Crime Fiction

Currently Reading - The Murder of Harriet Krohn, Karin Fossum

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A break from local reading to catch up with a brilliant series.

From the Blurb:

Charlo Torp has problems.

He’s grieving for his late wife, he’s lost his job, and gambling debts have alienated him from his teenage daughter. Desperate, his solution is to rob an elderly woman of her money and silverware. But Harriet Krohn fights back, and Charlo loses control.

Wracked with guilt, Charlo attempts to rebuild his life. But the police are catching up with him, and Inspector Konrad Sejer has never lost a case yet.

Review - NO WITNESS, NO CASE by Bill Robertson

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Book Title: 
No Witness
No Case
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922175243
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Victoria
Publisher: 
Brolga Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2014

Currently Reading - KUNDELA, Terry L Probert

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Debut book from a local author set in South Australian farming country.

From the Blurb:

Vietnam Veteran Joe Gillespie is slow to anger but today, revenge drives his mood. He has had cattle stolen in the past twelve months and the police seem clueless.

Review - PRESENT DARKNESS, Malla Nunn

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Book Title: 
Present Darkness
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781451616965
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Atria / Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - 1.9.7 HAMBURG, Alexa Camouro

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Book Title: 
Dixon Grace: 1.9.7 Hamburg
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9783981458596
Series: 
Dixon Grace
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller
Location: 
Germany
Queensland
Publisher: 
Rippple Books
Year of Publication: 
2013

Currently Reading - The Fingerprint Thief, Carolyn Beasley

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Debut book looking at crime from the forensic technician's point of view - with a twist.

From the Blurb:

SARAH ARDEN is a forensic technician with a special talent and a medical abnormality. She can profile a person’s passions from a fingerprint, yet due to disease has no classifiable fingerprints of her own.

Review - HOW I BECAME THE MR BIG OF PEOPLE SMUGGLING, Martin Chambers

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Book Title: 
How I Became the Mr Big of People Smuggling
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922089540
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Adventure
Location: 
Outback Australia
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - FOOTBALL MAMBO, Peter Tonkin

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Book Title: 
Football Mambo
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922187710
Series: 
Bruce Bilger
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Novella
Location: 
South Australia
Publisher: 
Cyberworld Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - WATCHING YOU, Michael Robotham

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Book Title: 
Watching You
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781847445261
Series: 
Joe O'Loughlin
Vincent Ruiz
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2013

Currently Reading - What Came Before, Anna George

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There's opening sequences in books, and then there's the opening sequence in this book!

From the Blurb:

David Forrester and Elle Nolan are sophisticated, mature people who don’t understand love. They live in a world where love is revered but marriages commonly end in divorce, or worse.

When jaded lawyer David meets Elle, he decides she’s his last chance of happiness and does everything he can to woo her and keep her. Everything, that is, except face his demons.