Pan

Death Adder Dreaming

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

'He stepped down from the rocks onto the riverbed. Six minutes to live, but he didn't know it then. He loved - and feared - this place as it was, but its secret was going to come out now ... He began crossing the riverbed ... Four minutes.'

Why as part-Aboriginal lawyer Tony Grant brutally murdered in a lonely outback gorge?

What was the secret that threatened his beautiful Asian girlfriend Dana?

ISBN: 
0330271229
Publisher: 
Pan

A Good Time To Die

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

All Jimmy Diamond wants is a peaceful life with Carmel. Away from the city...Away from Crime... Away from his past. But the past just won't let him go. Someone's got a contract out on Jimmy. They think they've got him on the run. Only when it comes to vengence, no ones more lethal than Jimmy Diamond.

ISBN: 
0330357344
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
1996

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

Vanished

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

Sophie Graham is tired of life, with only a bleak future in a deadbeat bar job ahead of her. So when her childhood enemy, the glamorous Electra Jordan, strides into the bar with her father, Sophie decides to avoid the truth. She announces that she is a private investigator.

Months later she is asked to visit Mr Jordan's plush home. It seems that Electra has vanished and he would like to employ Sophie's investigative "skills".

ISBN: 
0330493868
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
2004

Hell's Kitchen

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

Cyrus - is a millionaire recluse. Oh and a serial killer. His first victims are Gus and Susie Niedermeyer, a newly married couple who knew apartment hunting in New York would be hell, they just didn't think it would end their short lives.

Tye - is a beautiful young woman from London, who imagines she can trade her cover-girl looks for a free stay in a downtown loft.

Quinn - is a writer who's out of ideas and running out of luck. He wants to keep a foothold in Manhattan without losing his shirt - and his girlfriend.

ISBN: 
0330492920
Location: 
New York
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
2001

Grace Falco

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

When successful architect Philip Ross first meets Grace Falco, his best friend Mitch's fiance, he thinks 'trashy Manhattan trophy wife'. Grace is everything he dislikes in a woman -- overdressed, under-fed and out of control.

But when Mitch commits suicide, leaving Grace impoverished, Philip's feelings towards her start to change -- much to the dismay of his girlfriend, Poppy Adams.

Angry and hurt at being pushed out of Philip's life, Poppy acts on a growing suspicion that Grace Falco is not who she says she is.

ISBN: 
0330435248
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
2006

Spike It

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

Radio reporter, Sam Ridley, had been first on the scene of the murder of Elaine York. But even after being taken off police reporting and assigned to the women's show, "Female AM", he can't stop digging into the murder. If only he'd realized what he was getting into.

ISBN: 
0330350536
Series: 
Sam Ridley
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
1998

Run Time

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

No sooner has London radio reporter Sam Ridley arrived in Sydney, but his holiday is out of control. He's got a hangover wilder than a Kangaroo on a trampoline, he's cut off the from the son he's come to visit and his new female friend is murdered in the next room - he's been framed for the crime.

ISBN: 
0330350544
Series: 
Sam Ridley
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
1999

Crossing Live

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

New novel in Chris Niles' witty series featuring Sam Ridley, following Spike It and Run Time.When Bruce McCarthy dies soon after reporting that his house is haunted, radio hack Sam Ridley decides to investigate. But he's soon up against forces far more dangerous than the supernatural . . . Sam's home life has become one long high-volume nightmare - and it isn't the kind you can wake up from. Not when the flat upstairs is holding parties twenty-four hours a day.

ISBN: 
0330375997
Series: 
Sam Ridley
Publisher: 
Pan
Year of Publication: 
2000