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Murder on Christmas Eve edited by Cecily Gayford

Title: Murder on Christmas Eve Author: Various Authors, Edited by Cecily Gayford Genre: Crime, short stories Publisher: Profile Books Published: 22nd November 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The follow up to the bestselling crime collection Murder under the Christmas Tree Christmas Eve. While the world sleeps, snow falls gently from the sky, presents… Continue reading Murder on Christmas Eve edited by Cecily Gayford

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Sleep No More by P.D. James

Title: Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales Author: P.D. James Genre: Crime Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Faber Fiction Published: 25th October 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 176 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A second collection of short stories from P.D. James. Six further stories are published together for the first time in a beautiful hardback edition. As a… Continue reading Sleep No More by P.D. James

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The Green Mill Murder by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher #5)

Title: The Green Mill Murder Author: Kerry Greenwood Genre: Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: February 2005 Format: Paperback Pages: 276 Price: $22.95 Synopsis: Phryne Fisher's fifth mystery intrigues with excitement, glamour, murder, dance halls and blackmail. Dancing divinely through the murder and mayhem of her fifth adventure, the elegant Phryne Fisher remains unflappable. Gorgeous… Continue reading The Green Mill Murder by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher #5)

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The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Title: The Pearl Thief Author: Elizabeth Wein Genre: Children’s/YA Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st July, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 408 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: From the internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Code Name Verity comes a stunning new story of pearls, love and murder – a mystery with all the suspense of an Agatha Christie and the… Continue reading The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

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Murder On The Ballarat Train (Phryne Fisher #3) by Kerry Greenwood

Title: Murder on the Ballarat Train Author: Kerry Greenwood Genre: Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: March 2005 Format: Paperback Pages: 180 Price: $22.95 Synopsis: In Phryne's third adventure, Phryne is off to Ballarat for a week of fabulousness, but the sedate journey by train turns out to be far from the restful trip she… Continue reading Murder On The Ballarat Train (Phryne Fisher #3) by Kerry Greenwood

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See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Title: See What I Have Done Author: Sarah Schmidt Genre: Crime Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 28th March, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 328 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: A deeply atmospheric novel by a startling new Aussie talent; an incredibly unique look inside the mind of Lizzie Borden, famously accused of murdering her… Continue reading See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

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Cocaine Blues: A Phryne Fisher Mystery by Kerry Greenwood

Title: Cocaine Blues: A Phryne Fisher Mystery Author: Kerry Greenwood Genre: Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: June 2005 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $22.95 Synopsis: This is where it all started! The first classic Phryne Fisher mystery, featuring our delectable heroine, cocaine, communism and adventure. Phryne leaves the tedium of English high society for… Continue reading Cocaine Blues: A Phryne Fisher Mystery by Kerry Greenwood

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Murder in Midwinter by Fleur Hitchcock

Title: Murder in Midwinter Author: Fleur Hitchcock Genre: Fiction/Children’s Fiction Publisher: Nosy Crow Published: 23rd November, 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 254 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: When Maya takes a photo from the top of a bus, she has no idea of the trouble it will bring. The bright shop window is gorgeous but the couple arguing… Continue reading Murder in Midwinter by Fleur Hitchcock

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Give the Devil His Due by Sulari Gentill.

Title: Give The Devil His Due (Rowland Sinclair #7) Author: Sulari Gentill Publisher: Pantera Press Category: Historical Fiction/Crime Pages: 384 Available formats: Print and ebook Publication Date: 1/11/15 RRP: AU$29.99 Synopsis: The 7th book in the award-winning Australian historical crime fiction Rowland Sinclair Mystery Series When Rowland Sinclair is invited to take his yellow Mercedes… Continue reading Give the Devil His Due by Sulari Gentill.

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A Murder Unmentioned by Sulari Gentill

Book Title: A Murder Unmentioned (Rowland Sinclair, #6) Author: Sulari Gentill Publisher: Pantera Press Genre: Crime, Historical Fiction Release Date: November 1st, 2014 Book Synopsis: The black sheep of a wealthy grazier dynasty, gentleman artist Rowland Sinclair often takes matters into his own hands. When the matter is murder, there are consequences. For nearly fourteen… Continue reading A Murder Unmentioned by Sulari Gentill