Outbreaks of irrationality and violence have Sydney in terror of a new plague, and time is running out on all fronts. Caught up in a whirlwind of examinations and autopsies, quarantine and riot control, history student, Jackie Cooper realises that if anyone is to be saved, she must get to the truth. But a city of madmen is trying to stop her?
Tim's stuff is disappearing and not just little stuff - things like his wardrobe and clothes. When he and his best mate set up a sting to catch the thieves, he is amazed to discover it's his parents!
Hitchhiking along the Hume Highway, a woman searches for the man who killed her daughter. Her only clue - left in her daughter's final phone message - is that the man has a tattoo on his left arm saying "Die Mother"
With her daughter dead and with nothing to live for, the mother is on a path of self-destruction. Consumed by guilt and the desire for revenge, her personality and appearance begin to alter.
The small south-west Australian town of Tillbrook has a secret, one that has been kept for over a hundred years; the Dervish Carnival, which has been there for a century, is run by people who are neither human nor animal, but live in the woods and howl at night. But when David Hampden, a journalist on the downward slope of his career, visits the town with his younger brother, unemployed photographer Paul, that secret is threatened. When Paul is seduced unknowing into their world, David will get him back, whatever the cost. And the cost may be both their lives - and possibly even more.
There's a lot 13-year-old Saffie Grundig doesn't know about her older sister, Cassie. Like what's really going on at the sleazy Comedy House, where Cassie has a cleaning job. When Cassie starts coming home later than usual, Saffi decides it's time she knew everything. She sets about investigating these strange activities, but doesn't count on the assistance of her dotty old neighbour, Ted Burgess. Ted is a retired actor who starred for years in the TV police show, 'Cops', as Sergeant Davies. The trouble is, Ted can't stop being Sergeant Davies.
Joshua and his cousin Zoe see two men fighting and hear a gunshot. The police believe the murder is linked to armed robberies in the area. The cousins decide to investigate, which will be exciting, but are they safe from harm?
Dangerous Waters was a Children's Book Council Notable Book in 2004.
As an experienced forensic pathologist, Malcolm Dodd thought he had seen everything. But when he arrived in East Timor they told him he would have to "harden up", They were right. Justice for the Dead looks at what goes on behind the scenes of some of the most brutal mass murders of modern history. It's a compelling personal account that takes the reader from East Timor to mass graves in Kosovo and the jungles of the Solomon islands.
Blurb About the Book
Nick and Zac get more than they bargained for when they try to save the dog next door from its brutal owner. But this neighbour has something illicit to hide and he is willing to kill to keep it a secret.
Nick Riley's Ninth Life was Highly Commended in the Young Adult Fiction section of the 2003 Davitt Awards.
Blurb from the book
A chilling sequel to the tight psychological thriller, TALKING TO BLUE - the truth is revealed at last - but whose truth is it?
Interspersed with police tapes, Michael tells what really happened, as opposed to what he told the police in TALKING TO BLUE, in a series of murders in which all the victims wore blue. And all the victims had something to do with Michael, who talks to 'Blue' on his mobile phone.