2017

Review - The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman, Mindy Mejia

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9781784295943
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Suspense
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Unfortunate Victim

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Based on a true story…

At midnight on 28 December 1864, in the Australian gold-mining town of Daylesford, young newly-wed Maggie Stuart lies dead in her own blood. Rumour and xenophobia drive speculation over the identity of her killer, and when a suspect is apprehended, police incompetence and defence counsel negligence bring yet more distortion to the wheels of justice.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925321975
Location: 
Daylesford
Castlemaine
Series: 
Otto Berliner
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Win, Lose or Draw by Peter Corris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Win
Lose or Draw
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760294786
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
Sydney
NSW
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Win, Lose or Draw by Peter Corris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Win
Lose or Draw
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760294786
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
Sydney
NSW
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Crimson Lake

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

12.46: Thirteen-year-old Claire Bingley stands alone at a bus stop

12.47: Ted Conkaffey parks his car beside her

12.52: The girl is missing . . .

Six minutes – that’s all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey’s life. Accused but not convicted of Claire’s abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9780143781905
Location: 
Australia
Series: 
Ted Conkaffey
Publisher: 
Penguin Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

Win, Lose or Draw

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A missing teenager, drugs, yachts, the sex trade and a cold trail that leads from Sydney to Norfolk Island, Byron Bay and Coolangatta. Can Cliff Hardy find out what's really going on?

Will one man's loss be Hardy's gain?

'I'd read about it in the papers, heard the radio reports and seen the TV coverage and then forgotten about it, the way you do with news stories.'

A missing girl, drugs, yachts, the sex trade and a cold trail that leads from Sydney to Norfolk Island, Byron Bay and Coolangatta.

Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
ISBN: 
9781760294786
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Cliff Hardy
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017