Wakefield Press

The Popeye Murder, Sandra Winter-Dewhirst

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Popeye Murder
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743055236
Series: 
Rebecca Keith
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Cosy
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

A Royal Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The duffle bag appeared to be made from expensive silk, embossed with what Rebecca thought was Chinese calligraphy. She was in no doubt that the bag contained a body. The protruding bloodied leg was a giveaway.

ISBN: 
9781743055243
Series: 
Rebecca Keith
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Popeye Murder

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Rebecca wondered if she was looking at an elaborate hoax. She wasn't.

Along with a dozen other journalists and food-industry celebrities, she had just witnessed the unveiling of the baked head of one of Adelaide's most celebrated chefs. The head of Leong Chew sat on a pewter platter. The cloche had just been removed, revealing Leong Chew, clearly not at his best.

ISBN: 
9781743055236
Series: 
Rebecca Keith
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

Review - Prohibited Zone, Alastair Sarre

Author Information
Book Title: 
Prohibited Zone
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781862549432
Series: 
Steve West
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Australia
Outback
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2011

Ecstasy Lake

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Hidden in the outback, somewhere near Ecstasy Lake, is a massive gold deposit worth billions of dollars.

Steve West, mining engineer and ex-AFL footballer, is the third person to know about it. The second is his good mate Tasso - loud, brilliant, filthy rich and just possibly mad. The first has just been brutally murdered.

A goldmine like this is just the thing to turn a man's fortunes around. It might even change the fortunes of the state.

ISBN: 
9781743053966
Location: 
Australia
Outback
Series: 
Steve West
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Prohibited Zone

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Steve West, mining engineer and ex-footy star, just wants a dirty weekend in town, but he can't stop people telling him their secrets. When crusading Kara incites a breakout in the desert, Westie finds himself her reluctant accomplice. Soon he's got a runaway asylum seeker in tow, and all the world, it seems, on his tail.

There is a way out - but it's in the prohibited zone.

ISBN: 
9781862549432
Location: 
Australia
Outback
Series: 
Steve West
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2011

The Fourth Season

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When the body of young female environmental activist and science student, Laila Fanshaw, is found floating in Lake Burley Griffin, private investigator Sandra Mahoney's life is turned upside down, not least because her partner, Ivan, was in love with Laila. Ivan is a suspect and has no alibi for the time of death.

A further strain is put on the relationship when another suspect, who worked in the Federal Environment Department, wants to hire Sandra to help him clear his name.

Sub Genre: 
Private Detective
ISBN: 
9781743052532
Location: 
Canberra
Series: 
Sandra Mahoney
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
2013

Common People

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

People like to see something different - a king or a notorious criminal, a starving man. Even a dead elephant.

Dead elephant?

Pel nodded. "Plenty have seen 'em alive. Very few have seen 'em dead.

Dapper Pel Pelham is pulling stunts again, spruiking for Henri Sapolio, World's Champion Starving Man. The circus is in town and the police are on the prowl. After Rena, Queen of the Trapeze, takes a dive, not even Estelle, the Armless Wonder, is safe from their enquiries.

ISBN: 
1862543038
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1994

Sinners Never Die

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The time is the mid 1890s. The setting, a small outback town. Harry Ford, the postmaster, is opening other people's mail. They say nothing happens in small towns, but there's plenty to set tongues wagging in this neighbourhood of sinners; adultery, blackmail, disappearances, poisonings. And then the Great Boldini comes to town.

ISBN: 
1862542902
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1994

Beat Not the Bones

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

People changed; they were no longer recognisable as Australians. Frustrations and misfortunes festered into wounds here, deranged the mind and poisoned the blood.

Suicide, or murder? Newly arrived in Papua, where even the luscious vegetation conspires with the bureaucrats to bewilder her, Stella Warwick is determined to prove her husband did not take his own life. Defying the patronising concern of officials, she ventures deep into the jungle, striding ever clser to the horrifying heart of the mystery.

ISBN: 
1862542872
Publisher: 
Wakefield Press
Year of Publication: 
1952