Author: Hazel Edwards Publisher: BookPOD Copyright Year: 2018 Synopsis ‘I buried my father, married my sister and sorted the missing will.’‘ Quinn, a celebrant with style and a few obsessions but a good heart, solves quirky problems, mysteries and the occasional murder at weddings, funerals and naming ceremonies in her country town. Ex-actor with a
Author: Liz Porter Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Editions Copyright Year: 2018 Synopsis The body of a woman is found in a Singapore nature park. Nobody has reported her missing and no one knows who she is. The only clue to her identity is a series of tiny numbers etched into her dental implants. In Kuala Lumpur,
Author: Eva Dolan Publisher: Bloomsbury (Raven) Copyright Year: 2018 Synopsis This is how it begins. With a near-empty building, the inhabitants forced out of their homes by property developers. With two women: idealistic, impassioned blogger Ella and seasoned campaigner, Molly. With a body hidden in a lift shaft. But how will it end? Reviewer: Jacquie
Author: Nicola Upson Publisher: Faber Copyright Year: 2017 Synopsis This is the seventh book in Nicola Upson’s Josephine Tey mystery series but the first one I have read rather than listed to as an audiobook. This time around our heroine finds herself in Cambridge during a period when a serial rapist is stalking local women.
Edited by Jane Lydon and Lyndall Ryan Publisher: Newsouth Copyright Year: 2018 Synopsis The 1838 Myall Creek Massacre is remembered for the brutality of the crime committed by white settlers against innocent Aboriginal men, women and children, but also because eleven of the twelve assassins were arrested and brought to trial. Amid tremendous controversy, seven
Authors: Cheryl & Leonie Alldis Publisher: BWM Books Copyright Year: 2014 Synopsis It’s 1964 in the idyllic fruit-growing district of Hamilton Valley, just northwest of Albury. When the first couple of fires break out, locals are disturbed but put it down to the actions of local kids: nothing that can’t be swiftly dealt with. But
Author: Nicola Upson Publisher: Faber & Faber Copyright Year: 2017 Synopsis Josephine Tey is in Cambridge, a town gripped by fear and suspicion as a serial rapist stalks the streets, and in the shadow of King’s College Chapel, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose faces some of the most horrific and audacious murders of his career.
Author: Jules Grant Publisher: Spinifex Press, Australia Copyright Year: 2017 Synopsis This stunning literary debut, voiced by a lesbian gangster Donna and her streetwise daughter Aurora, is steeped in the gang and gun culture of Manchester’s criminal underworld. It is both an unforgettable love story and an unputdownable revenge thriller. Donna and Carla run the
Author: M.J. Tjia Publisher: Pantera Press Copyright Year: 2017 Synopsis London courtesan or professional sleuth? London, 1863: Women in Waterloo are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim. The police are at a loss and so it
Author: Shankari Chandran Publisher: Macmillan Copyright Year: 2017 Synopsis Twenty years ago an Ebola epidemic brought the world to the edge of oblivion. The West won the war, the East was isolated behind a wall, and a vaccine against Ebola was developed. Peace prevailed. Now Agent Noah Williams is being sent over the barrier to