Crime Fiction

Spare Me the Truth

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

Dan Forrester, piecing his life back together after the tragic death of his son, is approached in a supermarket by a woman who tells him everything he remembers about his life - and his son - is a lie.

Grace Reavey, stricken by grief, is accosted at her mother's funeral. The threat is simple: pay the staggering sum her mother allegedly owed, or lose everything.

Lucy Davies has been forced from the Met by her own maverick behaviour. Desperate to prove herself in her new rural post, she's on the hunt for a killer - but this is no small town criminal.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9781785760334
Series: 
Dan Forrester
Publisher: 
Zaffre
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Student Body, Simon Wyatt

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Student Body
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473362430
Series: 
Nick Knight
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Mary Egan Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Agency, Ian Austin

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Agency
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
B011YZH0YI
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Sarah Book Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

Wimmera

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In the long, hot summer of 1989, Ben and Fab are best friends.

Growing up in a small country town, they spend their days playing cricket, yabbying in local dams, wanting a pair of Nike Air Maxes and not talking about how Fab's dad hits him or how the sudden death of Ben's next-door neighbour unsettled him. Almost teenagers, they already know some things are better left unsaid.

ISBN: 
9780733638459
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - A Moment's Silence, Christopher Abbey

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Moment's Silence
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
978-0-473-36189-1
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Mary Egan Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley, Danyl McLauchlan

Author Information
Book Title: 
Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781776560479
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Humour
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Dr Jekyll & Mr Seek

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Seven years after the death of Edward Hyde, a stylish gentleman shows up in foggy London claiming to be Dr. Henry Jekyll. Only Mr. Utterson, Jekyll’s faithful lawyer and confidant, knows that he must be an impostor – because Jekyll was Hyde.

But as the man goes about charming Jekyll’s friends and reclaiming the estate, and as the bodies of potential challengers start piling up, Utterson is left fearing for his life ... and questioning his own sanity.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925143898
Publisher: 
Xoum
Year of Publication: 
2017

Out on the Ice

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

One brief but tragic moment out on a frozen Reykjavík lake changes Sóley’s life forever. Now, looking back on the last twenty-three years of her life, she attempts to make sense of it all. The tears, the pain and the lives lost along the way. 

No one ever told her bringing up a son all on her own would be easy but not in her wildest dreams did she imagine it might be so hard. 

Together Jakob and her have walked alone through the worst that Iceland could throw at them and now she’s here to tell you her tale. 

ISBN: 
B0711RWMJ9
Location: 
Iceland
Series: 
Grímur Karlsson
Publisher: 
Fahrenheit Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

And Fire Came Down

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic is used to meeting life head-on. Now, he’s struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him, and nightmares haunt his waking hours.

ISBN: 
9781760402945
Series: 
Caleb Zelic
Publisher: 
Bonnier Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The Dark Lake, Sarah Bailey

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Dark Lake
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760295899
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017