2018

The Nowhere Child

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

‘Her name is Sammy Went. This photo was taken on her second birthday. Three days later she was gone.’

On a break between teaching photography classes, Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger investigating the disappearance of a little girl from her Kentucky home twenty-eight years earlier. He believes she is that girl.

ISBN: 
9781925584523
Publisher: 
Affirm Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Other Wife

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows.

Fresh from the highest selling book of his career, The Secrets She Keeps, multi-million-copy bestselling author Michael Robotham returns to his beloved Joe O’Loughlin series in this compelling psychological thriller that delves into the consequences of a tragedy, exposing a lifetime of shocking cover-up that is too close to home for the famous psychologist.

ISBN: 
9780733637933
Series: 
Joe O'Loughlin
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Sunday Girl

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

The Girl on the Train meets Before I Go to Sleep with a dash of Bridget Jones in this chilling tale of love gone horribly wrong …

‘Some love affairs change you forever. Someone comes into your orbit and swivels you on your axis, like the wind working on a rooftop weather vane. And when they leave, as the wind always does, you are different; you have a new direction. And it’s not always north.’

ISBN: 
9781925685831
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Far-Back Country

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In 1979, at the age of fourteen, Ray McCullough ran away from his home on a western New South Wales sheep property following a violent confrontation with his dad, Jim McCullough. He left behind his mother, Delly, and his sisters, Ursula and Tilda.

Now forty-one, Ray works as an itinerant cook and labourer across the remote outback. A practical man in love with history, landscape and solitude, he believes he suffers from an inherited streak of violence. A good man who thinks he is bad, Ray has spent his life running away from memories of family and home.

ISBN: 
9781760632830
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

This I Would Kill For

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Natalie King has been hired to do a psychiatric evaluation for the children’s court. A custody dispute. Not her usual territory, but now that she’s pregnant she’s happy to do a simple consult.

Turns out Jenna and Malik’s break-up is anything but simple. He claims she’s crazy and compulsive; she claims he’s been abusing their daughter Chelsea.

But what if all the claims are true? Or none? How can Natalie protect the child? And how does she work out where her concerns for Chelsea slide into her growing obsession with her own lost father?

ISBN: 
9781925603231
Series: 
Natalie King
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2018

Our House, Louise Candlish

Author Information
Book Title: 
Our House
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781471168031
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime and Mystery
Sub Genre: 
Dramatic Thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Simon and Schuster Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

WATCH ME, JODY GEHRMAN

Author Information
Book Title: 
Watch Me
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9781250144027
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
St Martins Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

THE CHILD NEXT DOOR, SHALINI BOLAND

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Child Next Door
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781786813817
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Domestic Thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Bookouture
Year of Publication: 
2018

LET ME LIE, CLARE MACKINTOSH

Author Information
Book Title: 
Let Me LIe
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9780751564877
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Domestic Mystery
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

Class Act

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Can a man who’s lived a life of crime ever escape his past? The world’s most reluctant private investigator is about to find out.

Former bad boy turned local hero, Bill Murdoch, should be happy with his little piece of paradise. After all, he’s got the fancy car and the big house by the beach. The only trouble is he’s slowly suffocating in small town life. 

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
ISBN: 
9780994178688
Location: 
New South Wales
Series: 
Bill Murdoch
Publisher: 
deGrevilo Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2018