North Queensland

Freud and the Nazis Go Surfing

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It's summer, Jim is sixteen, and off to the Victorian coast with his parents for an easy time at the beach. But things start to happen. Who is the strange figure he glimpses on the dunes? What is the link between Rachel, a survivor of Hitler's holocaust, and the sinister events Jim witnesses? And how can Gillian, with whom he falls completely in love, help him make sense of the drama around them? The tension builds in this remarkable exploration of adolescent sexuality in a world which is much more mysterious, dangerous, and apocalyptic than anyone guesses ...

ISBN: 
033027063X
Location: 
North Queensland
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
1986

Dying for Paradise

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Crocodiles, sharks and stingers are just some of the nasties to be found on the reef. Professional gambler Jack Speerman is faced with more serious dangers. When he goes to North Queensland to collect a debt from his friend, Charlie, he is not prepared for what he finds.

ISBN: 
0340621842
Location: 
North Queensland
Publisher: 
Hodder Headline
Year of Publication: 
1995

The Pink Cockatoo

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Ruth Cogan feels she has found peace at last working at the Stockman’s Hotel in sleepy Townsville, far North Queensland . This new life is a welcome change of pace for Ruth after her exhilarating adventures pursuing drug dealers to Sydney and the heartbreaking tragedy of losing her husband and son. (Payback) Ruth shared these experiences, as always, in the company of her good friends, Katy and Diane.

Sub Genre: 
Accidental Detective
ISBN: 
1921118830
Location: 
North Queensland
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2006