Crime Fiction

CHAIN OF EVIDENCE - Garry Disher

Author Information
Book Title: 
Chain of Evidence
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
978-1-921145-41-4
Series: 
Challis & Destry
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Mornington Peninsula
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2007

Blood Moon

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the Book

When hordes of eighteen-year-olds descend on the Peninsula to celebrate the end of exams, the overstretched police of Waterloo know what to expect.  Party drugs, public drunkeness; maybe even drink spiking and sexual assault.

ISBN: 
978-1-921351-87-7
Location: 
Mornington Peninsula
Series: 
Challis & Destry
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2009

Crosstown Traffic

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Short Stories

Blurb from the book

Twelve adventurous Australian writers respond to the challenge of creating a hybrid crime story. Murder, mayhem and malice intercept with science fiction, fantasy, horror, western, fairy tale and romance writing to create an unholy miasma, the likes of which you have never encountered before.

Year of Publication: 
1993

The Specialist

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

Blurb from the book

The Specialist is a serial killer with very specific and unique tastes. He especially likes the flavor of innocent female bicycle tourists. Kirsten is a jewellery designer whose hobby is caving, and she carries a lot of emotional baggage, above-ground or in the bowels of the earth.

Her sister Emma goes missing en route to visit Kirsten. Then Emma's Kirsten-designed ring mysteriously turns up in a newly discovered cave on Vancouver Island.

ISBN: 
1594142610
Location: 
Canada
Victoria
Vietnam
Publisher: 
Five Star Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2004

Dining with Devils

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

Blurb from the Book

On a remote Tasmanian grazing property, a gundog judge is murdered—at first glance by a blind man shooting blanks at a dead pigeon—in an incident seen but not understood by Tasmania Police Sgt. Charlie Banes and his close friend, visiting Canadian author Teague Kendall.

Meanwhile, Kendall’s almost-lover Kirsten Knelsen, an ardent caving enthusiast, is kidnapped elsewhere in Tasmania, with nothing to even suggest the two incidents might be related. Then Kendall himself goes missing.

ISBN: 
978-1-59414-749-4
Location: 
Tasmania
Publisher: 
Tekno Books
Year of Publication: 
2009

Death Among the Vines

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the Book

The wine-growing district of the Hunter Valley scorches under a harsh summer when Col Ashcombe, world-renowned winemaker, is brutally murdered in his own vineyard. His son, Tim Ashcombe, an art director living in New York, returns home for the funeral, only to find himself trapped in a world he thought he'd escaped - a world still dominated by the overbearing ego of his murdered father.

ISBN: 
978-1-921240-87-4
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2008

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP - S.J. Watson

Author Information
Book Title: 
Before I Go To Sleep
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
978-1-921758-15-7
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2011

THE BOUNDARY - Nicole Watson

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Boundary
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780702238499
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Special Interests: 
Indigenous Issues
Location: 
Brisbane
Publisher: 
University of Queensland Press
Year of Publication: 
2011

TRUTH LIES BLEEDING - Tony Black

Author Information
Book Title: 
Truth Lies Bleeding
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781848091894
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Scottish Noir
Location: 
Edinburgh
Publisher: 
Random House
Year of Publication: 
2011

FALLING GLASS - Adrian McKinty

Author Information
Book Title: 
Falling Glass
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Ireland
ISBN: 
9781946687822
Series: 
Michael Forsythe
Killian
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2011

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