2007

The Windsor Conspiracy

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Is Prince Charles really a Windsor? Was the Queen Mother an evil manipulator? Find out the conspiracy behind Britain's Royal Family.

Has the monarchy's lust for power gone too far?

ISBN: 
9781863255059
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2007

Searching for the Beaumont Children

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

On Australia Day 1966, the three Beaumont children left their home in the Adelaide suburb of Somerton Park for a morning at Glenelg beach.  By the end of the day, the worst fears of every Australian parent were realised when Jane, aged nine, Arnna, seven and four-year-old Grant did not return hom.e

ISBN: 
174031106X
Publisher: 
John Wiley & Sons
Year of Publication: 
2007

Rockhound

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Journalist Annie Bryce just can’t help herself. On the run from a killer who wants her dead before she can testify in a murder trial, she and photographer Steve are hustled out of town for their own protection. But even on the arid gemfields of central Queensland Annie’s nose for mystery finds fertile ground. 

Probing the secrets of a  long-dead wheeler and dealer in sapphires, she once again discovers that there’s no escaping the dark shadows of the past …

ISBN: 
9781921240126
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007

Dead Certainty

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Set around the Central Coast of NSW, Diana, an estate agent, finds a body in a four-poster bed in a house she is listing for auction. She thinks it is a body, until it moves. 

The plot accelerates as this intriguing story progresses through to unexpected revelations. The combination of kidnapping, clairvoyance, drug sales, illicit sex, amnesia, a family split and ransom demands. 

ISBN: 
9781921118814
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007

Kafkaesque Eyes

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A bizarre case. Five brutal murders. Corpses covered in an intricate pattern of dozens and dozens of bites. Like those a vampire would make.

It starts out like just another case to bounty hunter Jacqui West. All too soon it becomes a tangled web where the present is connected to the past and the future is a nightmare in the making. Jacqui seeks assistance from fellow hunter Alex Konstantinidis, a white witch and a psychic.

ISBN: 
9781921240164
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007

Room 22

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Room 22’ is set in Cairns, Australia and is a thrilling, thinking man’s whodunit with a myriad of twists.

A serial killer is on the loose on the beaches of Cairns and is terrifying the community and Frank Holler must catch the villain quickly. The mysterious Jack Firebrace may be the link that Frank needs but will he figure it out in time to save the woman in Room 22.

Every person Frank meets raises the level of intrigue as the wide variety of suspects and interesting people whose lives are intertwined with twists and turns keep the reader guessing to the very last page

Sub Genre: 
Accidental Detective
ISBN: 
9781921240393
Location: 
Cairns
Publisher: 
Zeus Publications
Year of Publication: 
2007

Big Shots

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

In 2003 Adam Shand, until then a finance journalist, naively set out to unravel Melbourne's bloody gangland wars.  A few months' research, a guaranteed cover story.  But his foray into the underworld took him deeper than that.  He became embroiled in a complex world where feuds raged between rival families, and where a new generation was clashing with the criminal Establishment.  Before long, he found himself counted as a friend by those who sometimes ended friendships with a hail of bullets.

Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2007

Dirty Dozen Reloaded

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

This fascinating volume presents twelve of the most chilling and intriguing criminal cases from across Australia in all their grisly detail."Dirty Dozen Reloaded" includes the amazing true story of how notorious underworld figure 'Fat' Tony Mokbel orchestrated a long and bloody gangland war; the mysterious circumstances behind the death of school teacher and dominatrix Anita Lesser; and the incredible story of a wheelchair-bound, drug lord who used his genius for evil instead of good.Providing a unique insight into the psyche of criminals, and the minds of those who have dedicated their liv

ISBN: 
9781740665568
Publisher: 
Hardie Grant
Year of Publication: 
2007

Meaner than Fiction

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Just where is justice in Australia hiding? This brilliant new collection of true crime stories takes us into the Australian courts of the 1980s and '90s, back in time to the goldfields of the 1860s, and out to the island nation of Nauru in 2006 to explore how the scales of justice are unbalanced. This is a world in which the innocent still get locked up and the guilty too often go free.

ISBN: 
9781731784701
Publisher: 
Five Mile Press
Year of Publication: 
2007