Crime Fiction

#amreading No Limits, Ellie Marney

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Really like the way that Ellie Marney creates the settings for these books - they feel very real and the people in them authentic.

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Boozer, brawler, ladies’ man – nineteen-year-old Harris Derwent is not a good guy.

#amreading Dig Two Graves, Carolyn Morwood

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Another from the past reading pile.

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Six international artists are invited to a residency in southern Spain. What could possibly go wrong? 

Writer’s block and paintings of oranges. 

Love, lust, revenge.

A sculptor left for dead on the side of a mountain. 

Part love story, part thriller and wholly page-turning, Dig Two Graves shows us once again that ‘Morwood is a classy act.’ – The Australian 

For readers who like their crime/thrillers gore-free and more refined.

#amreading A Tropical Cure, John Hollenkamp

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Okay so there's a spot of catching up going on - I have been so busy reading, I've forgotten to post updates.

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Three bodies… three killers? 

A taxi driver disappears, his burnt-out cab the only evidence of his last stop. In the same desolate area, a body is found in the boot of a stolen car half-submerged in a muddy creek. It’s not the cab driver… 

Now We Are Dead, Logan McRae #10.5

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Now We Are Dead
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United Kingdom
Scotland
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9780008257095
Series: 
Roberta Steel
Logan McRae
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Scotland
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Maori Detective, D.A. Crossman

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The Maori Detective
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New Zealand
ISBN: 
B075L1WY3H
Series: 
Red Zone Mysteries
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Lang Book Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton, Katherine Hayton

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The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton
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Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780473350918
Series: 
Ngaire Blakes
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Year of Publication: 
2016

The Forger's Wife, John Lang

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The Forger's Wife
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Australia
ISBN: 
9780987625304
Series: 
Colonial Australian Popular Fiction
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Publisher: 
Grattan Street Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Blackhouse, Peter May

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The Blackhouse
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Author's Home Country: 
Scotland
ISBN: 
9781445009001
Series: 
Lewis Trilogy
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Scotland
Publisher: 
Isis Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2011

Turn A Blind Eye, Neil A. White

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Turn A Blind Eye
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Australia
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Crime Fiction
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Melbourne

#amreading The Lewis Man, Peter May

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2nd in the Lewis Trilogy, I've pretty much started this one straight after the first, The Blackhouse.

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A body is recovered from a peat bog on the Isle of Lewis. The male Caucasian corpse is initially believed by its finders to be over 2000 years old, until they spot the Elvis tattoo on his right arm. The body, it transpires, is not evidence of an ancient ritual killing, but of a murder committed during the latter half of the 20th century.