Pile by the Bed reviews Small Mercies by Richard Anderson, a book that deals with big issues by focusing on the intimate story of an elderly farming couple and their relationship with each other and the land
Pile by the Bed reviews Sweetness and Light the second book by Australian author Liam Pieper, which explores the relationship between Westerners and their idea of India
Pile by the Bed reviews House on Endless Waters by Israeli author Emuna Elon. The book explores the fate of the Jews of Holland in World War II and in particular the hiding of children to save them from transportation.
Pile by the Bed’s 2016 review of Natasha Pulley’s steampunk fantasy debut The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Pile by the Bed reviews Mountain Road, Late at Night by Alan Rossi, a debut novel that intimately explores the aftermath of a terrible accident.
Pile by the Bed reviews Fauna by Donna Mazza, a story of a motherhood, family and the commercialisation of fertility set in a near future Australia
Pile by the Bed reviews False Value, the eighth entry in Ben Aaronovitch’s always enjoyable urban fantasy meets crime Rivers of London Series
Pile by the Bed reviews The Menace from Farside by Ian McDonald, a YA novella set in the same universe as his Luna trilogy
Pile by the Bed reviews Amnesty, the new book by Booker Prize winner Aravind Adiga, a morality play featuring an illegal Sri Lankan refugee in Sydney
Pile by the Bed reviews Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole – military science fiction set on the moon.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Holdout by Graham Moore – a twisted thriller that builds off a ten year old jury trial in which one juror convinced the others to acquit.
Pile by the Deb reviews Dare to Think by Belle Currer, the first in a new dystopian crime fiction series.
Pile by the Bed reviews Deep State by Chris Hauty an American political thriller in which dark forces seek to overthrow the presidency
Pile by the Bed reviews Hi Five by Joe Ide, the fourth book in his IQ crime fiction series set in Los Angeles.
Pile by the Bed reviews Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh – another page-turning, twisty Eddie Flynn legal thriller with a killer premise.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan, the third in her Cormac Reilly series which started with The Ruin.
Pile by the Bed reviews Agency by futurist William Gibson which imagines a slightly different present.
Pile by the Bed reviews February’s Son by Alan Parks, the second in his dark tartan noir series set in Glasgow in 1973.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Last Day by Andrew Hunter Murray, a high-concept post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller.
Pile by the Bed reviews Shepherd by Catherine Jinks, a book which uses convict era Australia as the setting for a compulsive cat and mouse thriller.