Australia

Vanessa Skye

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Skye, Vanessa

Vanessa Skye has always had a love of words and spent her school years writing poetry, speeches and fictional essays.

After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Print Journalism and studying Psychology at Charles Sturt University, Vanessa got a job at Australia’s largest publisher of regional and agricultural news and information, Rural Press, where she worked as a journalist in the Central West of NSW for four years.

Thousands of stories later, Vanessa decided to move back to Sydney and try her hand at public relations while studying a Master of Arts in Communication.

Review - THE REAL CHOPPER, Adam Shand

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Book Title: 
The Real Chopper
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780143799580
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Category: 
True Crime
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - DEADLY OBSESSION, Karen M Davis

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Book Title: 
Deadly Obsession
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922052551
Series: 
Lexie Rogers
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Romantic Suspense
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2014

Currently Reading - Tell Me Why, Sandi Wallace

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Disclosure Number 1: I'm a Clan Destine Minion. Disclosure Number 2: I got to read this when it was a submission. Disclosure Number 3: I barracked a lot for us to publish this. Loudly. Ask Lindy. I think I might have pleaded.

From the Blurb:

Picturesque Daylesford has a darker side.

Melbourne writer Georgie Harvey heads to the mineral springs region of central Victoria to look for a missing farmer.

Currently Reading - The Real Chopper, Adam Shand

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Over the weekend I found it very difficult to put this one down.

From the Blurb:

Criminal, murderer, raconteur, author . . . mythmaker?

Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read is undoubtedly Australia's best-known criminal. Author of many bestselling books about the underworld he inhabited, and subject of a smash-hit film, his story has become part of the country's culture. And Read certainly knew how to spin a yarn.

Review - CHASING THE ACE, Nicholas J Johnson

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Book Title: 
Chasing the Ace
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925030181
Series: 
Joel Fitch
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Heist
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - A MADRAS MIASMA - Brian Stoddart

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Book Title: 
A Madras Miasma
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9789881351012
Series: 
Le Fanu
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Police Procedural
Location: 
India
Madras
Publisher: 
Crime Wave Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

Currently Reading - Deadly Obsession, Karen M Davis

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Second in the Lexie Rogers series from ex-cop Karen Davis.  

From the Blurb:

A young nurse’s body is found at Clovelly Beach in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Apart from a puncture wound in her neck, she is in perfect condition. But she’s also clutching a rose in her hands – and there’s an empty packet of prescription drugs in her pocket.

Review - ONE BOY MISSING, Stephen Orr

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Book Title: 
One Boy Missing
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922147271
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
South Australia
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2014