Historical

Review - THE BIG WHATEVER, Peter Doyle

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Big Whatever
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781891241444
Series: 
Billy Glasheen
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Social Commentary
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Dark Passage
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Insanity of Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The fourth engrossing mystery in the acclaimed Dr Dody McCleland series, featuring Britain's first female autopsy surgeon.

To Doctor Dody McCleland, the gruesome job of dealing with the results of an explosion at the Necropolis Railway Station is testing enough. But when her suffragette sister Florence is implicated in the crime, matters worsen and Dody finds her loyalty cruelly divided. Can she choose between love for her sister and her secret love for Chief Inspector Matthew Pike, the investigating officer on the case?

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781460704677
Series: 
Dody McCleland
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - BLACK WIDOW, Carol Baxter

Author Information
Book Title: 
Black Widow
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743315019
Categorisation
Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Black Widow

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Historical

'Never before in the hundred year history of Australia has a female prisoner become so notorious as Louisa Collins.' - Evening News. Two inquests, four trials, three hung juries and the executioner...but was Louisa Collins really a husband killer? Was she the callous adulteress, drunkard and liar known as the Botany Bay Murderess and the Lucrezia Borgia of Botany Bay? Or was this mother of seven a spirited and defiant woman who was punished for breaching society's expectations of womanly behaviour?

ISBN: 
9781743315019
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Captain Thunderbolt & His Lady

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Historical

He was the gentleman bushranger ... she was the woman who rode with him. This is the true story of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady.

'Bail up!' demanded Captain Thunderbolt before he shouted the bar with the inn keeper's own profits. Driven into banditry by injustice, this colonial Robin Hood, magnificent horseman and skilled bushman was celebrated by his victims as vigorously as he was hunted by the law.

ISBN: 
9781742372877
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2011

Review - A MURDER UNMENTIONED, Sulari Gentill

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Murder Unmentioned
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921997433
Series: 
Rowland Sinclair
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - IN THE DYING DAYS, Ken Cameron

Author Information
Book Title: 
In The Dying Days
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781310146374
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Canberra
Publisher: 
Smashwords
Year of Publication: 
2015

Linger and Die

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

1839, Melbourne, Australia. A prison hulk appears in Port Phillip Bay leaving her captain and two escaped convicts in its wake. Meanwhile, a forger wanted by the law washes up on the beach with her dead son, a handful of counterfeit sovereigns, and a secret volatile enough to destabilize an entire continent

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
B00VGS24A4
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - THE PALLAMPUR PREDICAMENT - Brian Stoddart

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Pallampur Predicament
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9789881351043
Series: 
Le Fanu
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Historical
Location: 
India
Publisher: 
Crime Wave Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

A Compulsion to Kill

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Historical

The latest work from acclaimed historical author Robert Cox, A Compulsion to Kill is a dramatic chronological account of 19th-century Tasmanian serial murderers. Never before revealed in such depth, the story is the culmination of extensive research and adept craftsmanship as it probes the essence of both the crimes and the killers themselves.

ISBN: 
9781922120946
Publisher: 
Interactive Publications
Year of Publication: 
2014