Killing Juanita

by Peter Rees

On Sale: 09/01/2021

Killing Juanita

by Peter Rees

On Sale: 09/01/2021

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About the Book

The award-winning, definitive account of Australia's most notorious cold case, now fully updated with new information

Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for True Crime

On 4 July 1975, Juanita Nielsen set out on foot through the wintry streets of Sydney's red-light district. The chic heiress and newspaper publisher had a business meeting with a man called Eddie Trigg, a manager at the seedy Carousel Cabaret nightclub in Kings Cross.

The following day, Juanita was reported missing. She has not been seen since and her body has never been found.

Despite two police investigations, a coronial inquest and a federal parliament inquiry, the disappearance of Juanita Nielsen remains one of Australia's great unsolved murder mysteries. The most pressing question now is why?

Killing Juanita is an unflinching examination of this cold case and its chief protagonists, not least Juanita Nielsen. An ardent campaigner fighting the proposed demolition of historic houses in the Cross, she was a thorn in the side of a powerful property developer with links to notorious crime bosses.

Winner of the 2004 Ned Kelly Award for True Crime and now fully updated with new information, Killing Juanita is a compelling story of greed, corruption, dirty politics and cover-ups. It finally puts to rest decades of speculation, providing the definitive answer that authorities never could - or would.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460714508
  • ISBN 10: 1460714504
  • Imprint: ABC Books
  • On Sale: 09/01/2021
  • Pages: 352
  • List Price:30.39 CAD
  • BISAC1 : TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime
  • BISAC2 : HISTORY / Australia & New Zealand
  • BISAC3 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
  • BISAC4 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • BISAC5 : TRUE CRIME / Murder / General

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