Pile by the Bed reviews Rabbits by Terry Miles, based on his podcast, about a game that can change reality and its obsessive players.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Past is Red by Catherynne M Valente a post-apocalyptic tale that takes direct aim at our consumerist society.
Pile by the Bed reviews I Know What I Saw, a unique crime story by Imran Mahmood that deals with issues of homelessness and trauma.
Pile by the Bed reviews What You Can See From Here by Mariana Leky - a small town tale full of odd characters and a fairytale feel.
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 Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz a twisty thriller within a thriller based around a morality tale
Pile by the Bed reviews The Union of Synchronised Swimmers by Cristina Sandu a novella comprised of six linked, almost poetic short stories.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Harlem Shuffle - a crime caper novel set in 1960s Harlem by double Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead.
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 The Pariah by Anthony Ryan - the start of a new Game of Thrnoes-style fantasy series.
Pile by the Bed reviews Inhibitor Phase by Alastair Reynold's - a long awaiting return to his Revelation Space universe.
Pile by the Bed reviews In Harm's Way by Anthony Mosawi - a genre mash thriller involving spies, terrorist threats and an agent with supernatural powers of precognition.
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 Godspeed by Nickolas Butler, the story of the construction of an exceptional building in an unforgiving landscape that digs deep into issues facing modern America and the American dream.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Woman in the Purple Skirt by Natsuko Imamura, an uncomfortable character study of an obsessive, one-sided relationship.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley - in which she brings her steampunk sensibility with a little time travel mixed in to an alternate history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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 Devil's Advocate - the sixth book in Steve Cavanagh's always page turning Eddie Flynn series of legal thrillers.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Waiter by Ajay Chowdhury a classic whodunnit featuring a former Indian policeman investigating a murder while working in a London restaurant.
Pile by the Bed reviews Immunity Index by Sue Burke - a day after tomorrow pandemic thriller with clones
Pile by the Bed reviews Notes from the Burning Age in which speculative fiction author Claire North delivers a spy and war story in the context of a reconstructed, post environmental apocalypse world.
Pile by the Bed reviews This Fragile Earth by Susannah Wise, a journey through the start of a global apocalypse through the eyes of a mother and her young son living in London.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Stranding by Kate Sawyer, a debut that follows a couple making a life for themselves in a post-apocalyptic New Zealand.
Pile by the Bed reviews Scorpion by Christian Cantrell - a technothriller with a decidedly science fiction twist.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Maidens the second psychological crime thriller by Alex Michaelides.
Pile by the Bed reviews Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon - a type of hero's origin story which grapples with the power to confront a turbulent and violent history.
Pile by the Bed reviews Foregone by American novelist Russell Banks in which truth and fiction converge with aspects of Banks' own life in the fictional reflections of an ageing film maker.
Pile by the Bed reviews Girl One by Sarah Flannery Murphy a high concept speculative thriller that is clever, thought provoking and engaging.
Pile by the Bed reviews Razorblade Tears by SA Cosby, the crime fiction follow up to his scorching debut (Blacktop Wasteland) about two ex-criminals searching for revenge and absolution following the deaths of their sons.
Pile by the Bed reviews Artifact Space by Miles Cameron - the first of a space opera meets military/ mercantile science fiction series full of engaging characters and anchored by an intriguing mystery.
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