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Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka
Crime , Review , Thriller / 21/05/2021

Pile by the Bed reviews Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka (translated by Sam Malissa) – a comically violent thriller full of twists, turns, philosophy and a cast of bizarre but fascinating characters.

The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin
Crime , Review / 05/05/2021

Pile by the Bed reviews The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin, her follow up to Sticks and Stones which takes Detective Emmett Corban to the Mornington Peninsula to take up a twenty year old cold case.

Fog by Kaja Malanowska
Crime , Review / 29/03/2021

Pile by the Bed reviews Fog by Polish author Kaja Malanowska (translated by Bill Johnson) – crime fiction effectively used to explore a range of social issues in modern Poland.

The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald
Crime , Review / 08/03/2021

Pile by the Bed reviews The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald – using crime fiction to explore some of the moral and ethical issues around domestic and family violence.

The Beach Caves by Trevor Shearston
Crime , Historical , Review / 12/02/2021

Pile by the Bed reviews The Beach Caves by Trevor Shearston which takes readers back to the 1970s with a focus on the heightened emotions of a team of archaeologists and their students and the consequences .of their actions.

Dead Letters by Michael Brissenden
Crime , Review , Thriller / 11/02/2021

Pile by the Bed reviews Dead Letters, the new crime novel from Australian journalist Michael Brissenden involving gangs, money laundering and corruption and follow up to his domestic terrorism debut The List.