Australia

Review - Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother, Grantlee Kieza

Author Information
Book Title: 
Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733331572
Categorisation
Category: 
Biography
True Crime
Publisher: 
ABC Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

Holy Death

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Murder. Arson. Revenge. 

Detective Inspector West investigates the grisly deaths of two elderly priests: one in a suspicious fire; the other obviously murdered. 

The inspector is not the only one hunting the priest killer. 

If you like murder mixed with mystery and conflict, you’ll probably love the suspense and intrigue in Peter Mulraney’s Holy Death, the third book in his Inspector West series.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
B01ICV8B4A
Series: 
Inspector West
Year of Publication: 
2016

Peter Mulraney

Author Information
Mulraney, Peter

Peter Mulraney is Australia's crime writing mystic.

He grew up in country South Australia, before going to Adelaide to complete high school and attend university. While he was studying in the city, he met an Italian girl and forgot to go home. He's married with two grown children. 

Before devoting himself to writing, Peter worked as a teacher, an insurance agent, a banker and a public servant.

Hard Labour

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

After a medical mishap, Dr Vince Hanrahan crashes professionally and personally, is all but struck off, and the Medical Board kicks him all the way down the Princes Highway to be a rural GP. Supervised. On notice. He rents a dump, lives off takeaway, and plans to see out his time before regaining his rightful position on the specialist pedestal. 

ISBN: 
9781922200747
Location: 
Warrnambool
Victoria
Series: 
Dr Vince Hanrahan
Publisher: 
Odyssey Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

Bill Bateman

Author Information
Bateman, Bill

Bill Bateman practiced medicine for 25 years on Victoria's rugged south-west coast, before moving with his family to the city. Currently he works at an inner suburban GP practice and a drop in clinic for the homeless. He was the author of a fortnightly (hopefully funny) column in The Australian Doctor, a national medical magazine, and now turns his pen to novel writing. The characters and setting of Hard Labour will appear in Bill's future books.

Dig Two Graves

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Six international artists are invited to a residency in southern Spain. What could possibly go wrong? 

Writer’s block and paintings of oranges. 

Love, lust, revenge.

A sculptor left for dead on the side of a mountain. 

Part love story, part thriller and wholly page-turning, Dig Two Graves shows us once again that ‘Morwood is a classy act.’ – The Australian 

For readers who like their crime/thrillers gore-free and more refined.

ISBN: 
9781925272796
Publisher: 
Hybrid Publishers
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - And Fire Came Down, Emma Viskic

Author Information
Book Title: 
And Fire Came Down
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760402945
Series: 
Caleb Zelic
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Victoria
Australia
Publisher: 
Bonnier Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Closing Down, Sally Abbott

Author Information
Book Title: 
Closing Down
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733635946
Categorisation
Category: 
Dystopian
Sub Genre: 
Rural drama
Location: 
Outback Australia
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Fatal Mistake

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Detective Lexie Rogers is tough, smart and at the top of her game. She's seen it all, from bikies, blood and betrayal to drugs, deviants and deception ... and the violent knife attack that almost killed her as a young cop on the beat.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781925368321
Series: 
Lexie Rogers
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The List by Michael Brissenden

Author Information
Book Title: 
The List
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733637421
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Sub Genre: 
Politics
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017