Mystery

The Sleeping Nymph / Painted in Blood by Ilaria Tuti, Book Review

The Sleeping Nymph / Painted in Blood by Ilaria Tuti, Book Review

Ilaria Tuti’s The Sleeping Nymph (aka Painted in Blood) is a criminally good character-driven crime thriller and uniquely captivating historical mystery in translation. Read on for our full review. The Sleeping Nymph Book Synopsis In the highly anticipated follow-up to Flowers…

The Burning Island by Jock Serong, Review: Engrossing prose

The Burning Island by Jock Serong, Review: Engrossing prose

The Burning Island by Jock Serong is an engrossing historical adventure, a mystery thriller and tale of great love. Read on for our full review. The Burning Island Book Synopsis A father’s obsession. A daughter’s quest. Eliza Grayling, born in Sydney…

The Safe Place by Anna Downes, Review: Bursting with secrets

The Safe Place by Anna Downes, Review: Bursting with secrets

The Safe Place, former actress Anna Downes’ debut is a thrilling novel packed to bursting with atmospheric tension and dark secrets. Read on for our full review. The Safe Place Synopsis No phones. No outsiders. No escape. For struggling actress Emily…

The Museum of Forgotten Memories, Review: Smashing boxes

The Museum of Forgotten Memories, Review: Smashing boxes

The Museum of Forgotten Memories by Anstey Harris is deeply moving and uplifting fiction powered by emotional honesty, strength of community and the gold in every day. Read on for our full review. The Museum of Forgotten Memories Synopsis From the bestselling…

Inheritance of Secrets: Sonya Bates on ‘What’s in a name?’

Inheritance of Secrets: Sonya Bates on ‘What’s in a name?’

Today we welcome author Sonya Bates to discuss the importance of title selection and the journey that involved for her debut adult novel, historical fiction thriller Inheritance of Secrets. Plus, thanks to HarperCollins Australia we have 2 paperback copies of Inheritance of…

Quotients by Tracy O’Neill: Literary challenge to modern thinking

Quotients by Tracy O’Neill: Literary challenge to modern thinking

Quotients by Tracy O’Neill is literature of and about our time, asking questions that are timeless to wantonly challenge modern thinking. Read on for our full review. Quotients Synopsis Two people search for connection in a world of fractured identities and aliases,…

To The Lions: Holly Watt takes no prisoners in Dagger winner

To The Lions: Holly Watt takes no prisoners in Dagger winner

Former journalist Holly Watt’s hard-hitting thriller To The Lions, is the first in her Casey Benedict series and winner of the 2019 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger. Read on for our full review. To The Lions Synopsis Time, Sunday Times, Telegraph & Guardian…

PREY author L.A. Larkin on a pandemic book launch

PREY author L.A. Larkin on a pandemic book launch

Today we welcome author L.A. Larkin to discuss her new novel PREY and how the global pandemic has affected this book launch and her writing. Plus, thanks to Clan Destine Press and Bloodhound Books we have 2 ebook copies to giveaway worldwide….

All The Dead Stars by AK Alliss, The Pattern Codex 1: Engaging

All The Dead Stars by AK Alliss, The Pattern Codex 1: Engaging

All The Dead Stars (The Pattern Codex #1) is an engaging character-driven fantasy adventure novel from Australian author AK Alliss. Read on for our full review. All The Dead Stars Synopsis In the occupied province of De’Zhun, Ae-Tor, once a member…

The Deceptions: Q&A with author Suzanne Leal

The Deceptions: Q&A with author Suzanne Leal

Today we welcome bestselling author Suzanne Leal to discuss her new release The Deceptions (Allen&Unwin), a searing, compassionate tale of love and duplicity-and family secrets better left buried – fiction inspired by a true story of wartime betrayal. Q&A with Suzanne Leal…

Caroline James on Hattie Goes to Hollywood + Giveaway

Caroline James on Hattie Goes to Hollywood + Giveaway

Today we welcome author Caroline James to discuss her book Hattie Goes to Hollywood, the first in a new series of crime mysteries. Plus, Caroline is generously offering 5 ebook copies for worldwide giveaway! Hattie Goes To Hollywood was a change of direction for…