#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · new release · non-fiction · true crime

New Release Book Review: The Suicide Bride by Tanya Bretherton

Title: The Suicide Bride Author: Tanya Bretherton Published: April 23rd 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Non Fiction, Historical, True Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the author of the acclaimed THE SUITCASE BABY – shortlisted for the Ned Kelly and Nib awards – comes the chilling story of a charlatan, a murder-suicide, and a family tree so twisted that it… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Suicide Bride by Tanya Bretherton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · biography · memoir · non-fiction · Throwback Thursday · true crime · Uncategorized

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by Katherine X and Sue Smethurst

Welcome to a weekly post, Throwback Thursday. This weekly book review post is a way to share some old favourites, books that were published over a year ago and most importantly those books that have been languishing on the to be read pile for far too long! Four children by her father. Thirty years of… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by Katherine X and Sue Smethurst

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · history · non-fiction · true crime

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A non-fiction book’ – The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A non-fiction book’ – The Suitcase Baby by Tanya Bretherton

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · Book Broadcast · non-fiction · true crime

Book Broadcast: Trace by Rachael Brown

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: Trace by Rachael Brown

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · Australian · biography · non-fiction · true crime · war

Book Review: At Hell’s Gate by Mark Abernethy

Title: At Hell’s Gate Author:  Mark Abernethy Published: November 14th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Non Fiction, Biography, True Crime, War and Combat RRP: $29.99 “I deal with heavy, dangerous people. People who can bring a society undone.” The Contractor returns. Mike is a big unit. He builds houses and drives a ute. But he isn’t your typical tradie.… Continue reading Book Review: At Hell’s Gate by Mark Abernethy

2017 Reviews · Australian · crime · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: The Sting by Kate Kyriacou

Title: The Sting: The Undercover Operation That Caught Daniel Morcombe’s Killer Author:  Kate Kyriacou Published: August 1st 2015 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 312 Genres:  Non Fiction, True Crime, Australian RRP: $32.95 The story of the police sting that resulted in the confession of Daniel Morcombe’s killer reads like crime fiction. An elaborately staged fake crime gang, run by a ‘Mr Big’, that lured… Continue reading Book Review: The Sting by Kate Kyriacou

2017 Reviews · Australian · crime · non-fiction · true crime

Book Review: Getting Away With Murder by Duncan McNab

Title: Getting Away With Murder Author:  Duncan McNab Published: January 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Non Fiction,  True Crime RRP: $34.99 Sydney’s shame: Up to 80 men murdered, 30 cases remain unsolved. From 1977 to the end of 1986, Duncan McNab was a member of the NSW Police Force. Most of his service was in criminal… Continue reading Book Review: Getting Away With Murder by Duncan McNab