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Peace

When you’re the only cop in a quiet cop shop in a corner of South Australia’s farming community, Christmas should be a doddle, shouldn’t it? Not so for Constable Paul ‘Hirsch’ Hirschhausen in Garry Disher’s follow up to the excellent Bitter Wash Road. It’s all…
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Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby audiobook

When our reviewer Rough Justice says ‘believe the hype’ about SA Cosby’s rural noir novel, Blacktop Wasteland, he isn’t kidding. His review sketches the fast-paced plot and the significant threats and difficulties the characters face. Suffice it to say that Cosby has achieved that literary…
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Peace by Garry Disher

It’s fair to say that things have been feeling a tad fraught lately, but if you’re looking to escape from the day-to-day and immerse yourself in the dramas of life on another continent, then multiple-award-winning Aussie author Garry Disher is definitely your man. Unless you’re…
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Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby

Blacktop Wasteland has generated a lot of interest over the preceding months with both veteran and new writers queuing up to sing its praises on social media. The hype, especially considering that Blacktop Wasteland is only Cosby’s second novel, is quite something. The last time…
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Sanctuary

Written by Luca D’Andrea — It was back in 2017 that we first picked up the global bestselling psychological thriller The Mountain by D’Andrea . Sanctuary is another thriller with strong psychological overtones that may be a match for D’Andrea’s five-star debut novel. We are…
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55

Written by James Delargy — Books with numbers as a title do well on this site – 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough and Steve Cavanagh’s Thirteen both earned five star reviews. Now it’s time to add 55 into that equation and see what the result…
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Scrublands

Written by Chris Hammer — In recent years, Australia has been the setting for some of crime fiction’s best-received novels. Think of The Dry by Jane Harper, Helen FitzGerald’s The Cry and Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic and you’ll get my drift. Time to add…
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Overkill

Written by Vanda Symon — Tree-lined river banks. Long, winding roads through creepy rows of corn. Secluded woods that block out the light. And houses in hard-to-reach places on the dusty plains. The rural setting is one that crime fiction lovers are passionate about at…
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