Karen from AustCrime's Blog – March 2011 Archive (6)

Review - A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder, Shamini Flint


Author:   Shamini Flint

Publisher:   Piatkus

Copyright:   2009

ISBN:   978-0-7499-2975-6

No of Pages:   295

Book Synopsis:

Inspector Singh is in a bad mood. He's been sent from his home in Singapore to Kuala Lumpur to solve a murder that has him stumped. Chelsea Liew - the famous Singaporean model - is on death row for the murder of her ex-husband. She swears she didn't do it, he thinks she didn't do it, but… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 24, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Review - Double Back, Mark Abernethy


Author: Mark Abernethy

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Copyright: 2009

ISBN: 9781741759297

No of Pages: 433

Book Synopsis:

It is August 1999 and the poor, repressed province of Indonesia – East Timor – is building for its chance at independence with the UN-supervised ballot. As the Australian government attempts to stay friendly with both the East Timorese independence movement and the Indonesian generals, Aussie spy Alan… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 24, 2011 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Overkill - Vanda Symon

Book Title:   OVERKILL

Author:   Vanda Symon

Publisher:   Penguin

Copyright:   2007

ISBN:   978-0-14-300685-7

No of Pages:   324

Book Synopsis:

When the body of a young mother is found washed up on the banks of the Mataura River, a small rural community is rocked by her tragic suicide.

But all is not what it seems.

Book Review:

We've got this little dog... Jedda is a 3 year old Australian terrier female.  She's short, red-golden… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 22, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Review - An Object in Motion, Ronald S Barrios


Author:   Ronald S Barrios

No of Pages:  78

Book Synopsis:

Ruth Addems is a soap opera star on the rise, but when her house in the affluent neighborhood of Black Hawk is broken into it looks as if she has a stalker and she is reffered to Rey. But Rey quickly finds out that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 16, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments

Review - Dark Blood, Stuart MacBride

Book Title:   DARK BLOOD

Author:   Stuart MacBride

Publisher:   Harper Collins

Copyright:   2010

ISBN:   978-0-00-724460-7

No of Pages:   469

Book Synopsis:

Everyone deserves a second chance...

Richard Knox has served his time, so why shouldn't he be allowed to live wherever he wants?  Yes, he was convicted of a brutal abduction and rape, but he's seen the error of his ways.  Found God.  Wants to leave his dark past in Newcastle and make a new… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 10, 2011 at 7:39pm — 1 Comment

Review - Dark City, Simon Read

Book Title:   DARK CITY

Author:   Simon Read

Publisher:   Ian Allan Publishing

Copyright:   2010

ISBN:   978-0-7110-3443-3

No of Pages:   192

Book Synopsis:

There was more to wartime London than stiff upper-lips and rousing choruses of ‘Roll out the Barrel’. There was crime and plenty of it in the time of Blackouts, Blitz and Bloodshed, and it is chronicled here in this lively and accessible history . . .

Criminals hunted their prey without fear… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 10, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

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