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Death Sets Sail (Murder Most Unladylike #9) by Robin Stevens

Title: Death Sets Sail Author: Robin Stevens Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime Publisher: Puffin Published: 1st September 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: The final novel in the number-one bestselling, award-winning Murder Most Unladylike series. Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are in Egypt, where they are taking a cruise along the Nile. They are hoping to… Continue reading Death Sets Sail (Murder Most Unladylike #9) by Robin Stevens

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Death in the Ladies’ Goddess Club by Julian Leatherdale

Title: Death in the Ladies’ Goddess Club Author: Julian Leatherdale Genre: Historical Fiction/Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd March 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 400 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: Murder and blackmail, family drama and love, all set within the shady underbelly of 1930s Kings Cross and its glamorous fringe. 'Crime's not a woman's business, Joanie.… Continue reading Death in the Ladies’ Goddess Club by Julian Leatherdale

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Silver by Chris Hammer

Title: Silver Author: Chris Hammer Genre: Crime Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 1st October 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 576 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Martin Scarsden returns in the sequel to the bestselling Scrublands. For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. He'd vowed never to return to… Continue reading Silver by Chris Hammer

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The Artist’s Portrait by Julie Keys

Title: The Artist's Portrait Author: Julie Keys Genre: Mystery/Literary/Historical Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th March 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 290 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: A story about art, murder, and making your place in history. Whatever it was that drew me to Muriel, it wasn't her charm. In 1992, morning sickness drives Jane to pre-dawn walks… Continue reading The Artist’s Portrait by Julie Keys

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A Very Murderous Christmas by Cecily Gayford (editor), Various

Title: A Very Murderous Christmas Author: Cecily Gayford (editor), Various Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Profile Books/Allen and Unwin Published: 28th November 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: 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… Continue reading A Very Murderous Christmas by Cecily Gayford (editor), Various

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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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Review and Give Away: Scrublands by Chris Hammer

Title: Scrublands Author: Chris Hammer Genre: Crime/Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 25th July 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 496 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia. In an isolated… Continue reading Review and Give Away: Scrublands by Chris Hammer

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Into the Night by Sarah Bailey

Title: Into the Night Author: Sarah Bailey Genre: Crime/Thriller Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 23rd May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $32.99 Synopsis:The riveting follow-up to The Dark Lake, acclaimed debut novel and international bestseller. 'The Dark Lake is a stunning debut that gripped me from page one and never eased up. Dark, dark, dark--but infused… Continue reading Into the Night by Sarah Bailey

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Murder on Christmas Eve edited by Cecily Gayford

Title: Murder on Christmas Eve Author: Various Authors, Edited by Cecily Gayford Genre: Crime, short stories Publisher: Profile Books Published: 22nd November 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: The follow up to the bestselling crime collection Murder under the Christmas Tree Christmas Eve. While the world sleeps, snow falls gently from the sky, presents… Continue reading Murder on Christmas Eve edited by Cecily Gayford

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Sleep No More by P.D. James

Title: Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales Author: P.D. James Genre: Crime Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Faber Fiction Published: 25th October 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 176 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: A second collection of short stories from P.D. James. Six further stories are published together for the first time in a beautiful hardback edition. As a… Continue reading Sleep No More by P.D. James