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This was without a doubt, one of the most intriguing books I've encountered this year and it reminded me, yet again, that Antti Tuomainen is a writer who deserves (and now has) a much higher position on the must read list.
Posted by Karen
Another one of those quintessentially Scottish sounding audible books - perfect for listening to over an extended period of time.
Posted by Karen
It's a mark of Robotham's skill that he's inserted THE SECRET SHE KEEPS into a crowded domestic noir scene, littered with unreliable narrators, dysfunctional families and tension because of poor judgements, and created an extremely readable, quite chilling, page turning entrant.
Posted by Karen
3rd in the Discworld series - listened to during the year.
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2nd in the Discworld series - listened to during the year.
Posted by Karen
Another series I've restarted in audio format.
Posted by Karen
A real act of terrorism in Sydney in the 1980s inspired Ashley Kalagian Blunt to write My Name is Revenge (a finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award). Full review at Newtown Review of Books
Posted by Karen
These people are real, this situation is real and in THE LOST MAN Harper has created another astounding work that perfectly evokes a complicated, heart-breaking, all-too-believable family tragedy.
Posted by Karen

Recommendations

This was without a doubt, one of the most intriguing books I've encountered this year and it reminded me, yet again, that Antti Tuomainen is a writer who deserves (and now has) a much higher position on the must read list.
It's a mark of Robotham's skill that he's inserted THE SECRET SHE KEEPS into a crowded domestic noir scene, littered with unreliable narrators, dysfunctional families and tension because of poor judgements, and created an extremely readable, quite chilling, page turning entrant.
These people are real, this situation is real and in THE LOST MAN Harper has created another astounding work that perfectly evokes a complicated, heart-breaking, all-too-believable family tragedy.
The author's bio mentions that S.D. Rowell is interested in the interplay between culture, morality and truth, explored in THE ECHO OF OTHERS. Can't disagree with any of that, THE ECHO OF OTHERS is an outstanding debut novel.
An excellent wartime thriller by Kate Atkinson.
The best thriller you've never heard of, does such a thing exist? Kolymsky Heights may just be that book.
Into everyone's life a Cass Tuplin should blunder, yoyo's in hand, sorting it out once and for all on her mind.
Find out where it all began for George Smiley.

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