Crime Fiction

Review - COME TO HARM, Catriona McPherson

Author Information
Book Title: 
Come to Harm
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Scotland
ISBN: 
9780738743875
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Scotland
Publisher: 
Midnight Ink
Year of Publication: 
2015

Justice

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Justice is a suicidal teenager who has suffered abuse at the hands of her father all her life. When her father attacks her she violently stabs him, causing his death. 

Unable to face the reality of what she has done, Justice leaves her father's body to rot in her bedroom. The police investigate but she evades detection. Seeking a fresh start she recreates herself by wearing new clothes and makeup, determined not to be hurt again. 

Her involvement with a Science teacher leads to fellow students bullying and teasing her. 

ISBN: 
9780987588043
Publisher: 
JoJo Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - QUOTA, Jock Serong

Author Information
Book Title: 
Quota
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922147936
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - LEONA: The Die is Cast, Jenny Rogneby

Author Information
Book Title: 
Leona The Die is Cast
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Sweden
ISBN: 
9781760067557
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
Publisher: 
Echo Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

On Track for Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Travelling from England to Australia in the late nineteenth century, Abigail Sergeant and her brother, Bertrand, are looking forward to their new life.

Leaving behind the prejudices that would likely have seen Bertrand committed to an institution before he reached adulthood, Abigail hopes their new life will offer freedom and security.

Location: 
Western Australia
Publisher: 
Clink Street
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - PLEASANTVILLE, Attica Locke

Author Information
Book Title: 
Pleasantville
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United States
ISBN: 
9781781254097
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
USA
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Death in the Rainy Season

Category: 
Crime Fiction
Author's Home Country: 
Australia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia; the rainy season. When a French man, Hugo Quercy, is found brutally murdered, Commandant Serge Morel finds his holiday drawn to an abrupt halt. Quercy - dynamic, well-connected - was the magnetic head of a humanitarian organisation which looked after the area's neglected youth.

ISBN: 
9781447244455
Location: 
Cambodia
Series: 
Serge Morel
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Lying Down Room

Category: 
Crime Fiction
Author's Home Country: 
Australia

At night Armand lay in bed with a sadness in his heart that ballooned until there was room for nothing else.

He thought with horror of the lying-down room...

Paris; in the stifling August heat, Commandant Serge Morel is called to a disturbing crime scene. An elderly woman has been murdered to the soundtrack of Faure’s Requiem, her body then grotesquely displayed.

ISBN: 
9781447244417
Location: 
Paris
Series: 
Serge Morel
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - THE INSANITY OF MURDER, Felicity Young

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Insanity of Murder
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781460704677
Series: 
Dody McCleland
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME HERE, Tania Chandler

Author Information
Book Title: 
Please Don't Leave Me Here
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925106770
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2015