Pan MacMillan Australia

The Six Sacred Stones

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

The end of the world is here...

Unlocking the secret of the Seven Ancient Wonders was only the beginning.

The world is in mortal danger.

For Jack West Jr and his loyal team of heroes, the challenge now is to set six legendary diamonds known as the Pillars in place at six ancient sites around the world before the deadline for global destruction arrives. The locations of these sites, however, can only be revealed by the fabled Six Sacred Stones.

ISBN: 
9781405038164
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2008

Hell Has Harbour Views

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Hugh Walker, 32, a successful lawyer with an attractive girlfriend and executive office view, seemingly has it all. So why does he identify more with his resident cockroach than Atticus Finch, his childhood hero?

Could it be because he is cheating on his girlfriend and representing greedy insurance companies instead of the vulnerable underdogs who he always thought he'd be defending? Has his good side deserted him? Is there a way back?

ISBN: 
0330363182
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2001

The Ambulance Chaser

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Insurance companies exist to help you. Changes to insurance law are only about making things fairer.

Politicians are competent, hard working and devoted to public service. If you believe any of the above, you've never lived in the real world.

ISBN: 
1405035986
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2004

Razor

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

The true story of the netherworld of violence and crime that existed in the inner-city ghettoes of East Sydney in the 1920s, and the extraordinary characters that populated it. Gang leaders like Tilly Devine, Kate Leigh and Phil Jeffs made fortunes, whilst their henchmen extorted, bashed and killed with impunity.

ISBN: 
0330363352
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2002

Joe Cinque's Consolation

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

In October 1997, a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner guests - most of them university students - had heard rumours of the plan. Nobody warned Joe Cinque. He died one Sunday, in his own bed, of a massive dose of Rohypnol and heroin.His girlfriend and her best friend were charged with murder.

ISBN: 
0330364979
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2004

Inside Madness

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

HOW ONE WOMAN'S PASSIONATE DRIVE TO REFORM THE MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM ENDED IN TRAGEDY

On 14 October, 2002, Margaret Tobin, the director of South Australia's mental health services, was shot four times in an execution-style shooting in her Adelaide office building. Thought at first to be an act of random violence, police soon heard rumours that the murder was linked to Margaret's efforts to reform SA's moribund mental health system. Less than a month later, however, a deregistered psychiatrist who had worked under Tobin in Sydney in the early 1990s was charged with her murder.

ISBN: 
9781405037082
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

The Gatton Murders

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Boxing Day, 1898. Three members of the Murphy family - Michael, Ellen and Norah - are returning to the family farm after a trip into Gatton, a small Queensland town. On a deserted, moonlit road a few miles out of town they are ambushed. Their horse is shot and the Murphys, all aged in their twenties, are taken to a remote paddock where they are bludgeoned and shot, and the women brutally raped.

ISBN: 
140503749
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2004

Death at Bondi

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

French photographer, Roni Levi appeared to go mad on a cold winter's Saturday in 1997 on Bondi Beach in Sydney. Before an audience numbering in the hundreds, Levi was shot by two NSW police officers. Shot dead. He had a knife, but nothing else. The cafe and beach users of Bondi were stunned at the brutality, and almost immediately, questions began to be asked.

ISBN: 
0732910919
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2001

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Adelaide has developed an eerie reputation for bizarre and horrific murders - even Salman Rushdie has called it a place "where things go bump in the night".

After the revelations of the so-called "bodies in the barrels" murders, in which twelve people were murdered and many of their bodies dismembered and defleshed, a British tabloid went so far as to christen Adelaide "the murder capital of the world".

ISBN: 
1405036109
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2004