Sydney Noir: The Golden Years

Sydney, What a place. What a history. It does not matter which way you look at it, the history is certainly colourful. The beginning of settlement in the new place to be eventually known as Australia was built on convicts, free settlers, and the men and women who were...

Shockwave

Shockwave is the fifth and final book in the Urban Outlaw series. It is every bit as action packed and fast moving as the previous books. Jack, Charlie, Obi, Slink and Wren have formed a group they call Urban Outlaws. The teenagers have become increasingly dismayed at...

Win, Lose or Draw

Sadly, this is the last Cliff Hardy adventure to come from the pen of Peter Corris, as he is hanging up his hat and retiring from the written word, as so too is Cliff Hardy: therefore fans of both Corris and Hardy, get set to enjoy this final cold case crime the...

Crimes That Changed the World

Every hour of everyday a crime is committed somewhere in the world which impacts not only on the community in which it is perpetrated, but on the world at large. Some of these grave offenses have resulted in political, environmental or social change, while others have...

Artie and the Grime Wave

Artie and Bumshoe (not his real name of course!) somehow seem to have managed to get themselves involved with a particularly nasty group of criminals who, it appears, will stop at nothing to steal just about anything and everything, if there is some sort of money to...

Pugly Solves a Crime

For young animal lovers, and children who enjoy a mystery, this book presents both. The humour, often subtle, and often conveyed by the drawings, is present on every page. It presents a great addition to the text, and enhances the story. The chapter numbers are...

Hidden Bodies

This book is intense. It’s an intimate portrayal of a cracked mind and an unsettling portrait of the thought processes of an unhinged, sociopathic killer. Hidden Bodies follows the continued exploits of Joe Goldberg, the most unreliable of narrators, as he searches...

Mima

Mima was let down by many; colleagues, the police in the first instance and then again by them during the Coronial Inquest. Shirley Eldridge certainly wasn’t one of them. With Mima’s immediate family deceased, Shirley decided to disprove the rumours and restore Mima’s...

The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh

Hero or villain, Kate Leigh, this is the question. How does a rebellious, recalcitrant teenager who was sent away to a reformatory become the wealthy ‘Sly Grog Queen’ in eastern Sydney’s male dominated world of petty crime? Read Leigh Straw’s book. She has written the...

Escape to Redemption

Murder, whether accidental, planned or just mismanaged is the taking of a person’s life, and needs to be punished. This fast paced story shows how two people plan to go to a man’s house and using a gun, frighten him. It is riveting to see how flawed people...