Category Archives: Crime

Bookfest bonanza

One of the joys of January for me is the Lifeline Bookfest in Brisbane. This is one of the biggest second-hand book sales in the state of Queensland, and I came home loaded down with new reading. And some great … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

Long flights demand a really riveting read. The book I had started before a recent overseas trip was not quite capturing my attention, so at the airport on my return journey I bought a book I’d seen recently that looked … Continue reading

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Say You’re Sorry

Crime writer Michael Robotham has published 11 novels, but this is the first one I’ve read. It probably won’t be the last. Say You’re Sorry is written in the voice of Piper Hadley, a teenage girl who has been missing … Continue reading

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My holiday read: The Burning Room

With a 10 day break over Easter, I was looking for something relaxing and easy to read and my travelling companion provided just the thing: the latest Harry Bosch novel, The Burning Room, released last year. I’ve become a fan … Continue reading

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The Mayor of Lexington Avenue

There’s nothing quite like a good crime novel to read over the holidays, and I picked this one from my sister’s bookcase while visiting her over Christmas. Although I’ve read a lot of crime fiction, I’d never heard of author … Continue reading

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