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  • AFTER THE WAR
    AFTER THE WAR
    LE CORRE HERVE
    ISBN: 9780857053893
    Title: AFTER THE WAR
    Author: LE CORRE HERVE
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: NOT YET PUBLISHED NO DTE

    As soldiers set sail for the fighting in Algeria, the legacy of the Second World War persists in this gripping tale of retribution and betrayal.

    1950's Bordeaux. Even now, the Second World War is never far from people's memories, particularly in a city where the scars of collaboration and resistance are more keenly felt than ever. But another war has already begun. A war without a name, far away across the sea, in Algeria, where young men are sent to fight in a brutal conflict.

    Daniel knows what awaits him. He's heard stories. Patrols, ambushes, reprisals, massacres, mutilations, all beneath a burning north African sun. He has just a month left before he leaves but, haunted by the loss of his parents and sister in the atrocities of the last war, Daniel questions why he is even going to fight in the first place.

    Meanwhile, past crimes are returning to haunt Albert Darlac, the godfather of Bordeaux: corrupt police chief, fascist sympathiser and one-time collaborator. Before long, a series of explosive events will set off a spiral of violence that will bring the horrific legacy of wars past and present to the streets of Bordeaux.

    Imprint: MACLEHOSE
    RRP: $32.99

    Price: $32.99
  • AFTERMATH : DCI BANKS #12
    AFTERMATH : DCI BANKS #12
    ROBINSON PETER
    ISBN: 9781509810772
    Title: AFTERMATH : DCI BANKS #12
    Author: ROBINSON PETER
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: DECEMBER 2016 NEW RELEASE

    Number 35 The Hill is an ordinary house in an ordinary street.

    But it is about to become infamous. When two police constables are sent to the house following a report of a domestic disturbance, they stumble upon a truly horrific scene. A scene which leaves one of them dead and the other fighting for her life and career. The identity of a serial killer, the Chameleon, has finally been revealed. But his capture is only the beginning of a shocking investigation that will test Inspector Alan Banks to the absolute limit.


    Imprint: PAN
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • AGENT 6
    AGENT 6
    SMITH TOM ROB
    ISBN: 9781847396747
    Title: AGENT 6
    Author: SMITH TOM ROB
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Moscow, 1965. Former Secret Service agent Leo Demidov is forbidden to travel with his wife and daughters to New York as part of a 'Peace Tour', meant to foster better relations between the two Cold War enemies. Leo's natural paranoia reaches its peak: Why have his family been selected? What is being planned?
    When Leo's worst fears are realised and a tragic murder destroys everything he loves, he demands only one thing: that he is allowed to investigate and find the killer who has struck at the heart of his family. Crippled by grief, his request denied, Leo sees no other option than to take matters into his own hands, thousands of miles from the crime scene.
    In a surprising, thrilling story that spans decades and continents - from the backstreets of 1960s New York to the mountains of Afghanistan in the 1980s - Leo will stop at nothing as he hunts the one person who knows the truth: Agent 6.

    Imprint: SIMON & SCHUSTER
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • ALEX   #2
    ALEX #2
    LEMAITRE PIERRE
    ISBN: 9780857056269
    Title: ALEX #2
    Author: LEMAITRE PIERRE
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    The acclaimed, worldwide bestselling second book in the Brigade Criminelle Trilogy, reissued in a stunning new package to tie in with Lemaitre's standalone thriller Blood Wedding

    SHE'S RUNNING OUT OF TIME

    Alex Prevost - kidnapped, beaten, suspended from the ceiling of an abandoned warehouse in a wooden cage - is in no position to bargain. Her abductor's only desire is to watch her die.

    HE WANTS ONLY ONE THING

    Apart from a shaky police report, Commandant Camille Verhoeven has nothing to go on: no suspect, no leads. If he is to find Alex, he will have to get inside her head.

    ESCAPE IS JUST THE BEGINNING

    Resourceful, tough, beautiful, always two steps ahead - Alex will keep Verhoeven guessing till the bitter end. And before long, saving her life will be the least of his worries.


    Imprint: MACLEHOSE
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • ALL THE MISSING GIRLS
    ALL THE MISSING GIRLS
    MIRANDA MEGAN
    ISBN: 9781786490810
    Title: ALL THE MISSING GIRLS
    Author: MIRANDA MEGAN
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    A nail-biting, breathtaking story about the disappearances of two young women - a decade apart - told in reverse. A brilliant debut from an amazing new voice in thriller writing.

    It's been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared without trace. Then a letter from her father arrives - 'I need to talk to you. That girl. I saw that girl.' Has her father's dementia worsened, or has he really seen Corinne? Returning home, Nicolette must finally face what happened on that terrible night all those years ago.

    Then, another young woman goes missing, almost to the day of the anniversary of when Corinne vanished. And like ten years ago, the whole town is a suspect.

    Told backwards - Day 15 to Day 1 - Nicolette works to unravel the truth, revealing shocking secrets about her friends, her family, and what really happened to Corinne.

    Like nothing you've ever read before, All the Missing Girls is a brilliantly plotted debut thriller that will leave you breathless.

    Imprint: ATLANTIC BOOKS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • ALL THESE PERFECT STRANGERS
    ALL THESE PERFECT STRANGERS
    CLIFFORD AOIFE
    ISBN: 9781925533477
    Title: ALL THESE PERFECT STRANGERS
    Author: CLIFFORD AOIFE
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    You don’t have to believe in ghosts for the dead to haunt you.

    You don’t have to be a murderer to be guilty.

    Within six months of Pen Sheppard starting university, three of her new friends are dead. Only Pen knows the reason why.

    College life had seemed like a wonderland of sex, drugs and maybe even love. Full of perfect strangers, it felt like the ideal place for Pen to shed the confines of her small home town and reinvent herself. But the darkness of her past clings tight, and when the killings begin and friendships are betrayed, Pen’s secrets are revealed. The consequences are deadly.

    Imprint: SIMON & SCHUSTER
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • AMERICAN BLOOD
    AMERICAN BLOOD
    SANDERS BEN
    ISBN: 9781760294977
    Title: AMERICAN BLOOD
    Author: SANDERS BEN
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A former undercover cop now in witness protection finds himself pulled into the search for a missing woman. An explosive, unputdownable work of suspense from a fresh voice in crime fiction.


    After a botched undercover operation, ex-NYPD officer Marshall Grade is living in witness protection in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Marshall's instructions are to keep a low profile: the mob wants him dead, and a contract killer known as the Dallas Man has been hired to track him down. Racked with guilt over wrongs committed during his undercover work, and seeking atonement, Marshall investigates the disappearance of a local woman named Alyce Ray.

    Members of a drug ring seem to hold clues to Ray's whereabouts, but hunting traffickers is no quiet task. Word of Marshall's efforts spreads, and soon the worst elements of his former life, including the Dallas Man, are coming for him.

    Written by a rising New Zealand star who has been described as 'first rate', this American debut drops a Jack Reacher-like hero into the landscape of No Country for Old Men.

    Imprint: ALLEN AND UNWIN
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • AMONGST THE DEAD : A WILLIAM POWER FIASCO 3
    AMONGST THE DEAD : A WILLIAM POWER FIASCO 3
    GOTT ROBERT
    ISBN: 9781925321074
    Title: AMONGST THE DEAD : A WILLIAM POWER FIASCO 3
    Author: GOTT ROBERT
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Failed Shakespearean actor and would-be private investigator Will Power's unique detective skills are, once again, in demand. The Japanese army is rampaging through the islands of the South Pacific, and Australia's front line of defence is a top-secret, crack division of men embedded deep in the tropical wilderness of northern Australia. But something is threatening their vital, covert mission: one of this elite corps is a murderer, preying on his comrades, one by one.

    With a case too sensitive to be trusted to the police, military intelligence turn to the one man whose singular combination of abilities make him capable of infiltrating the clandestine military operation and rooting out the killer.

    William Power goes into deep cover, posing as a cheap, vaudeville entertainer on tour to relieve the troops. Enlisting the help of his brother, whose latent skills for female impersonation rise to the occasion, Will soon finds himself in the far-northern outback trying to raise the morale of a group of desperate young soldiers lying in wait for the arrival of Tojo's army - knowing all the while that one of them is the killer.



    Imprint: SCRIBE
    RRP: $22.99
    Price: $22.99
  • AN IRON ROSE - TEXT CLASSICS
    AN IRON ROSE - TEXT CLASSICS
    TEMPLE PETER / CARLYON LES ( INTRO)
    ISBN: 9781921922305
    Title: AN IRON ROSE - TEXT CLASSICS
    Author: TEMPLE PETER / CARLYON LES ( INTRO)
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Introduced by Les Carlyon

    I looked up. The rope was tied to a rolled steel joist about two metres above the truck cab. Ned had climbed up on to the cab roof, tied the rope to the joist, slid it along. Tied a slipknot around his neck. And stepped off the cab roof.

    Peter Temple is one of the world's great crime writers. In this enthralling novel, he tells the story of a man who has left a dangerous job to make a new life in the country. But the death of his father's best friend plunges him back into a world of violence and deceit.

    Imprint: TEXT PUBLISHING
    RRP: $12.95

    Price: $12.95
  • AND FIRE CAME DOWN
    AND FIRE CAME DOWN
    VISKIC EMMA
    ISBN: 9781760402945
    Title: AND FIRE CAME DOWN
    Author: VISKIC EMMA
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: AUGUST 2017 NEW RELEASE

    Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic used to meet life head-on. Now he’s struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife, Kat, is avoiding him, and nightmares haunt his waking hours.

    But when a young woman is killed after pleading for his help in sign language, Caleb is determined to find out who she was. And the trail leads straight to his hometown, Resurrection Bay. The town is on bushfire alert and simmering with racial tensions. As he delves deeper, Caleb uncovers secrets that could threaten his life and any chance of reuniting with Kat. Driven by his demons, he pushes on. But who is he willing to sacrifice along the way?

    Imprint: FIVE MILE PRESS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • APPETITE FOR MURDER
    APPETITE FOR MURDER
    STRATMANN LINDA
    ISBN: 9780750954440
    Title: APPETITE FOR MURDER
    Author: STRATMANN LINDA
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    The fourth entry in the Victorian London murder mystery series with a clever and determined female sleuth

    The sudden death of overweight 49-year-old Thomas Whibley sparks off an acrimonious furor in Bayswater, and sparks fly between rival diet doctors, vegetarians, and the extremist Pure Food Society. Young sleuth Frances Doughty is hired to find the author of anonymous libels, when a former colleague of Whibley's, Hubert Sweetman, who has served 14 years in prison for a violent robbery he claims he did not commit, asks her to trace his estranged family. Before she can start, however, the police arrive and arrest her client for the murder of his wife. There will be more murders and a vicious attack on Frances before she finally resolves a number of knotty questions. Is Hubert Sweetman really innocent? Where are his missing children? And who wielded the poisoned pen?

    Imprint: HISTORY PRESS
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • APPLE TREE YARD   -   TV Tie In
    APPLE TREE YARD - TV Tie In
    DOUGHTY LOUISE
    ISBN: 9780571334018
    Title: APPLE TREE YARD - TV Tie In
    Author: DOUGHTY LOUISE
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: APRIL 2017 NEW RELEASE

    Released to coincide with the flagship BBC One four-part series, this is the latest edition of Louise Doughty's massive bestselling novel.

    Yvonne Carmichael has worked hard to achieve the life she always wanted: a high-flying career in genetics, a beautiful home, a good relationship with her husband and their two grown-up children. Then one day she meets a stranger at the Houses of Parliament and, on impulse, begins a passionate affair with him - a decision that will put everything she values at risk. At first she believes she can keep the relationship separate from the rest of her life, but she can't control what happens next. All of her careful plans spiral into greater deceit and, eventually, a life-changing act of violence.

    Apple Tree Yard is a psychological thriller about one woman's adultery and an insightful examination of the values we live by and the choices we make, from an acclaimed writer at the height of her powers.

    Imprint: FABER AND FABER
    RRP: $19.99

    Price: $19.99
  • ARROWOOD
    ARROWOOD
    FINLAY MICK
    ISBN: 9780008203191
    Title: ARROWOOD
    Author: FINLAY MICK
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood.

    The Afghan War is over, a deal with the Irish appears to have brought an end to sectarian violence, but Britain’s position in the world is uncertain and the gap between rich and poor is widening. London is a place where the wealthy party while the underclass are tempted into lives of crime, drugs and prostitution. A serial killer stalks the streets. Politicians are embroiled in financial and sexual scandals. The year is 1895.The police don’t have the resources to deal with everything that goes on in the capital. The rich turn to a celebrated private detective when they need help. Sherlock Holmes. But in densely-populated South London, where crimes are sleazier and Holmes rarely visits, people turn to Arrowood, a private investigator who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele, and his showy forensic approach to crime. Arrowood understands people, not clues.

    Imprint: HARPER COLLINS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • ARTFUL REMEDY : A LIGHT-HEARTED CRIME CAPER
    ARTFUL REMEDY : A LIGHT-HEARTED CRIME CAPER
    SAMULIS RICHARD
    ISBN: 9780994386700
    Title: ARTFUL REMEDY : A LIGHT-HEARTED CRIME CAPER
    Author: SAMULIS RICHARD
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    When a government sponsored high technology venture suddenly goes bust, Luke Barber loses his investment. But was he deliberately defrauded by one of the directors?

    Luke sets out to recover his money by fair means or foul, and along the way finds out about other's losses. He tries to right the wrongs, aided and abetted in his efforts by his paramour Faye Owen. Will it work out, or will the long arm of the law intervene?

    Set in South Australia, 'An Artful Remedy' is a tale of ordinary people driven to do uncharacteristically risky things in pursuit of redress for unexpected and very personal injustices. The story moves between the art scene involving an art gallery owner and an accomplished amateur artist, and a government-sponsored high technology industry based on a radical new idea for solar powered vehicles. The two worlds cross in unexpected ways. This is a yarn full of ambiguous and interesting characters, none of whom are entirely good or entirely bad - just like real life!! It is a feel-good, light-hearted crime/adventure caper, and takes the reader on a journey full of intrigue - it plays with emotions as the reader wonders what happens next: tension slowly builds as things become more and more dangerous. The ending will leave a big smile on the reader's face!

    'An Artful Remedy' is writer Richard Samulis's debut novel.

    Imprint: CONSIGNMENT STOCK
    RRP: $27.99

    Price: $27.99
  • ATHENIAN BLUES
    ATHENIAN BLUES
    KOUTSAKIS POL
    ISBN: 9781908524768
    Title: ATHENIAN BLUES
    Author: KOUTSAKIS POL
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: FEBRUARY 2017 NEW RELEASE

    “So sweet, so calm, so unaffectedly natural… I’d nearly forgotten that the reason she had invited me there was to discuss how I would kill her husband.”

    Stratos Gazis hates being called a contract killer. What he is, is a conscientious fixer. He fixes problems that are only mentioned in whispers. That very few can fix. Things that people are willing to pay handsomely to get done, without wanting to know about the small stuff - just that the job was carried out. Stratos is their man, provided that his meticulous research shows him that the targets deserve their fate. As he says, “I’m a kind of Robin Hood. I hunt down the villains. And I rob them. Of their lives.” But now, in the midst of the Greek economic crisis and political turmoil, during a melancholy winter which makes life in Athens even more unbearable than usual, this film-noir loving assassin with the strict moral code is about to get involved in the most high-profile case of his contract killer career. He finds himself caught between the most beloved lawyer in Greece, known as “the guardian of the poor”, and his actress and model wife, the most desirable woman in the country. They are both in dire need of his killing services, but which one is telling the truth? Helped by three childhood friends, Costas Dragas, a homicide cop, Teri, a transsexual high-class hooker and Maria, the passion of his life, he discovers that truth, in shattered loves and broken families, is, as ever, a relative thing.

    Imprint: BITTER LEMON PRESS
    RRP: $17.99

    Price: $17.99
  • AWKWARD SQUAD
    AWKWARD SQUAD
    HENAFF SOPHIE
    ISBN: 9780857055767
    Title: AWKWARD SQUAD
    Author: HENAFF SOPHIE
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: MARCH 2017 NEW RELEASE

    A new crime series with a difference: a brilliant police officer joins forces with a team of misfits to investigate decades-old unsolved crimes.

    Suspended from her job as a promising police officer for firing "one bullet too many", Anne Capestan is expecting the worst when she is summoned to H.Q. to learn her fate. Instead, she is surprised to be told that she is to head up a new police squad, working on solving old cold cases.

    Though relived to still have a job, Capestan is not overjoyed by the prospect of her new role. Even less so when she meets her new team: a crowd of misfits, troublemakers and problem cases, none of whom are fit for purpose and yet none of whom can be fired.

    But from this inauspicious start, investigating the cold cases throws up a number a number of strange mysteries for Capestan and her team: was the old lady murdered seven years ago really just the victim of a botched robbery? Who was behind the dead sailor discovered in the Seine with three gunshot wounds? And why does there seem to be a curious link with a ferry that was shipwrecked off the Florida coast many years previously?

    Imprint: MACLEHOSE
    RRP: $32.99

    Price: $32.99
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