2007

Bye, Bye Baby

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

 It all began in Brighton.  Now there is a killer on the loose.  Scotland Yard's brightest talent is chosen to head up the high-profile taskforce, a DCI who must confront his own past as the body count rises.

There are few leads and Jack Hawksworth can only fall back on instinct and decades-old cold cases for any clue to the killer's motive ... and identity.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
0732284457
Location: 
London
Series: 
Jack Hawksworth
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2007

Sucked In

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Now pushing fifty, Murray Whelan is spinning his wheels in parliament - a toothless cog in Labor's stalled political machine.

Special Interests: 
Politics
ISBN: 
978192114544
Location: 
Australia
Series: 
Murray Whelan
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2007

Vodka Doesn't Freeze

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

When a middle-aged man is brutally murdered in the dunes overlooking a children's pool, it's immediately clear to Sergeant Jill Jackson that this was no ordinary victim:  someone has stopped a dangerous paeodophile in his tracks.  Knowing first-hand the impact of such men on their prey, Jill is ambivalent about pursing the killer, but when more men die - all known to the police as child sex offenders - she is forced to face the fact that a serial killer is on the loose.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Victim Impact
ISBN: 
9781863255837
Location: 
Australia
Series: 
Jill Jackson
Publisher: 
Bantam
Year of Publication: 
2007

Mr Sin

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Blurb from the book

He was known as "Mr Sin", yet despite his involvement in illegal gambling, sly grog, prostitution and money laundering for nearly sixty years, Abe Saffron faught the nick name most of his adult life. He spent hundreds and thousands of dollars on defamation suits trying to disprove what everyone except himself accepted.  He was a crook.

MR SIN: THE ABE SAFFRON DOSSIER chronicles Abe Saffron's life as a major underworld figure in Sydney. 

ISBN: 
9781741752205
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2007

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

Frantic

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

In one terrible moment, paramedic Sophie Phillips's life is ripped apart - her police officer husband, Chris, is shot on their doorstep and their ten-month-old son, Lachlan, is abducted from his bed. Suspicion surrounds Chris as he is tainted with police corruption, but Sophie believes the attack is much more personal - and the perpetrator far more dangerous...

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Special Interests: 
Paramedics
ISBN: 
9781405037976
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Ella Marconi
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2007

Cherry Pie

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book

Simone Kirsch - ex-stripper, sex kitten, private investigator and drinker of more cheap wine than is good for her - is back, setting up her own PI agency and getting into more trouble with her clients, her lovers and the police.

Just how much trouble can one girl get into? If it's Simone Kirsch, then it's a lot.

The Simone Kirsch Detective Agency - it has a ring about it that Simone loves. And she's willing to bump, grind and shimmy until she has money enough to make it happen. But nothing every really runs quite to plan for Simone.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Special Interests: 
Stripper
Sex Workers
ISBN: 
9781741147360
Location: 
Melbourne
Series: 
Simone Kirsch
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2007

Skin and Bone

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Blurb from the book:

Detective Kate Farrer returns to duty after three months of leave following her traumatic abduction. Fearing that she has lost her edge, she reluctantly partners homicide newcomer Oliver Parke, and they are thrown into the investigation of a woman burnt beyond recognition in a house-fire. The post-mortem reveals she had recently given birth, but there is no sign of the baby.

Special Interests: 
Medicine
Series: 
Anya Crichton
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2007