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Whitney and Britney: Chicken Detectives by Lucinda Gifford

Title: Whitney and Britney: Chicken Detectives Author: Lucinda Gifford Genre: Mystery Publisher: Scholastic Australia Published: 1st November 2020 Format: Hardback Pages: 32 Price:  $17.99 Synopsis: Sequel to bestselling Whitney and Britney: Chicken Divas featured in ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime 2020The Chicken Divas are back! And this time, they have a mystery to solve . .… Continue reading Whitney and Britney: Chicken Detectives by Lucinda Gifford

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Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Big Trouble Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Crime Publisher: Penguin Random House/Puffin Published: 7th May 2019/3rd August 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Friday Barnes has a new case, and this time it’s personal! When Friday’s father turns up out of the blue, he brings his daughter some distressing news –… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Big Trouble by R.A. Spratt

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March 2020 Round Up

March was a strange month – it started out as normal as could be, though we knew about the coronavirus, and then a few weeks into March, everything changed, and by the end of it, they had changed again with strict social distancing rules. Despite this, I got a lot of reading done. My stats… Continue reading March 2020 Round Up

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September 2019 Round Up

  This month, I reached my overall reading goal of 150 books with Whisper by Lynette Noni. Overall, I have reached 71 books in my Australian Women Writer's challenge, and am nearing the end of my PopSugar Challenge, with only a few categories left. I also filled out my Book Bingo card for the year,… Continue reading September 2019 Round Up

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Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of The Bizarre Bouquets (Enola Holmes #3) by Nancy Springer

Title: Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of The Bizarre Bouquets (Enola Holmes #3) Author: Nancy Springer Genre: Historical Fiction/YA/Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 4th February 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 192 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Enola Holmes might be the much younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, but she manages to outsmart him at every turn, solving… Continue reading Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of The Bizarre Bouquets (Enola Holmes #3) by Nancy Springer

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Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess (Enola Holmes #1) by Nancy Springer

Title: Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess (Enola Holmes #1) Author: Nancy Springer Genre: Mystery/Crime, Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 26th September 2018 Format: Paperback Pages:240 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Enola Holmes might be the much younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, but she manages to outsmart him at every turn, solving thrilling… Continue reading Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess (Enola Holmes #1) by Nancy Springer

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Murder Mile by Lynda La Plante

Title: Murder Mile Author: Lynda La Plante Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 15th August, 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price:  $32.99 Synopsis: Four brutal murders, a city living in fear, a killer on the streets...Prime Suspect's Jane Tennison returns in the 4th book in the bestselling Tennison series, from the doyenne of crime fiction.… Continue reading Murder Mile by Lynda La Plante

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Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin

    Title: Rather Be The Devil Author: Ian Rankin Genre: Crime Publisher: Hachette Published: 3rd November, 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Some cases never leave you. For John Rebus, forty years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. Murdered in her hotel… Continue reading Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin

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The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders (Laetitia Rodd #1)

  I received a copy from the publisher for review Title: A Laetitia Rodd Mystery: The Secrets of Wishtide Author: Kate Saunders Genre: Fiction/Crime Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st August 2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Trade Paperback edition Pages: 335 Price: $27.99 Synopsis: Mrs Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the impoverished widow of an Archdeacon. Living… Continue reading The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders (Laetitia Rodd #1)

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The Falls by B Michael Radburn

  I received a copy from the publisher for review   Title: The Falls Author: B. Michael Radburn Genre: Fiction/Crime Fiction Publisher: Pantera Press Published: August, 2016 RRP: $29.99 Format: Paperback Pages: 364 Synopsis: A week of despair... a century of evil Damaged but not yet broken, park ranger Taylor Bridges believes his ghosts are… Continue reading The Falls by B Michael Radburn