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Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance by Renee Treml

Title: Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance Author: Renee Treml Genre: Science Fiction Mystery Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 3rd May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: The intrepid Sherlock Bones and his quietly funny sidekick, Watts, and their animal friends are back to sneak around the museum and solve any… Continue reading Sherlock Bones and the Art and Science Alliance by Renee Treml

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The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson

Title: The Agathas Author: Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson Genre: Crime Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 416 Price: $19.99 Synopsis: Welcome to Castle Cove —a town cursed with missing girls,bad boyfriends, family secrets,and some very steep cliffs. Last summer, Alice Ogilvie's basketball-star boyfriend, Steve, dumped her. Then she disappeared for… Continue reading The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson

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The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan

Title: The Murder Rule Author: Dervla McTiernan Genre: Crime Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: Format: Pages: Price: Synopsis: No one is innocent in this story ... The unmissable new standalone from the no.1 bestseller of The Good Turn First Rule: Make them like you. Second Rule: Make them need you. Third Rule: Make them pay. They… Continue reading The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan

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The Secret of Splint Hall by Katie Cotton

Title: The Secret of Splint Hall Author: Katie Cotton Genre: Historical Fiction/Magical Realism Publisher: Walker Books/Andersen Press Published: 4th May 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $18.99 Synopsis: Two girls must unearth an ancient myth hidden deep beneath the mysterious Splint Hall... 1945. War has ended, but for sisters Flora and Isobel the struggles still… Continue reading The Secret of Splint Hall by Katie Cotton

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March 2022 Reading Round-up

In March I read twenty-one books. Most of them were Australian books, and mostly Australian women. Some are not out yet (at date of posting this), and three were quiz books, so I haven’t reviewed those. I have almost finished my Dymocks and QBD reading challenges. Even though I am well past my level for… Continue reading March 2022 Reading Round-up

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Friday Barnes: Undercover by R.A. Spratt

Title: Friday Barnes: Undercover Author: R.A. Spratt Genre: Crime Fiction Publisher: Penguin Random House Published: 1st February 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Trouble on the Arctic tundra! Friday is not running away. Yes, she did get on a train to Norway without telling anyone where she was going – but she had… Continue reading Friday Barnes: Undercover by R.A. Spratt

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The Howling Hag Mystery by Nicki Thornton

Title: The Howling Hag Mystery Author: Nicki Thornton Genre: Mystery Publisher: Chicken House Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 362 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: When there’s a murder in Twinhills and a hag is heard howling at the local inn, Raven Charming realizes she may not be the only secret witch in the village. With… Continue reading The Howling Hag Mystery by Nicki Thornton

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Emily Lime, Librarian Detective: The Pencil Case by Dave Shelton

Title: Emily Lime, Librarian Detective: The Pencil Case Author: Dave Shelton Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime Publisher: David Fickling Books Published: 1st March 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Crikey! Sharpen your pencils and top up your thermos flasks - you're off to St Rita's School for Spirited Girls, in the second hilarious Emily… Continue reading Emily Lime, Librarian Detective: The Pencil Case by Dave Shelton

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13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

Title: 13 Treasures Author: Michelle Harrison Genre: Magical Realism Publisher: Simon and Schuster Published: 1st November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Tanya has a secret. She can see fairies. But not the fairies we imagine. These fairies cast spells on her, rousing her from her sleep and propelling her out of bed.… Continue reading 13 Treasures by Michelle Harrison

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The Violet Veil Mysteries: A Case of Misfortune by Sophie Cleverly

Title: The Violet Veil Mysteries: A Case of Misfortune Author: Sophie Cleverly Genre: Crime, Historical Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Published: 19th January 2022 Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: The second title in this breakout new detective series, from the author of the spine-tingling Scarlet and Ivy series.Violet Veil is ready for her next… Continue reading The Violet Veil Mysteries: A Case of Misfortune by Sophie Cleverly