Allen & Unwin

Black Widow

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

'Never before in the hundred year history of Australia has a female prisoner become so notorious as Louisa Collins.' - Evening News. Two inquests, four trials, three hung juries and the executioner...but was Louisa Collins really a husband killer? Was she the callous adulteress, drunkard and liar known as the Botany Bay Murderess and the Lucrezia Borgia of Botany Bay? Or was this mother of seven a spirited and defiant woman who was punished for breaching society's expectations of womanly behaviour?

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781743315019
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Captain Thunderbolt & His Lady

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

He was the gentleman bushranger ... she was the woman who rode with him. This is the true story of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady.

'Bail up!' demanded Captain Thunderbolt before he shouted the bar with the inn keeper's own profits. Driven into banditry by injustice, this colonial Robin Hood, magnificent horseman and skilled bushman was celebrated by his victims as vigorously as he was hunted by the law.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781742372877
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2011

Review - COOPER BARTHOLOMEW IS DEAD, Rebecca James

Author Information
Book Title: 
Cooper Bartholomew is Dead
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743319239
Categorisation
Category: 
Young Adult
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Cooper Bartholomew is Dead

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Cooper Bartholomew's body is found at the foot of a cliff.

Suicide.

That's the official finding, that's what everyone believes. Cooper's girlfriend, Libby, has her doubts. They'd been happy, in love. Why would he take his own life?

As Libby searches for answers, and probes more deeply into what really happened the day Cooper died, she and her friends unravel a web of deception and betrayal. Are those friends - and enemies - what they seem? Who is hiding a dangerous secret? And will the truth set them all free?

Sub Genre: 
Young Adult
ISBN: 
9781743319239
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - THE EXIT, Helen Fitzgerald

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Exit
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780571323715
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Secrets in Silence

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Tara has lost her voice. She knows there was pain and fear but she cannot remember anything else. Now she can only answer the questions with silence.

Minnie has buried her voice for years, losing herself in silence and isolation, keeping her secrets safe and her broken heart concealed.

Liam finds refuge in silence; it is a place to go to when he cannot get the words out.

Kate cannot speak for herself just yet.

People are only separated from each other by moments, by fate and coincidence.

ISBN: 
9781743317495
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2014

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

Review - EVERY MOVE, Ellie Marney

Author Information
Book Title: 
Every Move
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743318539
Series: 
Watts & Mycroft
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Young Adult
Location: 
Victoria
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
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

Review - THE KIND WORTH KILLING, Peter Swanson

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Kind Worth Killing
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
USA
ISBN: 
9780571302208
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015