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A Bitter Taste

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Treachery becomes a habit.

London is in the grip of a stifling heatwave. The parched city has slowed to a claustrophobic shuffle and there's no end in sight. Heroin-addicted investigator Catherine Berlin suffers while working the nadir of investigations: matrimonial.

The city's junkies are in the grip of a drought of a different kind. A strung-out ghost from Berlin's past turns up on her doorstep: Sonja Kvist's daughter is missing. Despite Berlin's reluctance, Sonja reminds her of an old debt and Berlin agrees to search for the ten year old.

Special Interests: 
Finance
ISBN: 
9781921901188
Location: 
London
Series: 
Catherine Berlin
Publisher: 
Michael Joseph
Year of Publication: 
2013

Devil You Know

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

This 90s thriller romance moves between the boardrooms of Sydney and the "Deliverance" country of the Tasmanian wilderness.

Heroine Brady Martin, twenty-eight and unemployed, ignites a rebellion among th Tasmanian farmers who are being forced off their land by the banks. Meanwhile, in Sydney, the chiefs of a new investment organisation play a dicey game with the nation's workers' superannuation funds.

The thrusts of the story come together in a passionate and powerful tale of kidnap and murder.

Special Interests: 
Finance
ISBN: 
1862543410
Location: 
Sydney
Tasmania
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1995

Bankrupts and Bandits

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When Harry Gartner's business falls into the fat receiver's hands confusion reigns in the family.

Steven leaves Karen and the farm, and finds Jane, investigative journalist.

Emily, for her children's sake, wishes she'd never signed that personal guarantee.

Together, they need to thwart the machinations of the Pinton brothers - Alan, the duplicitous accountant, and Michael, the lawyer, who is bad to the bones.

Bankrupts and Bandits is a rollicking, topical and racy novel, set squarely in the Australian financial landscape of the 1990s.

Special Interests: 
Finance
ISBN: 
1862543011
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1993

The Analyst

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

At a time when massive corporations are collapsing all over the world as a result of fraudulent behaviour at the top, Fred Guilhaus's third novel is a highly topical read. The "analyst" of this story, Henry Sinclair, is attracting a celebrity following for his newspaper columns about money and love. A group of social climbers has adopted him - promising rivers of gold if he'll hype their ventures to ordinary investors. Their ventures of course, are built on sand. As the bank forecloses on his parents' cottage, and "the Group" unravels in its own deceit, Henry must make his choices.

Special Interests: 
Finance
ISBN: 
1862545820
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2002

Collins Street Whores

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

After years of study and hard work, the strikingly beautiful Carmen Minelli finally achieves her dream of attaining a senior position with the most respected stockbroker in the land - J.D. Ford & Co.

Special Interests: 
Finance
Stockbroking
ISBN: 
1877059870
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Sid Harta
Year of Publication: 
2004

The Iron Heart

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Franz Schmidt arrives in Berlin in January 1939 to take up the position of Chief Auditor at the Reichsbank, the financial heart of the Third Reich. He has been positioned there by the enigmatic von Streck, a high-ranking member of the Nazi party but one who has a different agenda to that of the Fuehrer. Schmidt realises he must tread very carefully to avoid the zealous and passionate Fraulein Brandt, who is determined to destroy anyone unfaithful to the Party.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
Special Interests: 
Finance
ISBN: 
1876631414
Location: 
Berlin
Series: 
Franz Schmidt
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2009

BANKRUPTS AND BANDITS - Frederick Guilhaus

Author Information
Book Title: 
Bankrupts and Bandits
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
1862543011
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Special Interests: 
Finance
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1993

COLLINS STREET WHORES - Peter Ralph

Author Information
Book Title: 
Collins Street Whores
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
1877059870
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Special Interests: 
Finance
Stockbroking
Publisher: 
Sid Harta
Year of Publication: 
2004
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