Crime Fiction

The Rock Art Murders

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Skyla Merrick is always in some kind of trouble …

On light duties – investigating the theft of rock art – following a near-death experience, DS Skyla Merrick is challenged when ordered to  investigate a series of grotesque murders and weird clues.

ISBN: 
9782 533398406
Series: 
Skyla Merrick
Publisher: 
Custom Book Publications
Year of Publication: 
2016

The Climate Change Murders

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Skyla Merrick is always in some kind of trouble …

In disgrace and suspended, the Cornish-born detective witnesses the first of the bizarre deaths while visiting Arthurs Bay, a coastal fishing village with bigger ideas. The director of a local climate change research facility, Edwina Ling, is number one.

Skyla relishes the opportunity to restore her fortunes but false evidence and her personal demons deceive her and she chases the wrong suspect.

Then there is another, and then another death …

ISBN: 
9781 507754016
Series: 
Skyla Merrick
Publisher: 
Custom Book Publications
Year of Publication: 
2015

Murder in Murloo

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Before he had a chance to blink, she flipped the youth over and tossed him onto the grass, pinning him there with her knee

Dusty Kent knows how to deal with attackers

When a popular young woman is strangled in her home in the seaside village of Murloo, the residents are sure an itinerant surfer who disappeared after the murder is the killer. However, one year later the surfer is still missing and the killer’s identity remains a mystery. 

ISBN: 
B00TVN7KJG
Location: 
Australia
Series: 
Dusty Kent
Publisher: 
Potoroo Press
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - Slaughter Park, Barry Maitland

Author Information
Book Title: 
Slaughter Park
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Series: 
Harry Belltree
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Dead in the Water, Tania Chandler

Author Information
Book Title: 
Dead In The Water
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925321593
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - I'm Travelling Alone, Samuel Bjørk

Author Information
Book Title: 
I'm Travelling Alone
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Norway
ISBN: 
9780857522511
Series: 
Munch Kruger
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Norway
Publisher: 
Penguin Random House
Year of Publication: 
2016

Slaughter Park

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Harry Belltree’s obsessive pursuit of justice has cost him everything—his job in homicide, his marriage and his newborn child. He has nothing left to lose, or so he thinks. Then his estranged wife disappears, leaving their baby daughter behind.

The police think Jenny has murdered a man.

Harry thinks she’s in danger.

When severed limbs are found dangling from the branches of trees in a suburban park, Harry’s former colleagues are pulled off Jenny’s case. It’s up to Harry to track his missing wife down on his own.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
B01HBWVAUS
Location: 
Sydney
NSW
Series: 
Harry Belltree
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2016

Murder Brief

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Ambitious criminal defence barrister Robyn Palmer gets her first big break when she's briefed as junior counsel in a high-profile murder trial. Unfortunately, her leader has lecherous designs and their client looks guilty as hell. However, nothing is going to stop her starring in the biggest trial of her career. A comic legal thriller set in Sydney, Australia

Sub Genre: 
Legal
ISBN: 
9781370153084
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Smashwords
Year of Publication: 
2016

Overdue Item

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Julia Schmidt reckons the suburban library where she works is the most boring place on earth. Then an old hobo dies in an armchair. Everyone thinks he died of natural causes. But they are wrong, and Julia is soon playing cat-and-mouse with a killer while trying to recover a priceless library book. An Australian comic crime novel with an endearing amateur sleuth.

Sub Genre: 
Humour
ISBN: 
9781311544254
Publisher: 
Smashwords
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Darktown, Thomas Mullen

Author Information
Book Title: 
Darktown
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
USA
ISBN: 
9781501133862
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Atlanta
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2016