Pile by the Bed reviews The Wife and the Widow by Christian White, the follow up to his award winning debut The Nowhere Child and describes it as another page-turning stand alone thriller.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Peace by Garry Disher, the long awaited (but a little unexpected) follow up to Bitterwash Road and calls is a "masterclass in crime fiction".

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Pile by the Bed Reviews The Quantum Garden (Quantum Evolution #2) by Derek Kunsken, sequel to The Quantum Magician.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Your House Will Pay the debut novel by Steph Cha that explores the ongoing echoes of 1992 Los Angeles riots.

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Pile by the Bed reviewes To Calais, In Ordinary Time by James Meek, a journey across England in 1348, a time of impending plague

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Pile by the Bed reviews Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke (Highway 59 #2) - Insightful, atmospheric, engaging and tense.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Warrior of the Altaii, the previously unreleased debut novel from Wheel of Time author Robert Jordan

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Divers' Game by Jesse Ball, short and disturbing connected stories set in a dystopian world.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Blood in the Water by Jack Flynn a propulsive stand alone thriller set in and around Boston Harbour.

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Pile by the Bed reviews In Darkness Visible by Tony Jones, which looks at the Balkan war and its aftermath, sequel to his historical thriller The Twentieth Man.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Operators by Barry Heard, a thriller that draws on his own experiences in Vietnam.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Bruny by Heather Rose - an Australian political thriller set in Tasmania in the not too distant future.

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Pile by the Bed reviews Silver by Chris Hammer, Martin Scarsdale #2, sequel to Scrublands.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Burning Land, the debut novel by BBC journalist George Alagiah set in South Africa and finds it timely and engaging.

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Pile By the Bed reviews The Nickel Boys, by Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead, the story of a reformatory school in Florida in the 1960s.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross, a historical thriller in which one man takes on Nazi sympathisers in America before World War II

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Pile by the Bed reviews a Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, a gentle Japanese time travel tale set in a Tokyo cafe.

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Truants a campus-based coming of age debut by Kate Weinberg

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Pile by the Bed reviews The Ten Thousand Doors of January, the debut fantasy novel by Alix E Harrow

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Pile by the Bed reviews Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry, the story of two ageing Irish gangsters and finds it to be a cross between Samuel Beckett and Quentin Tarrantino

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Lapse by Sarah Thornton
Crime , Review / 09/08/2019

Pile by the Bed reviews Lapse by Sarah Thornton, an enjoyable debut that adds to the growing catalogue of Australian rural crime fiction.