Katherine Hayton https://www.austcrimefiction.org/taxonomy/term/286 en Returning to the scene of the crime: Ngaio Marsh Award longlist revealed https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/returning-scene-crime-ngaio-marsh-award-longlist-revealed <span>Returning to the scene of the crime: Ngaio Marsh Award longlist revealed</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Wed, 23/05/2018 - 08:57 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Two authors who returned to crime writing after more than a decade away have today been named among an eclectic longlist for the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Novel.</strong></p> <p>“We shattered our record for entries in the Ngaio Marsh Awards this year, with 69 different books entered across our two fiction categories” says founder Craig Sisterson. “Along with a surge in first-time Kiwi authors choosing to write tales of crime, mystery and suspense – more than fifty new voices in the past three years - it’s been great to see more experienced local authors veering to the darker side as well as past crime writers returning to the fold.”</p> <p>This year’s longlist for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Novel includes a mix of new and experienced voices, several authors who’ve won and been shortlisted for a variety of awards in several countries, and writers ranging in age from early 20s to early 80s.</p> <p>“It’s a really eclectic mix of tales on this year’s longlist,” says Sisterson. “Exhibits A-E, we have the return of Edmund Bohan’s nineteenth century detective Inspector O’Rorke after a fifteen-year absence, Stella Duffy’s first crime novel in more than a decade, a stunning debut from an ex-undercover cop, and two tales that impressed the Ockhams judges.”</p> <p>The Ngaio Marsh Awards have celebrated the best New Zealand crime, mystery, thriller, and suspense writing since 2010, and this year’s longlist runs the full gamut, from detective fiction to gothic suspense to psychological thrillers to historical mysteries and magic realism.</p> <p>The longlist for the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Novel is:</p> <ul><li> <p>MARLBOROUGH MAN by Alan Carter (Fremantle Press)</p> </li> <li> <p>BABY by Annaleese Jochems (VUP)</p> </li> <li> <p>SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER by Charity Norman (Allen &amp; Unwin)</p> </li> <li> <p>THE LOST TAONGA by Edmund Bohan (Lucano)</p> </li> <li> <p>THE EASTER MAKE BELIEVERS by Finn Bell</p> </li> <li> <p>THE ONLY SECRET LEFT TO KEEP by Katherine Hayton</p> </li> <li> <p>TESS by Kirsten McDougall (VUP)</p> </li> <li> <p>THE SOUND OF HER VOICE by Nathan Blackell (Mary Egan Publishing)</p> </li> <li> <p>A KILLER HARVEST by Paul Cleave (Upstart Press)</p> </li> <li> <p>THE HIDDEN ROOM by Stella Duffy (Virago)</p> </li> </ul><p> </p> <p>The longlist is currently being considered by a judging panel of crime, thriller, and suspense writing experts from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.</p> <p>The finalists will be announced in July, along with the finalists for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel. The finalists will be celebrated, and the winners announced as part of a special event at the WORD Christchurch Festival, held from 29 August to 2 September.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>For more information on this year’s longlist, or the Ngaio Marsh Awards in general, please contact founder and judging convenor Craig Sisterson, <a href="mailto:craigsisterson@hotmail.com" muse_scanned="true">craigsisterson@hotmail.com</a></strong></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2388" hreflang="en">#yeahnoir</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/21" hreflang="en">New Zealand</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3249" hreflang="en">Ngaio Marsh Awards</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3628" hreflang="en">2018</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3606" hreflang="en">Longlist</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3394" hreflang="en">Marlborough Man</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" hreflang="en">Alan Carter</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3302" hreflang="en">Baby</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/340" hreflang="en">Annaleese Jochems</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3446" hreflang="en">See You in September</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/693" hreflang="en">Charity Norman</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3512" hreflang="en">The Lost Taonga</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/155" hreflang="en">Edmund Bohan</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3487" hreflang="en">The Easter Make Believers</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/472" hreflang="en">Finn Bell</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3520" hreflang="en">The Only Secret Left to Keep</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3467" hreflang="en">Tess</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/160" hreflang="en">Kirsten McDougall</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/4080" hreflang="en">The Sound of Her Voice</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/154" hreflang="en">Nathan Blackwell</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/4081" hreflang="en">A Killer Harvest</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/667" hreflang="en">Paul Cleave</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3497" hreflang="en">The Hidden Room</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/937" hreflang="en">Stella Duffy</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=6211&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="T9qelpB5sYw544XkGjDShosnSw06hqxVLZbfT9Aebj4"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 23 May 2018 10:57:57 +0000 Karen 6211 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/returning-scene-crime-ngaio-marsh-award-longlist-revealed#comments Ngaio Marsh Award longlist revealed https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/ngaio-marsh-award-longlist-revealed <span>Ngaio Marsh Award longlist revealed</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Wed, 23/05/2018 - 08:57 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Having just posted a media announcement on the 2018 Ngaio Marsh longlist (<a href="https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blogs/returning-scene-crime-ngaio-marsh-award-longlist-revealed" muse_scanned="true">the media announcement is here</a>), now for a few personal comments. Firstly and most importantly, if you've been standing by waiting for a review to be posted (especially if your book was in the submissions list), this is the reason for the delay.</p> <p>This year 69 submissions were made to the New Zealand Crime Writing awards and that's a LOT of reading. Plus it's not really fair to be posting comments / reviews up front when there is much discussion, consideration, rethinking, comparing and contrasting going on in the background. Which focus, needless to say, is now being switched to the longlist entries - all of which now need to be reread, considered, contrasted, stared at, notes made about, opinions formed, changed and generally agonised over before sending my conclusions out to the Judging Wrangler Craig Sisterson and waiting like everybody else for the final conclusions to be collated. </p> <p>I will admit that when the size of the submissions list first appears it is a little daunting. There's a lot of books to be read in the first pass, but it quickly becomes less of a task and more of a joy as you rapidly come to realise the sheer breadth and depth in that stack. The variety is enormous, there's an increasing sense of multi-cultural celebration and bravery in many of the books being submitted. It's an exciting feeling - staring at this huge, teetering, cat endangering pile of books and wondering what little treasures will be lurking. And the joy when you open something, start reading and think, oh boy. Oh wow. Oh yes. </p> <p>So heartiest congratulations to absolutely everybody who submitted their books to the awards this year. It was another rewarding year and here's hoping there are a lot more of them.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2388" hreflang="en">#yeahnoir</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/21" hreflang="en">New Zealand</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3249" hreflang="en">Ngaio Marsh Awards</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3628" hreflang="en">2018</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3606" hreflang="en">Longlist</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3394" hreflang="en">Marlborough Man</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" hreflang="en">Alan Carter</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3302" hreflang="en">Baby</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/340" hreflang="en">Annaleese Jochems</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3446" hreflang="en">See You in September</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/693" hreflang="en">Charity Norman</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3512" hreflang="en">The Lost Taonga</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/155" hreflang="en">Edmund Bohan</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3487" hreflang="en">The Easter Make Believers</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/472" hreflang="en">Finn Bell</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3520" hreflang="en">The Only Secret Left to Keep</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3467" hreflang="en">Tess</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/160" hreflang="en">Kirsten McDougall</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/4080" hreflang="en">The Sound of Her Voice</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/154" hreflang="en">Nathan Blackwell</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/4081" hreflang="en">A Killer Harvest</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/667" hreflang="en">Paul Cleave</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3497" hreflang="en">The Hidden Room</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/937" hreflang="en">Stella Duffy</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2159" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/marlborough-man"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/marlborough-man.jpg?itok=xYVMLPfT" width="144" height="220" alt="Marlborough Man" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/alan-carter" hreflang="en">Alan Carter</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9781925164534</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1221" hreflang="en">Nick Chester</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--2"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>A new series from Ned Kelly winning author Alan Carter, this time set in New Zealand. From the Blurb: Nick Chester is working as a sergeant for the Havelock police in the Marlborough Sound, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island. If the river isn’t flooded and the land hasn’t slipped, it’s paradise. Unless you are also hiding from a ruthless man with a grudge, in which case, remote beauty has its own kind of danger. In the last couple of weeks, two local boys have vanished. Their bodies are found, but the Pied Piper is still at large.</p> <p>Marlborough Man is a gripping story about the hunter and the hunted, and about what happens when evil takes hold in a small town.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2082" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--3"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/baby"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/baby.jpg?itok=itp3xnJn" width="145" height="220" alt="Baby" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/annaleese-jochems" hreflang="en">Annaleese Jochems</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9781776561667</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--4"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>‘Cynthia can understand how Anahera feels just by looking at her body.’</p> <p>Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera, is ready to throw in the towel on her job and marriage. With stolen money and a dog in tow they run away and buy ‘Baby’, an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love. But strange events on an empty island turn their life together in a different direction.</p> <p><em>Baby</em> is a sunburnt psychological thriller of obsession and escape by one of the most exciting new voices in New Zealand fiction.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2058" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--5"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/see-you-september"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/see-you-september.jpg?itok=53PvGZ07" width="144" height="220" alt="See You in September" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/charity-norman" hreflang="en">Charity Norman</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9781743318393</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--6"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><em>Cassy blew a collective kiss at them. 'See you in September,' she said. A throwaway line. Just words, uttered casually by a young woman in a hurry. And then she'd gone.</em></p> <p>It was supposed to be a short trip - a break in New Zealand before her best friend's wedding. But when Cassy waved goodbye to her parents, they never dreamed that it would be years before they'd see her again.</p> <p>Having broken up with her boyfriend, Cassy accepts an invitation to stay in an idyllic farming collective. Overcome by the peace and beauty of the valley and swept up in the charisma of Justin, the community's leader, Cassy becomes convinced that she has to stay.</p> <p>As Cassy becomes more and more entrenched in the group's rituals and beliefs, her frantic parents fight to bring her home - before Justin's prophesied Last Day can come to pass.</p> <p>A powerful story of family, faith and finding yourself, See You in September is an unputdownable new novel from this hugely compelling author. </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2085" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--7"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/lost-taonga"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/lost-taonga.jpg?itok=gGWWb7a0" width="144" height="220" alt="The Lost Taonga" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/edmund-bohan" hreflang="en">Edmund Bohan</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9780994130464</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2140" hreflang="en">Inspector O`Rorke</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">6</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--8"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Their Taonga: Ngai Tahu’s ancient and sacred treasure. Everybody covets it. When it is stolen, the ancestors start wreaking havoc. The curse destroys people’s lives. Boats are overturned, babies die at birth, throats are slit. It must be returned to appease the ancestors. It has drawn Countess Margarita Szechnyi and Boyland the Collector, otherwise known as the Butcher of Warsaw, together into a web of murder, intrigue, love and deceit. Inspector O’Rorke is pushed into the case, along with his good friend Colonel Henry Jamieson and Henare Greaves as they attempt to return the Taonga to its rightful place. Starting in the secret caves of Murihiku in New Zealand’s South Island in 1883, then travelling to South America, on to London, then over to the Greek Isles, this book keeps the reader intrigued right through to the gripping climax. This is the sixth in Edmund Bohan’s gripping series of Inspector O’Rorke novels.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2120" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--9"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/easter-make-believers"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/easter-make-believers.jpg?itok=hj-6SI7j" width="147" height="220" alt="The Easter Make Believers" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/finn-bell" hreflang="en">Finn Bell</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2074" hreflang="en">The Far South Series</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">3</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--10"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>When an innocent family is taken hostage in their home no one is ready for how fast it all goes terribly wrong. As the close knit community of small town Lawrence reels from the shock, detectives Nick Cooper and Tobe White stand among the dead bodies knowing that it’s not over. Because while grateful that at least the two young daughters survived unscathed, they now know that their father is still missing, somehow impossibly vanishing from a house surrounded by police. The mystery deepens as Nick and Tobe realize that they know every gunman lying dead here – because up to last night they were the leaders of the biggest criminal gang in the country. As the desperate search and rescue mission starts it soon collides with their own challenging investigation leading them into the centre of a deeper, older tragedy. Where they begin to learn just how far someone will go for those he truly, dearly hates.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2103" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--11"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/only-secret-left-keep"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/only-secret-left-keep.jpg?itok=sf9sVGZi" width="147" height="220" alt="The Only Secret Left to Keep" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/katherine-hayton" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1947" hreflang="en">Ngaire Blakes</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">3</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--12"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Detective Ngaire Blakes is back on the case when a skeletonized murder victim is discovered - a crime that took place during the Springbok Tours of 1981. A period that pitted father against son, town against city, and police against protestors.</p> <p>When the victim is identified as Sam Andie, a young African American man transplanted from the States to NZ by his family, Ngaire must investigate whether racial motives were behind the death. In line with evidence from the forensic pathologist, a police baton could easily have been the murder weapon. Or was his death connected to Sam's girlfriend--a young woman convicted of a savage double homicide in the same week that Sam disappeared?</p> <p>With files missing, memories hazy, and a strident false confession muddying the waters, Ngaire must sift through the detritus if she hopes to find the truth hiding deep beneath the lies.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2081" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--13"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/tess"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/tess.jpg?itok=IijfvXxu" width="145" height="220" alt="Tess" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/kirsten-mcdougall" hreflang="en">Kirsten McDougall</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9781776561001</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--14"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><em>"In the silence she could hear the oncoming hum, like a large flock approaching. She didn’t want to hear his story; she’d had enough of them."</em></p> <p>Tess is on the run when she’s picked up from the side of the road by lonely middle-aged father Lewis Rose. With reluctance, she’s drawn into his family troubles and comes to know a life she never had. </p> <p>Set in Masterton at the turn of the millennium, Tess is a gothic love story about the ties that bind and tear a family apart.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2080" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--15"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/sound-her-voice-0"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/sound-her-voice.jpg?itok=TH54iksH" width="147" height="220" alt="The Sound of Her Voice" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/nathan-blackwell" hreflang="en">Nathan Blackwell</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9780473393601</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2076" hreflang="en">Matt Buchanan</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">1</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--16"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>For Detective Matt Buchanan, the world is a pretty sick place. He has probably been in the job too long, for one thing. And then there’s 14-year-old Samantha Coates, and the other unsolved murder cases. Those innocent girls he just can’t get out of his head. When Buchanan pursues some fresh leads, it soon becomes clear he’s on the trail of something big. As he pieces the horrific crimes together, Buchanan finds the very foundations of everything he once believed in start to crumble. He’s forced across that grey line that separates right and wrong – into places so dark, even he might not make it back. </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2139" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--17"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/killer-harvest"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/killer-harvest.jpg?itok=jJkm5DHU" width="146" height="220" alt="A Killer Harvest" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/paul-cleave" hreflang="en">Paul Cleave</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">150115303X</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--18"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>A new thriller from the Edgar-nominated author of Trust No One and Joe Victim about a blind teenager who receives new eyes through corneal donation and begins to see and feel memories that he believes belong to the previous owners a detective and a serial killer.</p> <p>Joshua is convinced there is a family curse. It's taken away his biological parents, robbed him of his eyesight, and is the reason his father Logan, the detective who raised him, is killed while investigating the homicide of a young woman. The suspect, Simon Bowers, is killed by Logan's partner Ben, whose intentions are murkier than expected. </p> <p>After this tragedy Joshua is handed an opportunity he can't refuse: a new pair of eyes. But a mishap during the surgery leads to Joshua unknowingly getting one eye from his father, and the other from Simon. As Joshua navigates a world of sight, he gets glimpses of what his eyes might have witnessed in their previous life. Memories, truths, and lies Joshua discovers a world darker than the one he has emerged from. What else has he failed to see? </p> <p>Meanwhile, Simon's accomplice Vincent is bent on revenge, going after the loved ones of those involved in Simon's death and Vincent is drawing closer and closer to Joshua. </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2084" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--19"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/hidden-room"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/hidden-room.jpg?itok=lsBuXU5Z" width="146" height="220" alt="The Hidden Room" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/stella-duffy" hreflang="en">Stella Duffy</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9780349007908</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/14" hreflang="en">2018</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--20"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Life is good for Laurie and Martha. They have three great kids, a much-loved home in the countryside, and after years of struggle, Laura's career as an architect is taking off at last. Everything's perfect.</p> <p>Except, it isn't.</p> <p>Someone is about to walk into their happy family and tear it apart.</p> <p>Laurie has been hiding from him for years. The question is, now that he's found her, can she keep her family safe? And just how far will she go to protect them?</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=6210&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="ZAkgNh3MIuiWV43bjQeW7J5WQXUhc-zTyGfI4tn7IEU"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 23 May 2018 10:57:50 +0000 Karen 6210 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/ngaio-marsh-award-longlist-revealed#comments #amreading The Only Secret Left to Keep, Katherine Hayton https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/amreading-only-secret-left-keep-katherine-hayton <span>#amreading The Only Secret Left to Keep, Katherine Hayton</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Mon, 16/04/2018 - 07:02 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>One from the weekend's pile</p> <p><strong>From the Blurb:</strong></p> <p>Detective Ngaire Blakes is back on the case when a skeletonized murder victim is discovered - a crime that took place during the Springbok Tours of 1981. A period that pitted father against son, town against city, and police against protestors.</p> <p>When the victim is identified as Sam Andie, a young African American man transplanted from the States to NZ by his family, Ngaire must investigate whether racial motives were behind the death. In line with evidence from the forensic pathologist, a police baton could easily have been the murder weapon. Or was his death connected to Sam's girlfriend--a young woman convicted of a savage double homicide in the same week that Sam disappeared?</p> <p>With files missing, memories hazy, and a strident false confession muddying the waters, Ngaire must sift through the detritus if she hopes to find the truth hiding deep beneath the lies.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3221" hreflang="en">#amreading</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2388" hreflang="en">#yeahnoir</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/21" hreflang="en">New Zealand</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2320" hreflang="en">Crime Fiction</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3520" hreflang="en">The Only Secret Left to Keep</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2103" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--11"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/only-secret-left-keep"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/only-secret-left-keep.jpg?itok=sf9sVGZi" width="147" height="220" alt="The Only Secret Left to Keep" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/katherine-hayton" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/849" hreflang="en">2017</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1947" hreflang="en">Ngaire Blakes</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">3</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--12"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Detective Ngaire Blakes is back on the case when a skeletonized murder victim is discovered - a crime that took place during the Springbok Tours of 1981. A period that pitted father against son, town against city, and police against protestors.</p> <p>When the victim is identified as Sam Andie, a young African American man transplanted from the States to NZ by his family, Ngaire must investigate whether racial motives were behind the death. In line with evidence from the forensic pathologist, a police baton could easily have been the murder weapon. Or was his death connected to Sam's girlfriend--a young woman convicted of a savage double homicide in the same week that Sam disappeared?</p> <p>With files missing, memories hazy, and a strident false confession muddying the waters, Ngaire must sift through the detritus if she hopes to find the truth hiding deep beneath the lies.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=4637&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="8BKZwwjj32qjR9h7hsxAXnSGSm8K5vJPZQ7YFM3AG2U"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:02:30 +0000 Karen 4637 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/amreading-only-secret-left-keep-katherine-hayton#comments #amreading The Second Stage of Grief, Katherine Hayton https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/amreading-second-stage-grief-katherine-hayton <span>#amreading The Second Stage of Grief, Katherine Hayton</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Tue, 16/05/2017 - 07:03 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>I read this recently. </p> <p><strong>From the Blurb:</strong></p> <p>A false accusation. A brutal murder. Can Ngaire find a killer before he finds her?</p> <p>Ngaire Blakes is trying to put her life back together. The ex-cop resigned from the police after a vicious assault left her battling PTSD. Dragged into a murder investigation, she’s shocked to discover that all the evidence points to her.</p> <p>When the body count climbs, Ngaire flees to the cold comfort of her estranged father’s hometown. In danger and not knowing who to trust, she severs contact with her closest allies and must learn to rely on herself if she’s going to catch the killer before it’s too late.</p> <p>The Second Stage of Grief is the second book in a series of mystery novels set in the dark shadows of New Zealand. If you enjoy gritty mysteries, strong women who rise to the challenge, and thrilling psychological suspense, then you’ll love Katherine Hayton’s latest installment in the Ngaire Blakes trilogy. </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3221" hreflang="en">#amreading</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/21" hreflang="en">New Zealand</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/334" hreflang="en">Ngaio Marsh</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2320" hreflang="en">Crime Fiction</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3531" hreflang="en">The Second Stage of Grief</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2184" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--21"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/second-stage-grief"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/second-stage-grief.jpg?itok=SPEYlBhX" width="138" height="220" alt="The Second Stage of Grief" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/katherine-hayton" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/862" hreflang="en">2016</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1947" hreflang="en">Ngaire Blakes</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">2</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--22"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>A false accusation. A brutal murder. Can Ngaire find a killer before he finds her?</p> <p>Ngaire Blakes is trying to put her life back together. The ex-cop resigned from the police after a vicious assault left her battling PTSD. Dragged into a murder investigation, she’s shocked to discover that all the evidence points to her.</p> <p>When the body count climbs, Ngaire flees to the cold comfort of her estranged father’s hometown. In danger and not knowing who to trust, she severs contact with her closest allies and must learn to rely on herself if she’s going to catch the killer before it’s too late.</p> <p><em>The Second Stage of Grief</em> is the second book in a series of mystery novels set in the dark shadows of New Zealand. If you enjoy gritty mysteries, strong women who rise to the challenge, and thrilling psychological suspense, then you’ll love Katherine Hayton’s latest installment in the Ngaire Blakes trilogy. </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=4742&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="BTq3KBbw_DSEcA5OZ9uN9nM-dvcAmzkD-kP7Pa4VX2o"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Tue, 16 May 2017 09:03:33 +0000 Karen 4742 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/amreading-second-stage-grief-katherine-hayton#comments #amreading The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton, Katherine Hayton https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/amreading-three-deaths-magdalene-lynton-katherine-hayton <span>#amreading The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton, Katherine Hayton</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Mon, 27/03/2017 - 07:03 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Started this one on Sunday night - first in the Ngaire Blakes series.</p> <p><strong>From the Blurb:</strong></p> <p>Forty years ago Magdalene Lynton drowned in a slurry. She choked to death as her hands scrabbled for purchase on the smooth concrete walls. A farmhand discovered her bloated body three days later.</p> <p>Or she didn't.</p> <p>Paul Worthington just confessed to her murder.</p> <p>Forty years ago Magdalene Lynton died in a dirty shed. He smothered her life along with her cries for help and tossed her defiled corpse into a river when he was done.</p> <p>Or he didn't.</p> <p>As Detective Ngaire Blakes investigates the death, she discovers clues that won't piece together with either version. Gaps, inconsistencies, lies. And forty years have eroded more than memories.</p> <p>Is it possible to uncover the third death of Magdalene Lynton when time has eaten away at the evidence? And will the person responsible let Ngaire live long enough to try?</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3221" hreflang="en">#amreading</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/21" hreflang="en">New Zealand</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2320" hreflang="en">Crime Fiction</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3546" hreflang="en">The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2185" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--2"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/three-deaths-magdalene-lynton"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/three-deaths-magdalene-lynton.jpg?itok=GHbMngoo" width="138" height="220" alt="The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/katherine-hayton" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/862" hreflang="en">2016</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-series field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Series</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1947" hreflang="en">Ngaire Blakes</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book-number-in-series- field--type-integer field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Book Number (in series)</div> <div class="field--item">1</div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--3"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Forty years ago Magdalene Lynton drowned in a slurry. She choked to death as her hands scrabbled for purchase on the smooth concrete walls. A farmhand discovered her bloated body three days later.</p> <p>Or she didn't.</p> <p>Paul Worthington just confessed to her murder.</p> <p>Forty years ago Magdalene Lynton died in a dirty shed. He smothered her life along with her cries for help and tossed her defiled corpse into a river when he was done.</p> <p>Or he didn't.</p> <p>As Detective Ngaire Blakes investigates the death, she discovers clues that won't piece together with either version. Gaps, inconsistencies, lies. And forty years have eroded more than memories.</p> <p>Is it possible to uncover the third death of Magdalene Lynton when time has eaten away at the evidence? And will the person responsible let Ngaire live long enough to try?</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=4759&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="BUAT7RtLSsMH5P9zpyydODGRtCu57O-xv_NySH0RpOY"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:03:44 +0000 Karen 4759 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/amreading-three-deaths-magdalene-lynton-katherine-hayton#comments Currently Reading - Breathe and Release, Katherine Hayton https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/currently-reading-breathe-and-release-katherine-hayton <span>Currently Reading - Breathe and Release, Katherine Hayton</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Karen</a></span> <span>Sun, 08/11/2015 - 07:05 pm</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Another from this past week's reading (got a lot of catching up done) - this from NZ based author Katherine Hayton.</p> <p><strong>From the Blurb:</strong></p> <p>Elisabet wakes with amnesia. The care offered to her by a husband she doesn’t remember descends within weeks into aggression and violence.</p> <p>Lillian lies hogtied in an underground cell. Forget about escape; unless she can manage the necessities of life she’ll be dead within days.</p> <p>Kristen lost her house, her friends, and her confidence when her parents separated. Now her injured stepmother has moved back in. Has she lost her memory, or lost her mind?</p> <p>Will the secrets hidden in Elisabet's locked memory be enough to set them all free?</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3221" hreflang="en">#amreading</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/21" hreflang="en">New Zealand</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/2320" hreflang="en">Crime Fiction</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3774" hreflang="en">Breathe and Release</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-book field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"><div data-history-node-id="2375" class="row bs-2col node node--type-books node--view-mode-blogged-books"> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--23"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BOOK INFORMATION</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-field-book-cover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--items"> <div class="field--item"> <a href="/book/breathe-and-release"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/breathe-release.jpg?itok=r0ZLgQVd" width="138" height="220" alt="Breathe and Release" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Author</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/author/katherine-hayton" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-isbn field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">ISBN</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item">9780473330569</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-year-of-publication field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Year of Publication</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/861" hreflang="en">2015</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-6 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="form-item js-form-item form-wrapper js-form-wrapper panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--24"> <div class="panel-heading"> <div class="panel-title">BLURB</div> </div> <div class="panel-body"> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Elisabet wakes with amnesia. The care offered to her by a husband she doesn’t remember descends within weeks into aggression and violence.</p> <p>Lillian lies hogtied in an underground cell. Forget about escape; unless she can manage the necessities of life she’ll be dead within days.</p> <p>Kristen lost her house, her friends, and her confidence when her parents separated. Now her injured stepmother has moved back in. Has she lost her memory, or lost her mind?</p> <p>Will the secrets hidden in Elisabet's locked memory be enough to set them all free?</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <section> <h2>Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=4934&amp;2=field_comments&amp;3=comment" token="33JV-QjSnshYrUCNV6qYTUYQosgdO3OT153iTM5CVXA"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Sun, 08 Nov 2015 08:05:20 +0000 Karen 4934 at https://www.austcrimefiction.org https://www.austcrimefiction.org/blog/currently-reading-breathe-and-release-katherine-hayton#comments Katherine Hayton https://www.austcrimefiction.org/author/katherine-hayton <div data-history-node-id="439" class="row bs-1col-stacked node node--type-author node--view-mode-rss"> <div class="col-sm-12 bs-region bs-region--main"> <div class="js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--26"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--26--content" aria-expanded="true" aria-pressed="true" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--26--content">Author Info</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--26--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade in"> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field--item"><h2> Katherine Hayton </h2> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Katherine Hayton is a 42 year old woman who works in insurance, doesn't have children or pets, can't drive, has lived in Christchurch her entire life, and currently resides two minutes walk from where she was born. For some reason she's developed a rich fantasy life. Buy one of her books and she'll be able to retire in luxury. Or in comfort. Or in just-scraping-by-but-at-least-I'm-not-in-the-office-24-7-ness. Go on.</p> </div> <div class="open-closed js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--25"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--25--content" aria-expanded="false" aria-pressed="false" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--25--content">Tags</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--25--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade"> <div class="field field--name-field-website field--type-link field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Website</div> <div class="field--item"><a href="http://www.kathay1973.com/" target="_blank">http://www.kathay1973.com/</a></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/8" hreflang="en">Author</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/9" hreflang="en">Australia</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/286" hreflang="en">Katherine Hayton</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-sm-12 bs-region bs-region--bottom"> <div class="js-form-wrapper form-wrapper form-item js-form-item panel panel-default" id="bootstrap-panel--27"> <div class="panel-heading"> <a aria-controls="bootstrap-panel--27--content" aria-expanded="true" aria-pressed="true" data-toggle="collapse" role="button" class="panel-title" href="#bootstrap-panel--27--content">Books By This Author</a> </div> <div id="bootstrap-panel--27--content" class="panel-body panel-collapse collapse fade in"> <div class="views-element-container form-group"><div class="view view-eva view-attached-views view-id-attached_views view-display-id-entity_view_1 js-view-dom-id-74af9a31dbce66ab16071f5976d5f3ae5465c0863234506bcb05fd614c33675e"> <header> <h3>Books:</h3> </header> <h3>Series: </h3> <div id="views-bootstrap-attached-views-entity-view-1" class="grid views-view-grid horizontal"> <div class="row"> <div class="col col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-6 col-lg-3 "> <div class="views-field views-field-field-book-cover"><div class="field-content"> <a href="/book/breathe-and-release"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/breathe-release.jpg?itok=r0ZLgQVd" width="138" height="220" alt="Breathe and Release" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-title"><span class="field-content"><a href="/book/breathe-and-release" hreflang="en">Breathe and Release</a></span></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-year-of-publication"><div class="field-content">2015</div></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Series: Ngaire Blakes</h3> <div id="views-bootstrap-attached-views-entity-view-1--2" class="grid views-view-grid horizontal"> <div class="row"> <div class="col col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-6 col-lg-3 "> <div class="views-field views-field-field-book-cover"><div class="field-content"> <a href="/book/only-secret-left-keep"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/only-secret-left-keep.jpg?itok=sf9sVGZi" width="147" height="220" alt="The Only Secret Left to Keep" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-title"><span class="field-content"><a href="/book/only-secret-left-keep" hreflang="en">The Only Secret Left to Keep</a></span></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-book-number-in-series-"><span class="views-label views-label-field-book-number-in-series-">Book Number: </span><div class="field-content">3</div></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-year-of-publication"><div class="field-content">2017</div></div> </div> <div class="col col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-6 col-lg-3 "> <div class="views-field views-field-field-book-cover"><div class="field-content"> <a href="/book/second-stage-grief"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/second-stage-grief.jpg?itok=SPEYlBhX" width="138" height="220" alt="The Second Stage of Grief" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div></div><div class="views-field views-field-title"><span class="field-content"><a href="/book/second-stage-grief" hreflang="en">The Second Stage of Grief</a></span></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-book-number-in-series-"><span class="views-label views-label-field-book-number-in-series-">Book Number: </span><div class="field-content">2</div></div><div class="views-field views-field-field-year-of-publication"><div class="field-content">2016</div></div> </div> <div class="col col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-6 col-lg-3 "> <div class="views-field views-field-field-book-cover"><div class="field-content"> <a href="/book/three-deaths-magdalene-lynton"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/book-covers/three-deaths-magdalene-lynton.jpg?itok=GHbMngoo" width="138" 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