New Zealand

The Killing Hour

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

Blurb from the book

They come for me as I sleep.  Their pale faces stare at me.  Their soft voices tell me to wake, to wake.  They come to remind me of the night, to remind me of what I have done.

ISBN: 
9781741668537
Location: 
New Zealand
Christchuch
Publisher: 
Hachette Livre
Year of Publication: 
2008

Overkill

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

Blurb from the book

When the body of a young mother is found washed up on the banks of the Mataura River, a small rural community is rocked by her tragic suicide.

But all is not what it seems.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9780143006857
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Sam Shephard
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2007

The Ringmaster

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

Blurb from the book

Death is stalking the southern South Island. And what role does the visiting Darling Brothers Circus have to play?

Sam Shephard is on the bottom rung of detective training in Dunedin, and her boss makes sure she knows it. She gets involved in her first homicide investigation there when a university student is murdered in the Botanic Gardens. Sam soon discovers this is not an isolated incident. There is the chilling prospect of a predator loose in Dunedin.

Is the murdered in the circus or closer to home?

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9780143008347
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Sam Shephard
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2008

Containment

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

Blurb from the book

Detective Constable Sam Shephard knows first-hand the desperation of the scavengers - she's got the scars to prove it.

Plus a skull in the sand.

And a body pulled from the ocean.

The undercurrents from one morning's madness are far-reaching.  Who else will be caught in the backwahs?  Can Sam stem the tide?

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9780143202295
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
Sam Shephard
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2009

SEX CRIMES - Paul Thomas

Author Information
Book Title: 
Sex Crimes
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Australia
ISBN: 
186941599X
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Short Stories
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Random House
Year of Publication: 
2003

THE RINGMASTER - Vanda Symon

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Ringmaster
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780143008347
Series: 
Sam Shephard
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2008

OVERKILL - Vanda Symon

Author Information
Book Title: 
Overkill
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780143006857
Series: 
Sam Shephard
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2007

BOLD BLOOD - Lindy Kelly

Author Information
Book Title: 
Bold Blood
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781869507336
Series: 
Caitlin Summerfield
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Special Interests: 
Horses
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2009

CUT & RUN - Alix Bosco

Author Information
Book Title: 
Cut & Run
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780143204695
Series: 
Anna Markunas
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2009

THE IHAKA TRILOGY - Paul Thomas

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Ihaka Trilogy
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781869711948
Series: 
Tito Ihaka
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Hachette
Year of Publication: 
2010