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Pile by the Bed reviews The Night Swim by Megan Goldin - a crime novel that explores issues of sexual abuse through a current trial and a twenty five year old cold case.

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Pile by the Bed reviews If I Can't Have You by Charlotte Levin, a debut thriller involving obsession and stalking.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby - a scorching debut about a conflicted ex-getaway driver.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Cleaner by Mark Dawson, rerelease of a title about a killer with a heart of gold that spawned a plenty of sequels.

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Pile by the Bed reviews When She Was Good by Michael Robotham - the second Cyrus Haven thriller and direct sequel to Good Girl, Bad Girl.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Devolution by Max Brooks a horror survival tale with sasquatch by the author of World War Z.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Hex by Rebecca Dinerstein Knight a campus novel about obsession and poison.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Sandpit by Nicholas Shakespeare, a post- Cold War thriller that grapples with the complexity of modern global affairs.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman a character-based thriller based around a London cafe siege.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Constant Rabbit by British fabulist Jasper Fforde - a broad satire that takes on immigration and prejudice.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Safe Place by Anna Downes a domestic thriller set on a remote luxurious estate in the South of France.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Bluffs by Kyle Perry a crime fiction debut set in the wilds of Northern Tasmania featuring haunted characters with dark secrets.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia which true to its title is a gothic horror thriller set in the mountains of Mexico in the early 1950s.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Peace Talks by Tim Finch a meditative story of love and loss.

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Pile by the Bed reviews an evocative Australian debut set in Southern Tasmania - The Octopus and I by Erin Hortle.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Where Angel Fears to Tread Robert Perrier's too-cutely named debut featuring an anti-hero hitman and dealing with corruption on the mean streets of Brisbane.

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Pile by the Be reviews Stormblood - debut science fiction by Australian author Jeremy Szal. A space opera that is part military science fiction, part low-down cyberpunk adventure, part murder mystery, and part first person shooter.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Trial by Scott Turow, another masterful courtroom drama set in his fictional Kindle County featuring ageing defense attorney Sandy Stern.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Elly by Maike Wetzel (translated from German by Lyn Marven) - a short, sharp, stark novel dealing with the aftermath of a child's disapperance.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin an effective debut crime thriller procedural set on Melbourne's mean streets.

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No Presents Please by Jayant Kaikini
Uncategorized / 03/08/2020

Jayant Kaikini is one of the foremost storytellers in his native Kannada. No Presents Please is a collection of sixteen of his stories (translated from Kannada by Tejaswini Niranjana) set in Mumbai. The stories, mainly written in the 1990s have a slightly vintage feel (in one scene characters wave around video cassettes) but the characters are timeless and the city they inhabit and their relationship to it are wonderfully observed. T...

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry
Crime , Review / 06/07/2020

Pile by the Bed reviews The Bluffs by Kyle Perry a crime fiction debut set in the wilds of Northern Tasmania featuring haunted characters with dark secrets.

Stormblood by Jeremy Szal
Review , Science Fiction / 19/06/2020

Pile by the Be reviews Stormblood - debut science fiction by Australian author Jeremy Szal. A space opera that is part military science fiction, part low-down cyberpunk adventure, part murder mystery, and part first person shooter.

Elly by Maike Wetzel
Literature , Review / 11/06/2020

Pile by the Bed reviews Elly by Maike Wetzel (translated from German by Lyn Marven) - a short, sharp, stark novel dealing with the aftermath of a child's disapperance.