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Darkness Runs Deep by Claire McNeel
Crime , Review / 16/02/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews Darkness Runs Deep by Claire McNeel a book that despite its noir title is actually about the power of sport, in this case AFL, to bring communities together.

Tipping Point by Dinuka McKenzie
Crime , Review / 14/02/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews Tipping Point by Dinuka McKenzie, the third book in her Australian rural crime series set in Northern NSW and featuring detective Kate Miles.

The Good Dog by Simon Rowell
Crime , Review / 12/02/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews The Good Dog by Simon Rowell, the third book in his Melbourne-based procedural series starring Detective Zoe Mayer and the good dog of the title, Harry.

The New Detective by Peter Steiner
Crime , Historical , Review / 17/01/2024

Pile by the Bed reviews The New Detective by Peter Steiner, the fourth in his Willi Geismeier series but a good introduction as it that provides an origin story for his Munich-based detective, starting in on the eve of WWI and with Geismeier’s first day in the job.

The Seven by Chris Hammer
Crime , Review / 03/10/2023

Pile by the Bed reviews The Seven by Chris Hammer, the third rural Australian crime novel to feature detectives Lucic and Buchanan, this one set in the NSW irrigation region.