Aoife Clifford

2018 Reading Reminiscences

Given how long it took me to get the spelling of reminiscences right, I think I'm still in holiday mode. Or a lousy speller. We took a few weeks off over Christmas and New Year and actually took the time off - very little was done on computers, tablets and smartphones. We nearly melted in a couple of early season heatwaves that just reinforce the idea that we're all going to hell in an incinerator ... where was I oh yeah, 2018 Reading Reminiscences. There were some very good books around in 2018 and this is less recommendation and more a meander around in the ones I really enjoyed.

Second Sight, Aoife Clifford

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Book Title: 
Second Sight
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925596892
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2018

#amreading Second Sight, Aoife Clifford

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One that I finished over the weekend - review to come asap.

From the Blurb:

A fugitive in the present. A runaway in the past.

Eliza Carmody returns home to the country to work on the biggest law case of her career. The only problem is this time she’s on the ‘wrong side’ – defending a large corporation against a bushfire class action by her hometown of Kinsale.

Second Sight

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A fugitive in the present. A runaway in the past.

Eliza Carmody returns home to the country to work on the biggest law case of her career. The only problem is this time she’s on the ‘wrong side’ – defending a large corporation against a bushfire class action by her hometown of Kinsale.

ISBN: 
9781925596892
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2018

Top Books of 2016 on AustCrimeFiction

This list is of standout reads from 2016, grouped into categories with no attempt whatsoever at an arbitrary number and in no particular order.

Favourite Australian Books (Crime Fiction)



March on AustCrime

The March update is very late - it's been a tad busy hereabouts.

Read / To be Reviewed:

Detective Work, John Dale

Review - All These Perfect Strangers, Aoife Clifford

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Book Title: 
All These Perfect Strangers
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925310726
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2016

January on AustCrime

January, being a month in which we took a break from computers, meant a lot of reading and then a scrambling review catchup - which is still not caught up.

Read / To be Reviewed:

Girl Waits with Gun, Amy Stewart

Am Reading - All These Perfect Strangers, Aoife Clifford

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Due for release in early March so review will be published around then.

From the Blurb:

You don’t have to believe in ghosts for the dead to haunt you.

You don’t have to be a murderer to be guilty.

Within six months of Pen Sheppard starting university, three of her new friends are dead. Only Pen knows the reason why.

All These Perfect Strangers

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

You don’t have to believe in ghosts for the dead to haunt you.

You don’t have to be a murderer to be guilty.

Within six months of Pen Sheppard starting university, three of her new friends are dead. Only Pen knows the reason why.

College life had seemed like a wonderland of sex, drugs and maybe even love. The perfect place to run away from your past and reinvent yourself. But Pen never can run far enough and when friendships are betrayed, her secrets are revealed. The consequences are deadly.

ISBN: 
9781925310726
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2016