New Zealand

The Murder Trap

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

Audrey continues to operate her rural cabin resort in the far north of New Zealand. 

A true crime writer, Poppy Perkins, checks into Audrey's resort to research her latest true crime thriller based on the spree of murders that have taken place in the small rural town. 

ISBN: 
B072KVM7V9
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Year of Publication: 
2017

Rebellion

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

A KIDNAPPED CHILD. A NATION ON THE EDGE. A WOMAN WHO KNOWS NO LIMITS… 

Maya Raines is a spy caught between two cultures. She’s half-Malaysian and half-American. Her skills are razor-sharp, but her soul is eternally conflicted. 

Now she finds herself drawn into a web of intrigue when a crisis erupts in Malaysia. A female terrorist named Khadijah has kidnapped the young son of an American businessman. It’s a brazen act that marks the beginning of a civil war that threatens to destabilise Southeast Asia. 

Who is Khadijah? What does she want? And can she be stopped? 

ISBN: 
B01N126WB4
Series: 
Section One
Publisher: 
Kia Kaha Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Murder Most Malicious

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

When the good-natured Mr Mancini discovers a dead woman in the Winter Garden Glasshouse on a winter’s morning in 1909, he is horrified. Even more so when the brittle-tongued Detective Haynes implies he is a suspect. That same day, when the guest speaker at the book group doesn’t appear, Mancini suspects she is the corpse. But with no identification, and with the speaker having come from a different city, right from the beginning it becomes a difficult case and one full of intrigue.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781370135417
Series: 
Mancini Mysteries
Year of Publication: 
2017

Sting of the Scorpion

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

MI6 have a problem. A missing agent, kidnapped and taken to hostile territory for interrogation. 

Only one option is open and that's a high risk rescue operation over two hundred miles into hostile territory with no support, a 'do or die mission' where the stakes are high. There's only one team capable of carrying out such a mission, SCORPION 1

ISBN: 
B01GM70P0E
Series: 
Scorpion
Year of Publication: 
2016

Lawrence Hebb

Author Information
Hebb, Lawrence

Lawrence is an ex soldier who also spent a number of years in the Middle East working with an Evangelical Christian relief and development organization.

This gives me a unique perspective on things that I believe are reflected in my writing. An ability to 'look behind' what's happening and give a unique perspective reflected in the stories I write.

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

D.A. Crossman

Author Information
Crossman, D.A.

David (D.A.) Crossman is a novelist and short story writer with a passion for flawed detectives, sinister spies, and femme fatales. English on his father’s side and Norwegian on his mother’s, David was born in South Africa and raised in South East London. David spent a number of years as an itinerant worker and he has resided in France, Israel, India, and Australia before settling down in rural New Zealand where he now lives with his family and their clowder of cats.