1988

Sourcery, Terry Pratchett

Author Information
Book Title: 
Sourcery
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Series: 
Discworld
Categorisation
Category: 
Fantasy
Sub Genre: 
Humour
Publisher: 
Random House Audiobooks
Year of Publication: 
1988

Blood is a Stranger

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Ken Cardinal is summoned to Australia to identify the murdered body of his son, a laser physicist. His search for the killer - and the motive - takes him from Sydney to remote Arnhem Land and across Asia to the wilds of Kampuchea's Cardomom Mountains.

Along the way he is beguiled by a smart investigative journalist. Both are caught up in the web of betrayal and discover that the hunters can become the hunted.

ISBN: 
08551160X
Location: 
Arnhem Land
Sydney
Kampuchea
Publisher: 
Heinemann
Year of Publication: 
1988

Programme for a Puppet

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When a young woman investigating a smuggling racket is murdered, her boyfriend picks up the trail. It leads him to a giant corporation, a sophisticated computer and a very sinister plan.

ISBN: 
0517541017
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
1988

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

Dragon's at the Party

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

As the rest of Australia celebrates its Bicentenary year, Detective Inspector Scobie Malone, hero of three other Cleary books, remains on duty in Sydney, investigating the murder of an aide to President Timori, in exile with his glamorous wife following a coup in the Spice Islands.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
0006174817
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Scobie Malone
Publisher: 
Fontana Press
Year of Publication: 
1988

Cuckoo

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

The story of Raymond Edmunds, better known as 'Mr Stinky', leaves the reader wondering if the murderer and rapist who eluded police for nineteen years was extremely cunning or just lucky.

It also illustrates many of the best and worst aspects of our criminal justice system.

ISBN: 
0731618599
Publisher: 
Floradale Press
Year of Publication: 
1988

Cheaters

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

'Look at that monolith', he said, and Danny turned his head, seeing the massive new casino complex. 'That', said Sigmund, 'is a shrine to all our false hopes and dreams. Enter here for the brave new world. After thousands of years of evolution, that's what humankind has come up with, Danny boy. You can shove your idealism, your education. Pick a card, roll the dice, place your bets. That's what it's all about in the clever country.'

Sub Genre: 
Hard Boiled
ISBN: 
0732909244
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
1988

The Commandant

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In the 1830s, the penal settlement of Moreton Bay on the Brisbane River is under the command of Patrick Logan. His administration has been denounced by the liberal press of Sydney, but he scorns such criticism.

How can it harm him when he had governed according to the rules? Flogged and brutalised, some convicts escape to the bush and take refuge with the Aborigines. Logan cannot continue to ignore the reaction to his harsh discipline after the arrival of his wife's younger sister, Frances.

Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
1988