Pile by the Bed reviews How to Kill a Client by Joanna Jenkins an Australian crime debut that takes on toxic masculinity in the boardroom and beyond.
Pile by the Bed reviews Judgement Day by Mali Waugh, debut Australian crime fiction that takes readers behind the scenes of the Australian Family Court.
Pile by the Bed reviews I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai a novel which uses the creation of a true crime podcast to explore their popularity and their impact but also a range of other issues. Recommended
Pile byt the Bed reviews The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes a debut thriller with an enreliable heroine uncovering dark secrets about her past.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Old God’s Time by Sebastian Barry which focusses on a retired policeman and uses crime fiction tropes to explore and expose the issue of child sexual abuse in Ireland.
Pile by the Bed reviews Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia a noir thriller featuring a plucky heroine set in the bright sunshine of Baja California in the late 1970s
Pile by the Bed reviews A Death in Tokyo by Keigo Higashino – the third of his nine book Detective Kaga crime series in translation.
Pile by the Bed reviews and Recommends Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor a compulsive novel of crime and corruption set in and modern India.
Pile by the Bed reviews Love will Tear Us Apart by CK McDonnell the third book in the Stranger Times urban fantasy series.
Pile by the Bed reviews Taken by Dinuka McKenzie, Australian rural crime fiction once again featuring Detective Kate Miles in the follow up to McKenzie’s debut The Torrent.
Pile by the Bed reviews Wild Card by Simon Rowell, follow up to The Long Game featuring detective Zoe Meyer and her service dog Harry.
Pile by the Bed reviews Locked Ward by Anne Buist, the fourth in her crime fiction series centred around foresnic psychologist Natalie King.
Pile by the Bed reviews An Afterlife for Rosemary Lamb – a rural Australian crime fiction debut in which the crime is used as a catalyst to explore the relationship of three very different women.
Pile by the Bed reviews Seven Sisters by Katherine Kovacic dealing with the issue of domestic violence through the lens of a revenge fantasy,
Pile by the Bed reviews Don’t Know Tough by Eli Cranor – American Southern noir crime fiction centring on an Arkansas high school football team.
Pile by the Bed reviews My Darkest Prayer a rerelease of the debut novel by American noir author SA Cosby
Pile by the Bed reviews Shifty’s Boys by Chris Offutt, American rural crime fiction set in the Kentucky community of Rocksalt and follow up to The Killing Hills.
Pile by the Bed reviews This Wild, Wild Country by Inga Vesper, a historical crime novel that explores a range of cultural issues from the 1970s that are still prevalent today.
Pile by the Bed reviews Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson a crime novel set in and around the illegal clubs of London in the late 1920s.
Pile By the Bed’s Top 5 reads for 2022 include The Perfect Golden Circle by Benjamin Myers, Hovering by Rhett David, Devil House by John Darnielle, The Colony by Audry Magee and Maror by Lavie Tidhar