2012

Review - Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death, M.C. Beaton

Author Information
Book Title: 
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Series: 
Agatha Raisin
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Cosy
Publisher: 
Audible
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - A Secret to the Grave, Jane Blythe

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Secret to the Grave
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781434917072
Series: 
Parker Bell
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Year of Publication: 
2012

A Secret to the Grave

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A suicide.

A secret.

To the grave.

That was the promise that ten girls made many years ago, and now the time has come when they will be forced to make a choice. Keep the secret and lose their lives, or reveal it and risk the lives of others.

Detective Parker Bell has just returned to work after shooting dead a killer, when he and his partner land the case of a young woman abducted by a man who has left a list of clues pointing to nine other women he plans to kill.

ISBN: 
9781434917072
Series: 
Parker Bell
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - BIRTHDAYS FOR THE DEAD, Stuart MacBride

Author Information
Book Title: 
Birthdays for the Dead
Author Name: 
ISBN: 
9780007344178
Series: 
Ash Henderson
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - THE DOCTOR OF THESSALY, Anne Zouroudi

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Doctor of Thessaly
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Greece
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9780316217873
Series: 
Hermes Diaktoros
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
Greece
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - DISGRACE, Jussi Adler-Olsen

Author Information
Book Title: 
Disgrace
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Denmark
ISBN: 
9780141399980
Series: 
Carl Mørck
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Cold Case
Police Procedural
Location: 
Copenhagen
Publisher: 
Michael Joseph
Year of Publication: 
2012

The Red Room

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

In downtown Bangkok there is a Red Room where bad things happen; sometimes consensual, sometimes not. All of it is captured and sold for viewing pleasure.

An elegant Thai woman in her final year as a law student disappears after meeting a handsome DEA agent. Fearing the worst, her wealthy Russian boyfriend pleads with Kenny Jones, Private Detective, to find her. Amidst a backdrop of voyeurism, violence and illicit sex, Kenny wades through the dark undercurrent of the Bangkok night to uncover much more than is openly on show in the red light zone.

Location: 
Thailand
Series: 
Kenny Jones
Year of Publication: 
2012

Trade Me

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

TRADE ME is the second book that features a knock-about Australian resort manager – now – Private Detective, Kenny Jones.

Having made the change from battling resort manager to well cashed up P.I. (thanks to befriending a soon after dead elderly Chinese Mafia accountant - in ‘CHASING THE DRAGONS CACHE’ )– Kenny is back with his Thai wife May, along with the dubious Thai Fix-it man Lek, and his ex Border police minder Kit.

Kenny’s old friend from the Melbourne, Pete the barman, has been summoned for a holiday in Chiang Mai, not forgotten by his now rich buddy.

ISBN: 
B0089MYU34
Location: 
Thailand
Series: 
Kenny Jones
Publisher: 
Spanking Press
Year of Publication: 
2012

The Laughterhouse

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

Theodore Tate never forgot his first crime scene - ten year-old Jessica Cole found dead in 'the Laughterhouse,' an old abandoned slaughterhouse with the 'S' painted over. The killer was found and arrested. Justice was served. Or was it?

Fifteen years later, a new killer arrives in Christchurch, and he has a list of people who were involved in Jessica's murder case, one of whom is the unfortunate Dr. Stanton, a man with three young girls.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781451677959
Location: 
Christchurch
Series: 
Theodore Tate
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2012

Review - The Agatha Christie Book Club, C.A. Larmer

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Agatha Christie Book Club
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
B0081S0K8K
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Humour
Accidental Detective
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Larmer Media
Year of Publication: 
2012