Book List in Order: 43 titles

  • Scobie Malone is leaving the Homicide and Serial Offenders Unit of the Sydney police, and his last investigation could be his most bizarre. When a housemaid is found dead in a dotcom millionaire's penthouse, Scobie suspects a kidnap that's gone wrong...


  • How far would you go for someone you loved? - Twins Marie and Louise have always been close, but with Maries life on the up, Louise cant help but feel what, exactly? If not envious, than at least a little put out that her own situation divorced and d...


  • A story of the demands of a life in politics - Matt Durban is a seasoned politician, tipped to lead his party. His wife, Carmel, has been a loyal partner, but shes also got controversial political views of her own... And there are those who will stop...


  • Once again Scobie Malone and Ron Clements delve into the dark side of Sydney and bring us a story as fresh as this morning's headlines. From Sylvania Waters to Rooty Hill to harbourside penthouses, they negotiate a lethal world of corporate crime, do...


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    Love never dies ... unless a killer intervenes. The Hotel Southern Savoy has become the reluctant host to two corpses on a single night -- and Homicide Inspector Scobie Malone knows this investigation will be a nightmare the moment he arrives. The...


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    Scobie Malone's job as a homicide cop is to try to keep murder at bay. His job as a father is to keep his family safe. Now, as the eyes of the world are turning toward his city, both of Malone's careers are in serious jeopardy. An important politicia...


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    With all evidence in the killing of Norma Glaze pointing to her vanished husband, Scobie Malone's latest case appears to be a cinch, but all is not as it seems when a friend of Scobie's is implicated in the murder....


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    In the latest Scobie Malone mystery, a family outing at a Chinese restaurant in Sydney turns deadly for Scobie when a masked gunman kills three men at a nearby table, leaving him no choice but to investigate a crime that reeks of Olympic politics, un...


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    When Scobie Malone and his wife are invited to a dinner party thrown by the wealthy Huxwoods and the patriarch of the family turns up murdered following the festivities, Scobie finds himself caught up in the mysteries of wealth, power, and family....






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    Inspector Scobie Malone struggles to cope with the serious illness of his wife while investigating the murder of Orville Brame, a prominent American lawyer found shot to death on the Sydney, Australia, monorail, and uncovering an international web of...


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    In the third season of Scobie Malone, following Dark Summer and Bleak Spring, the detective is caught in a maelstrom of politics, money, murder, and power after the death of the Sydney Police Minister's son. 15,000 first printing....


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    Australia's celebrated Inspector Scobie Malone finds his job hitting close to home when he must figure out who killed Will Rockne, the father of his daughter's boyfriend and a man with a dark past. 15,500 first printing....


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    In the town of Collamundra, Australia, the corpse of Japanese farm manager Kenji Sagawa is found in one of his cotton mill's threshing machines. The prosperity that his company had brought to the small town had also engendered racial tension, and Det...


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    In the heat of an Australian summer, Inspector Scobie Malone of the New South Wales police finds the body of a promising informer, Scungy Grime, floating face down in his family's backyard swimming pool. Scobie is investigating Sydney's major drug-de...


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    A young woman named Mardi Jack is killed by a sniper's bullet in a Sydney apartment apparently owned by a wealthy businessman, Boru O'Brien, who has ties to seedy goings-on and to the prime minister's wife. O'Brien, the real target of the assassin, h...


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    A nun is found murdered on the steps of the Quality Couch, Sydney's most expensive house of ill repute. She was Sister Mary Magdalene, an idealistic young woman who previously had worked at a mission in Nicaragua. Detective Inspector Scobie Malone, t...


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    In 1966 Sir Walter Springfellow, head of Australian intelligence, vanished mysteriously and without a trace. As a young constable, Scobie Malone investigated the disappearance. Years later some bones are found up in the hills which are presumed to be...








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    It is Bicentenary year and Australia is having the party of its lifetime. Detective Inspector Scobie Malone, hero of three previous Cleary books and the most human of cops, would much rather be out on Sydney Harbor with his family, watching the fun. ...


  • When young Hollywood actress Cathleen O'Dea agrees to go to Berlin in 1939 to film a movie for the Nazis as part of a plan to rescue her mother from a concentration camp, she joins forces with Australian newspaperman Sean Carmody, with whom she falls...



  • A novel about spies set in Japan during the closing months of World War II. Early in 1945, Navy lieutenant Kenji Minato, interned as a Japanese spy, offers to spy for US Intelligence. In Tokyo his mission is to identify members of a Peace Faction. Am...





  • Cleo Spearfield, daughter of famous Australian senator Sylvester Spearfield, travels to Vietnam as a war correspondent in order to prove her own aptitude and independence. But when her story of a massacre there is kept silent by her editors back home...


  • A British intelligence officer and an American newspaperwoman confront ambush attempts and the machinations of their traveling companions as they race against time to prevent a royal assassination in British India...


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  • Two planters on the South Pacific island of New Britain are joined in their perilous mission against the Japanese by natives both loyal and treacherous, a beautiful mixed-blood medic, an expatriate German priest, and an openly hostile, wounded Japane...


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    Nina, Margaret, Sally and Prue - the four beautiful and spoilt daughters of the richest and most powerful man in Kansas. They took what they wanted and loved whoever they pleased. Their father could buy them anything they desired, but even his wealth...





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    This is a crime novel from the author of "The Sundowners" and "The High Commissioner". It was Lisa Malone's misfortune to share a lift with the wife of the Mayor, for whom a political kidnapping had been arranged. For Malone, private detective, it wa...



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    Set in Sydney, Australia, where a young girl is involved in blackmail, Detective-Sergeant Malone reaches Helga too late to warn her about her dangerous game. She has already received her final pay-off. The author also wrote "Gunscope" and "The Sundow...



  • Paul Tancred, First Secretary at the American Embassy in Beirut, walks a tightrope. On either side, war is imminent. Caught between a passionate desire for peace and loyalty to an old friend and in love with an Arab girl, Paul is sucked into a whirlp...






  • London: Collins, 1967. 1st U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, Blue boards with gilt lettering along the spine. Map on front and rear end papers. Very good, tight copy. Suspense novel set in Sumatra. 256 pgs....


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    DOCTOR’S DILEMMA To anyone but Stephen McCabe, the promise of a sleek fashionable wife and a glittering medical career among London’s glamorous Harley Street practitioners was the dream of a lifetime come true. But the young Australian medi...


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    Adele Amber dreams of being a famous actress. Young, beautiful and ambitious, her life is focussed on getting ahead. Jack is a television reporter, a man with an eye for the good things in life and a self-confessed romantic. Their affair progresses q...