Crime Fiction

Starlight Peninsula

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

Eloise Hay lives on the Starlight Peninsula. Every weekday she travels into the city to work at Q TV Studio, assisting with the production of a current affairs show. One night she receives a phone call that will change her life forever.

ISBN: 
9781775538226
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Random House
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Legend of Winstone Blackhat

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

In Winstone’s imagination, the Kid and his partner ride through the Wild West on the trail of their quarry. In Winstone’s actual life, he’s had to abandon his ‘partner’ and is hiding out in the tough landscape of Central Otago.

What has this boy run from, and how will the resilient and engaging twelve-year-old survive?

ISBN: 
9781775537755
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Vintage
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - ASH ISLAND, Barry Maitland

Author Information
Book Title: 
Ash Island
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922253170
Series: 
Harry Belltree
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

A Secret to the Grave

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A suicide.

A secret.

To the grave.

That was the promise that ten girls made many years ago, and now the time has come when they will be forced to make a choice. Keep the secret and lose their lives, or reveal it and risk the lives of others.

Detective Parker Bell has just returned to work after shooting dead a killer, when he and his partner land the case of a young woman abducted by a man who has left a list of clues pointing to nine other women he plans to kill.

ISBN: 
9781434917072
Series: 
Parker Bell
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - Six Four, Hideo Yokoyama

Author Information
Book Title: 
Six Four
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Japan
ISBN: 
9781848665255
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Quercus
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Signs of Murder, Jean Bedford

Author Information
Book Title: 
Signs of Murder
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
0207186340
Series: 
Anna Southwood
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
1993 Angus & Robertson
Endeavour Press
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Death Ray Debacle

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

In June 1935 Takapuna inventor Victor Penny was attacked by foreign agents seeking what the newspapers dubbed a ‘death ray’. The government secretly shifted him to Somes Island in Wellington harbour to develop the weapon. The novel of this true story is told by Temporary Acting Detective Dan Delaney, seconded to Special Branch, forerunner of the Security Intelligence Service.

ISBN: 
9780992262235
Publisher: 
Silver Owl Press
Year of Publication: 
2015

Eraserbyte

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

Washington D.C. is burning, blowing up before SSA Ellie Conway’s eyes. More than ever she needs her controversial connections to prevent more terror attacks and horrifying deaths. 

Surveillance footage mysteriously wiped away, explosions rocking the city, people blown apart, an insider forging Ellie’s signature to release suspects, and her helicopter taken down, all challenge Delta A to find the link between the terror attacks, international trade in missing girls, coded price lists and a rogue Interpol agent. 

ISBN: 
B00VERUTPE
Series: 
Byte Series
Publisher: 
Rebel epublishers
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Silent Inheritance

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Sarah Carter, mother of twelve-year-old Marni, is raising her daughter alone in a small granny flat in suburban Melbourne. A serial killer, dubbed 'The Freeway Killer', is headline news and when Marni's classmate is abducted from the mall where Sarah and Marni shop, their city no longer feels safe.

Detective Ross Hunter's investigation into the abduction leads him to dead ends - until an unrelated incident sends him to the door of Freddy Adam-Jones, an unscrupulous barrister, who is guarding a secret that could ruin his life.

ISBN: 
9781743540145
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan
Year of Publication: 
2016