Tagged 'Crime Fiction'


Ill-Gotten Gains: A Nell Forrest Mystery 2

Ilsa Evans

There are secrets in the sleepy town of Majic, where the past trips over the present … and then looks the other way.

There are secrets in the sleepy town of Majic, where the past trips over the present … and then looks the other way.

Nefarious Doings: A Nell Forrest Mystery 1

Ilsa Evans

Welcome to the sleepy town of Majic, where neighbourhood watch is a killer

Welcome to the sleepy town of Majic, where neighbourhood watch is a killer

Out of the Silence

Wendy James

Winner of the Best First Australian Crime Novel, Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2006

I hold Jacky close, fix my eyes on the door and walk as fast as I can.

‘Oh, please, don’t run away. Think of your child, if you cannot think of yourself.’

‘What we are suggesting is nothing,’ the man mutters darkly, as I pass through the door and into the brightly lit hall. ‘Nothing. Far worse can happen.’

Far worse.

I have a baby, two shillings, no reputation and nowhere to go, but even so I cannot imagine what far worse might be.

Winner of the Best First Australian Crime Novel, Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2006

I hold Jacky close, fix my eyes on the door and walk as fast as I can.

‘Oh, please, don’t run away. Think of your child, if you cannot think of yourself.’

‘What we are suggesting is nothing,’ the man mutters darkly, as I pass through the door and into the brightly lit hall. ‘Nothing. Far worse can happen.’

Far worse.

I have a baby, two shillings, no reputation and nowhere to go, but even so I cannot imagine what far worse might be.