#amreading

Currently Reading - The Herb Gardener, Maris Morton

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Another book from both the Davitt's and Ned Kelly listings.

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Still hurting after a painful divorce, Joanna leaves the city, moving with her six-year-old daughter Mia to a country town. She’s looking for a better, happier life, and when she meets farmer Chris Youngman, she discovers the possibility of a future as a farmer’s wife.

Currently Reading - The Drowned Boy, Karin Fossum

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The last from my currently reading pile - the latest from Karin Fossum.

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The new Inspector Sejer novel

‘He'd just learnt to walk,’ she said. ‘He was sitting playing on his blanket, then all of a sudden he was gone.’

A 16-month-old boy is found drowned in a pond right by his home. Chief Inspector Sejer is called to the scene as there is something troubling about the mother’s story. As even her own family turns against her, Sejer is determined to get to the truth.

Currently Reading - Storm Clouds, Bronwyn Parry

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Another picked up because of this year's Ned Kelly Awards submissions list, I've got to get to the Davitt's list next! 

http://www.sistersincrime.org.au/content/davitt-readers-choice-voting-2015

From the Blurb:

National Parks ranger Erin Taylor loves her job, is falling for her colleague, Simon, and is finally leaving her past behind . . .

Currently Reading - Black Widow, Carol Baxter

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"The true story of Australia's first female serial killer" as it says on the cover, is absolutely fascinating.

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'Never before in the hundred year history of Australia has a female prisoner become so notorious as Louisa Collins.' - Evening News.

Currently Reading - After the Crash, Michel Bussi

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4 days away from the day jobs (so will catch up with some emails etc next week) so I'm treating myself to something I've been wanting to read since it arrived.

From the Blurb:

On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is engulfed in flames. 168 out of 169 passengers are killed instantly. The miraculous sole survivor is a three-month-old baby girl. Two families, one rich, the other poor, step forward to claim her, sparking an investigation that will last for almost two decades. Is she Lyse-Rose or Emilie?

Currently Reading - Only the Brave, Mel Sherratt

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The third in the DS Allie Shenton series this the second for me.

From the Blurb:

When one of the notorious Johnson brothers is murdered and a bag of money goes missing, a deadly game of cat and mouse is set in motion.

DS Allie Shenton and her team are called in to catch the killer, but the suspects are double-crossing each other and Allie has little time to untangle the web of lies.

Currently Reading - The Hunter, Tony Park

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Set in Africa, this is a series that I've been very remiss in keeping up to date with.

From the Blurb:

Safari guide and private investigator Hudson Brand hunts people, not animals. He's on the trail of Linley Brown who's been named as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Linley's friend, Kate, supposedly died in a fiery car accident in Zimbabwe, but Kate's sister wants to believe it is an elaborate fraud.

Currently Reading - Fireplay, Steve P. Vincent

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Second in the Jack Emery series, I'm having a bit of a binge :)

From the Blurb:

A chance lightning strike. A reporter in the right place. A scandal that will rock America.

Journalist Jack Emery has seen it all. Embedded for the New York Standard with the 8th Marine Regiment in the heart of Afghanistan, he has covered everything from firefights to the opening of new schools. But nothing has prepared Jack for the story that is about to explode right in front of him.