Private Detective

Calendar Girl

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
Private Detective

Maggie has fallen for "the girl with the Kelly McGillis body", a mysterious woman who can't commit herself. Meanwhile Saz Martin is hot on the trail of a woman known only as September, who commute between London and New York in a whirlwind of drug smuggling, gambling and high-class prostitution.

ISBN: 
1852427124
Location: 
London
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Serpents Tail
Year of Publication: 
1999

Beneath the Blonde

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
Private Detective

Siobhan Forrester, lead singer of Beneath the Blonde, has everything a girl could want - stunning body, great voice, brilliant career, loving boyfriend.

Now she has a stalker too.

ISBN: 
1852427116
Location: 
London
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Serpents Tail
Year of Publication: 
2000

Wavewalker

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
Private Detective

Saz Martin, detective hero of "Calendar Girl", returns to investigate the activities of Dr Maxwell North, internationally acclaimed therapist, healer and "guru". She has been hired by a mystery employer, the Wavewalker.

ISBN: 
1852427124
Series: 
Saz Martin
Publisher: 
Serpents Tail
Year of Publication: 
1999

Shaved Fish

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

Who killed Devon Kent, a big-mouthed stripper who'd run out of credit? Who dared kidnap the pornographer's son? Why were Sydney's derros afraid for their lives? Where was Precious Ho, nymphomaniac Little Sister of a Chinese drug queen?

ISBN: 
0044422741
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Syd Fish
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1990

Sharkbait

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

Old Selwyn Dixon has been boring Syd Fish and other regulars at the Acropolis cafe for years with stories about his heyday as a jockey. When he goes missing, nobody notices but Val, the big-hearted waitress at the Kings Cross greasy spoon. Even Selwyn's employer, a social-climbing Sydney trainer, seems oddly uninterested in the little jockey's welfare.

ISBN: 
1863736328
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Syd Fish
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1994

Dogfish

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

Transvestite president of the Sex Workers' Union and community activist, Paula Prince, is determined to save Surrey Street, Darlinghurst. Lorraine Lamont wants to develop it; Chicka Chandler won't leave it.

When Paula hires local PI Syd Fish to bodyguard Chicka, it looks like a straight-forward stakeout. It isn't. Dogfish enmeshes Syd Fish in a web of murder, corruption and political intrigue involving the gay community, the inner-city criminal milieu, and local and state politicians.

ISBN: 
1863730885
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Syd Fish
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1991

Behind The Night Bazaar

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

Who said crime doesn't pay? Australian expat Jayne Keeney lives in Thailand and works in Bangkok. When she heads north to Chiang Mai to visit her good friend Didier, she soon discovers that the local police have an especially cosy relationship with money and illegal acts. When Jayne learns of this, she realises she is in danger.

ISBN: 
1921145226
Location: 
Thailand
Series: 
Jayne Keeney
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006

The Lady Splash

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

When amateur sleuth Cassidy Blair is given the task of trying out a beauty salon for the dancers at The Pussycat Club, it's difficult to explain why she finds herself waking up the next morning on a local beach, at sunrise, naked apart from some awkward sunburn, and a pathetic story about a lost dog.

ISBN: 
073362040X
Location: 
Adelaide
Series: 
Cassidy Blair
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2005

The Vodka Dialogue

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

Cassidy Blair, twenty-nine years old and addicted to matching underwear, is up to her G- string in trouble when she decides to pay off her credit card debt by taking on another job as a sexual sleuth.It's a short step for someone who has spent a lifetime talking her way out of embarrassing incidents.

ISBN: 
0733618863
Location: 
Adelaide
Series: 
Cassidy Blair
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2003

The Happiness Punch

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

Cassidy still has a Visa debt, a crazy pet parrot and a penchant for expensive underwear. And she still has the gorgeous Sam Tasker (he of the tall, dark and dropdead handsome looks) - although Sam appears to have lost her phone number.

ISBN: 
0733619568
Location: 
Adelaide
Series: 
Cassidy Blair
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2004