20 Months In Hostage Hell - Debbie Calitz with Ulrike Hill

R250.00 ZAR

When Debbie Calitz and her partner Bruno Pelizzari set sail from Dar es Salaam in October 2010, they could never have guessed that they would be making a voyage into the depths of hell. Three days into their journey as crew on board the yacht Choizel, it was captured by Somali pirates who held Debbie and Bruno for ransom. For...

Agent 407: A South African Spy Breaks Her Silence - Olivia Forsyth

R230.00 ZAR

In the world of espionage, truth is the first victim and nothing is as it seems. Here, for the first time, South Africa’s most notorious apartheid spy Olivia Forsyth lays bare the story of her remarkable life.  Olivia Forsyth was a romantic young woman in search of adventure when she joined the Security Police with visions of international derring-do. But...

Askari: A Story of Collaboration and Betrayal in the Anti-apartheid Struggle - Jacob Dlamini

R235.00 ZAR

This is the story of Comrade September, a member of the ANC and its military wing, MK. He was abducted from his hideout in Swaziland by an apartheid death squad in August 1986 and taken across the border to South Africa, where his interrogation and torture began. It was not long before September began telling his captors about his comrades...

Behind The Badge: The Untold Stories Of South Africa's Police Service Members - Andrew Faull

R235.00 ZAR

The police have played a central role in South Africa's troubled past, are caught up in its crime-ridden present, and remain key to a more peaceful future. Despite this, most citizens know very little about the lives and experiences of the average cop in the 185000-strong South African Police Service. This title is composed of excerpts from interviews with twenty-eight...

Behind The Door - The Oscar Pistorius And Reeva Steenkamp Story

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Behind The Door: The Oscar Pistorius And Reeva Steenkamp Story - Mandy Wiener & Barry Bateman The news of successful model Reeva Steenkamp’s fatal shooting by her boyfriend and global sporting star Oscar Pistorius stunned the world. Over the ensuing weeks, as Pistorius appeared in court and applied for bail, every detail that emerged was analysed, debated, justified and digested. South...

BLOOD on their HANDS: General Johan Booysen Reveals his Truth - Jessica Pitchford

R285.00 ZAR

When Johan Booysen hears that the new Provincial Police Chief takes backhanders from a Durban businessman, he decides to give her the benefit of the doubt. But the evidence becomes impossible to ignore and he soon gets dragged down the corridors of power and politics into a web of intrigue, deceit and betrayal that, at times, he has trouble making...

Blue And Old Gold: The History Of The British South Africa Police 1889-1980 - Peter Gibbs, Hugh Phillips & Nick Russell

R645.00 ZAR

Peter Gibbs was born in London in 1903, educated at Aldenham, and lived in Bulawayo since 1936. A number of his books have been published in London and New York. He served in the BSA Police Reserve for 21 years, retiring with the rank of reserve superintendent. He was awarded the MBE in 1964. He is deceased. Hugh Phillips was...

Bwana Wa Polisi: The Story Of A Policeman's Life In England, Nyasaland And Bechuanaland, 1952 -1967 - Christopher Bean

R150.00 ZAR

Christopher Bean was born into a police family in Yorkshire and joined the West Riding Constabulary as a cadet in 1952. For the next fifteen years or so he continued a career in the police service, in the Royal Corps of Military Police, the West Riding Constabulary, the Nyasaland Police and finally the Bechuanaland Protectorate Police. This account re-lives his...

Byleveld: Dossier Of A Serial Sleuth (Hanlie Retief)

R250.00 ZAR

Piet Byleveld is a super detective. Honoured by the International Police Association as one of the top three detectives in the world, he has assisted the FBI, Scotland Yard, the Canadian police and Mossad with their serial-killing investigations. But it is in South Africa where he perfected his technique, solving some of the country's most famous cases and catching some...

Byleveld: Dossier Van 'n Baasspeurder (Hanlie Retief)

R250.00 ZAR

Die pas afgetrede speurder Piet Byleveld is legendaries. Hy is die man wat sommige van Suid-Afrika se bekendste misdaadondersoeke, insluitend die Leigh Matthews-ontvoering, opgelos het. Hy het 'n 100%-slaagsyfer met reeksmoorde. In hierdie boek skryf bekende joernalis Hanlie Retief van Rapport, aan wie Byleveld sy dossiere eksklusief beskikbaar gestel het, oor sowat twintig van die mees berugte reeksmoordenaar-gevalle en talle...

Dead Men Running: On the front line of the South African Border War - Gavin Manning

R375.00 ZAR

Imagine the most tenacious and skilled soldiers in the business fighting in the most brutal of bush wars, Gavin Manning was there, from 1982 - 88, on the border of northern Namibia and southern Angola - right in the thick of it. The ultra-covert South African special forces unit known as Koevoet (or Special OPS-K) has been shrouded in mystery...

Die Gloriejare van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiemag 1913 -1994 (Saamgestel deur: Genl. Johan van der Merwe, Brig. Hennie Heymans & Sarie van Niekerk)

R350.00 ZAR

Die Gloriejare van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiemag 1913 -1994 Voorwoord deur Dr Willem Cruywagen, slotwoord deur die trustees van die oud-SAP lede liefdadigheidstrust. en bronnelys 21 Hoofstukke wat onder meer die volgende insluit: Samevatting van die Kommissarisse en hulle dienstydperke Sigbare polisiering Spesiale wageenheid BBP beskermingseenheid Speur- en Handelstakke SANAB Forensiese Wetenskaplaboratorium Hertoelating tot Interpol Veilgheidstak Grensdiens en teeninsurgensie Polisiemag se...

Eugene de Kock: Assassin for the State - Anemari Jansen

R250.00 ZAR

The first comprehensive investigation into the life of former operative Eugene de Kock. The book, which includes innumerable hours of in-depth conversations with De Kock whilst in prison, is based on his diaries, prison writings and psychological reports. The writer, Anemari Jansen was unexpectedly introduced to De Kock in 2011 at Pretoria Central. She was immediately fascinated by “the man...

Eugene de Kock: Sluipmoordenaar van die Staat - Anemari Jansen

R230.00 ZAR

Die eerste boek wat Eugene de Kock se lewe in diepte blootlê. Dit is deels gebaseer op sy dagboeke en tronkgeskrifte, sielkundige verslae, asook honderde ure se gesprekke met hom in die tronk. Die skrywer is Anemari Jansen, sy het in 2011 onverwags die kans kry om De Kock in Pretoria-Sentraal te ontmoet. Sy was dadelik gefassineer deur “die man met...

Gallantry Awards of the South African Police 1913-1994 (Including a Complete Roll of Honour) - Terence King

R450.00 ZAR

Terence King's medallious detective work has encompassed 81 years of constabulary awards in South Africa, covering all aspects and angles of the Police Force. Assisted by Audrey Portman, this life's labour has been formed into one impressive fact-finding publication: Gallantry Awards of the South African Police Force, 1913-1994. Chapters include: History of Policing South African Police Awards Alloocation of Force...

Gruesome - The crimes and criminals that shook South Africa - De Wet Potgieter

R220.00 ZAR

In this book, investigative journalist De Wet Potgieter follows the trail of a number of criminals in South Africa’s history. These violent crimes, perpetrated from the late 1980's into the new millennium, vary from fanatical far-rightists who killed their innocent countrymen, to assassins who executed high-profile, state-sanctioned murders. He takes the reader behind the scenes of some of the most...

Grusaam - Die dade en geweldenaars wat Suid Afrika geruk het - De Wet Potgieter

R220.00 ZAR

In hierdie boek loop die ondersoekende joernalis De Wet Potgieter terug op die spore van ’n klomp geweldenaars in Suid-Afrika se geskiedenis. Dié geweldsmisdade, wat van die laat tagtigerjare tot in die nuwe millennium gepleeg is, wissel van fanatiese verregses wat medeburgers koelbloedig afmaai, tot geweldenaars wat hoëprofiel-staatsmoorde gepleeg het. Hy neem die leser tot agter die skerms van die...

KOEVOET: The Men Speak - Jonathan Pittaway

R650.00 ZAR

This is the story of one of the world's most effective Special Forces units told by the men who served in it. Breaking with conventional military thinking, the South African Police created Koevoet by refining the concept of the counter-insurgency group pioneered in Rhodesia during the Bush War in order to provide up-to-date intelligence about an elusive enemy. Now at...

Land of Sorrow: 20 years of farm attacks in South Africa - Dr. Dirk Hermann & General Chris van Zyl

R275.00 ZAR

Land of Sorrow relates the events surrounding more than 2 610 farm attacks that took place over the period 1990 to 2010. The book is intended to convey the severe scope of attacks on farmers and their families and farm workers. The content is based on a comprehensive register of farm attacks that the Transvaal Agricultural Union has kept since...

Lothar Neethling: 'n Lewe vertel - Annette Jordaan

R275.00 ZAR

A German orphan is adopted by Afrikaner Nationalists. After years of refuge and hardship in a war beaten Germany he becomes Afrikaans, plays rugby and excels in science with two doctorates. He becomes the respected founder and head of the forensic laboratory of the SAP, but has to defend his reputation after an allegation that he supplied poison to kill...

Missing & Murdered: A Personal Adventure in Forensic Anthropology - Alan G Morris

R230.00 ZAR

What can human bones tell us of a person’s life, or even death? How can information from bones solve mysteries both modern and ancient? And what makes the study of skeletonised human remains so imperative in southern Africa? The answers to these and other questions are contained in Missing & Murdered, which lays bare the fascinating world of forensic anthropology....

My Cryptic Life - Donald Els Alanby

R205.00 ZAR

Ever wondered what it was really like in the SA police during the “Apartheid Era”? Find out by walking in the daily footsteps of a young policeman on the borders of “Rhodesia”, in Uniform, as a Detective, in the “Drug Squad” and eventually the secretive and notorious Security Branch. Cross swords with members of “Koevoet” and discover hidden agendas in...

My Memoirs of the British South African Police - John Shaw

R245.00 ZAR

My memoirs of the British South African Police 1966 - 1981 ... and a Colonial Upbringing in Northern Rhodesia Throughout the author’s life in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) his father was a member of the Northern Rhodesia Police and the author sets about recording various incidents in the life of a youngster growing up on the numerous towns and police stations...

Never Quite A Soldier - A Rhodesian Policeman's War 1971-1982

R295.00 ZAR

The author was a Rhodesian policeman during the Bush War days. His first involvement with the war came when he was member-in-charge of Macheke Police Station. Groups of infiltrating ZANLA guerrillas moved into the area and embarked on a murderous campaign targeting both black and white civilians.The war throughout the country escalated and indiscriminate acts of terror like the bomb...