminals: these are true accounts of Australia´s hardest inmates, in their own words. From Martin Bryant, perpetrator of our country´s worst massacre at Port Arthur 20 years ago, to alleged hit man and undisputed hard man ´Goldie´, feared by both prisoners and guards alike, Phelps tracks the rise of ISIS gangs, the lethal underground drug and tobacco trade and the threat of contraband phones. From the shiv fights and brawls to the white-collar criminal beat downs, this is an account like never before. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stan Pretty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/003133/bk_howe_003133_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
James Phelps explores all the questions that we can only barely imagine the answers to about Australia´s toughest jails. This is a brutal and honest account of life inside Australia´s toughest jails, and all is not as you would expect. Do women rape each other? Do guards really trade 40-cent phone cards for sex? And do you think the most dangerous inmate in Australia is a man? This is the most comprehensive ever account of women´s prison life yet. You will hear about rapists, drug dealers, fallen celebrities and Australia´s most feared prisoner: the self-mutilating murderer, Rebecca Butterfield. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stan Pretty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/003415/bk_howe_003415_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kathy Pettingill is a name that’s both respected and feared, not only by Australia’s criminal underworld, but by many in the Victorian police force. As the matriarch at the head of the most notorious and violent family of habitual offenders in Australian criminal history, her life has revolved around murder, drugs, prison, prostitution and bent coppers - and the intrigue and horror that surround such crimes.Her eldest son, Dennis Allen, was a mass murderer and a $70,000-a-week drug dealer who dismembered a Hell’s Angel with a chainsaw. Two younger sons were acquitted of the Walsh Street murders, the cold-blooded assassination of two police officers that changed the face of crime in Melbourne forever. One of the two, Victor, was gunned down himself in the street 14 years later, becoming the third son Kathy has buried.In this revised and updated authorised edition of Adrian Tame’s best-selling The Matriarch, Kathy Pettingill reveals the chilling truth behind many of the myths and legends that surround her family, including her experiences in the blood-spattered charnel house at the centre of Dennis Allen’s empire of drugs and violence.But this is no plea for pity. Forthright and deeply disturbing, like its subject, The Matriarch pulls no punches.Updated and revised for a new generation, this true crime classic is as terrifying and powerful as when it was first published. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Kelly Butler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/009582/bk_sans_009582_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How a famous cold case, a murderous fire and a quest for justice finally brought down one of Australia´s worst killers.´´He takes you in the middle of the night, like an angel, and you’re gone for good.´´ (Witness at Vincent O’Dempsey’s committal hearing for murder, 2015)In 2017, Vincent O’Dempsey was sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two young daughters. It took over 40 years to bring him to justice. Feared for decades by criminals and police alike, O’Dempsey associated with convicted underworld figures and has been linked to a string of haunting cold cases, including the deadly Whiskey au Go Go nightclub firebombing that killed 15 innocent people.Award-winning investigative journalist Matthew Condon has interviewed dozens of ex-cons, police and witnesses to put together a compelling picture of the calculating killer who spent his life evading the law before he was finally brought to justice. The Night Dragon shines a light on a chilling chapter of Australia´s criminal past and the devastating legacy left in its wake. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Tredinnick. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/004420/bk_boli_004420_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Glenn McGrath is an Australian cricket great - a fast bowler both feared and admired by top-level cricketers around the world. Off the field, his life was touched by tragedy with the death of his first wife, Jane, from breast cancer yet also marked by a determination to celebrate her life and make sure her legacy helps thousands of others through the Jane McGrath Foundation - now one of Australia´s biggest and most effective breast cancer charities. In Test of Will Glenn gives us an insight into the things that have shaped him both in and out of cricket. He writes about his classic cricketing duels and bowling against master batsmen like Tendulkar and Lara. He writes about his great moments, the influence of such legends of the game as Steve Waugh and Shane Warne and what he learned from them. And away from cricket he writes candidly about finding love with Sara after the tragedy of losing Jane. He writes about starting the McGrath Foundation and the enormous impact it´s had on many people´s lives. He writes about the annual Pink Test in Sydney, how it came about and what it means to him. And he writes about fatherhood, raising two children and the excitement of expecting another. This is Glenn reflecting on his career and his life up to this point in a way that´s open, honest and utterly fascinating. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike McLeish. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/026093/bk_adbl_026093_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.