2017

The Only Secret Left to Keep

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

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.

Series: 
Ngaire Blakes
Year of Publication: 
2017

Straight and Level

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

The sequel to "Death on D'Urville," sees Claire Hardcastle involved in another adventure. Her partner, Jack, has been sent on secondment for a month to the Solomon's and Claire plans to use the time he's away to settle down to her studies, observe Dry July and think about the direction in which their passionate relationship is heading. If only life were that simple!

ISBN: 
9780473398200
Series: 
Claire Hardcastle
Publisher: 
Ithaca Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Maori Detective

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

He’s lost his wife, his job, and his mana. So what now? A PI? He really couldn’t get used to it. Traipsing around after unfaithful wives and little old ladies’ lost dogs? Was this the future for Carlos Wallace? And what of the beautiful matakite? Wasn’t it a sin to fall in love with your cousin? 

ISBN: 
B075L1WY3H
Series: 
Red Zone Mysteries
Publisher: 
Lang Book Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

Metabyte

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

Her niece is abducted and her in-laws disappear. Long-deceased agents turn up in garages across the city - dead again. No wonder SSA Ellie Iverson’s internal alert goes off the scale. 

Enigmatic clues and codes from a missing colleague and brother-in-law about the seepage of sensitive FBI data, lead to the sudden death of a team member and leave Delta A spinning. Two new agents, with special talents akin to Ellie’s, join the team and ramp her alarm sensors even higher. Her niece’s social media life offers clues to a horrifying network and its activities. 

ISBN: 
B074SZYJ4W
Series: 
Byte Series
Publisher: 
Rebel
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Chinese Proverb

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

Army veteran Hunter Grant thought he had left war behind in Afghanistan – a conflict that left him with physical and psychological scars. But finding an unconscious girl in the Northland bush and gradually untangling her story involves him in a war of a different kind in his own country.

Hunter sets out to find and punish the man Dao calls Master, but he soon discovers there is more to this than enslavement. Before long he himself is being hunted by the boss of a drug empire whose sole objective is to kill Dao – she knows too much.

ISBN: 
9781483596563
Publisher: 
BookBaby
Year of Publication: 
2017

Terror of the Innocent

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

As the Iraqi Forces build up for the liberation of Mosul, ISIS wants revenge. 

The UK and USA are in their sights ... 

In a daring rescue mission to release aid workers held hostage by ISIS, US Navy SEAL John Deacon stumbles across an ISIS revenge plot using deadly weapons stolen from Saddam's regime. 

Masterminded by Deacon's old adversary, Saif the Palestinian, and too late to save the UK, Deacon and the world can only watch in horror as thousands suffer a terrible fate. 

Determined to stop the same outcome in the US, it's a race against time. 

ISBN: 
B071KYTF8M
Series: 
John Deacon
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Jaws of Revenge

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

The fate of America lies in the hands of one team of US SEALs. The US mainland is under threat as never before. Osama bin Laden is dead, and the world can relax. Or can they? Remaining leaders of Al-Qaeda want revenge, and they want it against the USA. When good fortune smiles on them and the opportunity presents itself to use stolen weapons of mass destruction, it's Game On! 

Al-Qaeda leaders devise a plan so audacious if it succeeds it will wreak the USA for good. With help from Iran and from a US Navy traitor, it can't fail. Tens of thousands of Americans will perish. 

ISBN: 
B071Y48T5K
Series: 
John Deacon
Publisher: 
Okoromai Bay Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

Six Murders?: The Strange Case of the Welly Alley Strangler

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

When Faith and her husband accidentally get involved in the weird life of Ponytail O'Gorman - a beguiling old fraudster - they have no idea how much he will disrupt their peaceful life in suburban Wellington, New Zealand. But he convinces them to help him in his strange quest to find both his friend from prison, Simple Simon, and his own missing cell phone which is being sought by a bunch of desperate crooks as well as by the head of Wellington CIB.

ISBN: 
9780473391010
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Year One, Nora Roberts

Author Information
Book Title: 
Year One
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9780349414959
Categorisation
Category: 
Post apocalyptic
Sub Genre: 
Fantasy
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia / St Martins Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, David Lagercrantz

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
Author Name: 
ISBN: 
9780857056429
Series: 
#5 Millenium
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017