Classics

Bushranger of the Skies

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

An extraordinary case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte opens when a police car is bombed from the air on a lonely outback road by a mysterious pilot who plans to conquer a nation.

Sub Genre: 
Classics
ISBN: 
9781740301787
Publisher: 
Bolinda
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
1940
1988

Madame Midas

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When the suave French convict Gaston Vandeloup escapes to the goldfields of Ballarat, he is destined to meet the remarkable Madame Midas who has made her fortune in Ballarat's fabulous mines.

But her wealth makes her prey to deceit and crime, destined to end in murder! 

Madame Midas is the thrilling companion-piece to Fergus Hume's phenomenally successful The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.

Sub Genre: 
Classics
ISBN: 
1876485132
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006
1888

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Fergus Hume's sensational novel The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is Australia's original blockbuster and international best-selling crime novel.

First published in 1886, it was an overnight sensation, selling hundreds of thousands of copies around the world and being translated into eleven languages. Over a century later, Hansom Cab has lost none of its page-turning power.

Set in the charming and deadly streets of Melbourne, this vivid and brilliantly plotted murder thriller tells the story of a crime committed by an unknown assassin.

Sub Genre: 
Classics
ISBN: 
1877008001
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2006
1886

Goodbye Sweet William

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Shortly after joining an exclusive house party, William, a successful writer and Casanova, is found dead. Inspector Swinton, called in to investigate, discovers he has been murdered - not once, but three times, and more puzzling still, that none of the attempts has killed him. Only, after the appearance of a second corpse, does Swinton solve the mystery and the story reach its startling climax.

Sub Genre: 
Classics
Publisher: 
Ure Smith
Year of Publication: 
1959