2002

A Few Days in the Dark

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Tim's stuff is disappearing and not just little stuff - things like his wardrobe and clothes. When he and his best mate set up a sting to catch the thieves, he is amazed to discover it's his parents!

ISBN: 
0734403518
Publisher: 
Lothian
Year of Publication: 
2002

Breakfastinfur

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Night falls here in the City that never wakes up, let alone sleeps. It's 1991, and as bombs fall over Baghdad, the inhabitants of this Antipodean "Big Easy" are about to learn that February, and not April, is indeed the cruelest month.

Time to farewell Mark Throdeus - a suave politician with an uncomfortably dark secret - who's set to take a dive courtesy of his Russian Emigre wife, Svetlana.

ISBN: 
1863683305
Series: 
White Trash Trilogy
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2002
2006

The Inquisitor

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

I hereby record those events which took place in and around the city of Lazet relating to the assassination of our venerable Brother Augustin Duese in the year of the Incarnate Word, 1318. So writes Brother Bernard, an Inquisitor of Heretical Depravity, following the discovery of his superior's dismembered corpse. At a time when heresy is a heinous offence, routed out with ruthless determination, Brother Bernard is accustomed to dispensing harsh justice.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
0312308159
Publisher: 
St Martins Press
Year of Publication: 
2002

A Quality of Light

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Vera Sculthorpe subsidises her pension by fortune-telling at a city tearoom. When one of her regular customers is stalked by a young man, she has the misfortune of 'seeing' his deeds.

In another part of Brisbane, a young police photographer, Senior Constable Kerry Harmer attends an incident, possibly an accident or suicide. When too many similar incidents occur, Kerry begins to suspect a serial killer is loose in the steamy river-city she loves.

ISBN: 
0958079986
Publisher: 
Nindaberry Press
Year of Publication: 
2002

Delicate Indecencies

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In a wintry graveyard, a young man looks death in the eye and does not live to tell the secrets he holds. In Russia, the opening of a dusty archive reveals clues about a deadly game which has not yet reached its conclusion. In an isolated farmhouse, an old man is kept prisoner while his captors try to extract vital information from his rambling mind. Into this sticky web of deceit and intrigue stumbles Martin Teschmaker, a newly redundant insurance investigator who has just been deserted by his wife.

Special Interests: 
Politics
ISBN: 
0732264553
Location: 
Russia
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2002

Accidental Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In this novel, top Australian cop Carol Ashton tracks the most elusive killer of her career. When people with no obvious connection to each other are dying in what appear to be legitimate accidents, nothing seems amiss, until Carol Ashton receives a call from a private investigator.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1931513163
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Bella Books
Year of Publication: 
2002

Saigon Tea

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When Danny Canyon was forced to flee Glasgow in a hurry, he had no idea he'd land in a Melbourne meat-works. Not that he would marry a beautiful Vietnamese refugee who would carry him off to run a bar in steamy Saigon. Nor that he would have to enlist his brother to help deal with the frighteningly business-like local Mafia. But that's how it turned out.

Saigon Tea is all about brotherly love, Francis Ford Coppola, Australian small-goods, Mexican beer, Vietnamese bar girls who aren't quite what they seem and drinking vodka in the afternoon

ISBN: 
0733615244
Location: 
Glasgow
Vietnam
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2002

Five Oranges

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Frankie Canyon is happy with his quiet life in Glasgow, watching the Discovery Channel and going to the pub. He once helped his brother anny save his bar from the money-grabbing mafia of Saigon and that was enough excitement to last him a lifetime. So when Danny invites Frankie and his wife Eileen to his new home in Melbourne for a relaxing summer holiday, the Canyons can't wait to get there.

ISBN: 
0733617131
Location: 
Glasgow
Vietnam
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2002

Sweet Time

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Freshly removed from the Catholic clergy, Douglas Fairbanks leaves Glasgow looking for a fresh start with his new wife Kirstin. What they find on arrival in Melbourne's western suburbs in 1969 is an eclectic group of fellow immigrants who all volunteer to join Douglas's scheme to set up a brand new soccer club.

ISBN: 
0733617131
Location: 
Glasgow
Vietnam
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2002

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