2018

The Ruin

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It's been twenty years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind...

When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it was suicide. A surgical resident, she throws herself into study and work, trying to forget - until Jack's sister Maude shows up. Maude suspects foul play, and she is determined to prove it.

ISBN: 
9780143133124
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Second Sight

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A fugitive in the present. A runaway in the past.

Eliza Carmody returns home to the country to work on the biggest law case of her career. The only problem is this time she’s on the ‘wrong side’ – defending a large corporation against a bushfire class action by her hometown of Kinsale.

ISBN: 
9781925596892
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
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

Perfect Criminals

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Ten years after surviving special operations in Afghanistan, Danny Clay is working as a scriptwriter in the emotional war zone of TV production. His best mate and editor is Vietnamese neighbour Zan who may or may not have killed a man with her bare hands. When their writer friends start dying in mysterious circumstances, Danny must resurrect his old army sapper skills to prevent himself and Zan becoming the next victims.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9781925584721
Publisher: 
Affirm Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Agency

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It's 2005, and Walker has just entered the CIA. After a distinguished ten-years within Air Force special ops, he's re-upped to avoid a desk job. But his first job will move the front line far closer to home - his first mission is stateside. 

New Orleans, pre Katrina. Walker is sent on a mission by Harold Richter, CIA field operations legend and trainer of agents provocateur. The task he sends Walker on is a one-way ticket - survive and succeed at all costs. Walker is an off-the-grid, solo, deniable asset. 

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9780733638862
Series: 
Jed Walker
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

Bring Me Back, B.A. Paris

Author Information
Book Title: 
Bring Me Back
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781250151339
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Mystery
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
St Martins Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Woman in the Window, A.J. Finn

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Woman in the Window
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9780008234157
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime
Sub Genre: 
Mystery
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
Harper Collins Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

Know Me Now

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

A SUICIDE. A MURDER. A CONSPIRACY. 

DIGGING UP THE PAST CAN BE DEADLY . . .

A thirteen-year-old boy commits suicide.

A sixty-five-year old man dies of a heart attack.

Dan Forrester, ex-MI5 agent, is connected to them both. 

And when he discovers that his godson and his father have been murdered, he teams up with his old friend, DC Lucy Davies, to find answers.

But as the pair investigate, they unravel a dark and violent mystery stretching decades into the past and uncover a terrible secret.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9781785760310
Series: 
Dan Forrester
Publisher: 
Bonnier
Year of Publication: 
2018

Dark Angels

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The streets of Darlinghurst are dangerous. It is 1930 and razor gangs compete for domination of the turf. Leaving home isn’t optional when Gilbert Maggs’ drunken father chases him from the house with a carving knife. He quickly finds that the back streets hold dangers of their own.

ISBN: 
9781922134318
Publisher: 
Harbour Publishing House
Year of Publication: 
2018

Savages: The Wedding by Sabri Louatah

Author Information
Book Title: 
Savages: The Wedding
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Savages: The Wedding
ISBN: 
9781472153692
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018