Carol Ashton

Fall Guy

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

To know Milton Royce is to loathe him. Now in his mid-forties, the practical joker enjoys embarrassing others, and he delights in coming up with elaborate schemes for setting up his "friends" as fall guys. When he plunges to his death while sky diving, no one seems particularly surprised to find he was murdered.

When an elaborate practical joke is played out at Milton's funeral by his son, Ted, Detective Inspector Carol Ashton must act quickly to find out if Ted is indeed his father's killer-- or if he is simply being set up as yet another "fall guy".

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1594930007
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Bella Books
Year of Publication: 
2004

Under Suspicion

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural

Attending a rigorous FBI training course in the USA, Aussie Top Cop Carol Ashton feels a little bit out of her element. Accused of murder, she soon discovers that her only ally is a female FBI agent with a not so hidden agenda.

Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1562802615
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Naiad Press

Set Up

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

While tracking down a ruthless killer, Carol is tempted by the seductive charms of a stranger, a woman whose secrets could be leading her to the dark side of desire.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1562802550
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Naiad Press
Year of Publication: 
1999

Past Due

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Dr Brian Halstead, a leading specialist in fertility treatment, heads a clinic at the cutting edge of genetic research. A scandal threatens to paint a very different picture of a dangerous fanatic playing with his patient's lives - and with the laws of nature.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1562802178
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Naiad Press
Year of Publication: 
1998

Lessons in Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

On a hot summer day in Sydney, Australia, teacher Bill Pagett is murdered. Detective Inspector Carol Ashton investigates, but the case is complicated by her attraction to prime suspect Sybil Quade. The first in the Carol Ashton series.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
0044421990
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1990

Inner Circle

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Inner Circle is Claire McNab's eighth installment in her riveting mystery series featuring Australian Detective Inspector Carol Ashton.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
156280135X
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Naiad Press
Year of Publication: 
1996

Fatal Reunion

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

One telephone call and the past rushes back to engulf Detective Inspector Carol Ashton. "Carol, I need you. It's Mitchell. He's dead. They think I killed him." After three years, hearing again that familiar voice, Carol remembers Christine's lacerating words the last time they met: "It's all too hard, Carol. I love you but I just can't give up everything. I can't leave Mitchell. It's over, you do understand, don't you? Now Christine desperately wants her help-the woman who cost Carol everything.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
0044422768
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1990

Double Bluff

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

TV star Madeline Shipley is being stalked, but is she really the prey of a psychotic fan? Investigating the suicide of businessman Hayden Delray's wife, Carol receives threats that could be meant to lever her off the case. As she becomes more involved, the danger widens to include her family.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1562800965
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Naiad Press
Year of Publication: 
1995

Death Down Under

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Four women dead, each strangled with an orange cord, their bodies ritually arranged. Detective Inspector Carol Ashton and Detective Sergeant Mark Bourke have a serial killer on their hands.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
0044423047
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1990

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