2017

Wimmera

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In the long, hot summer of 1989, Ben and Fab are best friends.

Growing up in a small country town, they spend their days playing cricket, yabbying in local dams, wanting a pair of Nike Air Maxes and not talking about how Fab's dad hits him or how the sudden death of Ben's next-door neighbour unsettled him. Almost teenagers, they already know some things are better left unsaid.

ISBN: 
9780733638459
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Not a Sound, Heather Gudenkauf

Author Information
Book Title: 
NOT A SOUND
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9781489230560
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Mystery
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
Harlequin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Every Last Lie, Mary Kubica

Author Information
Book Title: 
EVERY LAST LIE
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9781489230553
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime and Mystery
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
MIRA
Year of Publication: 
2017

Dr Jekyll & Mr Seek

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Seven years after the death of Edward Hyde, a stylish gentleman shows up in foggy London claiming to be Dr. Henry Jekyll. Only Mr. Utterson, Jekyll’s faithful lawyer and confidant, knows that he must be an impostor – because Jekyll was Hyde.

But as the man goes about charming Jekyll’s friends and reclaiming the estate, and as the bodies of potential challengers start piling up, Utterson is left fearing for his life ... and questioning his own sanity.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925143898
Publisher: 
Xoum
Year of Publication: 
2017

Out on the Ice

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

One brief but tragic moment out on a frozen Reykjavík lake changes Sóley’s life forever. Now, looking back on the last twenty-three years of her life, she attempts to make sense of it all. The tears, the pain and the lives lost along the way. 

No one ever told her bringing up a son all on her own would be easy but not in her wildest dreams did she imagine it might be so hard. 

Together Jakob and her have walked alone through the worst that Iceland could throw at them and now she’s here to tell you her tale. 

ISBN: 
B0711RWMJ9
Location: 
Iceland
Series: 
Grímur Karlsson
Publisher: 
Fahrenheit Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Crossing the Lines

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Literary Fiction

When Madeleine d’Leon conjures Ned McGinnity as the hero in her latest crime novel, she makes him a serious writer simply because the irony of a protagonist who’d never lower himself to read the story in which he stars, amuses her.

When Ned McGinnity creates Madeleine d’Leon, she is his literary device, a writer of detective ction who is herself a mystery to be unravelled.

As Ned and Madeleine play out their own lives while writing the other’s story, they nd themselves crossing the lines that divide the real and the imagined.

ISBN: 
9781921997860
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Gravity Well, Melanie Joosten

Author Information
Book Title: 
Gravity Well
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925322057
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2017

And Fire Came Down

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic is used to meeting life head-on. Now, he’s struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him, and nightmares haunt his waking hours.

ISBN: 
9781760402945
Series: 
Caleb Zelic
Publisher: 
Bonnier Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The Dark Lake, Sarah Bailey

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Dark Lake
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760295899
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Marlborough Man, Alan Carter

Author Information
Book Title: 
Marlborough Man
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925164534
Series: 
Nick Chester
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Undercover Cop
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2017