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Review - The Twentieth Man by Tony Jones

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Twentieth Man
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760295004
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
Sydney
Austria
Yugoslavia
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Choke

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Fiction

Abandoned by her mother as a toddler and only occasionally visited by her volatile father who keeps dangerous secrets, Justine is raised solely by her Pop, an old man tormented by visions of the Burma Railway. Justine finds sanctuary in Pop's chooks and The Choke, where the banks of the Murray River are so narrow they can almost touch—a place of staggering natural beauty that is both a source of peace and danger. Although Justine doesn't know it, her father is a menacing criminal and the world she is exposed to is one of great peril to her.

ISBN: 
9781760297244
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Half Wild, Pip Smith

Author Information
Book Title: 
Half Wild
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760294649
Categorisation
Category: 
Literary Fiction
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Twentieth Man

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Terrorism, politics and betrayals collide in this unputdownable, fast-paced thriller from a highly recognisable political insider.

In September 1972, journalist Anna Rosen takes an early morning phone call from her boss at the ABC telling her about two bombings in Sydney’s busy CBD. It's the worst terrorist attack in the country's history and Anna has no doubt which group is responsible for the carnage. She has been investigating the role of alleged war criminals in the globally active Ustasha movement. 

ISBN: 
9781760295004
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Way Back

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

All she wanted was to escape. But why does she still feel trapped. A gripping psychological drama by the author of Mothers and Daughters and Into My Arms.

Charlie Johnson is 13 and in her first year of high school. She loves her family, netball and Liam, the cute guy who sits next to her in Science - but most of all she loves horses and horse-riding. Charlie's parents have leased her a horse, Tic Tac, from the local pony club, but one day they go out for a ride in the national park and only Tic Tac returns...

ISBN: 
9781760297138
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Code of Silence

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

The powerful true story of the first police officer to lift the lid on police corruption in Queensland and what then happened to him.

'Wherever there is power and money, there is always the risk of corruption. But everyone has a choice: to become involved or to take a stand against it.'

Colin Dillon is an extraordinary man. He was the first Indigenous policeman in Australia. But that is actually a very small part of his story.

ISBN: 
9781760290580
Location: 
Queensland
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - The Dark Lake, Sarah Bailey

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Dark Lake
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760295899
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly, Adrian McKinty

Author Information
Book Title: 
Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781781256923
Series: 
Sean Duffy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly, Adrian McKinty

Author Information
Book Title: 
Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781781256923
Series: 
Sean Duffy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Dark Lake

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A hot summer. A shocking murder. A town of secrets, waiting to explode. A brooding, suspenseful and explosive debut that will grip you from the first page to the last.

There had been a few minutes when I was alone with her in the autopsy room. I'd felt wild. Absent. Before I could stop myself I was leaning close to her, telling her everything. The words draining out of me as she lay there. Her long damp hair hanging off the back of the steel table. Glassy eyes fixed blindly on the ceiling. She was still so beautiful, even in death.

ISBN: 
9781760295899
Series: 
Gemma Woodstock
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2017