Crime Fiction

Review - The Last Time We Spoke, Fiona Sussman

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Last Time We Spoke
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780749020
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Auckland
Publisher: 
Allison & Busby
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Dead Lemons, Finn Bell

Author Information
Book Title: 
Dead Lemons
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
B01IEBX3CI
Series: 
The Far South Series
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Amazon
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - A Dangerous Language, Sulari Gentill

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Dangerous Language
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921997662
Series: 
Rowland Sinclair
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Sydney
Canberra
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Forger's Wife

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

John Lang was Australia's first locally born novelist, publishing early work in Sydney in the 1840s and going on to write several bestsellers. The Forger's Wife (1856) is a lively adventure novel, set in an unruly colonial Sydney where everyone is on the make. The forger's wife is a young woman who follows her rakish husband out to Australia and struggles to survive as her marriage falls apart. She soon meets detective George Flower, a powerful man with a cavalier sense of justice and retribution.

ISBN: 
9780987625304
Series: 
Colonial Australian Popular Fiction
Publisher: 
Grattan Street Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

On The Java Ridge

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Amid the furious ocean there was no human sound on deck: some people standing, watching the wave, but no one capable of words. On the Java Ridge, skipper Isi Natoli and a group of Australian surf tourists are anchored beside an idyllic reef off the Indonesian island of Dana. In the Canberra office of Cassius Calvert, Minister for Border Integrity, a Federal election looms and (not coincidentally) a hardline new policy is being announced regarding maritime assistance to asylum-seeker vessels in distress.A few kilometres away from Dana, the Takalar is having engine trouble.

ISBN: 
9781925498394
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Easter Make Believers

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

When an innocent family is taken hostage in their home no one is ready for how fast it all goes terribly wrong. As the close knit community of small town Lawrence reels from the shock, detectives Nick Cooper and Tobe White stand among the dead bodies knowing that it’s not over. Because while grateful that at least the two young daughters survived unscathed, they now know that their father is still missing, somehow impossibly vanishing from a house surrounded by police.

Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Holy Death, Peter Mulraney

Author Information
Book Title: 
Holy Death
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
B01ICV8B4A
Series: 
Inspector West
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Year of Publication: 
2016

Soon

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

An almost deserted town in the middle of nowhere, Nebulah's days of mining and farming prosperity - if they ever truly existed - are long gone. These days even the name on the road sign into town has been removed. Yet for Pete, an ex-policeman, Milly, Li and a small band of others, it's the only place they have ever felt at home.

ISBN: 
9780995409804
Publisher: 
Transit Lounge
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The Swan Island Connection, Dorothy Johnston

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Swan Island Connection
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Series: 
Chris Blackie
Sea Change Mysteries
Anthea Merritt
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Queenscliff
Publisher: 
For Pity Sake Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

All Our Secrets

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

The River Picnic was one of the biggest events that ever took place in Coongahoola, and even wilder than the street party the night Malcolm Fraser became Prime Minister. The adults spoke about it in whispers and only when they thought us kids were out of earshot. All I knew for sure, apart from the fact that Stu Bailey’s wife drowned that night in the Bagooli River, was that four times more babies than usual were born the following October and not all of them looked like their dads.

A girl called Gracie.

Publisher: 
Rosa Mira Books
Year of Publication: 
2017