Paul Cleave

Cemetery Lake, Paul Cleave

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Have you ever hit a passage in a book that made you stop.  And go back and read it.  This has got to be one of "the" passages I've read lately (sure it's a pretty confrontational event, but the description is shatteringly good).  Context is that somebody has just put a gun in their mouth and pulled the trigger:

Currently Reading - Cemetery Lake, Paul Cleave

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I am nothing if not fickle. 

I know on Sunday I listed books that I'd carefully selected to read this week - but last night and this morning, despite the dense pea souper fog and knowing that the last of Paul Cleave's books - The Killing Hour - scared me witless (yes I know - short trip), I've picked up Cemetery Lake next. 

I fully expect to have the lights blazing in the house for a couple of days - nonstop, so all I can say is you can blame my carbon footprint on the author 

THE KILLING HOUR - Paul Cleave

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The Killing Hour
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New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781741668537
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Thriller
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Random House
Year of Publication: 
2007

THE CLEANER - Paul Cleave

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The Cleaner
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New Zealand
ISBN: 
1741665663
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Thriller
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Random House
Year of Publication: 
2006

Ned Kelly Short List for 2007

The Ned Kelly's will be presented as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival (we'll be there again this year) on the evening of Wednesday 29th July, 2007.

Best Crime Novel

Chain of Evidence by Garry Disher (Text Publishing)

The Night Ferry by Michael Robotham (Little, Brown)

THE CLEANER - Paul Cleave

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The Cleaner
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Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
1741665663
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Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
Christchurch
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Random House Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006