A man dies after being dunked in a vat of toxic chemicals. A ship explodes in Port Phillip Bay, leaving a poisonous fallout. A pall of black smoke hangs over Melbourne's western suburbs as Jack Speerman begins his investigations into a cover up of lethal proportions. As Jack digs deeper, he unearths everything from crooked horse racing and money laundering on the trail of an illicit trade in chemical weapons, made right in Melbourne's own backyard. The stakes are high and the bodycount is even higher on a switchback ride of cross and double cross. Vengeance is a game no one can win.
Noelle Bonaventure was the restless, reckless daughter of a Corsican opium runner. Baptiste Croce was an adventurer, with more charm than scruples. Together they inherited a drugs empire whose tentacles spread from the mist-shrouded mountains of Laos to the financial towers of San Francisco.
Set in the worlds of the Ottoman empire in the 16th century, this book follows the fortunes of a handful of desperate characters whose destinies gradually weave together in a tapestry of passion, envy, betrayal and cruelty.
In Germany a Jew and a gentile fall in love during the turbulent time of Nazi indoctrination, while in Palestine an Arab and a Jewish kibbutz worker are drawn together, but know there is no future for them. All converge on Palestine after the war to continue the struggle for happiness.
Explores the terrifying and lasting effects on a middle class Argentinian family of a single night during the summer of 1976, when some of them "disappeared" under the brutal regime of the military junta. Spanning two decades, this is a cocktail of love, betrayal, politics and revenge.
This adventure thriller explores the complex love-hate relationship between flamboyant combat photographer Sean Ryan and idealistic war correspondent Hugh Webb. The relationship endures over three decades, in Vietnam, El Salvador and Bosnia.