New Zealand

A History of Crime: The Southern Double-Cross

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

The most dangerous people are those with the most to lose.

It is 1887. The young colony of New Zealand is in the grip of a deep depression. Insolvent speculators conspire with corrupt politicians while Maori land slips from the hands of its owners.

Into this landscape of barely suppressed conflict steps a young Anglo-French-Maori soprano, visiting New Zealand for the first time.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9780473272791
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Ravensbourne Books Limited
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - FIVE MINUTES ALONE, Paul Cleave

Author Information
Book Title: 
Five Minutes Alone
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781476779157
Series: 
Theodore Tate
Carl Schroder
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2014

Five Minutes Alone

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

In the latest thriller by the Edgar-nominated author of Joe Victim, someone is helping rape victims exact revenge on their attackers, prompting an edge-of-your-seat, cat-and-mouse chase between old friends, detectives Theodore Tate and Carl Schroder.

ISBN: 
978147677915
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Theodore Tate
Carl Schroder
Publisher: 
Atria
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - THE CHILDREN'S POND, Tina Shaw

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Children's Pond
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473274
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Pointer Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - SURRENDER, Donna Malane

Author Information
Book Title: 
Surrender
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473174149
Series: 
Diane Rowe
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Private Detective
Location: 
Wellington
New Zealand
Publisher: 
New Zealand Society of Authors
Year of Publication: 
2010

Review - JOE VICTIM, Paul Cleave

Author Information
Book Title: 
Joe Victim
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781451677973
Series: 
Joe Middleton
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2013

Review - CROSS FINGERS, Paddy Richardson

Author Information
Book Title: 
Cross Fingers
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781869713072
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller
Special Interests: 
Springbok Tours
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Hachette
Year of Publication: 
2013

My Brother's Keeper

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

Diane Rowe, our missing persons expert, will once again take us on a dark ride through the underbelly of a city not prepared to give up its secrets easily.

Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Special Interests: 
Missing Persons
ISBN: 
9781869509866
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Diane Rowe
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2013

Surrender

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

"A detective as tough as the country she comes from..."

Missing persons expert Diane Rowe is used to making sense of other people's lives. It's just a pity she's not having much luck with her own.

The brutal murder of her little sister, Niki, and the break-up of her marriage have tested her usual tough optimism. When Niki's killer turns up dead, Diane is determined to nail the truth, despite the best efforts of her policeman ex-husband to sideline her.

Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Special Interests: 
Missing Persons
ISBN: 
9780473174149
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Diane Rowe
Publisher: 
New Zealand Society of Authors
Year of Publication: 
2010