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A Plot to Die For

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When ghostwriter Roxy Parker accepts a job at a tropical island resort, she expects little more than a good story and a touch of sunstroke. Instead she stumbles upon her hotelier client, murdered and buried in a plot of sand, her head protruding ghoulishly for the crabs to devour. And around her, an ensemble cast of glamorous guests who are all hiding something behind their over-sized Gucci sunglasses.

Series: 
A Ghostwriter Mystery
Publisher: 
Amazon
Year of Publication: 
2011

Killer Twist

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

No one bats an eyelid when a bag lady washes up on the shores of Sydney, minus five fingers and decked out in designer couture; nor is anyone too perturbed when socialite Beatrice Musgrave plunges to her death soon after. No one, that is, except ghostwriter and Merlot-lover Roxy Parker. She’s been writing Beattie’s 'autobiography' and has just stumbled on a secret that’s worth killing for.

Series: 
A Ghostwriter Mystery
Publisher: 
Amazon
Year of Publication: 
2011

C.A. Larmer

Author Information
Larmer, C.A.

Christina Larmer was born and bred in tropical Papua New Guinea, educated in Australia and has lived and worked around the world including New York, Los Angeles and London. An editor by trade, she now freelances and writes fiction from her home in the hinterland behind Byron Bay, on the east coast of Australia, which she shares with her musician husband, two boys, an enormous goanna, passing koalas and countless snakes.

Review - STANDOFF, David Rollins

Author Information
Book Title: 
Standoff
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760080549
Series: 
Vin Cooper
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Momentum
Year of Publication: 
2013

Review - THE LOST GIRLS, Wendy James

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Lost Girls
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921901058
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller
Suspense
Sub Genre: 
Psychological
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Penguin
Michael Joseph
Year of Publication: 
2014

The Lost Girls

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller

Curl Curl, Sydney, January 1978.

Angie's a looker. Or she's going to be. She's only fourteen, but already, heads turn wherever she goes. Male heads, mainly . . .

Jane worships her older cousin Angie. She spends her summer vying for Angie's attention. Then Angie is murdered. Jane and her family are shattered. They withdraw into themselves, casting a veil of silence over Angie's death.

Sub Genre: 
Psychological
Family
ISBN: 
9781921901058
Location: 
New South Wales
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - The Train Rider, Tony Cavanaugh

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Train Rider
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733630675
Series: 
Darian Richards
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Location: 
Queensland
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Sweet One

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When a senior Aboriginal war veteran dies horribly at the hands of state government authorities, Izzy, a journalist and daughter of a war veteran herself, flies to the goldfields of Western Australia to cover his death. But Izzy is about to learn that for every action there is an equal and bloody reaction. On the trail of the vigilantes, she finds herself embedded in a secret war that is finally, irrevocably, going to explode onto the surface.

ISBN: 
9781922089755
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

How I became the Mr Big of People Smuggling

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Nick Smart is fresh out of school, a wet-behind-the-ears jackaroo on a gap year. But at Palmenter Station, nothing is what it seems. Nick is about to discover there’s a lot of grey between black and white, between legal and illegal and between right and wrong.

ISBN: 
9781922089540
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Peter Docker

Author Information
Docker, Peter

Peter Docker was born in Wiilman Country at Narrogin, Western Australia, and is of Irish, Cornish and English heritage. He grew up on a station in Wudjari Country at Coomalbidgup, near Esperance. He has worked as a dairy-hand, hay carter, wheat-bogger, window-washer, bank teller, lift driver and barman. He has written short stories published in Australian literary journals and has written for stage and radio. Someone Else’s Country was his first book. He is currently writing a play about the Mickelbergs.

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