2006

African Sky

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Rhodesia, 1943. Paul Bryant hasn't been able to get back in a plane since a fatal bombing mission over Germany. So instead, the Squadron Leader is flying a desk at a pilot training school at Kumalo air base. Now, one of his trainees has just been reported missing.

ISBN: 
1405037261
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

Rosemary for Remembrance

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Janna lives at the edge of a forest in medieval England. Her whole world turns upside down following the death of her mother. Accident? Janna doesn't think so, but the dark and powerful forces ranged against her will stop at nothing to prevent her from finding out the truth.

Sub Genre: 
Young Adult
ISBN: 
174166456X
Series: 
Janna Mysteries
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

Lilies for Love

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Lilies for Love, Book 3 in the highly acclaimed medieval crime series for teenagers, The Janna Mysteries. Lilies for Love was launched at the NSW Writers Centre on Saturday 23rd September by Linsay Knight, head of Children's Books at Random House Australia.

Lilies for Love takes Janna to Wiltune Abbey in the next step on her quest to find her unknown father and seek justice for the death of her mother.

Sub Genre: 
Young Adult
ISBN: 
1741661579
Series: 
Janna Mysteries
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

Rue for Repentance

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Driven from her home and disguised as a youth, Janna seeks refuge at a manor farm only to find her heart and her safety under threat following a series of 'accidents'. When a child goes missing, Janna risks everything to find him but who can she trust? Hugh, the handsome nobleman who seems to know more than he's telling? The beautiful Gytha, who is desperate to marry Hugh? Or the angry and frightened Urk?

Sub Genre: 
Young Adult
ISBN: 
1741661137
Series: 
Janna Mysteries
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

Vale Byron Bay

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Everyone has a Byron Bay story; everyone who's ever been to Byron knows the utopian promise of the place.

Wayne Grogan's Vale Byron Bay offers up this same promise and turns it on its head. Set during the early 1970s upheaval in the area when the hippies, the Jesus generation and the drug economy converged, Vale Byron Bay is about a working town reshaped by the spiritual seekers and the criminals who determined its fate.

ISBN: 
1876040610
Publisher: 
Brandl
Year of Publication: 
2006

Carnies

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Horror

The small south-west Australian town of Tillbrook has a secret, one that has been kept for over a hundred years; the Dervish Carnival, which has been there for a century, is run by people who are neither human nor animal, but live in the woods and howl at night. But when David Hampden, a journalist on the downward slope of his career, visits the town with his younger brother, unemployed photographer Paul, that secret is threatened. When Paul is seduced unknowing into their world, David will get him back, whatever the cost. And the cost may be both their lives - and possibly even more.

ISBN: 
0734409699
Publisher: 
Lothian
Year of Publication: 
2006

Madame Midas

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When the suave French convict Gaston Vandeloup escapes to the goldfields of Ballarat, he is destined to meet the remarkable Madame Midas who has made her fortune in Ballarat's fabulous mines.

But her wealth makes her prey to deceit and crime, destined to end in murder! 

Madame Midas is the thrilling companion-piece to Fergus Hume's phenomenally successful The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.

Sub Genre: 
Classics
ISBN: 
1876485132
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006
1888

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Fergus Hume's sensational novel The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is Australia's original blockbuster and international best-selling crime novel.

First published in 1886, it was an overnight sensation, selling hundreds of thousands of copies around the world and being translated into eleven languages. Over a century later, Hansom Cab has lost none of its page-turning power.

Set in the charming and deadly streets of Melbourne, this vivid and brilliantly plotted murder thriller tells the story of a crime committed by an unknown assassin.

Sub Genre: 
Classics
ISBN: 
1877008001
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006
1886

The Indignity of Death

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Still looking for the perfect murder/mystery recipe????
Try this …..
Take 1 Chief Inspector... Ryan Gregorian (if in season)
Add 1 psychic... of the Cassandra variety
Throw in a vision of three coffins.........
Add 1 dead politician shot outside a brothel
Mix well and you have the ingredients for The Indignity of Death
According to Cassandra’s vision, three people will die.
The politician is the first victim and Ryan is desperate to find the killer before two more deaths occur.

ISBN: 
1921118342
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2006