Category Archives: Australian crime fiction

My year in books: Karen Chisholm

I’ve very happy to welcome Karen Chisholm as the next contributor to the ‘my year in books’ series I’m running on this site over December. Karen probably does need any introduction for many of you, especially readers in Australia. For … Continue reading

My year in books: Angela Savage

Next up on the ‘my year in books’ series running on this site over December, is crime writer (and my long time partner) Angela Savage. Angela is the author of three highly acclaimed crime novels based in Thailand and featuring … Continue reading

Book review: Bitter Wash Road

Garry Disher has been writing crime fiction for longer than I’ve been reading it. I love his work and think his books are getting better and better. If you want proof, check out his latest novel, Bitter Wash Road. Unlike … Continue reading

Sixty Minutes with Garry Disher at the Crime & Justice Festival

A quick heads up that I’ll be interviewing Australian crime writing legend Garry Disher at the Reader’s Feast Crime & Justice Festival, on Sunday, November 17. It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Disher. Have been ever since I … Continue reading

Perth and crime fiction: an imaginary garden with real toads

A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Zero At the Bone, the latest book by Perth based crime writer, David Whish-Wilson. Zero At the Bone is a sequel to Whish-Wilson’s 2010 book, Line of Sight, which established him firmly in my mind as the … Continue reading