Downs Crime Mysteries

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Newest
Last Breath
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a total stranger entered Cairns Police Station in Far North Queensland, a bored Sergeant Downs becomes suddenly interested. To solve a mystery, he is dragged half a continent away to an opal mine in Coober Pedy in South Australia. This led to a manhunt in outback Queensland over the case of two missing miners. This is the first book in the Downs Crime Mystery Series.
You Don't Say
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Acting Inspector"Sarge" Downs, investigates a suspicious death in Port Douglas that leads he and his colleague Constable Nat Johns to discover that corruption is still rife in the governmental, policing and judicial sectors in Queensland. These two police officers and their respective partners, Sarah and Jess are placed in a great deal of danger as they unravel the tangled web of deceit.
Number 39
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,870. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Ostensibly Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs from Cairns was looking for a break. However, while on a holiday in Hong Kong with his partner Sarah, his attempt at saving a man from being beaten up in a market place leads to a kidnapping and ransom demand from a Chinese drug triad. Sarge is eventually released and then aided by Hong Kong and Australian police, he tries to track down his captors.
What Goes Around, Comes Around
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Sarge" Downs, a detective Inspector in Cairns, Australia relates how he and his older cousin, Francis, became mixed up in the major gangland war that was happening in Melbourne during the late 1990's. He was out of his depth completely, having only just graduated from the police academy. More by good luck than good management they were able to avoid becoming collateral damage. But only just.
Don't Do What I Did
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs of the Queensland Police and based in Cairns came to learn of what happened to his Uncle Ray who had been called up to do National Service near the end of the Vietnam War. Ray was seconded to the Joint Intelligence Organisation in Canberra and was faced with a case of spying, corruption and illegal operation at the time of great change in Australian government.
Family Business
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs of the Queensland police witnessed the brutal murder of a student near Cairns. With the aid of his colleagues, Nat Johns and Liz Rhodes and the Australian Federal Police and Border Force, he gets to the heart of the matter. Real estate fraud, extortion, prostitution, money laundering, drug trafficking and people smuggling have been behind the young woman's death.
Family Matters
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A dismembered arm washed up on a beach leads Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs and Nat Johns all the way from their Cairns base down to Melbourne to seek a murderer. They find a close knit but very dysfunctional family with criminal ties, who seem to go to great lengths to avoid being caught up in the investigation of their son and brother's death. The mysterious conspiracy is eventually uncovered
Fush 'n' Chups
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A trip to New Zealand by Cairns police Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs and his family goes horribly wrong when they become involved in the transport of drugs around the South Island by a major drug organisation. With the support of the local police and the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, they still manage to enjoy their holiday; though always kept aware of the danger they are in
Deep Down Under
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs of the Queensland police received a mysterious parcel. In it he finds various accounts of the role his grandfather, Wilfred played in WW2. He learns that the frail old man he once knew, was indeed an unsung war hero who had a number of dangerous missions behind enemy lines. What took place on an island in the Pacific and later in Burma however destroyed him.