We try and keep track of new crime releases on the Australian scene and here is the list of books we know about that are due for release in the remainder of the year, do let us know if there are any gaps in this list. Links below go to the publisher, book or author’s website.
Just missed them
- Tony Berry WASHED UP – Reluctant sleuth Bromo Perkins returns to the streets of Richmond, persuaded by the tempting wiles of Liz Shapcott, to look more closely into the death of bright young student Melissa OGrady. As he bumbles his way into the murky depths of this trendy Australian suburb, Bromo soon falls foul of devious real estate agents, housing developers and town planners as he uncovers something far more sinister than shonky real estate deals.
- Josephine Pennicott POET’S COTTAGE a haunting mystery of families, bohemia, fairy-tales, truth, creativity, lies, murder and memory, set in 1930s Australia and the present day.
- Y. A Erskine THE BETRAYAL (a second book for Erskine set in Tasmania, in this one a young female constable makes a claim of sexual assault against a colleague)
- Malla Nunn – SILENT VALLEY (this is the third in her Emanuel Cooper series which looks like it will be published in the US in June under the title BLESSED ARE THE DEAD)
Nothing? What will a girl read?
- Kathryn Fox – COLD GRAVE
- Sulari Gentill – PAVING THE NEW ROAD (a second Rowly Sinclair book for 2012)
- Barry Maitland – ALL MY ENEMIES (Brock & Kolla #12)
- Michael Robotham – SAY YOU’RE SORRY
- Gabrielle Lord – DEATH BY BEAUTY
Coming Soon (no date known yet)
- Carmen Cromer – UNDERCURRENT (another mystery set in Tasmania, download the first chapter from here)