Crime

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Crosskill

by Crosskill
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genre Crime

The fourth Wyatt novel. Wyatt is meticulous, demanding and implacable, and this may be the toughest, coolest and most uncompromising series in Australian literature.

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Deathdeal

by Deathdeal
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genre Crime

The third Wyatt novel. Patient, exacting and not particularly lucky, Wyatt is a criminal’s criminal and this series is one of the most compelling in Australian fiction.

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Paydirt

by Paydirt
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genre Crime

The second Wyatt novel. Careful, exacting and ruthless, Wyatt is a consummate criminal and a solitary giant in Australian crime writing.

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Kickback

by Kickback
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genre Crime

The first Wyatt novel. Professional, methodical and only slightly sentimental, Wyatt is a flinty poem of a criminal and one of the most memorable creations in modern Australian literature.

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The Blindman’s Hat

by The Blindman’s Hat
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genre Crime · Literary Fiction

The multiple award-winning The Blindman’s Hat is Paul Auster with added exuberant silliness, Sara Paretsky stuffed full of red herrings, and Hergé overcome by lust.

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Straight, Bent & Barbara Vine

by Straight, Bent & Barbara Vine
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genre Crime · Literary Fiction · Stories

There are three ways to play a crime story. You can play it straight, making the most of the conventions of the genre. You can bend the conventions and the genre itself all the way around. Or you can take the genre deeper into the human mind and soul. These dozen stories play it every way there is, and they’re like nothing you’ve ever read.

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Flamingo Gate

by Flamingo Gate
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genre Crime · Literary Fiction · Stories

Melbourne in the last decade of the millennium feels like a hard-boiled fiction or a noir film, with corruption in the air and on the ground. Six short stories and a novella circle the city’s decay, spiral towards a thrilling conclusion and fuse into a new kind of crime fiction.

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Flamingo Gate · Straight, Bent & Barbara Vine

by Flamingo Gate · Straight, Bent & Barbara Vine
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genre Crime · Literary Fiction · Stories

Two of Garry Disher’s seminal collections of fiction, collected together for the first time. If you love Garry’s literary fiction or crime fiction, his longer or shorter works—this collection has it all, and usually all at once.

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Death of the Author

by Death of the Author
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genre Crime · Literary Fiction

A postmodern serial killer thriller. The world’s greatest writers of Multiple Homicide Fiction are gathered for a festival—only to be killed in ways that hauntingly recall their most famous works. Local author Rachel Stern finds herself on the hunt for the shadowy Reader—but will she end up on his list?

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