Pile by the Bed reviews The Other Side of Her by BM Carroll a domestic thriller partly based on her own experiences as an Irish backbackeroin Australia.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Fall Between by Darcy Tindale. Debut Australian rural crime fiction set in the Hunter Valley.
Pile by the Bed reviews Dying to Know by Rae Cairns, a standalone thriller follow up to her Ned Kelly Award shortlisted debut The Good Mother.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends In the Lives of Puppets by TJ Klune a joyful, quasi-fairtale, science fictional reimagining and inversion of Pinocchio
Pile by the Bed reviews City of Dreams by Don Winslow, historical organised crime follow up to City on Fire, moving the bulk of the action to Los Angeles.
Pile by the Bed finds Dennis Lehane back in the familiar territory of South Boston in the 1970s in his excoriating new book Small Mercies. Recommended
Pile by the Bed reviews The Half Brother by Christine Keighery a horror-tinged psychological thriller that explores the issue of nature versus nurture.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Double Bind by Lorraine Peck, organised crime follow up to her Ned Kelly Award winning debut The Second Son.
Pile by the Bed reviews Red Queen by Juan Gómez-Jurado, the first book in his Spanish thriller trilogy featuring the hyper-intelligent Antonia Scott and her dogged partner, former police officer Jon Gutiérrez
Pile by the Bed reviews The Mimicking of Known Successes by Malka Older a Holmesian-style crime story set on Jupiter.
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.