New Zealand

The Student Body

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

In The Student Body, Simon Wyatt takes the reader on a thrilling journey to catch a killer through his eyes as a former police detective. A popular fifteen-year-old girl is strangled to death at a school camp on Auckland's west coast. The posing of the body suggests a sexual motive. Nick Knight, a week into his role as a newly promoted detective sergeant, is tasked with the critical job of leading the Suspects Team.Nick - who turned his back on a lucrative career as a lawyer - is well-versed at dealing with the dark sides of human nature.

ISBN: 
9780473362430
Year of Publication: 
2016

A Confidential Agreement

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

A small community, broken families, a bloody murder, and an ending you won’t see coming 

When Frida Delaney returns home to New Zealand after a self-imposed exile the last thing she expects to find is her neighbour’s bloody body and to be caught up in a murder inquiry. An inquiry that reaches into the darkest side of politics, financial conspiracy and families. 

ISBN: 
B01KH3PFX6
Year of Publication: 
2016

Overcast Sunday

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

Overcast Sunday is set in April 1950 in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. It describes events that occur over a twenty-four-hour period after a young woman is discovered murdered in an inner city alley outside the Greek Club. The Police, already having a similar unsolved murder on their books, are keen to make quick progress and apprehend the killer to avert panic. The prime suspect is Jimmy, a veteran of Abyssinia, Dunkirk, Greece and Crete, who works as a chef in a local hotel. He is also a champion ballroom dancer and has a reputation as a ladies' man.

ISBN: 
9781523354214

Tainted by Fire

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

Bradley Cain is a family man living an ordinary life in a peaceful town in New Zealand. In one short moment his world and everything in it changes life as he knows it. Waking up confused and in pain, Brad soon is caught up in a desperate fight to regain his family and reputation. In fast paced action, Brad is launched into a war with some of New Zealand´s most violent criminals. There is just one way for him to win, and to regain his family. All will taste the fear as Brad is tainted by fire and wallows deep in the mind of the psychopath.

ISBN: 
B01CRSJ0GC

Murder in the Family

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

Audrey is a psychopath and a serial killer residing in a small town in rural New Zealand. Audrey's three estranged sisters arrive at Tiromoana for their brother's funeral stirring up a dark family history of murder and deceit. Murder in the Family is the fourth book in the series: The Audrey Murders

ISBN: 
9780997657425
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Year of Publication: 
2016