Inspector O'Rorke

The Lost Taonga

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

Their Taonga: Ngai Tahu’s ancient and sacred treasure. Everybody covets it. When it is stolen, the ancestors start wreaking havoc. The curse destroys people’s lives. Boats are overturned, babies die at birth, throats are slit. It must be returned to appease the ancestors. It has drawn Countess Margarita Szechnyi and Boyland the Collector, otherwise known as the Butcher of Warsaw, together into a web of murder, intrigue, love and deceit.

ISBN: 
9780994130464
Series: 
Inspector O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Lucano
Year of Publication: 
2017

A Suitable Time for Vengeance

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

London 1887: a year of Continental anarchist- and American-financed Fenian violence. The suspicious death of Patrick O’Rorke’s boyhood friend Tom O’Brien – the internationally famous tenor known as Tomaso Briani – propels the former colonial detective into dangerous places when he is called on to investigate by both Briani’s mysterious widow, the Contessa di Stephani, and ambitious but devious Detective Chief Inspector Wilson of Scotland Yard’s Special Branch, himself embroiled in the Yard’s own labyrinthine power struggles.

ISBN: 
9780995100206
Series: 
Inspector O'Rorke
Publisher: 
Lucano
Year of Publication: 
2017