Pile by the Bed review The Chain, a compulsive stand alone thriller by two time Ned Kelly Award winner Adrian McKinty
Pile by the Bed reviews The Old Lie by Claire G Coleman, which like Terra Nullius uses a science fiction frame to explore Aboriginal history
Pile by the Bed reviews The Rich Man’s House the final novel by award winning Australian novelist Andrew McGahan
Pile by the Bed reviews The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar an alternate twentieth century history with X-men style powers that asks what it means to be a hero.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Second Sleep by Robert Harris – a medieval post-apocalyptic thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews To Be Taught if Fortunate, the new novella by humanist science fiction author Becky Chambers
Pile by the Bed reviews From Here on, Monsters by Elizabeth Bryer, an original and sometimes surreal look at how language affects our view of the world.
Pile by the Bed reviews Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham – the start of a new series featuring psychologist Cyrus Haven
Pile by the Bed reviews The Warehouse by Rob Hart – a new dystopian thriller that takes on Amazon and the American dream.
Pile by the Bed reviews Lost Acre, the last volume in Andrew Caldecott’s very English fantasy Rotherweird trilogy
Pile by the Bed reviews Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman, a timely historical crime novel that explores Baltimore in the 1960s.
Pile by the Bed reviews Snake Island by Ben Hobson – a page-turning Australian rural crime thriller
Pile by the Bed reviews Lapse by Sarah Thornton, an enjoyable debut that adds to the growing catalogue of Australian rural crime fiction.
Pile by the Bed reviews See you at the Toxteth – a retrospective collection of the works by the Godfather of Australian crime fiction – Peter Corris
Pile by the Bed reviews Shadows of the Short Days by Alexander Dan Vilhjalmsson – grimdark, urban fantasy based in Icelandic mythology.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Ottoman Secret by Raymond Khoury an alternate history thriller that asks what if the Ottoman Empire sucessfully conquered Europe in the 17th Century.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Jade War by Fonda Lee, second book in the Green Bone trilogy.
Pile by the Bed reviews This is Gomorrah a fictional thriller about the dark web by tech philosopher Tom Chatfield
Pile by the Bed reviews Linda Grant’s eighth novel – A Stranger City – exploring the consequences of Brexit-era nationalism on the rich multicultural traditions of London.
Pile by the Bed reviews Velocity Weapon by Megan E O’Keefe, the start of an enjoyable, page-turning space opera series.