New Zealand

p.d.r. Lindsay

Author Information
Lindsay, p.d.r.

p.d.r. lindsay wrote her first 'novel' aged seven, an attempt to persuade her parents to buy her a pony. It didn't work, but she'd discovered that writing and reading were an escape from her tormenting brother and devious sister. She could create people who loved her and wonderful imaginative places to escape to. Poetry became her first love, then plays and finally stories from her adult imagination for herself and adult readers

Passport to Power

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

One of Richard West's overseas students disappears. Her friends think Boon has been forced into the sex trade. They enlist Richard's help in finding Boon, who is believed to be held captive in a remote mountain resort, The Tall Oaks. The lecturer and a friend and two students are themselves captured, leaving Richard, Alex and Policewoman Rebecca Nolan to rescue them before they are disposed of. Boon is thrown into a raging torrent to drown by one of the merciless criminals.

ISBN: 
B074PSJVJW
Series: 
Richard West
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Fern Valley Conspiracy

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

Forestry is dangerous work. Accidents happen. But how many accidents are too many? The teachers at Fern Valley Area School are hiding something. The school Principal has disappeared, apparently taking a rest cure in a Meditation Centre. The management of the Meditation Centre has no knowledge of him. Policewoman Barbara van Buren's brother has gone walk-about. He has taken his surfing gear and has left the job unfinished. Kingi Waitai, a Maori leader, is beaten up for talking to Richard. Then Richard disappears.

ISBN: 
9781370857760
Series: 
Richard West
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Ottoman Conspiracy

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

Former Special Forces soldier Jeff Bradley is meeting with the mafia in Bari, Italy, to discover the whereabouts of his nemesis—criminal overlord Avni Leka—when he receives a message from an old friend. Barry is on board a tourist bus that has been hijacked by terrorists near Istanbul. Strapped with explosives, it is racing across Turkey to the northern borders of Syria, Iraq and Iran.

The Turkish president will not negotiate. The Turkish military will not allow the bus to cross the border. The hijackers will kill themselves and their hostages if they cannot escape.

ISBN: 
9781503942196
Series: 
Jeff Bradley
Publisher: 
Thomas Mercer
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Atlantic Affair

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

A loner receives instruction to collect a newly imported car and drive it to a specific street by a certain time with very precise instructions on initiating the car alarm. He follows them exactly. His last ever act. The British Prime Minister activates the Cobra room and initiates martial law. United States President Johnson sends aid in the form of two aircraft carriers plus his Presidential army headed by Thomas. After their first Sumatran tiger release, Langham and his group are attacked by paramilitaries with worrying consequences.

ISBN: 
9780994144676
Publisher: 
Lang Book Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

Lifting

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

Amy is a store detective at Cutty’s, the oldest and grandest department store in the country. She’s good at her job. She can read people and catch them. But Cutty’s is closing down. Amy has a young baby, an ailing mother, and a large mortgage. She also has a past as an activist.



ISBN: 
9781776561025
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Damien WIlkins

Author Information
WIlkins, Damien

Damien Wilkins writes fiction, and he has published short stories, novels, and poetry. His writing has been described as ‘exuberant and evocative, subtle and exact, aware of its own artifice yet relishing the idiosyncrasies and possibilities of language’. Wilkins has had books published in New Zealand, the USA and the UK, and he has won and been nominated for a range of prizes and awards. He also edited the award-winning anthology, Great Sporting Moments: The best of Sport magazine 1988-2004 published in 2005.

Bad Oil and the Animals

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

Sixteen-year old Heidi has always dreamed of being a society photographer for the rich and famous. Instead, her first film project plunges her into a world of subterfuge as she joins a courageous group of teenage protesters committed to saving orangutans in the wild. 

An insatiable demand for palm oil is hastening the extinction of these gentle creatures that share 97% of human DNA. The group also uncovers a dubious use for palm oil end products that affects local animals. 

ISBN: 
B01MQU6DI4