Historical

#amreading Murder on Broadway, John Rosanowski

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Another from the staggeringly varied #yeahnoir pile

From the Blurb:

It's Broadway in Reefton, the new, booming 1870s gold town.

Suspiciously, Gordon Trembath, a naive young police constable has been left in charge over Christmas and New Year. He is immediately faced with investigating a murder carried out by sly-groggers in the valley.

In the meantime, the town has been invaded by "a collection of scamps, card sharps, liars and chats who have come to town for the pickings available in the holiday season."

#amreading A Dangerous Language, Sulari Gentill

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There is no way in this world that a Rowland Sinclair book is going to lurk long on the reading piles around here - started this one last night. Want a Chrysler Airflow already.

From the Blurb:

Book 8 in the Rowland Sinclair Mystery Series.

Set against the glamorous backdrop of the 1930s in Australia and overseas, A Dangerous Language is the latest in the much loved, award winning Rowland Sinclair Mysteries.

#amreading She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia

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From the recent reading piles I've been catching up with - strong first book in what's intended as an ongoing series.

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London, 1863: Women in Waterloo are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim.

The police are at a loss and so it falls to courtesan and professional detective, Heloise Chancey, to investigate.

#amreading - The Revelations of Carey Ravine, Debra Daley

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From the weekend's reading.

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London in the 1770s is bursting with opportunity. It's a city fuelled by new ideas and new money, where everything is for sale - including entree into the ruling class.

The Unfortunate Victim, Greg Pyers

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The Unfortunate Victim
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925321975
Series: 
Otto Berliner
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
Daylesford
Castlemaine
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - A Donation of Murder, Felicity Young

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A Donation of Murder
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Australia
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B01EUBP8MO
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Dody McCleland
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
London
Publisher: 
Impulse Australia
Year of Publication: 
2016

#amreading A Donation of Murder, Felicity Young

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The fifth in the Dody McCleland series - murder, investigation, women's rights and some crossroads for both McCleland and Pike.

From the Blurb:

The fifth in the Dr Dodi McCleland series - Agatha Christie meets Phryne Fisher

Review - Certain Admissions, Gideon Haigh

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Certain Admissions
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Australia
ISBN: 
9780670078318
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Category: 
True Crime
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2015