2016

Review - The Watcher, Ross Armstrong

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Watcher
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9780008192754
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Sub Genre: 
Pyschological thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Harper Collilns
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Full Bore, William McInnes

Author Information
Book Title: 
FULL BORE
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733635526
Categorisation
Category: 
Non fiction
Sub Genre: 
Memoir
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Good Cop Bad Cop

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Detective Jim Kelleher's daughter Annie is a teenage prostitute who's addicted to crystal meth but in his eyes she's still a lamb being preyed upon by wolves. He feels she's far too close to her Polynesian gangster boyfriend and the motorcycle gang and the triads he deals drugs with... and is there even some more forbidden cargo? Meanwhile, Jim's new partner Stuart has the unenviable task of trying to stop Jim from falling victim to the same temptations he's trying to save his daughter from.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
ISBN: 
9781533562593
Year of Publication: 
2016

Like a Moth to a Flame

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Nick Adamson is back in Thailand where psychopathic serial killers are murdering women unchecked and in cold blood in the Bangkog night. Nick is set up by one killer to bring down another but when he is framed for the death of a high profile socialite he must balance the need to clear his name with the need for revenge. With the help of friends, old and new, he plots a series of brutal showdowns to seek justice ... for all the victims and most of all, for himself.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
ISBN: 
9781533095596
Location: 
Thailand
Series: 
Nick Adamson
Publisher: 
Spanking Pulp Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

The Revelations of Carey Ravine

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

London in the 1770s is bursting with opportunity. It's a city fuelled by new ideas and new money, where everything is for sale - including entree into the ruling class.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781782069966
Location: 
London
Publisher: 
Hachette
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Punishment, Anne Holt

Author Information
Book Title: 
Punishment
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Norway
ISBN: 
9781848876132
Series: 
Adam Stubo
Johanne Vik
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Publisher: 
Corbus
Year of Publication: 
2016

Mayhem

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Meet BADNE$$. He's the enigmatic, impulsive, exasperating, destructive, big-hearted Aussie outlaw who stole millions of dollars in daring bank robberies and became a folk hero as big as Ned Kelly when he masterminded two spectacular prison breaks in the space of six weeks.

ISBN: 
9781743535950
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Murder at Myall Creek

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

One of the most shocking murder trials in Australia's legal history, and the tribulations of the man who conducted it

In 1838, eleven convicts and former convicts were put on trial for the brutal murder of 28 Aboriginal men, women and children at Myall Creek in New South Wales. The trial created an enormous amount of controversy because it was almost unknown for Europeans to be charged with the murder of Aborigines. It would become the most serious trial of mass murder in Australia’s history.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925456264
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2016

Ruby and the Blue Sky

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Grammy night, 2021. Ruby wins 'Best Song' and makes an impulsive acceptance speech that excites nature lovers across the world. While Ruby and her band celebrate, an extreme evangelical sect, funded by covert paymasters, dispatches a disciple on a ruthless mission to England.

As the band plays its sold-out tour, Ruby is pursued by eco-groupies insisting she use her new fame to fight climate change.

ISBN: 
9780473345518
Location: 
Leeds
Yorkshire
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Ruru Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

The Good Cop

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

'A - Assume nothing. B - Believe nothing. C - Check everything.' Ron Iddles

In an incredible twenty-five year career as a homicide detective, Ron Iddles' conviction rate was 99%. Yet that only partly explains why Iddles is known to cops and crims alike as 'The Great Man'.

ISBN: 
9781743534403
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016