Crime Fiction

Review - Bay of Martyrs, Tony Black & Matt Neal

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Book Title: 
Bay of Martyrs
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Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Australia
ISBN: 
9781911332367
Series: 
Clay Moloney
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Journalism
Location: 
South East Victoria
Warrnambool
Publisher: 
Freight Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Let the Dead Speak, Jane Casey

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Book Title: 
Let the Dead Speak
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Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Series: 
Maeve Kerrigan
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Publisher: 
Harper Collins
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia

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Book Title: 
She Be Damned
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781921997884
Series: 
Heloise Chancey
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Pantera Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Pachyderm, Hugh McGinlay

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Book Title: 
Pachyderm
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780995369245
Series: 
Catherine Kint
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Three Kookaburras
Year of Publication: 
2017

#amreading Holy Death, Peter Mulraney

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Picking a few random self-published books from the Ned Kelly submissions in 2017 leds me to the third Inspector West book from SA author, Peter Mulraney.

From the Blurb:

Murder. Arson. Revenge. 

Detective Inspector West investigates the grisly deaths of two elderly priests: one in a suspicious fire; the other obviously murdered. 

The inspector is not the only one hunting the priest killer. 

#amreading Let the Dead Speak, Jane Casey

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The bonus about being laid low by illness has definitely been the excellent books to read - this was one of them.

From the Blurb:

When eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home she finds her mother missing, the house covered in blood. Everything points to murder, except for one thing: there’s no sign of the body.

#amreading She Be Damned, M.J. Tjia

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From the recent reading piles I've been catching up with - strong first book in what's intended as an ongoing series.

From the Blurb:

London, 1863: Women in Waterloo are turning up dead, their sexual organs mutilated and removed. When another girl goes missing, fears grow that the killer may have claimed their latest victim.

The police are at a loss and so it falls to courtesan and professional detective, Heloise Chancey, to investigate.

#amreading Hard Labour, Bill Bateman

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One from this year's Ned Kelly submission list, set around Warrnambool in Victoria.

From the Blurb:

After a medical mishap, Dr Vince Hanrahan crashes professionally and personally, is all but struck off, and the Medical Board kicks him all the way down the Princes Highway to be a rural GP. Supervised. On notice. He rents a dump, lives off takeaway, and plans to see out his time before regaining his rightful position on the specialist pedestal.