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Category: Reviews and recommendations
Peter Robinson and Raymond Chandler
After completing three degrees in literature and writing, Peter Robinson discovered he'd been missing something ...
Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
Rich and profound, poetically written, haunting, moving. Sometimes I think Mr Black has forgotten he is writing a thriller. He often becomes poetic. He doesn’t seem to be able to help it.
Telling Tales by Ann Cleeves
P D James once said a mystery writer needs a sliver of ice in the heart in order to present people clearly, with all their failings. With Ann Cleeves books I don't see that. This is an author who cares about her people. And so do we.
A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie
This is my first Goodreads review. And this is the first mystery I ever read. Why wouldn't I start here?
Forgotten Facts and Hidden Meanings
You can’t really discuss Australian crime fiction without mentioning Jane Harper’s first book. It has been spectacularly successful.
Here's one reason.