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Lamb to the Slaughter

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Debate rages when Trevor Lamb, convicted five years ago for the brutal murder of his wife, is released with a pardon. Passions run high, especially in Hope's End, the tiny rural backwater that is home to the notorious Lamb clan.

When, twenty-four hours after his release, Trevor Lamb is foud dead in his hometown, the police think it's an open and shut case. Privately, some think it's no more than Lamb deserved. But then matters take a shocking twist and private investigator Verity Birdwood finds herself compelled to uncover the truth.

Special Interests: 
Journalism
ISBN: 
0553568205
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Verity Birdwood
Publisher: 
Crimeline
Year of Publication: 
1996

Grim Pickings

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

The old crowd had gathered at Aunt Alice's once again - to pick apples against a chilly orchard setting. Beneath the surface were the usual boiling jealousies, frustrations and uneasy gaps between the generations and in-laws. Or was there something different about this year?

Special Interests: 
Journalism
ISBN: 
055329122X
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Verity Birdwood
Publisher: 
Crimeline
Year of Publication: 
1991

Death in Store

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Christmas may be the season to be jolly, but there's a noticeable absence of good will at Frederick's Department Store, where behind the very professional smiles lurk thoughts of murder. As Verity Birdwood recounts in this witty collection of her most intriguing cases, the the Australian sleuth discovers that tidings of joy can be overshadowed by Death's dark hand.

Special Interests: 
Journalism
ISBN: 
0553568752
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Verity Birdwood
Publisher: 
Crimeline
Year of Publication: 
1994
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