Murder at The Fortnight is a darkly hilarious tale of murder, greed, fame and lust set squarely under the bright lights of the world of showbusiness. When celebs start dropping like flies at The Playwright's Fortnight, Stella and Ng must battle media hysteria and political backstabbing in their desperate search for a killer who keeps on killing. Who will be next?
People who claim most accidents happen in the home have forgotten what school is like. Take it from me, most of them make the average suburban house seem about as dangerous as a padded cell. It's a miracle there aren't more deaths and disasters. At my school, Paradise Park, accidents happen more often than you'd believe possible.
But if I was planning a real crime in Paradise, there's one day of the year I'd choose. A day when students get away with murder. Muckup Day.
Junkie Pilgrim is a raw tale of addiction and murder that moves between the dark underside of Sydney's waterfront and the alleyways of Kings Cross.
After a week lost in the Australian outback, thirteen-year-old Tom Ferry makes his way back to Angel Rock. To the horror of everyone in the small town, he is alone. Exhausted and traumatized, he can't remember what happened to Flynn, his little brother. Shortly thereafter, another child of Angel Rock is found dead in Sydney, the apparent victim of suicide.
It was the talk of the wake. The woman in the red dress. Everyone at the service wondered. Who was that woman?
Pete's dead and Gwennie's life will never be the same. How could Pete, a young, fit man, leave her now? Their lives together were only just beginning. And pneumonia? It was insane, unthinkable, unbearable. Somehow she struggles through the funeral in a daze, and the mysterious mourner in the tight-fitting red dress barely registers in her consciousness.
Reinventing himself after a life-threatening crash, data expert Samuel Usher embraces the self-destructive genius of Jules Way and Candy Strange. As their relationship deepens, all three descend into a drugged, twilight world. When a mysterious attack leaves Jules comatose, the city begins to black out and disappear, leaving Sam alone to discover what is real - and what truly matters.
Whilst Nick spent an afternoon in bed with his neighbour, his son Owen went missing and was never found. Now, ten years later, he has returned from the USA with a desire to assuage his guilt and face up to his past. Little does he realize that his investigations will unleash further violence.
The triumphant, controversial life of the Aztec woman Malinali is one of the great and enduring legends of Mexico. A high-born Mexican heiress, she was sold into slavery as a child, and it was as a slave of the Maya that she met the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes. To her, and many of the Mexica, Cortes, with his growing beard and pale skin, was Feathered Serpent, the god whose return to earth foretold the end of Montezuma's fabled empire. The daughter of a prophet, Malinali knew her fate lay with Feathered Serpent and his invaders.
A terrifying journey into the heart of one of the wildest places on earth Award-winning thriller writer Caroline Carver's follow-up to Blood Junction.
From Australia's 'national literary institution' (Sydney Morning Herald), the latest mystery featuring homicide detective and family man Scobie Malone The time has come for Scobie Malone to leave the Homicide and Serial Offenders Unit of the Sydney police, and his last investigation could be the most bizarre case ever to cross his desk. Called in when a housemaid is found dead in a dotcom millionaire's penthouse, Scobie suspects he's dealing with a kidnap that's gone wrong. In fact, it couldn't have gone more wrong.