Australia

Peter Docker

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Docker, Peter

Peter Docker was born in Wiilman Country at Narrogin, Western Australia, and is of Irish, Cornish and English heritage. He grew up on a station in Wudjari Country at Coomalbidgup, near Esperance. He has worked as a dairy-hand, hay carter, wheat-bogger, window-washer, bank teller, lift driver and barman. He has written short stories published in Australian literary journals and has written for stage and radio. Someone Else’s Country was his first book. He is currently writing a play about the Mickelbergs.

Martin Chambers

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Chambers, Martin

Martin Chambers was born in Perth, the son of two journalists. He is married and has two adult daughters. He has worked as a biologist, a tour guide, a whitewater rafting guide, a lab assistant, a publican, a kayak designer, a ferry skipper and in mineral exploration. Between episodes of cycling, kayaking, sailing or travel, he writes.

Robert Edeson

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Edeson, Robert

Robert Edeson was born in Perth, Western Australia, and educated at Christ Church Grammar School, the University of Western Australia and the University of Cambridge. He has been a consultant anaesthetist and researcher, publishing in the neuroscience, biophysical and mathematical literatures. He lives in Perth. The Weaver Fish is his first work of fiction.

Review - BEAMS FALLING, P.M. Newton

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Book Title: 
Beams Falling
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780670074525
Series: 
Nhu 'Ned' Kelly
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - THE SCENT OF MURDER, Felicity Young

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Book Title: 
The Scent of Murder
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780732298029
Series: 
Dody McCleland
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Special Interests: 
Medical
Location: 
England
Publisher: 
Harper Collins Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - IN THE MORNING I'LL BE GONE, Adrian McKinty

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Book Title: 
In The Morning I'll Be Gone
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Ireland
ISBN: 
9781846688201
Series: 
Sean Duffy
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Ireland
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2014

CR - Standoff, David Rollins

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Feeling a little bit guilty about the fact that we got through this dreadful weekend unscathed - I've spent most of the time listening to the scanner, wondering why on earth people think websites are the way to go with this sort of emergency level, and reading.

From the Blurb:

OSI Special Agent Vin Cooper is brought to the scene of an airport massacre in El Paso, Texas, to investigate the death of a USAF airman, AWOL from a nearby Air Force base.

CR - The Train Rider, Tony Cavanaugh

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The third of the Darian Richards books by Tony Cavanaugh is due out later in February.

From the Blurb:

One man pushed Darian Richards to the edge. The man he couldn't catch. The Train Rider.

As Victoria's top homicide investigator, Darian Richards spent years catching killers. The crimes of passion, of anger, of revenge ... they were easy. It was the monsters who were hard.

Review - MONKEY BUSINESS, Kathryn Ledson

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Book Title: 
Monkey Business
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781742537702
Series: 
Erica Jewell
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Romantic Comedy
Publisher: 
Penguin Australia
Year of Publication: 
2014