Category Archives: Genre: Crime

Childhood Favorites: The Teenage Years

Last week I blogged about my childhood favorite stories and series. This week I bring you part 2 where I describe the novels that got to me in my teens. Again, in no order. 1. The Merlin trilogy by Mary … Continue reading

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The Word is Murder: interview with Anthony Horowitz

Originally posted on Feathers of the Firebird:
Today, I am delighted to bring you my interview with the fantastic author Anthony Horowitz, about his latest novel, The Word is Murder. Anthony’s books, whether for adults or kids, are always gripping…

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Childhood favourites: The tender years

My brother and I used to attend swimming lessons every Saturday morning. After class, we’d excitedly demand a trip to Sutherland Library (a place which still feels a bit like coming home even with recent changes to library lay-out). Once … Continue reading

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TV Series Review: Jessica Jones

NB: This discusses the whole series in detail. There are massive spoilers. You have been warned. I’m not an obsessive Marvel fan. I thought Winter Soldier was really, really good. I thought Iron Man 1 and 2 were kind of … Continue reading

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“Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?” Book Review

“Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?” Lemony Snicket Publisher: Put Me In The Story First Published: 2015 RRP: $16 US Regular readers of this blog and my Goodreads account know that I am an enormous Snicket fan. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: The Hestia

This piece was originally published last year as part of IfBook Australia’s Open Changes project, but I thought my blog readers might enjoy reading my brief crime piece here. The Hestia My hips wedge against the boat rim. I can … Continue reading

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Anthology Review: Suspended in Dusk

Title: Suspended in Dusk Editor: Simon Dewar Publisher: Books of the Dead Press Year Published: 2014 RRP: $99c Amazon I made two resolutions to do with my reading habits at the beginning of this year: 1. To read a wider … Continue reading

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