2004

VOICE OF THE VIOLIN - Andrea Camilleri

Author Information
Book Title: 
Voice of the Violin
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Italy
ISBN: 
9780142004456
Series: 
Montalbano
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Italy
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2004

The Wombat Strategy

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Running a pub in the outback town of Wollegudgerie doesn't offer much fun or future for knockabout Aussie dyke Kylie Kendall, so when the father she never knew dies and leaves her 51% of his Los Angeles-based private-eye agency, it's bright lights, big city for America-bound Kylie. Not so happy about her arrival is her father's former business partner, the beautiful, enigmatic Ariana Creeling, who wants to buy Kylie out and gives her a decidedly chilly reception.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1555838367
Location: 
Outback Australia
Series: 
Kylie Kendall
Publisher: 
Alyson Books
Year of Publication: 
2004

Fall Guy

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

To know Milton Royce is to loathe him. Now in his mid-forties, the practical joker enjoys embarrassing others, and he delights in coming up with elaborate schemes for setting up his "friends" as fall guys. When he plunges to his death while sky diving, no one seems particularly surprised to find he was murdered.

When an elaborate practical joke is played out at Milton's funeral by his son, Ted, Detective Inspector Carol Ashton must act quickly to find out if Ted is indeed his father's killer-- or if he is simply being set up as yet another "fall guy".

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Gay & Lesbian Fiction
ISBN: 
1594930007
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Carol Ashton
Publisher: 
Bella Books
Year of Publication: 
2004

Far Horizon

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Former Australian Army officer Mike Williams is a man with a troubled past. A run-in with ruthless ivory hunters in Mozambique a year before ended in tragedy and left Mike's life in tatters.

Devastated, Mike forgets all plans for the future and takes a job as an overland tour guide in Africa. But then one day he receives word from the South African police that they are finally on the poachers' trail and they need his help to catch them.

Amongst the various tourists in his group is the tenacious English journalist Sarah Thatcher who seems determined to become involved.

ISBN: 
1405035706
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2004

The Walker

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Detective Briony Williams is a rookie appointed to an all-male team investigating a bizarre murder at the Anatomy School of Gresham College in Bloomsbury, and her superiors constantly make her feel left out. But a killer obsessed with following Jack the Ripper soon changes that.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
0733618979
Location: 
London
Series: 
Briony Williams
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
2004

The Groundsman

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Set between 1965 and the 1980s, first in the heart of workaday Brisbane and later in the subtropical surroundings of the Gold Coast hinterland, "The Groundsman" is a story of family violence, suppressed sexual tension, rage and greed.

ISBN: 
1920884572
Location: 
Brisbane
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2004

Scorched

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

From Australia's hottest talents, this dazzling collection of stories will make you think of icy-poles, holidays at the beach, thrumming cicadas, New Year's resolutions, water restrictions, and scorching heat . . .

Here too are tales of sudden death, abandonment, abduction, betrayal, family feuds, and murder. Dip into Scorched for some perfect summer reading.

Sub Genre: 
Short Stories
ISBN: 
0143002309
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2004

Henry's Daughter

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

'She had felt a sad pulling feeling in her stomach that day as the car had driven off, like there was a bit of elastic tied around her insides, sort of joining her to those brothers like it went right through that door, and as the car had driven further up the road, that elastic got pulled so tight, it hurt.'

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
033036457X
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2004

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