Australia

Currently Reading - Thornydevils, T.W. Lawless

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Have to admit that the references right at the start to the Truth Newspaper had me smiling.

From the Blurb:

It is Melbourne 1989. While investigating organised crime, Peter Clancy is caught up in a sinister plot involving drug importation, police corruption, and some very kinky sex.

Along the way, Peter meets a young lawyer and is instantly besotted with her—unlike his friends and colleagues who see something disturbing beneath her wholesome exterior.

Currently Reading - St Kilda Blues by Geoffrey McGeachin

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The third in the Charlie Berlin series, which has been a) much anticipated and b) a one weekend read.

From the Blurb:

It's 1967, the summer of love, and in swinging Melbourne Detective Sergeant Charlie Berlin has been hauled out of exile in the Fraud Squad to investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl, the daughter of a powerful and politically connected property developer. As Berlin's inquiries uncover more missing girls he gets an uneasy feeling he may be dealing with the city's first serial killer.

Currently Reading - No Witness, No Case - Bill Robertson

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A new book from local author and ex-cop Bill Robertson - set in Melbourne and Heathcote. The area around Bendigo seems to be becoming crime fiction central in this state.

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Review - HOMECOMING, NM Harris

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Book Title: 
Homecoming
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780992329693
Series: 
Encounters
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Erotica
Sub Genre: 
Short Stories
Publisher: 
Clan Destine Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - THROUGH THE CRACKS, Honey Brown

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Book Title: 
Through the Cracks
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921901546
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Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - TRINITY, MM Rochford

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Book Title: 
Trinity
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
B00DXV7JN4
Series: 
Louise Keller
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Private Investigator
Location: 
NSW
Year of Publication: 
2013

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.

Review - THE TAINTED TRIAL OF FARAH JAMA, Julie Szego

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Book Title: 
The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780987381149
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Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Investigative Journalism
Publisher: 
Wild Dingo Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Currently Reading - Present Darkness, Malla Nunn

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The fourth Emmanuel Cooper book, due out in June, I'm giving into that no impulse control thing again and reading this now.

From the Blurb:

Set in the corrupt, unforgiving world of apartheid South Africa, this novel in the Detective Emmanuel Cooper series follows Cooper as he faces a test of loyalty and friendship.