Crime, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Police Procedurals, Suspense, Thriller & Suspense
At 10.42 a.m. on 22 October 2003, while diving on the wreck of the SS Yongala on the Great Barrier Reef, an American tourist photographed his new wife for their honeymoon album. Instead the photo would become a vital police exhibit. On the right-hand side of the shot, Tina Watson's body lay 27 metres down on the ocean floor, one arm outstretched, reaching upwards. This is the photograph that shocked millions across Australia and the US. How could a healthy young woman have died, a mere seven minutes into her dive, when Gabe Watson, her buddy and husband of only eleven days, was a certified rescue diver? And why did he later relay sixteen different versions of what happened that day to other divers, police, friends and family? Did he cold-bloodedly shut off her air or did he panic after claiming her flailing arms dislodged his mask and regulator? When he ascended to the surface, was it to get help or to callously abandon his bride to her ultimate fate? These remain the captivating questions at the heart of this true-life thriller. Researched across two continents, Honeymoon Dive is in turns disturbing and enthralling as it painstakingly reconstructs events behind one of Australia's most darkly fascinating tragedies.
Brothers in Arms: The Inside Story of Two Bikie Gangs
Father's Day 1984: seven people die in a blaze of gunfire on a sunny afternoon in a hotel car park. Among the dead, a fifteen year old girl caught in the crossfire when two heavily-armed bikie gangs, the Comancheros and the Bandidos, clash. Brothers in Arms tells the extraordinary story of this murderous outbreak, from its vicious beginnings in the closed world of Sydney's motorcycle gangs to its inevitable end in death and imprisonment.
My Husband, My Killer
Two shots through the head at point blank range and Megan Kalajzich bleeds to death in her bed. Lying just inches away, her millionaire husband miraculously escapes the hitman's bullets.A chilling, true-life tale of greed, money and passion, My Husband, My Killer follows a tangled murder plot, hatched by Megan's husband Andrew in the opulence of the Manly Pacific International Hotel and clinched in the seedy alleyways of Kings Cross where the killer was hired.But why would anyone want to murder Megan, and who pulled the trigger?'.all the ingredients and pace of a Hollywood thriller. From the opening sentences, the reader is hooked. Simpson and Harvey's narrative is filled with suspense. - WHO Weekly'Each page bristles with detail and the main players are described in gritty but colourful minutiae. In describing the bizarre and bumbling manner in which the [murder] contract was executed, Simpson and Harvey are at their strongest.' - Sydney Morning Herald