2016

The Jaded Kiwi

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

The summer of 1976 in Auckland, New Zealand. 

There is a severe marijuana drought. 

Two couples; a gynecologist and a physicist, together with a violinist and an actress meet by accident in a pub and help a Maori evade the police. 

A group of Maori plans to deliver a truckload of cannabis to Auckland. 

A Chinese family has harvested four greenhouses of enhanced sensimilla. 

A criminal mastermind plots to start a drug war. 

A police Inspector hunts a fugitive Maori. 

The war on drugs starts in New Zealand.

Publisher: 
Amazon
Year of Publication: 
2016

Taken At Night

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The year is 1900, and photographer Beatrix Spencer has just opened her photographic studio in the bustling colonial metropolis of Sydney. But it is a turbulent time to start a new business. A deadly outbreak of bubonic plague is threatening the city, causing public panic, putting ships into quarantine and causing unrest on the wharves. The colony is preparing to send soldiers to the Boer War. Women are struggling to gain rights and recognition.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Beatrix Spencer
Publisher: 
Create Space
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - That Empty Feeling, Peter Corris

Author Information
Book Title: 
That Empty Feeling
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760112073
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Dastardly Deeds, Ilsa Evans

Author Information
Book Title: 
Dastardly Deeds
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760301347
Series: 
Nell Forrest
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Humour
Accidental Detective
Publisher: 
Momentum
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Poison Artist, Jonathan Moore

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Poison Artist
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
USA
ISBN: 
9780544520561
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Girl Waits with Gun, Amy Stewart

Author Information
Book Title: 
Girl Waits with Gun
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
USA
ISBN: 
9780544409910
Categorisation
Category: 
Historical Fiction
Publisher: 
Scribe
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Darkest Secret, Alex Marwood

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Darkest Secret
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9780751550702
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

Missing

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Someone is targeting Adelaide’s homeless. Men are disappearing off the streets, and body parts are turning up in a local dump.

Still haunted by her last run-in with a serial killer, Cass Lehman is trying hard to focus on the future. That’s not easy when she has the ‘gift’ of retrocognition … the ability to spontaneously re-live the last minutes of a person’s life.  

Cass and Detective Ed Dyson are now trying to make a normal home together, but when she gets entangled in Ed’s latest case things are far from normal.

Sub Genre: 
Paranormal
ISBN: 
9781921997532
Series: 
Cass Lehman
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

No Free Man

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

Stepan Volkov forfeited his future when he was paid to forget his past.

Forced to adapt, he ultimately became the world's most wanted killer... feared, vicious and brutal.

A tool of the Organizatsiya, a Russian crime syndicate that forged him into 'The Wolf', he's pursued by American spies and Australian agents, torn between his need to survive and his desire to be free.

When a shock encounter in Australia uncovers forgotten secrets and threatens uneasy allegiances, Volkov suddenly sees a choice... one he thought would never be his to make.

ISBN: 
9781921997563
Series: 
The Killer and the Thief
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Darkest Place

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Carly Townsend is starting over after a decade of tragedy and pain. In a new town and a new apartment she's determined to leave the memories and failures of her past behind. 

However that dream is shattered in the dead of night when she is woken by the shadow of a man next to her bed, silently watching her. And it happens week after week.

Yet there is no way an intruder could have entered the apartment. It's on the fourth floor, the doors are locked and there is no evidence that anyone has been inside. 

ISBN: 
9780857985941
Publisher: 
Random House
Year of Publication: 
2016