Penguin

The Lost Girls

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller

Curl Curl, Sydney, January 1978.

Angie's a looker. Or she's going to be. She's only fourteen, but already, heads turn wherever she goes. Male heads, mainly . . .

Jane worships her older cousin Angie. She spends her summer vying for Angie's attention. Then Angie is murdered. Jane and her family are shattered. They withdraw into themselves, casting a veil of silence over Angie's death.

Sub Genre: 
Psychological
Family
ISBN: 
9781921901058
Location: 
New South Wales
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Through the Cracks

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller
Crime Fiction

Four-year-old Nathan Fisher disappears from the bank of a rocky creek. Did he drown or was he taken? The search for the missing boy grips the nation.

A decade later, young teen Adam Vander has grown tall enough, strong enough, to escape his abusive father. Emerging from behind the locked door of their rambling suburban home, Adam steps into a world he knows little of. 

ISBN: 
9781921901546
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - ORIGIN, Greg McLean and Aaron Sterns

Author Information
Book Title: 
Origin
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780143566717
Series: 
Mick Taylor
Categorisation
Category: 
Horror
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Serial Killer
Psychotic
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2014

Murder in Mississippi

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

When filming his TV series Race Relations, John Safran spent an uneasy couple of days with one of Mississippi's most notorious white supremacists. A year later, he heard that the man had been murdered – and what was more, the killer was black.

ISBN: 
9781926428468
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2013

Monkey Business

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Erica Jewell thinks being a part-time vigilante is stressful enough without the added pressures of a demanding day job, annoying family and bossy cat. Now her mysterious lover has vanished on some clandestine mission, without leaving a forwarding address. Erica reckons that’s pretty typical of hired gun Jack Jones – he’d rather risk his life than his heart.

Sub Genre: 
Accidental Detective
ISBN: 
9781742537702
Series: 
Erica Jewell
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2014

THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDS - Erskine Childers

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Riddle of the Sands
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Ireland
ISBN: 
9780143570295
Categorisation
Category: 
Spy Thriller
Classic
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2013

Small Town Storm

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Romantic Suspense

Nineteen years after a devastating crime almost killed her, Erica Lawrence has returned home. In the small mountain town of Olinda, her story is legend. And now everyone knows she's back, including top cop and childhood best friend, Jordan Hill, the first and only person to ever touch her guarded heart.

ISBN: 
9781742536101
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2012

VOICE OF THE VIOLIN - Andrea Camilleri

Author Information
Book Title: 
Voice of the Violin
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Italy
ISBN: 
9780142004456
Series: 
Montalbano
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Italy
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2004

THE PAPER MOON - Andrea Camilleri

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Paper Moon
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Italy
ISBN: 
9780143113003
Series: 
Montalbano
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Italy
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2008

BLACKWATTLE CREEK - Geoffrey McGeachin

Author Information
Book Title: 
Black Wattle Creek
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780670075881
Series: 
Charlie Berlin
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2012