2017

Book review - Sleeping Beauties, Stephen King & Owen King

Author Information
Book Title: 
Sleeping Beauties
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9781473665200
Categorisation
Category: 
Post apocalyptic
Sub Genre: 
Horror and Fantasy
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
Hodder & Stoughton
Year of Publication: 
2017

Book review - Friend Request, Laura Marshall

Author Information
Book Title: 
Friend Request
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9780751568349
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime and Mystery
Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - A Dangerous Language, Sulari Gentill

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Dangerous Language
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921997662
Series: 
Rowland Sinclair
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Sydney
Canberra
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The Twentieth Man by Tony Jones

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Twentieth Man
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760295004
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
Sydney
Austria
Yugoslavia
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Forger's Wife

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

John Lang was Australia's first locally born novelist, publishing early work in Sydney in the 1840s and going on to write several bestsellers. The Forger's Wife (1856) is a lively adventure novel, set in an unruly colonial Sydney where everyone is on the make. The forger's wife is a young woman who follows her rakish husband out to Australia and struggles to survive as her marriage falls apart. She soon meets detective George Flower, a powerful man with a cavalier sense of justice and retribution.

ISBN: 
9780987625304
Series: 
Colonial Australian Popular Fiction
Publisher: 
Grattan Street Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

On The Java Ridge

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Amid the furious ocean there was no human sound on deck: some people standing, watching the wave, but no one capable of words. On the Java Ridge, skipper Isi Natoli and a group of Australian surf tourists are anchored beside an idyllic reef off the Indonesian island of Dana. In the Canberra office of Cassius Calvert, Minister for Border Integrity, a Federal election looms and (not coincidentally) a hardline new policy is being announced regarding maritime assistance to asylum-seeker vessels in distress.A few kilometres away from Dana, the Takalar is having engine trouble.

ISBN: 
9781925498394
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Easter Make Believers

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

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.

Year of Publication: 
2017

Munich by Robert Harris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Munich
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9780091959203
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Hutchinson / Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Soon

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

An almost deserted town in the middle of nowhere, Nebulah's days of mining and farming prosperity - if they ever truly existed - are long gone. These days even the name on the road sign into town has been removed. Yet for Pete, an ex-policeman, Milly, Li and a small band of others, it's the only place they have ever felt at home.

ISBN: 
9780995409804
Publisher: 
Transit Lounge
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The Swan Island Connection, Dorothy Johnston

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Swan Island Connection
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Series: 
Chris Blackie
Sea Change Mysteries
Anthea Merritt
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Queenscliff
Publisher: 
For Pity Sake Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017