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Cold Fear

Danish journalist Matthew Cave is in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital. Faced with the disappearance of his half-sister Arnaq and a murder inquiry that might have involved his father Tom, he finds himself in a strange search for the killers across the vast frozen land.

Reviewed on 22 August 2020 by Ewa Sherman

The Girl Without Skin

The discovery of a mummified body on the edge of an ice sheet in Greenland leads to the re-opening of an unsolved case from the 1970s. Danish journalist Matthew Cave and a young woman released from prison after serving a sentence for killing her family delve into the shocking and brutal past.

Reviewed on 22 February 2020 by Ewa Sherman


When in 1797 a vessel is shipwrecked on an island in what became known as Bass Strait, a small group make their way to Sydney, but the few who arrive have different tales about the journey.

Reviewed on 18 January 2020 by Chris Roberts

Under the Cold Bright Lights

Acting Police Sergeant Alan Auhl works cold cases in Melbourne, apparently unassuming, but he has a house full of waifs and strays and can go that extra mile when required.

Reviewed on 10 August 2019 by Chris Roberts

The Rules of Backyard Cricket

Darren Keefe and his brother are international cricket stars – but Darren can always find trouble and someone wants him dead.

Reviewed on 12 November 2016 by Sharon Wheeler


Lawyer Charlie Jardim visits a remote coastal town to firm up the prosecution case against two men for murder, but finds the locals hostile.

Reviewed on 16 January 2016 by Chris Roberts

One Boy Missing

Detective Sergeant Bart Moy returns to his fading outback home town after the accidental death of his son and becomes involved with a child abduction and murder investigation while trying to work out his own problems.

Reviewed on 18 July 2015 by John Cleal