2016

Psychobyte

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Another day, another death, might not be unusual in FBI Agent Ellie Conway’s world but a baffling series of naked, bloodless, blondes in pristine showers makes her wonder if she is dealing with a genuine vampire. 

ISBN: 
B01FB9KPIG
Series: 
Ellie Conway
Year of Publication: 
2016

Talk to Me

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Garry is the enigmatic and popular host of a talkback radio show who is continually battling with his boss over his style. Outside of work, he loves to take his crazy Jack Russell Terrier, Spot, to the park where they regularly meet up with a group of friends, both canine and human.

But for two of those friends, what starts as a walk in the park turns sinister with the gruesome discovery of a body. Soon, talkback radio gets involved and things get totally out of hand.

ISBN: 
9780473355340
Year of Publication: 
2016

Schrödinger’s Cabinet

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It's November 29, 2016 and the Republicans have won the US election. Some people are unhappy.

An owl flies at the President-Elect's head and explodes. It's a singularly unique assassination method designed to shock as much as kill. 

New York detectives Kasia Pasternak and Martin King work with - and sometimes against - their FBI, CIA and US Secret Service colleagues to solve the case.

ISBN: 
B01JG41U72
Series: 
Detective King
Publisher: 
tCeti Limited
Year of Publication: 
2016

Unfaithful unto Death

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

This black comedy with serious undertones is set in an English rural general practice during the 1980s. Dr Cyril Peabody, whose application for promotion in hospital medicine has been rejected on the grounds of "personality problems", takes a post as a country doctor. Too arrogant to admit that he is out of his depth with the job, he develops a cynical attitude towards his patients, and finds himself in continual conflict with the senior partner and with his new wife Rosamund.

ISBN: 
9781311421920
Year of Publication: 
2016

A Moments Silence

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Set against a backdrop of actual events in 1995, Martyn Percival, a middle-aged New Zealander, seeks adventure on his first OE to the United Kingdom. A chance sighting, providing a possible link between an explosion that has rocked the nation and the whereabouts of a renegade IRA operative, has Martyn reporting his suspicions to an attractive police sergeant in the Cotswolds. 

ISBN: 
978-0-473-36189-1
Publisher: 
Mary Egan Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2016

Death on D'Urville

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Death on D’Urville is the first novel in a new mystery series featuring Claire Hardcastle, commercial pilot and flying instructor, who operates out of Paraparaumu airport in New Zealand. 

Claire Hardcastle is fiery, clever, daring —and she’s trying to prove herself in a man's world. Recently recovered from a disastrous relationship with her ex, she’s determined from now on to live on her own terms. 

ISBN: 
9780473360702
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Claire Hardcastle
Publisher: 
Ithaca Publications
Year of Publication: 
2016

Shafts of Strife

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The New Zealand government – led by autocratic Prime Minister Wynyard Nairn – approves the establishment of a USA naval facility, and in the middle of Wellington’s pristine harbour.

Given the anti-nuclear stance in the country, all hell breaks out!

Daily protests and rallies occur and threats of mayhem are made. Within days anarchy rules; Parliament is occupied, the US Embassy is attacked and two die, a major TV communications tower is destroyed and central Wellington is blockaded. But when the International Airport is forced to close, the situation reaches crisis point.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Special Interests: 
Politics
ISBN: 
9780994459794
Location: 
New Zealand
Year of Publication: 
2016

Payback

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Solikha Duong lives the carefree life of a village girl in northern Cambodia until her world is torn apart by ‘truck men’ from the south. But Solikha is tough, resourceful, and won’t give up without a fight ...

Alice Kwann is on vacation when she’s set upon by thugs at a stopover in northern Nevada. But Alice too is tough, resourceful, and won’t give up without a fight ...

What binds these women together is a shocking trade – the third-largest criminal activity in the world – but one we’d rather ignore. 

ISBN: 
9780473348861
Location: 
Cambodia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A desolate valley.

A missing mathematician.

A glamorous and beguiling council bureaucrat with a hidden past.

A cryptic map leading to an impossible labyrinth.

An ancient conspiracy; an ancient evil.

A housing development without proper planning permission.

All leading to the most mysterious mystery of all.

Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley is a dark and forbidding new comic farce by the author of Unspeakable Secrets of the Aro Valley.

Sub Genre: 
Humour
ISBN: 
9781776560479
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Saigon Dark, Elka Ray

Author Information
Book Title: 
Saigon Dark
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Vietnam
Canada
ISBN: 
B01M4PZWBX
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
Location: 
Vietnam
Publisher: 
Crime Wave Press
Year of Publication: 
2016