Pile by the Bed reviews Treasure and Dirt, the new crime novel by Chris Hammer focusing on new main characters and set in a remote opal mining town.
Pile by the Bed reviews Miles Allinson’s second novel In Moonland, an exploration of the growth of cults in the 1970s and the integenerational consequences of trauma.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Curlew’s Eye by Karen Manton an Australian gothic tale set in the Northern Territory.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Housemate by Sarah Bailey, introducing new characters engaged in an intriguing mystery that generates plenty of tension.
Pile by the Bed reviews I Shot the Devil by Ruth McIver, a noir crime thriller that won the 2018 Richelle Prize for emerging writers.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Attack by Catherine Jinks, a tense thriller involving teens behaving badly and dealing with a history of trauma.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Deep by Kyle Perry – a story of drugs, corruption and family set on the spectacular and dangerous Tasmanian coast.
Pile by the bed reviews The Long Game by Simon Rowell, an Australian crime procedural set in and around Melbourne.
Pile by the Bed reviews Sweet Jimmy a collection of crime fiction short stories by Australian acting legend Bryan Brown.
Pile by the Bed reviews A Voice in the Night by Sarah Hawthorn – an Australian crime debut that uses the events of 9/11 as a jumping off point.
Pile by the Bed reviews Cutters End by Margaret Hickey an engaging Australian rural noir debut set in the outback of South Australia.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Shelley Parker-Chan’s debut She Who Became the Sun – the first in her Radiant Emperor Duology set in slightly fantasy version of 14th Century China.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Only One in the World, a collection of short stories featuring alternate versions of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson edited by Narelle M Harris.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Others by Mark Brandi, a story of vulnerability, abuse of power and resilience set deep in the Australian bush.
Pile by the Bed reviews Catch Us the Foxes debut Australian crime fiction with more than a hint of gothic by Nicola West
Pile by the Bed reviews When You Are Mine by Michael Robotham a stand alone crime thriller dealing with domestic violence, corruption and obssession.
Pile by the Bed reviews The 22 Murders of Madison May as science fiction thriller involving the pursuit of a killer across multiple realities by Australian author Max Barry
Pile by the Bed reviews All That I Remember About Dean Cola by Tania Chandler, a tough but compassionate story of a woman dealing with mental illness and a deep seated past trauma.
Pile by the Bed reviews Widow’s Island a stand-alone thriller by LA Larkin that delves into issues of cyber-trolling and climate change.
Pile by the Bed reviews Still, a debut Australian crime novel set in Darwin in the 1960s.