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COLLECTING COOPER - Paul Cleave

Author Information
Book Title: 
Collecting Cooper
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781439189627
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Year of Publication: 
2011

The Matter of Parihaka

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

An Inspector O'Rorke novel concerning the allegations of police brutality during the invasion and destruction of Te Whiti's community of Parihaka.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
1877161632
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Series: 
Patrick O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Hazard Press
Year of Publication: 
2000

The Opawa Affair

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

August 1879. Christchurch is in the grip of election fever and the excitement generated by the visiting Lowry Opera Company. Then a body is discovered in the Heathcote River.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
0908790619
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Series: 
Patrick O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Hazard Press
Year of Publication: 
1996

The Irish Yankee

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

The Irish Yankee, Edmund Bohan's fourth Inspector O'Rorke novel, opens in the Civil War-ravaged Tennessee of 1863, where a young Irish-American Union secret agent - known only as Sean Brennan - is sent on an assignment for General Ulysses S. Grant. Distracted by his growing passion for the beautiful Louisa Beaumont, and embroiled in a fatal web of deceit and treachery, he fails.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
1877270164
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Series: 
Patrick O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Hazard Press
Year of Publication: 
2001

The Dancing Man

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

On the eve of St Patrick's Day, 1882, Christchurch's Irish community prepares to welcome the greatest Irish entertainer of the age 'the 'Dancing Man'. On that same day, detective Inspector O'Rorke is invited to an elegant dinner party. As he and the captivating Mrs Martin, are drawn towards each other, they must come to terms with the disapproval of society and the emergence of past secrets which threaten not only to ruin her reputation and blight his career, but endanger their lives.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
1877161144
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Series: 
Patrick O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Hazard Press
Year of Publication: 
1993

The Cleaner

Category: 
Thriller
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand

Blurb from the book

Meet Joe. He's a nice guy out to catch a copycat killer. The one copying himself.

Suprising and compelling, this powerfully written novel is a terrifyingly vivid insight into the mind of a serial killer. Joe is in control of everything in his simple life, including both his day job at the police department and his 'night work'. He remembers to feed his fish twice a day and visit his mother at least once a week, although he occasionally peppers her coffee with rat poison.

ISBN: 
9781741665666
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Random House Australia

The Killing Hour

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

Blurb from the book

They come for me as I sleep.  Their pale faces stare at me.  Their soft voices tell me to wake, to wake.  They come to remind me of the night, to remind me of what I have done.

ISBN: 
9781741668537
Location: 
Christchurch
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2007

The Cleaner

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

Blurb from the book

Meet Joe. He's a nice guy out to catch a copycat killer. The one copying himself.

Suprising and compelling, this powerfully written novel is a terrifyingly vivid insight into the mind of a serial killer. Joe is in control of everything in his simple life, including both his day job at the police department and his 'night work'. He remembers to feed his fish twice a day and visit his mother at least once a week, although he occasionally peppers her coffee with rat poison.

ISBN: 
9781741665666
Location: 
Christchurch

Blood Men

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

Blurb from the book

Edward Hunter is a family man with a beautiful wife and daughter, a great job, a bright future, and a very dark past.

Edward's father is a man of blood. He's been in jail for twenty years and he's never coming out. Edward has struggled his entire life to put that all behind him, but it's hard when everybody knows you're the son of a serial killer. Then, a week out from Christmas, Eddie's world is turned upside-down. Suddenly he's going to need the help of his father, a man he hasn't seen since he was a boy.

ISBN: 
9781869792718
Location: 
Christchurch

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