Crime Fiction

#amreading The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton, Katherine Hayton

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Started this one on Sunday night - first in the Ngaire Blakes series.

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Forty years ago Magdalene Lynton drowned in a slurry. She choked to death as her hands scrabbled for purchase on the smooth concrete walls. A farmhand discovered her bloated body three days later.

Or she didn't.

Paul Worthington just confessed to her murder.

Forty years ago Magdalene Lynton died in a dirty shed. He smothered her life along with her cries for help and tossed her defiled corpse into a river when he was done.

Or he didn't.

#amreading The Last Time We Spoke, Fiona Sussman

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The second novel out of New Zealand I've been able to read that explores the after-affects of crime. Let's hope this is not just a glitch in the continuum as both of these novels now have been thought-provoking and challenging.

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Review - Flesh Wounds, Christopher Brookmyre

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Flesh Wounds
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Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781408704080
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Jasmine Sharp
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Crime Fiction
Year of Publication: 
2013

Finn Bell

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Bell, Finn

Finn Bell lives in the far south of New Zealand where he writes full time. 

Jonothan Cullinane

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Cullinane, Jonothan

Jonothan Cullinane was born in Palmerston North in 1951. Having established his proletarian bona fides as a roughneck on oil rigs in Canada and the North Sea and as a proofreader and bartender in New York City during the 1970s, he began working in the New Zealand film industry in 1981. In 2007 he wrote and directed We're Here to Help, about the Christchurch businessman Dave Henderson's titanic run-in with the IRD. The unprecedented success of that film led to a job as a postie in Mt Roskill, Auckland, a position he still holds.

#amreading A Moments Silence, Christopher Abbey

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Long weekend reading part 3.

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Set against a backdrop of actual events in 1995, Martyn Percival, a middle-aged New Zealander, seeks adventure on his first OE to the United Kingdom. A chance sighting, providing a possible link between an explosion that has rocked the nation and the whereabouts of a renegade IRA operative, has Martyn reporting his suspicions to an attractive police sergeant in the Cotswolds. 

Review - Only Daughter, Anna Snoekstra

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Only Daughter
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Australia
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9781489210449
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Domestic Thriller
Identity Theft
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
MIRA
Year of Publication: 
2016

Review - Tattletale, Sarah J. Naughton

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Tattletale
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Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
ISBN: 
9781409166948
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Sue Younger

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Younger, Sue