Historical

Review - Taken At Night, Christa A. Ludlow

Author Information
Book Title: 
Taken At Night
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Series: 
Beatrix Spencer
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Create Space
Year of Publication: 
2016

Dark Fires Shall Burn

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

Inspired by the true events of an unsolved murder

Sydney, 1946. Eleven-year-old Frances and her best friend, Nancy, are growing up in the doglegged streets of Newtown and into a world they do not understand. It is the aftermath of World War II, and thousands of damaged soldiers have returned to their homes, bearing the psychological scars of battle with them.

ISBN: 
9781925321227
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2016

The Adventure of the Colonial Boy

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

1893. Dr Watson, still in mourning for the death of his great friend Sherlock Holmes, is now triply bereaved, with his wife Mary's death in childbirth. Then a telegram from Melbourne, Australia intrudes into his grief. “Come at once if convenient." Both suspicious and desperate to believe that Holmes may not, after all, be dead, Watson goes as immediately as the sea voyage will allow. Soon Holmes and Watson are together again, on an adventure through Bohemian Melbourne and rural Victoria, following a series of murders linked by a repulsive red leech and one of Moriarty’s lieutenants.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
B01C6HMDTU
Year of Publication: 
2016

A Straits Settlement

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical

In the third instalment of the Le Fanu Mystery series, the intrepid superintendent is promoted to Inspector-General of Police in 1920s Madras, which proves to be more boring than he had envisaged.

Instead of pushing papers across his desk, Le Fanu focuses on the disappearance of a senior Indian Civil Service officer and an apparently unrelated murder. As the two incidents intertwine, the world weary detective is drawn into the worlds of indentured labor recruitment and antiquities theft..

ISBN: 
978-9881458483
Location: 
India
Series: 
Le Fanu
Publisher: 
Crime Wave Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Taken At Night

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

The year is 1900, and photographer Beatrix Spencer has just opened her photographic studio in the bustling colonial metropolis of Sydney. But it is a turbulent time to start a new business. A deadly outbreak of bubonic plague is threatening the city, causing public panic, putting ships into quarantine and causing unrest on the wharves. The colony is preparing to send soldiers to the Boer War. Women are struggling to gain rights and recognition.

Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Beatrix Spencer
Publisher: 
Create Space
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Give the Devil His Due, Sulari Gentill

Author Information
Book Title: 
Give the Devil His Due
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921997570
Series: 
Rowland Sinclair
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
New South Wales
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2015

Give the Devil His Due

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

When Rowland Sinclair is invited to take his yellow Mercedes onto the Maroubra Speedway, renamed the Killer Track for the lives it has claimed, he agrees without caution or reserve.

But then people start to die.

The body of a journalist covering the race is found in a House of Horrors, an English blueblood with Blackshirt affiliations is killed on the race track. and it seems that someone has Rowland in their sights.

ISBN: 
9781921997570
Location: 
New South Wales
Series: 
Rowland Sinclair
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - ON TRACK FOR MURDER, Stephen Childs

Author Information
Book Title: 
On Track for Murder
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Romance
Location: 
Western Australia
Publisher: 
Clink Street
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - THE INSANITY OF MURDER, Felicity Young

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Insanity of Murder
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781460704677
Series: 
Dody McCleland
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2015