Point Blank

The Unmourned: The Monsarrat Series

By Meg and Tom Keneally - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

As the tagline says, ‘not all murder victims are lamented’ and this is certainly the case here with the unregretted demise of Robert ...Read Review

The Syndicate

By Guy Bolton - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a sequel to the author’s 2017 novel The Pictures, reviewed in HNR issue 80. It is the United States in the summer ...Read Review

Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru

By Karen Lee Street - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Philadelphia, 1844: The City of Brotherly Love is not so loving in 1844 as nativist Americans foment unrest against Irish Catholic immigrants. Despite this, Edgar ...Read Review

The Parentations

By Kate Mayfield - Published 2018

Genres:

Fantasy

The premise of Kate Mayfield’s multi-period historical fantasy, which takes the reader from the 18th century to the present, centres on an ...Read Review

Back Up

By Louise Rogers Lalaurie (trans.) - By Paul Colize - Published 2018

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

One by one, in one short week in March 1967, the four members of a British rock band based in Berlin die violent but ...Read Review

The Soldier’s Curse

By Meg Keneally - By Tom Keneally - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryMystery/Crime

Set in 1825 in the early years of the Australian colony, this first novel in The Monsarrat Series is set in Port Macquarie. The ...Read Review

The Pictures

By Guy Bolton - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Los Angeles, 1939, and The Wizard of Oz is just about to premier. MGM Studios is at the height of its power, but this ...Read Review

Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster

By Karen Lee Street - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

June 1840, and Poe sails to England, where he meets up with (his own fictional creation) the detective C. Auguste Dupin. He first met ...Read Review