Crime Fiction

Wildcat

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Tom Caxton is an investigative journalist - and a poker player.

A tough man who values good food, wine, music, friendship and sex. Caxton, and Sergeant Harry Metaxas of the NSW police, have been co-opted into an elite federal task force. They are to find out what lies behind the activities of Sir Viktor Tiburzi, Albanian-Australian millionaire businessman and crook, whose corrupting influence may be poisoning the highest levels of government.

Location: 
Canberra
Queensland
Thailand
Series: 
Tom Caxton
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1991

Graphic

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A writer of graphic novels, in an attempt to rescue a kidnapped father of two children, is taken over by his own fictional creation, tough guy P.I. 'Sainte-Claire' and undergoes a terrifying metamorphosis.

Set in the Sydney underworld, against a backdrop of a crime war between rival mobsters, Kings Cross' hard man Tim Brierley is pitted against Cabramatta's Vietnamese crime identity Mr Chin.

ISBN: 
0957882610
Location: 
Sydney
Cabramatta
Kings Cross
Publisher: 
Marburg Press
Year of Publication: 
2005

Wrack

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

David Norfolk, archaeologist, tragically lost the woman he loved and so he buries his life in the search for the truth about De Cueva's ship which was supposed to have been wrecked on the New South Wales coastline around 1519 - two hundred years prior to Captain Cook. While on a dig,

Special Interests: 
Archaelogist
ISBN: 
0091834945
Location: 
Country NSW
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
1997

Rockhound

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Journalist Annie Bryce just can’t help herself. On the run from a killer who wants her dead before she can testify in a murder trial, she and photographer Steve are hustled out of town for their own protection. But even on the arid gemfields of central Queensland Annie’s nose for mystery finds fertile ground. 

Probing the secrets of a  long-dead wheeler and dealer in sapphires, she once again discovers that there’s no escaping the dark shadows of the past …

ISBN: 
9781921240126
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007

Loose Ends

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Mists swirling through the rainforest at O’Reilly’s ... stinging spray as catamarans race across Moreton Bay ... they’re all in a day’s work for journalist Annie Bryce.

It’s the whale research on the Sunshine Coast that triggers a mystery: the tight-lipped young English scientist ... the digger, dead in World War Two ... can they be connected?

Annie’s investigations plunge her into a world of secrets and vengeance - and more strife than she can handle ...

ISBN: 
1921118105
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2006

Dead Certainty

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Set around the Central Coast of NSW, Diana, an estate agent, finds a body in a four-poster bed in a house she is listing for auction. She thinks it is a body, until it moves. 

The plot accelerates as this intriguing story progresses through to unexpected revelations. The combination of kidnapping, clairvoyance, drug sales, illicit sex, amnesia, a family split and ransom demands. 

ISBN: 
9781921118814
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007

Kafkaesque Eyes

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A bizarre case. Five brutal murders. Corpses covered in an intricate pattern of dozens and dozens of bites. Like those a vampire would make.

It starts out like just another case to bounty hunter Jacqui West. All too soon it becomes a tangled web where the present is connected to the past and the future is a nightmare in the making. Jacqui seeks assistance from fellow hunter Alex Konstantinidis, a white witch and a psychic.

ISBN: 
9781921240164
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007