Historical

Preservation

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

On a beach not far from the isolated settlement of Sydney in 1797, a fishing boat picks up three shipwreck survivors, distressed and terribly injured. They have walked hundreds of miles across a landscape whose features—and inhabitants—they have no way of comprehending. They have lost fourteen companions along the way. Their accounts of the ordeal are evasive.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925773125
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2018

Man at the Window

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

An atmospheric crime novel with a burning moral dilemma at its heart.

When a boarding master at an exclusive boys’ school is shot dead, it is deemed accidental. A lazy and usually drunk detective is sent to write up the report. Cardilini unexpectedly does not cooperate, as he becomes riled by the privileged arrogance of those at the school. He used to have instincts. Perhaps he should follow them now…

Sub Genre: 
Historical
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781760683306
Location: 
Western Australia
Series: 
Detective Cardilini
Publisher: 
Echo Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Unmourned, Meg and Tom Keneally

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Unmourned
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780857989390
Series: 
Monsarrat Series
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Vintage Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Way of All Flesh
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781786893789
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Edinburgh
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Murder on Broadway, John Rosanowski

Author Information
Book Title: 
Murder on Broadway
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473415952
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Cornwall Publications
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Coves

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

San Francisco, 1849: a place gripped by gold fever, swarming with desperate men come to seek their fortune. Among them are former convicts, Australians quick to seize control in a town without masters, a town for the taking. Into this world steps an Australian boy in search of his mother. Just twelve years old, and all alone in a time of opportunism, loyalty and violent betrayal, Samuel Bellamy must learn to become one of the Sydney Coves if he is to survive. 

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925591279
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Portrait of Molly Dean, Katherine Kovacic

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Portrait of Molly Dean
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760409784
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Art
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Bonnier Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2018

Murder Most Malicious, Kitty Jackson

Author Information
Book Title: 
Murder Most Malicious
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781370135417
Series: 
Mancini Mysteries
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Unmourned

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Not all murder victims are mourned, but the perpetrator must always be punished ...

For Robert Church, superintendent of the Parramatta Female Factory, the most enjoyable part of his job is access to young convict women.Inmate Grace O'Leary has made it her mission to protect the women from his nocturnal visits and when Church is murdered with an awl thrust through his right eye, she becomes the chief suspect.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9780857989390
Series: 
Monsarrat Series
Publisher: 
Vintage Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Murder on Broadway

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

It's Broadway in Reefton, the new, booming 1870s gold town.

Suspiciously, Gordon Trembath, a naive young police constable has been left in charge over Christmas and New Year. He is immediately faced with investigating a murder carried out by sly-groggers in the valley.

In the meantime, the town has been invaded by "a collection of scamps, card sharps, liars and chats who have come to town for the pickings available in the holiday season."

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9780473415952
Publisher: 
Cornwall Publications
Year of Publication: 
2017