Crime Fiction

Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage, M.C. Beaton

Author Information
Book Title: 
Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Series: 
Agatha Raisin
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Cosy
Publisher: 
Audible
Year of Publication: 
2014

The Bank Teller

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A top executive dies suddenly.

An accident?

A murder?

An inside job?

Hundreds of suited suspects in one city office.

Detective Sergeant Brian Shaw is recalled from Yorke Peninsula.

From sleepy country town to throbbing city throngs, clashing personalities, old scores to be settled, frustrated ambitions, jealousies, and something new: female tellers.

A hotbed of suspicions from managing director to tea lady.

And who started the rumour that one of the tellers may be involved?

Why? Who?

Know why and you may know who! 

ISBN: 
9781922238
Publisher: 
Horizon Publishing Group
Year of Publication: 
2018

Rat Bait

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

Set in New Zealand, Rat Bait is a tense thriller which follows the activities of Zack Garroway as he pursues a one-man crime spree after being released from prison. Being part of a small community has its drawbacks despite the lengths to which he goes to cover his tracks, and the local police are not as laidback as they appear.

As the net begins to close in, Zack goes to stay with his ex-naval uncle while the heat dies down, but Zack's complete disregard for society and individuals leads him into dangerous waters. An entertaining read with a dark twist. 

ISBN: 
9781786932877
Publisher: 
Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Ruin

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It's been twenty years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind...

When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it was suicide. A surgical resident, she throws herself into study and work, trying to forget - until Jack's sister Maude shows up. Maude suspects foul play, and she is determined to prove it.

ISBN: 
9780143133124
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Second Sight

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A fugitive in the present. A runaway in the past.

Eliza Carmody returns home to the country to work on the biggest law case of her career. The only problem is this time she’s on the ‘wrong side’ – defending a large corporation against a bushfire class action by her hometown of Kinsale.

ISBN: 
9781925596892
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2018

A Nest of Vipers, Andrea Camilleri

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Nest of Vipers
Author Name: 
ISBN: 
9781447266013
Series: 
Montalbano
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Italy
Publisher: 
Mantle
Year of Publication: 
2017

Evil Under the Stars

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It was supposed to a frivolous night out. The champagne was flowing, the rugs were arranged, and the Agatha Christie Book Club had settled in to watch their favourite mystery Evil Under the Sun on the moonlit screen above. 

Yet it all comes to a crashing halt when a woman’s lifeless body is discovered lying between the jumble of picnic baskets and blankets. She has been strangled and discarded like an empty champagne bottle. 

How did no one see the killer lurking? 

How did no one hear the victim’s cries? 

Sub Genre: 
Comic
Cosy
ISBN: 
B078FXZQKL
Series: 
Agatha Christie Bookclub
Publisher: 
Larmer Media
Year of Publication: 
2017

Hot Flush

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

SUPERPOWERS SHOULD NOT BE WASTED ON THE YOUNG

Euphemia Sage watched helplessly as Jane, covered in blood, clutched her precious jewelry and was bundled into the Mercedes. Just a few days earlier she’d discovered that Alison, her mousy receptionist at Sage Consulting, had been working as a loan shark on the side. And now Alison, her husband and those thick-necked men in the cheap suits wanted the money back.

Sub Genre: 
Comic
ISBN: 
9780473389550
Publisher: 
Wonderful World
Year of Publication: 
2017

This I Would Kill For

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Natalie King has been hired to do a psychiatric evaluation for the children’s court. A custody dispute. Not her usual territory, but now that she’s pregnant she’s happy to do a simple consult.

Turns out Jenna and Malik’s break-up is anything but simple. He claims she’s crazy and compulsive; she claims he’s been abusing their daughter Chelsea.

But what if all the claims are true? Or none? How can Natalie protect the child? And how does she work out where her concerns for Chelsea slide into her growing obsession with her own lost father?

ISBN: 
9781925603231
Series: 
Natalie King
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2018

Forgotten

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In a single day, a simple mistake will have life-altering consequences for everyone involved.

A moment of distraction, an unlocked car and a missing baby. How on earth could this happen?

All Malia needed was a single litre of milk and now she's surrounded by police and Zach has disappeared. 

Detective Ali Greenberg knows that this is not the best case for her, not with her history - but she of all people knows what Malia is going through and what is at stake.

ISBN: 
9781760296773
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017