Karen from AustCrime's Blog – August 2012 Archive (8)

Review - The Hypnotist, Lars Kepler


Author:  Lars Kepler

ISBN:   9780374173951

Location:   Sweden

Publisher:  Harper Collins

Year of Publication:   2011

In the frigid clime of Tumba, Sweden, a gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the murders. The killer is still at large, and there’s only one surviving witness—the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. Whoever committed the crimes wanted this…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 31, 2012 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Review - Bunker, Andrea Maria Schenkel

Book Title:  BUNKER

Author:  Andrea Maria Schenkel

ISBN:  9781849161121

Location: Germany

Publisher:  Quercus

Year of Publication:  2011

It had been a normal day at work. Monika was locking up, ready to head home, when the man arrived. She didn't even see his fist until it was far too late...

Bundled into a car, tied up and taken in darkness to an old mill in the thick of a forest, she has been flung into a bunker. It is only now, as time passes and she…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 28, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Review - Ghost Money, Andrew Nette

Book Title:   GHOST MONEY

Author:  Andrew Nette


Location:  Cambodia / Thailand

Series:  Max Quinlan

Publisher:  Snubnose Press

Year of Publication:  2012

Max Quinlan is an Australian ex-cop turned PI whose latest case is to find missing business Charles Avery. The trail leads to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Along the way Max will team up with an Australian journalist and his Cambodian translator to track Avery through the underbelly…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 24, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Review - By Any Means, Ben Sanders

Book Title:  BY ANY MEANS

Author: Ben Sanders

ISBN:  9781869508777

Location:  Auckland

Series:  Sean Devereaux

Publisher:  Harper Collins

Year of Publication:  2011

Friday rush hour. Auckland City. A lone shooter fires across a packed street and kills a man. Detective Sergeant Sean Devereaux is assigned the case. He's not complaining. His Friday nights are seldom better spent.

But the inquiry is not straightforward. Witness accounts are conflicting.…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 22, 2012 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Review - Summertime Death, Mons Kallentoft


Author:  Mons Kallentoft

ISBN:   9781444721577

Location:   Sweden

Series:   Malin Fors

Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton

Year of Publication:   2012

As the temperature in Sweden reaches a record-breaking 45º, forest fires break out. All those who have failed to escape Linkoping for the summer take shelter indoors, shocked and paralysed by the heat.

However, when a teenage girl is discovered naked and bleeding in the…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 17, 2012 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Review - Say You're Sorry, Michael Robotham


Author:  Michael Robotham

ISBN:   9781847445254

Location:   United Kingdom

Series:   Joe O'Loughlin & Vincent Ruiz

Publisher:   Little Brown

Year of Publication:   2012

During the worst blizzard in decades, a husband and wife are brutally killed in their home while half of London is without power. The suspect, a troubled young man who reported the killings, is in custody, unable or unwilling to explain his presence in the…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 15, 2012 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Review - Thirst, L.A. Larkin

Book Title:  THIRST

Author:  L.A. Larkin

ISBN:  9781741967890

Location:  Antarctica

Publisher:  2012

Year of Publication:   Pier 9

Antarctica is the coldest, most isolated place on earth. Luke Searle, maverick glaciologist, has made it his home. But soon his survival skills will be tested to the limit by a ruthless mercenary who must win at any cost. The white continent is under attack. The Australian team is being hunted down. Can Luke stay alive long enough to…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 15, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Review - A Deniable Death, Gerald Seymour


Author:  Gerald Seymour    

ISBN:  9781444705850

Location:  Afghanistan, Iran

Series:  Badger Baxter

Publisher:  Hodder & Stoughton

Year of Publication:  2011

C.R.O.P.: Covert Rural Observation Posts are places where men like Danny 'Badger' Baxter hide for endless, motionless hours, secretly recording criminal or terrorist activity.

But now Badger has a bigger job than photographing dissident Republicans in muddy…


Added by Karen from AustCrime on August 3, 2012 at 4:36pm — 3 Comments

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