New Zealand

Twister

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

Dunedin, in the grip of an unseasonal flu, is a city under siege. Then, after five damaging days of rain, a twister rips through, exposing the body of a missing schoolgirl in Ross Creek.

Detective Senior Sergeant Leo Judd is the only one who can lead the investigation despite unresolved sorrow over the disappearance of his own daughter nine years earlier.

Location: 
Dunedin
Publisher: 
Rosa Mira Books
Year of Publication: 
2015

Jane Woodham

Author Information
Woodham, Jane

Jane Woodham moved in 1998 from London to Dunedin, New Zealand, where she has been writing for the past nine years. Jane’s work has twice been shortlisted for the BNZ Literary Awards and has been published in New Zealand and the UK.

A New Zealand Society of Authors mentorship in 2014 allowed Jane to work with crime writer Paddy Richardson on the final draft of Twister, her first novel.

Some events in Twister occur around the Dunedin Hot Salt Water Pool, where Jane is a regular swimmer. She is also a keen gardener, cook and fair-weather surfer.

Review - American Blood, Ben Sanders

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Book Title: 
American Blood
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781760291570
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Noir
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - INSIDE THE BLACK HORSE, Ray Berard

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Book Title: 
Inside the Black Horse
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473315153
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Mary Egan Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

American Blood

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

A former undercover cop now in witness protection finds himself pulled into the search for a missing woman. An explosive, unputdownable work of suspense from a fresh voice in crime fiction.

ISBN: 
9781760291570
Location: 
USA
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - BREATHE AND RELEASE, Katherine Hayton

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Book Title: 
Breathe and Release
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473330569
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller
Year of Publication: 
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

Inside the Black Horse

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Horse Racing

Inside the Black Horse is a fast-moving thriller, a story of fate, and unlikely love story for our time. Pio Morgan is waiting outside a pub on a cold winter night. There is a debt he must pay and no options left. What he does next drags a group of strangers into a web of confusion that over the course of a few days changes all their lives. The young Maori widow just trying to raise her children, the corporate executive hiding his mistake, the gang of criminals that will do what ever it takes to recover what they've lost - and the outsider sent to town to try and figure out who did what.

ISBN: 
9780473315153
Publisher: 
Mary Egan Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - RUNNING TOWARDS DANGER, Tina Clough

Author Information
Book Title: 
Running Towards Danger
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781784650100
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
2015