Pile by the Bed reviews The Torrent by Dinuka McKenzie an Australian rural crime fiction debut based in a community impacted by flooding.
Pile by the Bed reviews Woman, Eating by Claire Kohda, a debut novel that uses the concept of vampirism in the context of a millennial coming of age story.
Pile by the Bed reviews Abomination by Ashley Goldberg a searing debut exploring faith and extremism that takes as its background from a notrious abuse case in the Melbourne Orthodoc Jewish community.
Pile by the Bed reviews Metronome a by Tom Watson a claustrophobic, dystopian scenario with echoes of Waiting for Godot.
Pile by the Bed reviews Plutoshine by Lucy Kissick debut science fiction revolving around an ambitious terraforming project on Pluto.
Pile by the Bed reviews Daughters of Eve an Australian crime fiction debut by Nina D Campbell which takes on issues of domestic and sexual violence.
Pile by the Bed reviews The School for Good Mothers a debut by Jessamine Chan a slightly dystopian commentary on standarda of parenting and the child protection system.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews, a gothic horror debut set during the English civil war.
Pile by the Bed reviews and recommends Hovering by Rhett Davis – a worthy winner of the Victorian Premier’s Unpublished Manuscript Award
Pile by the Bed reviews Bluebird by Ciel Perlot a debut space opera which lives up to its tagline: Lesbian gunslingers fight spies in space – with great assurance.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Islands by Emily Brugman an Australian historical fiction debut exploring the lives of Finnish immigrants who were part of the crayfishing industry on remote islands off the coast of northern Western Australia in the 1960s
Pile by the Bed rreviews The Gallerist by Michael Levitt an Australian crime fiction debut dealing with skulldiggery and fraud in the art world.
Pile by the bed reviews Sequoia Nagamatsu’s debut novel How High We Go in the Dark a series of connected short stories charting the response to a deadly global pandemic.
Pile by the Bed reviews Private Prosecution a debut crime thiller by Australian author Lisa Ellery.
Pile by the Bed reviews The Apollo Murders an alternate history techno-thriller debut by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Pile by the Bed reviews Five Minds a debut high concept crime novel by Guy Morpuss
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 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 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.