Crime Fiction

Review - A HISTORY OF CRIME, Dinah Holman

Author Information
Book Title: 
A History of Crime
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473272791
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Ravensbourne Books
Year of Publication: 
2014

Parasite

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

The story unfolds as Sasha battles with a series of events that eventuate out of his need to satisfy himself and his brother's sexual desires. Both victims of their past they struggle to make the most of the world they live in and people die as a consequence. But who could blame Sasha as he uses his charismatic charm to shape his life and protect his disabled brother.

ISBN: 
9780992518004
Publisher: 
Smashwords
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - The Glorious Heresies, Lisa McInerney

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Glorious Heresies
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Ireland
ISBN: 
9781444798852
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Hodder & Stoughton
Year of Publication: 
2015

No Time to Lose

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

Kip Keplar is intrigued by the perfect bank robbery. Whoever pulled it off slipped away with a mysterious ancient gem, property belonging to modern-day titans and US military secrets.

The authorities know "what" was taken and "why" (greed - why else?) but no clue as to "when", "how" or by "who".

Retrieving this bountiful treasure-trove at all costs is an understatement. Wits are matched and tested and lives are on the line as the clock counts down, and there is no time to lose, for both the hunters and the hunted.

ISBN: 
9780996122
Publisher: 
Self-Published
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - GUN CONTROL, Peter Corris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Gun Control
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760112066
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

So Bad A Death

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The return of Maggie Byrnes, heroine of Murder in the Telephone Exchange, finds her married, with a young son, and living in an outer Melbourne suburb. But violent death dogs her footsteps even in apparently tranquil Middleburn. It’s perhaps not that much of a surprise when widely disliked local bigwig James Holland (who also happens to be Maggie’s landlord) is shot, but Maggie suspects that someone is also trying to poison the infant who is his heir, and turns sleuth once more to uncover the culprits.

ISBN: 
9781891241451
Series: 
Maggie Byrnes
Publisher: 
Dark Passage
Year of Publication: 
2015
1949

Duck Season Death

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

June Wright wrote this lost gem in the mid-1950s, but consigned it to her bottom drawer after her publisher foolishly rejected it. Perhaps it was a little ahead of its time? Because while it’s a tour de force of the classic country-house murder mystery, it’s also a delightful romp, poking fun at the conventions of the genre. When someone takes advantage of a duck hunt to murder publisher Athol Sefton at a remote hunting inn, it soon turns out that virtually everyone, guests and staff alike, had a good reason for shooting him.

ISBN: 
9781891241352
Publisher: 
Dark Passage
Year of Publication: 
2015

Trilemma

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

Maverick executive Lin Mere takes over as CEO for a new telecommunications company trying to compete with the big boys in Wellington, New Zealand. With the clock ticking, Lin has to give up almost everything to tackle the demands of the job. An Asian-American, Lin has followed her father's trail to New Zealand to try to establish a relationship with her father's estranged family and solve the mystery of why they want nothing to do with her...and while in New Zealand, she's intent on rekindling a romance.

ISBN: 
9781608091126

Review - THE DEFENCE, Steve Cavanagh

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Defence
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Ireland
ISBN: 
9781409152309
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Legal
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - THE PORT FAIRY MURDERS, Robert Gott

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Port Fairy Murders
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925106459
Series: 
Joe Sable
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Port Fairy
Victoria
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2015