1993

Blood is Thicker

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In St Kilda a teenage girl is murdered. It is no ordinary murder - the method was violent but the pretty face and body remain composed, almost serene in death. When a second and third murder occur, Inspector Ryan McAbbey assigns a taskforce and a manhunt begins

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
1875894357
Publisher: 
Penfolk Publishing
Year of Publication: 
1993

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

Fury

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

In Germany a Jew and a gentile fall in love during the turbulent time of Nazi indoctrination, while in Palestine an Arab and a Jewish kibbutz worker are drawn together, but know there is no future for them. All converge on Palestine after the war to continue the struggle for happiness.

Special Interests: 
World War II
ISBN: 
0340590408
Publisher: 
Coronet Books
Year of Publication: 
1993

Dark Summer

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In the heat of an Australian summer, Inspector Scobie Malone of the New South Wales police finds the body of a promising informer, Scungy Grime, floating facedown in his family's backyard swimming pool. Scobie is investigating Sydney's major drug-dealing operation, and Grime's murder is a clear warning. Malone's family is put under police protection - a nightmare for Scobie, who had always been able to separate his professional obligations from his home life. But Scobie is determined not to be frightened off the job and leads the search for the murderer.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
0006472028
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Scobie Malone
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
1993

The Dancing Man

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

On the eve of St Patrick's Day, 1882, Christchurch's Irish community prepares to welcome the greatest Irish entertainer of the age 'the 'Dancing Man'. On that same day, detective Inspector O'Rorke is invited to an elegant dinner party. As he and the captivating Mrs Martin, are drawn towards each other, they must come to terms with the disapproval of society and the emergence of past secrets which threaten not only to ruin her reputation and blight his career, but endanger their lives.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
1877161144
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Series: 
Patrick O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Hazard Press
Year of Publication: 
1993