Detective John Maiden returns to solve the case, but in the Sanctuary everyone loves everybody else. They share the same rooms, the same church, the same swimming pool and gymnasium – even the same bed, when no one's looking – and everybody has something to hide. In the close-knit, secretive environment of the Sanctuary, modern police methods and forensics are useless. Every crime scene is saturated with evidence from all the clan members. Each murder is as good as a clean kill and Maiden has to rely to all of his wits and experience to find the killer.
When journalist Brendan Craft discovers the mysterious Egyptian charm, a series of terrifying events is unleashed – events similar to those suffered by a young soldier as he fought for his life in the trenches of Gallipoli in 1915. Confronted with an evil beyond his imagining, Brendan becomes locked in a battle for his sanity. Where does the dream end and the reality begin? Death may be the only escape from the voices of evil.
As Detective John Maiden confronts the mounting horror of the killings, he knows more lives are at stake, and not just those of the killer's next targets. The kidnapping of a young girl has raised the stakes even higher as her captor wants to get himself noticed – and the front pages of the newspapers are giving him nasty ideas.
An international bestseller, Missing Pieces is a chilling story of murder, revenge and vicious abduction.
There are odd, frightening lights hovering above the river and crop circles in the fields. The strange sightings aren't just limited to the night sky, however. Glimpses of ghostly apparitions are seen through the windows of shuttered houses – the tortured spirits of people only recently buried. The situation gets rapidly worse as the eerie lights are more brazen, the dead are seen walking the streets late at night and in the local cemetery the soil over the graves is starting to stir ...
There is no escape for Michael Garrett and Kerry Wentworth, two newcomers to Hickory. The outside world is cut off and anyone attempting to enter or leave the town never finish the journey. Hickory has become a bad place to be – a place to fear.
Meeting Jonathon makes Rose realise that life is bittersweet – time is precious and falling in love may be a hopeless and painful experience. Surely no one could survive the killing in the trenches? Perhaps Rose herself won't survive the war to end all wars?
From the first landings on 25th April 1915 to the battlefields of France and Armistice Day 1918, And In The Morning is a uniquely Australian novel of war, love and courage.
One of the modules is the Cryogenic Module, where the bodies of wealthy and famous people lie deeply frozen, preserved until the medical science of the future can revive and heal them. The Cryogenics Module has been a successful, secret source of funding for NASA. In space and shadowed from the sun, the extremely cold temperatures make low Earth orbit the perfect place to keep corpses in hibernation. Now it's time to try and revive the first patient, a man possessed by an evil that doesn't expect to be awakened in the cold depths of space.
In the middle of outback Australia on an isolated cattle property, the ghost of a couple's dead child begins to appear in the house. Young Ellen was an angel when she was alive. As a spirit returning from the dead she is a terrifying demon with a dreadful connection to the horror in the sky two hundred miles above them.