Rain Dogs Synopsis : A Detective Sean Duffy Novel, The Troubles Book 5 It’s just the same things over and again for Sean Duffy: riot duty, heartbreak, cases he can solve but never get to court. But what detective gets two locked-room mysteries in one career? When journalist Lily Bigelow is found dead in the courtyard of […]
Lots of great fiction just in time for the holiday reading season. The Hidden Hours by Sara Foster I’ve read lost of good things about this Australian author’s earlier titles (Come Back to Me, All That Is Lost Between Us) and this title set for release in April 2017 sounds gripping. ARC from Simon & Schuster. UPDATE: Read […]
This year I’ve had the opportunity to read 24 titles by Aussie Authors and there will certainly be more in December. But I’ve decided to share my favourites before Christmas this year in the hope that some of the lesser known gems find their way onto wish lists and holiday reading piles. So without further adieu, in countdown style, […]
Updated Dec2016: We’ve published our dozen Top Aussie Reads of 2016 and Top 10 International Reads of 2016 July is already upon us so it is time to put down that page-turner just for a moment, and reflect upon the books we’ve read this year so far… We read 33 titles, completing all bar one (an unsolicited review copy). While […]
One of our dozen Top Aussie Reads of 2016 Gun Street Girl Synopsis : Book 4, The Troubles, A Sean Duffy Thriller Belfast, 1985. Amid the Troubles, Detective Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant Royal Ulster Constabulary, struggles with burnout as he investigates a brutal double murder and suicide. Did Michael Kelly really shoot his […]
Two new titles this week.
It’s time to reflect on all the great books I’ve read in 2015 so far and highlight those that deserve special mention – My Best Books of 2015 so far. Firstly let’s set the context with a few simple statistics. I have published 34 book reviews this year so far. The graphic below gives you an […]
In The Morning I’ll Be Gone Synopsis : (Detective Sean Duffy, Book 3) It’s the early 1980s in Belfast. Sean Duffy, a conflicted Catholic cop in the Protestant RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary), is recruited by MI5 to hunt down Dermot McCann, an IRA master bomber who has made a daring escape from the notorious Maze prison. In […]