Crime Fiction

Death Before Wicket

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical

Blurb from the book:

The sassy Phryne Fisher comes to Sydney! This is the tenth, classic Phryne Fisher mystery.

The sassy Phryne Fisher sets the seamy side of Sydney alight in her tenth adventure.

ISBN: 
9781741140958
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2003

Death at Victoria Dock

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical

Blurb from the book:

Phryne Fisher returns in her fourth magical mystery amidst bullets, sexy ex-anarchists, furs, tattooists and silken lingerie.

The devastating Phryne Fisher is under fire again in her fourth mystery.

A very young man with muddied hair, a pierced ear and a blue tattoo lies cradled in Phryne's arms. But sadly it's not another scene of glorious seduction - this time it's death.

ISBN: 
9781741145564
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1992
2005

Blood and Circuses

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical

Blurb from the book:

Phryne Fisher goes to the circus for her sixth mystery. Stripped of her identity and wealth, it's only Phryne's keen wit and sharp thinking that will help her now.

Astute, suave and divine, Phryne Fisher moves at flashing pace through this thrilling sixth adventure.

ISBN: 
9781741145540
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1994
2005

Away with the Fairies

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Historical

Blurb from the book:

Exciting, gorgeous, adventurous and brave. That's Phryne Fisher, returning in her tenth crime mystery novel.

Phryne Fisher-dangerous, passionate, kind, clever, and seductive. She drinks cocktails, dances the tango, is the companion of wharfies, and is expert at conducting an elegant dalliance.

ISBN: 
9781865084893
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Phyrne Fisher
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2001

Bold Blood

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

Blurb from the Book:

The phone call ended seven years of exile, but was a catalyst for murder . . .

When Dr Caitlin Summerfield took the message, her satisfying life included a rich, sexy boyfriend, an exciting career and, best of all, she was free of the emotional maelstrom that characterised her disastrous relationship with her mother.

ISBN: 
9781869507336
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Caitlin Summerfield
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2009

Gunshot Road

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural

Blurb About the Book

Emily Tempest is small, black, as snaky as a taipan's tooth and is the woman least likely ever to embark on a career in policing. But her old mate Superintendent Tom MacGillivray has persuaded her to sign on as the Aboriginal Community Police Officer for the outback (not to mention throwback) township of Bluebush.

Special Interests: 
Indigenous Issues
ISBN: 
9781921656309
Location: 
Outback Australia
Series: 
Emily Tempest
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2010

Diamond Dove

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural

Blurb About the Book

Emily Tempest has been away from Central Australia for a long time - uni, travel, dead-end jobs. Finding trouble all over the world. Now she's back at Moonlight Downs, the community where she grew up, half in the Aboriginal world, half in the white. And true to form, there's trouble. An old friend brutally murdered and mutilated. An old enemy the only suspect. Until Emily starts asking questions.

Special Interests: 
Indigenous Issues
ISBN: 
1921145307
Location: 
Outback Australia
Series: 
Emily Tempest
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006

Take Out

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural

Blurb About the Book

When DSS Stevie Hooper steps into the empty Pavel house and someeone else's jurisdiction, she upsets more than the ego of a struggling suburban cop.

She has breached the defences of a ruthless group that has at its rotten heart a disregard for human life.

With her own family in crisis, the last thing Stevie needs is Skye, a driven young nurse, insisting she investigate the case.  But when Skye turns up dead, Stevie knows she can't rest till she's avenged her friend's death.

ISBN: 
9781921361838
Location: 
Perth
Western Australia
Series: 
Stevie Hooper
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2010

An Easeful Death

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural

Blurb About the Book

The victims are young, beautiful women, their bodies left posed like mannequins in public places. The first is painted bronze, the next silver... who is the gold for? And what is the significance of the words Easeful Death, from a poem by Keats, that appear hand painted on the bodies of the victims?

ISBN: 
0954763440
Location: 
Perth
Western Australia
Series: 
Stevie Hooper
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2007