Noir

HARD LABOUR - The Crime Factory

Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Short Stories
Noir
Publisher: 
The Crime Factory
Year of Publication: 
2012

EIGHTBALL BOOGIE - Declan Burke

Author Information
Book Title: 
Eightball Boogie
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Ireland
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Noir
Thriller
Year of Publication: 
2003

The Second Bat Guano War

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller

 Rats ate his baby daughter while he partied in a disco. Now Horace “Horse” Mann is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Lima, Peru. Oh, and doing the odd favor for the CIA.

When his Agency contact, Pitt Waters, goes missing, Horse's desperate efforts to find his only friend lead him to a Buddhist ashram on the shores of Lake Titicaca. There Horse uncovers his friend's involvement with a group of Gaia-worshipping terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
ISBN: 
B00A1B10IO
Year of Publication: 
2012

Drawing Dead

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Jack Andrelli's life - a quick checklist.

Dead girlfriend...check

Alcohol problem...check

Gambling debt...check

Looming death...check

Committing fraud...check

Throw in the most beautiful woman Jack's ever laid eyes on and the fact that she's trying to play him like a fiddle and you're starting to get the picture.

Yeah, Jack Andrelli is fighting for his life, and he's gonna crack wise and drink booze right up until the reaper has him by the balls.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
Year of Publication: 
2011

Coorparoo Blues and the Irish Fandango

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Brisbane. Early 1943.

A town under US occupation…friendly though it’s supposed to be.

Macarthur has set up his HQ in Queen St and the Japs are being held at Kokoda, but it’s not over yet.

The Aussie troops back on leave from the jungle don’t like to see their women consorting with the rich and flash GI’s that infest the pubs and clubs. There have been outbreaks of violence between the allied troops.

And that’s just the whites.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
Pulp
ISBN: 
9781891241321
Location: 
Brisbane

GHOST MONEY - Andrew Nette

Author Information
Book Title: 
Ghost Money
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
B0090O0KFC
Series: 
Max Quinlan
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Noir
Location: 
Cambodia
Thailand
Publisher: 
Snubnose Press
Year of Publication: 
2012

Ghost Money

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Ghost Money is set in Cambodia in the mid-ninties, when the long-running Khmer Rouge insurgency was fragmenting and the country’s rival coalition parties were in conflict with each other from for dominance. Missing in the chaos is businessman Charles Avery. Hired to find him is Vietnamese Australian ex-cop Max Quinlan. Quinlan’s search will take him from Phnom Penh to the country’s border with Thailand and plunge him into a mystery that plunges him into the heart of Cambodia’s bloody past.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
Location: 
Cambodia
Publisher: 
Snubnose Press
Year of Publication: 
2012

LONDON BOULEVARD - Ken Bruen

Author Information
Book Title: 
London Boulevard
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Ireland
ISBN: 
9781899344772
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Noir

ZERO HOUR IN PHNOM PENH - Christopher G Moore

Author Information
Book Title: 
Zero Hour in Phnom Penh
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Thailand
ISBN: 
9789741030460
Series: 
Vincent Calvino
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Noir
Location: 
Thailand
Cambodia
Phnom Penh
Publisher: 
Heaven Lake Press
Year of Publication: 
2008

The First Shift

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Ireland
USA
Category: 
Crime Fiction

They broke free from their workstations and ran giggling down the factory hallways, stopping only to scraw crude missives on the walls.  Transcribed here for your amusement, the most original voices in crime fiction from around the world offers you 27 tales of revulsion, heartbreak and violence.

Welcome to the First Shift.

Sub Genre: 
Noir
Short Stories
ISBN: 
9780987278906
Publisher: 
Crime Factory
Year of Publication: 
2012