2006

Gospel

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the Book

US Vice President Tom Bradshaw is the perfect candidate, a presidential “sure thing”. This, despite the unfortunate mistake made in his youth…a transgression he turned into triumph. But when the future President is found dead in the penthouse of Boston’s finest hotel, the American people want answers and his administration need a scapegoat.

Publisher: 
Longueville
Year of Publication: 
2006

The Perfect Suspect

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Serial Killer

Blurb from the Book

Dr Tom Hackett had the perfect life - young, successful and now with a dream job working for a year in New Orleans.  All that changes when his wife is murdered there, her body mutilated, the victim of a seemingly random attack.

Special Interests: 
Medical
ISBN: 
1920681191
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Longueville
Year of Publication: 
2006

The Broken Shore

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Joe Cashin was different once. He moved easily then; was surer and less thoughtful. But there are consequences when you've come so close to dying. For Cashin, they included a posting away from the world of Homicide to the quiet place on the coast where he grew up. Now all he has to do is play the country cop and walk the dogs. And sometimes think about how he was before.

ISBN: 
1920885773
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006

Without Consent

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the Book

Forensic Physician, Dr Anya Crichton is on the trail of a serial rapist. When two of the victims are later stabbed to death, police suspicion immediately falls upon Geoffrey Willard, recently released from twenty years in prison for the brutal rape and murder of a fourteen year old girl.

Special Interests: 
Medicine
ISBN: 
1405037067
Series: 
Anya Crichton
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

The Undertow

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Frank Parker, retired senior policeman and Cliff Hardy's long time friend, has a problem. A case from early in his career involving two doctors, one of whom was convicted of hiring a hit man to kill the other and went to gaol for the crime, is coming back to haunt him.The convicted, now dead doctor may have been innocent, and Parker had been the lover of the beautiful Catherine Castiglione, the doctor's wife.

Special Interests: 
Private Eye
ISBN: 
9781741147483
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2006

Taking Care of Business: Cliff Hardy cases

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Cliff Hardy is no financial genius. But in Taking Care of Business he pursues white-collar crime with the same doggedness he applies to his more downmarket villains.

Hardy's tasks are many and his clients are from all walks of life. He is minder for Thomas Whitney, the highly strung whistleblower, whose company is siphoning money off through Vanuatu. He is hired by computer genius Charles Marriott, whose shady dot com partner wants the control of the business and is letting nothing and no one get in his way.

Special Interests: 
Private Eye
ISBN: 
1741144191
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2006

Saving Billie

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

When journalist Louise Kramer hires Cliff Hardy to find Billie Marchant, Hardy heads for unfamiliar territory of the far southwestern suburbs of Sydney. Billie claims to have information about media big-wheel Jonas Clement - the subject of an incriminating expose by Kramer. Clement doesn't want Billie found and Clement's enemies want to find her first. Hardy tracks Billie down, but 'saving Billie' means not only rescuing her, it means saving her from herself.

Special Interests: 
Private Eye
ISBN: 
1741146526
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2006

Snapshot

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

The neat suburban homes of the peninsula seem like an improbable setting for sex parties, blackmail and murder.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
1920885722
Location: 
Mornington Peninsula
Series: 
Challis & Destry
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006

THE UNKNOWN TERRORIST - Richard Flanagan

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Unknown Terrorist
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780330423557
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Sub Genre: 
Terrorism
Special Interests: 
Terrorists
Public Policy
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Picador
Year of Publication: 
2006

THE PRIEST OF EVIL - Matti Joensuu

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Priest of Evil
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Finland
ISBN: 
1900850931
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Helsinki
Publisher: 
Eurocrime
Year of Publication: 
2006

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