Ash Island

Announcing the 2016 Ned Kelly Award Shortlists

The Australian Crime Writers Association today announced the shortlists for the 2016 Ned Kelly Awards for the best in Australian crime writing.

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 - ASH ISLAND, Barry Maitland

Author Information
Book Title: 
Ash Island
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922253170
Series: 
Harry Belltree
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

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 - Ash Island, Barry Maitland

Book Title: 
Author Name: 

The 2nd in the Harry Belltree trilogy and the book I finished this afternoon when I should have been working.

From the Blurb:

Detective Sergeant Harry Belltree, back on the job after a near-fatal confrontation with corrupt colleagues, has become a departmental embarrassment. The solution is a posting away from Sydney and a quiet life in Newcastle.

October on AustCrimeFiction

Another busy October with slightly improved reading numbers. 

Read and Reviewed this Month:

Crime Fiction

Poison Bay, Belinda Pollard

Television reporter Callie Brown likes safe places with good coffee. But she joins friends from the past on a trek into New Zealand’s most brutal wilderness, in the hope of healing a broken heart.

What she doesn’t know is that someone wants them all dead.

Review - ASH ISLAND, Barry Maitland

Author Information
Book Title: 
Ash Island
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922253170
Series: 
Harry Belltree
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

Ash Island

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Detective Sergeant Harry Belltree, back on the job after a near-fatal confrontation with corrupt colleagues, has become a departmental embarrassment. The solution is a posting away from Sydney and a quiet life in Newcastle.

Or maybe not so quiet. A body’s been found buried just offshore on Ash Island; there may be more. There’s also Harry’s unfinished business. The car crash that killed his parents and blinded his wife happened not far from Newcastle. And Harry knows it was no accident.

ISBN: 
9781922253170
Location: 
Sydney
Series: 
Harry Belltree
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015