Historical

#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
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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
ISBN: 
B01EUBP8MO
Series: 
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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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780670078318
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Category: 
True Crime
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - Waterfront, Duncan McNab

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Waterfront
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733632662
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Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
History
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Hachette
Year of Publication: 
2015

Currently Reading - Waterfront, Duncan McNab

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Wanted a change of pace and something from the true stacks.

From the Blurb:

Ever since the First Fleet dropped anchor, Australia's ports have been a breeding ground for many of Australia's most notorious criminals, and a magnet for local and overseas crime syndicates.

Currently Reading - Give the Devil His Due, Sulari Gentill

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Reading this for a series review at Newtown Review of Books.

From the Blurb:

When Rowland Sinclair is invited to take his yellow Mercedes onto the Maroubra Speedway, renamed the Killer Track for the lives it has claimed, he agrees without caution or reserve.

But then people start to die.

The body of a journalist covering the race is found in a House of Horrors, an English blueblood with Blackshirt affiliations is killed on the race track. and it seems that someone has Rowland in their sights.