Category Archives: David Whish-Wilson

My year in books

Will I ever come to the end of a year without the feeling I haven’t read nearly as much as I should have? Unlike other years I’ve at least got a clear list in terms of my top five reads … Continue reading

My year in books: David Whish-Wilson

The next guest in the ‘my year in books’ series is Perth-based crime writer David Whish-Wilson. David’s Zero At the Bone (the sequel to his 2010 book, Line of Sight) was one of my favourite crime reads of 2013. I reviewed the … 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

Book review: Zero At the Bone

A couple of months ago I wrote an piece for the Guardian Australia’s Oz Culture Blog on why I think the most exciting crime fiction in Australia at the moment is coming out of the West. It has something to … Continue reading

Crime writers find fertile ground in the red dirt of Western Australia

When Dave Warner’s City of Light appeared in 1995, Western Australia’s crime writing scene resembled one of the late night streets of seventies Perth described so vividly in his book: totally devoid of life. City of Light, which jointly won the 1996 … Continue reading