Category Archives: Crime

Nothing Bad Happens Here by Nikki Crutchley

The body of missing tourist Bethany Haliwell is found in the small Coromandel town of Castle Bay, where nothing bad ever happens. News crews and journalists from all over the country descend on the small seaside town as old secrets … Continue reading

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Broken Silence by Helen Vivienne Fletcher

A stranger just put Kelsey’s boyfriend in a coma. The worst part? She asked him to do it. Seventeen-year-old Kelsey is dealing with a lot – an abusive boyfriend, a gravely ill mother, an absent father, and a confusing new … Continue reading

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A Moment’s Silence by Christopher Abbey

Stalking the Stalker Set against a backdrop of actual events in 1995, Martyn Percival, a middle-aged New Zealander, seeks adventure on his first OE to the United Kingdom. A chance sighting, providing a possible link between an explosion that has … Continue reading

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Hot Flush by Rosy Fenwicke

Euphemia Sage watched helplessly as Jane, covered in blood, clutched her precious jewelry and was bundled into the Mercedes. Just a few days earlier she’d discovered that Alison, her mousy receptionist at Sage Consulting, had been working as a loan … Continue reading

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Bittersweet by p.d.r. lindsay

In the British army of 1872, corrupt young officers play games of a different kind. Their favourite is to rape young society women in their homes. The rogues make a competition out of it. The more girls the regiment savages, … Continue reading

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Payback by Geoff Palmer

Sometimes your past won’t let you go “Solikha was nine years old when she killed two men. She was a pretty child, and that was their undoing.” Solikha Duong lives the carefree life of a village girl in northern Cambodia … Continue reading

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The Jade Kiwi by Nick Spill

The summer of 1976 in Auckland, New Zealand. There is a severe marijuana drought. Two couples; a gynecologist and a physicist, together with a violinist and an actress meet by accident in a pub and help a Maori evade the … Continue reading

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