Paul Cleave

And Then There Were Nine - 2016 Ngaio Marsh Longlist Announced

A record number of entrants and a kaleidoscopic range of crime tales illustrates the growth of New Zealand crime writing but provided a real challenge for the judges of the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, who have revealed the longlist for their 2016 award today. 

The AustCrimeFiction Best of 2015

I'm mathematically challenged at the best of times, and never more so than when greeted by the need to come up with a "list" of a certain number. Okay so that's probably less to do with maths and more to do with a pathological hatred of arbitrary rules. So let's just go with this being the best of list of all the books (currently at 147 or so) that I was fortunate (in the main) to have read in 2015.

Trust No One

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

In the exciting new psychological thriller by the Edgar-nominated author of Joe Victim, a famous crime writer struggles to differentiate between his own reality and the frightening plot lines he's created for the page.

ISBN: 
9781476779171
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2015

2015 Ngaio Marsh Award Winner - Paul Cleave for Five Minutes Alone

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Paul Cleave became the Crown Prince of antipodean crime writing when his thriller FIVE MINUTES ALONE was named the winner of the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel on Sunday night.

Murder in the Court: Ngaio winner revealed (4th October)

THE NGAIO MARSH AWARD, in association with WORD Christchurch and The Press, is pleased to reveal that whodunit and who-won-it will be announced at a great event at the Court Theatre on 4 October.

Radio NZ: Crime Writing and the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award from Craig Sisterson

Craig Sisterson interviewed on Radio NZ: Kiwi Crime Writing and the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Awards http://kiwicrime.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/radio-nz-crime-writing-and-2015-...

The Famous Five: 2015 Ngaio shortlist announced

FIVE OUTSTANDING novels full of mystery and intrigue have been announced as the shortlist for the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, which will be presented at a WORD Christchurch event in late September.

The Laughterhouse

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural

Theodore Tate never forgot his first crime scene - ten year-old Jessica Cole found dead in 'the Laughterhouse,' an old abandoned slaughterhouse with the 'S' painted over. The killer was found and arrested. Justice was served. Or was it?

Fifteen years later, a new killer arrives in Christchurch, and he has a list of people who were involved in Jessica's murder case, one of whom is the unfortunate Dr. Stanton, a man with three young girls.

ISBN: 
9781451677959
Location: 
Christchurch
Series: 
Theodore Tate
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - FIVE MINUTES ALONE, Paul Cleave

Author Information
Book Title: 
Five Minutes Alone
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781476779157
Series: 
Theodore Tate
Carl Schroder
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2014

Five Minutes Alone

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

In the latest thriller by the Edgar-nominated author of Joe Victim, someone is helping rape victims exact revenge on their attackers, prompting an edge-of-your-seat, cat-and-mouse chase between old friends, detectives Theodore Tate and Carl Schroder.

ISBN: 
978147677915
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Theodore Tate
Carl Schroder
Publisher: 
Atria
Year of Publication: 
2014