1991

TOO RICH - Melissa Chan

Author Information
Book Title: 
Too Rich
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
1875559027
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Spinifex Press
Year of Publication: 
1991

Murder by Wash of Light

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

When a famous, but hated, movie producer seems to have been killed by the very film technique he claimed to have invented, journalist Peter Caridman turns detective. The tightly woven plot, against a glamorous Canberra background, moves to a brilliant conclusion.

Special Interests: 
Journalist
ISBN: 
1863021477
Location: 
Canberra
Publisher: 
Weldon
Year of Publication: 
1970
1991

Pride's Harvest

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The body of Japanese industrialist Kenji Sagawa was found in one of his firm's own threshing machines at the cotton gin that had brought prosperity, but also tension, to the little country town of Collamundra. When local police make no headway in the search for the killer, Inspector Scobie Malone is glad to be called down from Sydney - his family are staying with friends in Collamundra.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
0002238241
Location: 
Country NSW
Series: 
Scobie Malone
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
1991

Wildcat

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Tom Caxton is an investigative journalist - and a poker player.

A tough man who values good food, wine, music, friendship and sex. Caxton, and Sergeant Harry Metaxas of the NSW police, have been co-opted into an elite federal task force. They are to find out what lies behind the activities of Sir Viktor Tiburzi, Albanian-Australian millionaire businessman and crook, whose corrupting influence may be poisoning the highest levels of government.

Location: 
Canberra
Queensland
Thailand
Series: 
Tom Caxton
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
1991

Dogfish

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

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.

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

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