From the Wreck Synopsis : From the Wreck tells the remarkable story of George Hills, who survived the sinking of the steamship Admella off the South Australian coast in 1859. Haunted by his memories and the disappearance of a fellow survivor, George’s fractured life is intertwined with that of a woman from another dimension, seeking refuge on Earth. This […]
Otto Berliner Investigates… The Unfortunate Victim : Based on a true story… At midnight on 28 December 1864, in the Australian gold-mining town of Daylesford, young newly-wed Maggie Stuart lies dead in her own blood. Rumour and xenophobia drive speculation over the identity of her killer, and when a suspect is apprehended, police incompetence and defence counsel […]
Perhaps I was expecting too much from a title that started life as a short story published on Twitter. Slade House Synopsis : Turn down Slade Alley – narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you’re looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your […]
We seem to have an inadvertent ‘fiction based on facts’ theme going on this week. The Unfortunate Victim by Greg Pyers [ Amazon | Book Depository ] This historical detective novel from Greg Pyers based on a true story, is one of the 2017 releases by Aussie Authors I’ve been particularly looking forward. Recent release, review copy from Scribe Publications.
Winter Traffic Synopsis : Sutton doesn’t like the three a.m. phone calls. He should change his number—that way Rawson wouldn’t have it. Sutton’s best mate is a hero cop, but strife flows through him like a highway. He was supposed to die young. Maybe Millar will do it for him: she’s the hot young detective from Internal […]
Today we welcome David Young, author of the recently released crime thriller Stasi Wolf to Booklover Book Reviews to share how ‘Networking Pays’. — They say that networking pays. The only trouble is, I hate it. Being a generally anti-social chap, in my day job before becoming a full-time author I used to avoid work-related social events like […]
Today we welcome Kirk Kjeldsen to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us how he came to write his latest book Land of Hidden Fires. And, thanks to Grenzland Press, we have a paperback copy to giveaway. — I first heard about my great-grandfather Agnar Kjeldsen’s younger brother Anfinn while visiting family in Norway in […]
Debut novel from Aussie author AK Alliss Frame Synopsis : How far would you go to save someone who was already dead? Hidden in the frame of a single photo, a content producer for social media sensation, Mathew Albrecht, discovers his possible ties to a global terrorist organisation. Could her client’s involvement also be linked to the […]