New Release Book Review: Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander

Half Moon Lake… About the Book: ‘They said he was their boy. And so he was . . .' In 1913, on a summer’s day at Half Moon Lake, Louisiana, four-year-old Sonny Davenport walks into the woods and never returns. The boy’s mysterious disappearance from the family’s lake house makes front-page news in their home … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander

New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox

Gone by Midnight… About the Book: Crimson Lake is where bad people come to disappear – and where eight-year-old boys vanish into thin air . . . On the fifth floor of the White Caps Hotel, four young friends are left alone while their parents dine downstairs. But when Sara Farrow checks on the children … Continue reading New Release Book Review: Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox

New Release Book Review: The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth

The Mother-In-Law… About the Book: ‘Someone once told me that you have two families in your life - the one you are born into and the one you choose. Yes, you may get to choose your partner, but you don't choose your mother-in-law. The cackling mercenaries of fate determine it all.’ A twisty, compelling new … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth

New Release Book Review: The Promised Land by Barry Maitland

The Promised Land... About the Book: Brock and Kolla return in an enthralling new mystery from a master of the genre. Newly promoted Detective Chief Inspector Kathy Kolla investigates a series of brutal murders on Hampstead Heath. Under intense pressure to find answers, she arrests the unlikely figure of John Pettigrew, a failing London publisher … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Promised Land by Barry Maitland

Christmas Feature: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

A Very Murderous Christmas... About the Book: We wish you a very murderous Christmas... The Christmas season is one of comfort and joy, sparkling lights and steam rising from cups of mulled wine at frosty carol services. A season of goodwill to all men, as families and friends come together to forget their differences and … Continue reading Christmas Feature: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

Quick Shots Book Review: The Cry (TV tie-in) by Helen FitzGerald

The Cry... About the Book: Coming to ABC TV, the 4-part BBC TV drama, The Cry by Helen FitzGerald brings a parent's worst nightmare to vivid life. When a baby goes missing on a lonely roadside in Australia, it sets off a police investigation that will become a media sensation and dinner-table talk across the … Continue reading Quick Shots Book Review: The Cry (TV tie-in) by Helen FitzGerald

New Release Book Review: The Thief of Light by Bernard Schaffer

The Thief of Light... About the Book: ‘It was one thing to fantasize about evil, to reach into the darkness and play with it a little . . .’ Rookie cop Carrie Santero has always been fascinated by serial killers. As a teenager, she wrote a letter to Charles Manson in prison - and received … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Thief of Light by Bernard Schaffer

Sunday Spotlight with Janet Lee — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

More of an indepth chat today over at the Australian Women Writers Challenge blog with UQP author Janet Lee about her recent release, The Killing of Louisa. Welcome to Sunday Spotlight. Our guest today is Janet Lee, whose novel The Killing of Louisa was recently released by UQP. What was it about Louisa Collins that … Continue reading Sunday Spotlight with Janet Lee — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

New Release Book Review: The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale

The Sunday Girl... About the Book: ‘Some love affairs change you forever. Someone comes into your orbit and swivels you on your axis, like the wind working on a rooftop weather vane. And when they leave, as the wind always does, you are different; you have a new direction. And it’s not always north.’ Any … Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale