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The Bassett Road Machine-Gun Murders

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

On Saturday morning, 7 December 1963, Eric Lewis called around to his property in Bassett Road, Remuera, Auckland, to collect the rent. He was not prepared for the scene that greeted him when he opened the door: his two tenants, George Walker and Kevin Speight, had been violently murdered days before.

ISBN: 
9781877505287
Location: 
Auckland
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2013

DEATH ON DEMAND, Paul Thomas

Author Information
Book Title: 
Death on Demand
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781869712334
Series: 
Tito Ihaka
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Hodder Moa
Year of Publication: 
2012

Death on Demand

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

After 15 years, New Zealand's leading crime writer, Paul Thomas is back with another Ihaka blockbuster - all three previous books were huge sellers, with Old School Tie winning Australia's prestigious Ned Kelly Award for crime writing.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781869712334
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Tito Ihaka
Publisher: 
Hodder Moa
Year of Publication: 
2012

FURT BENT FROM ALDAHEIT - Jack Eden

Author Information
Book Title: 
Furt Bent from Aldaheit
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781927182536
Series: 
Osgood Sneddon
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller
Sub Genre: 
Noir
Location: 
New Zealand
Australia
Publisher: 
Pear Jam Books
Year of Publication: 
2011

BY ANY MEANS - Ben Sanders

Author Information
Book Title: 
By Any Means
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781869508777
Series: 
Sean Devereaux
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
Auckland
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2011

By Any Means

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

Friday rush hour, Auckland city. A lone shooter fires across a packed street and kills a man. Detective Sergeant Sean Devereaux is assigned the case. He's not complaining - his Friday nights are seldom better spent.

But the inquiry is not straightforward. Witness accounts are conflicting. The dead man appears to be an unintended victim, with the true target unknown.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781869508777
Series: 
Sean Devereaux
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2011

The Fallen

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

When local cop Sean Devereaux, who enjoys skating close to the edge, does a favour for his attractive neighbour, he unwittingly exposes a web of deceit and corruption.

As he investigates the murder of a 16-year-old Epsom ‘princess’ in his day job, his after-hours efforts have him stumbling into the aftermath of a scam involving senior colleagues, and he is soon enmeshed in an escalating cycle of kidnapping, murder and violent mayhem.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781869508760
Series: 
Sean Devereaux
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2010

Ben Sanders

Author Information
Sanders, Ben

Twenty-year-old Ben Sanders’ fascination with crime fiction has paid off. Born and bred on Auckland’s North Shore, Sanders has been hooked on Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Cormac McCarthy and Pete Dexter since the age of thirteen, and now he’s put his interest in these big-selling authors to work. A keen writer since his teens, Sanders is also passionate about music; he wrote his first novel while listening to the tunes of R.E.M, Nick Cave, Grant-Lee Phillips, and The Mutton Birds and even found time to study engineering at the University of Auckland.

Traces of Red

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

Rebecca Thorne is a successful television journalist, but her world is thrown into turmoil when her Saturday night programme is axed because of falling ratings. Not only will she lose her job but her big story on the convicted triple murderer Connor Bligh, whom Rebecca believes is innocent, has to be abandoned.

Rebecca's lover Joe, a married man and the barrister representing Bligh, also thinks Bligh is innocent – or does he? And if he loves Rebecca so much, why is he prepared to cast her off?

ISBN: 
9780143565765
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2010

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