2019 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Promised Land by Barry Maitland

Title: The Promised Land Author: Barry Maitland Published: January 7th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars 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… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Promised Land by Barry Maitland

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 3: ‘Book set in the Australian mountains’ – The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett

Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains a total of 30… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 3: ‘Book set in the Australian mountains’ – The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Art · Australian · crime · mystery

Book Review: The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic

Title: The Portrait of Molly Dean Author: Katherine Kovacic Published: March 1st 2018 Publisher: Bonnier Echo – Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Art RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars An unsolved murder comes to light after almost seventy years… In 1999, art dealer Alex Clayton stumbles across a lost portrait of Molly Dean, an artist’s muse brutally slain in Melbourne… Continue reading Book Review: The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic

#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · book bingo · children · contemporary fiction

#Book Bingo 2019 Round 1: ‘A book with a red cover’ – Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

So how does it work? Book Bingo 2019 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. Each Saturday, on a fortnightly basis, beginning on Saturday 5th January 2019, Ashleigh, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries. The Book Bingo 2019 card contains… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2019 Round 1: ‘A book with a red cover’ – Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

2018 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release · short stories

Christmas Book Review: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

Title: A Very Murderous Christmas Author: Various, edited by Cecily Gayford Published: November 28th 2018 Publisher: Profile  Books – Allen & Unwin Pages: 240 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars 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… Continue reading Christmas Book Review: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

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! Thwarted love, scheming snobs, obscene wealth and haute… Continue reading Throwback Thursday Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan