Book Title: THE PRIEST
Author: Gerard O'Donovan
No of Pages: 373
His name is THE PRIEST.
His weapon is A CRUCIFIX.
His victims don't have A PRAYER.
A killer is stalking the dark streets of Dublin. Before each attack, he makes the sign of the cross; then he sends his victims to God.
Serial killer story-lines. … Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 29, 2011 at 8:19pm —
Book Title: LIKE CLOCKWORK
Author: Margie Orford
Publisher: Atlantic Books
No of Pages: 314
When a beautiful young woman is found murdered on Cape Town's Seapoint promenade, police profiler Dr Clare Hart is drawn into the web of a brutal serial killer. As more bodies are discovered, Clare is forced to revisit memories of the horrific rape of her twin sister and the gang ties that bind the… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 28, 2011 at 9:56pm —
Book Title: RED ICE
Author: James Phelan
Publisher: Hachette Australia
No of Pages: 442
The outlines of two figures were just visible behind a half-open tinted window. Watching him, waiting.
Lachlan Fox went on his way, the back of his neck prickling with sweat. He was beginning to feel it was the start of a very long day.
Never having read any of… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 28, 2011 at 12:14pm —
Book Title: BOLD BLOOD
Author: Lindy Kelly
Publisher: Harper Collins
No of Pages: 288
When Dr Caitlin Summerfield took the message, her satisfying life included a rich, sexy boyfriend, an exciting career and, best of all, she was free of the emotional maelstrom that characterised her disastrous relationship with her mother.
Her father and brother are both long dead, and reluctantly… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 27, 2011 at 11:50am —
Book Title: THE THIRD RAIL
Author: Michael Harvey
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
No of Pages: 284
A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work. An hour later, a second woman is gunned down as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Two hours after that, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. The city of Chicago is under siege.
Book Review:… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 25, 2011 at 2:39pm —
Book Title: THE PRIEST OF EVIL
Author: Matti Joensuu
No of Pages: 204
There have been a strange succession of violent deaths at Helsinki tube stations. The police are baffled: nobody has seen anything and the tapes from CCTV show nothing.
Detective Sergeant Timo Harjunpää of the Helsinki Violent Crimes Unit has experienced more than enough of the seamier side of… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 25, 2011 at 2:38pm —
Book Title: BLACK ICE
Author: Hans Werner Kettenbach
Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
No of Pages: 224
Erica, an attractive local heiress, is married to Wallman, a man with expensive tastes. When she falls to her death near their lakeside villa, the police conclude it was a tragic accident. Scholten, a long time employee of Erica's, isn't so sure. He knows a thing or two about the true state of… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 21, 2011 at 4:32pm —
Book Title: BETWEEN SUMMER'S LONGING AND WINTER'S END
Author: Leif G.W. Persson
No of Pages: 551
It begins with the apparent suicide of a young American student in Stockholm. What is at first an open and shut case of suicide quickly leads to a complex web of international espionage, treachery and ultimately the legendary murder of the Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme.… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 21, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Book Title: A DEATH IN TUSCANY
Author: Michele Giuttari
No of Pages: 381
In the picturesque Tuscan hill town of Scandicci, the body of a girl is discovered. Scantily dressed, with no purse or other possessions, she is lying by the edge of the woods. The local police investigate the case - but after a week they still haven't even identified her, let alone got to the… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 21, 2011 at 12:54pm —
Book Title: THE SERBIAN DANE
Author: Leif Davidsen
No of Pages: 267
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LISE CARLSEN: A successful journalist trying to smooth over the cracks in a failed marriage.
PER TOFTLUND: A crack member of Denmark's secret service, a lone wolf: unattached, without family and fanatically committed to his work.
VUK: a highly skilled political assassin who has lost…
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 11, 2011 at 4:17pm —
Book Title: THE GENESIS FLAW
Author: L.A. Larkin
Publisher: Pier 9
No of Pages: 360
Human experiments in Zimbabwe. An Australian farmer's death. A Sydney CEO's suicide. Only one woman sees the connection. Serena Swift is a ballsy advertising director with a guilty conscience who takes on the world's most powerful biotech company - Gene-Asis.
Serena hooks up with a hacker and… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 10, 2011 at 2:19pm —
Book Title: THE CELTIC DAGGER
Author: Jill Paterson
Publisher: Gibbes Street
No of Pages: 221
University professor Alex Wearing has been murdered in his study, and the weapon is a valuable museum artefact. His brother, James, is the key suspect in Inspector Fitzjohn's investigations.
In this gripping tale of intrigue, James and Fitzjohn follow different paths in their own search for… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 6, 2011 at 2:04pm —
Book Title: HARBOUR
Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Publisher: Text Publishing
No of Pages: 500
On a winter trip home to the island of Domarö, Anders and Cecilia take their six-year-old daughter Maja across the ice to visit the lighthouse at Gåvasten.
And Maja disappears. Leaving not even a footprint in the snow.
Two years later, alone and more or less permanently drunk,… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 5, 2011 at 3:35pm —
Book Title: FOLLOW THE MONEY
Author: Peter Corris
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
No of Pages: 260
Cliff Hardy may still have the moves but he's in trouble. The economy's tanking and he's been conned by an unscrupulous financial advisor and lost everything he's got. Cliff only knows one way, and that's forward, so he's following the money trail. It's a twisted road that leads him down deep… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on January 4, 2011 at 3:45pm —