Australia

Review - Old Scores, David Whish-Wilson

Author Information
Book Title: 
Old Scores
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925164107
Series: 
Frank Swann
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Location: 
Western Australia
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Aiden L. Bailey

Author Information
Bailey, Aiden L.

Aiden L. Bailey lives in Adelaide, Australia. His varied career has included roles as a corporate communications officer for the Australian Submarine Corporation, a technical writer for a several defense contractors, an engineer on a remote desert petroleum pipeline, a magazine editor and art director, and as a marketing manager in diverse industries such as information technology, mining, petroleum, healthcare and construction. In his twenties he travelled widely, predominately in Australia, Africa and South America, and returned home with some stories to tell.

The Unfortunate Victim

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Based on a true story…

At midnight on 28 December 1864, in the Australian gold-mining town of Daylesford, young newly-wed Maggie Stuart lies dead in her own blood. Rumour and xenophobia drive speculation over the identity of her killer, and when a suspect is apprehended, police incompetence and defence counsel negligence bring yet more distortion to the wheels of justice.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925321975
Location: 
Daylesford
Castlemaine
Series: 
Otto Berliner
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2017

Greg Pyers

Author Information
Pyers, Greg

Greg Pyers grew up in the small Victorian town of Daylesford. As a boy, he read the books of Gerald Durrell, and many years later, worked at Durrell's famous Jersey Zoo. Greg became a full-time writer in 1998, following eight years as an educator in zoos, and several yeras as a post-primary schoolteacher. He went on to write 160 natural history books and three novels for children.

Review - Win, Lose or Draw by Peter Corris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Win
Lose or Draw
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760294786
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
Sydney
NSW
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Win, Lose or Draw by Peter Corris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Win
Lose or Draw
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760294786
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
Sydney
NSW
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Romeo's Gun

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

One year on and Pufferfish - aka Detective Inspector Franz Heineken - remains haunted by his failure to apprehend the killer of a young Hobart woman. Every time he sees a merchant vessel leaving the city's port he thinks of Angie, because that's how her murderer escaped. And that merchant seaman may still be coming and going with impunity, waiting for another opportunity.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9780994561152
Location: 
Tasmania
Series: 
Pufferfish
Publisher: 
Fullers Bookshop
Year of Publication: 
2016

Crimson Lake

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

12.46: Thirteen-year-old Claire Bingley stands alone at a bus stop

12.47: Ted Conkaffey parks his car beside her

12.52: The girl is missing . . .

Six minutes – that’s all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey’s life. Accused but not convicted of Claire’s abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9780143781905
Location: 
Australia
Series: 
Ted Conkaffey
Publisher: 
Penguin Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Red Door

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It is 1983 and the new owner of the beautiful old Sydney mansion ‘Rosalind’ begins to believe she is being watched by the mysterious resident in Number Three, a reclusive man who happens to share his name with two teenage sisters, victims of a sinister and brutal murder. Her peace of mind slowly erodes as a fascination with the unsolved crime becomes obsession - consuming her life, shaking relationships with her newfound friends and leaving a trail of devastation.



ISBN: 
9781925353471
Publisher: 
MoshPit
Year of Publication: 
2015