Jack Holbrook


Jack Holbrook is an Australian writer of crime fiction, mostly based in and around the city of Brisbane. Born and educated in the UK, he has a number of published works in several genres. His favourite literary creation is Detective Constable Alexandra Bertolissio who features in 'The Thirteenth Egg' and 'Manhunt' the first Jack Holbrook novellas to be made available through Smashwords.

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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Alexandra Bertolissio is a homicide cop, a slight, sensitive woman, making a reputation as a brilliant detective in a world that is brutal and tough. Her younger sister, Mel, is a beauty, reckless and carefree, she is adored by everyone and a magnet for trouble. "Sisters" is a collection of six more crime stories featuring these two remarkable women and their deep but complicated relationship.
The Thirteenth Egg
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mel Bertolissio is suspected of stealing a priceless jewelled egg and the evidence against her keeps piling up. Only her sister, Detective Alexandra Bertolissio, believes in her innocence. Then Mel's suspected accomplice is brutally murdered and Mel's prints are on the murder weapon. In a race against time, Alexandra must find the real killer before it is too late for her sister.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Constable Alexandra Bertolissio is on the trail of a serial killer. She knows who the perpetrator is but even her own boss doesn't believe her. He wants her to drop the case but she knows more people are going to die if she does. It's a time to focus and give it her best but her sister has thrown an emotional spanner in the works and Alexandra's personal life is suddenly in turmoil.

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