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Karen from AustCrime

Joined 1 year ago

Reads a bit of crime fiction. Been reviewing with a focus on Australian and New Zealand works on since 2006.


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92% complete! Karen from AustCrime has read 92 of 100 books.

Suburban True Crime (Paperback, 2022, Big Sky Publishing Pty, Limited) 4 stars

Chilling cases of murder and crime that have happened in the quiet streets of Australia’s …

Review - Suburban True Crime

4 stars

The collection of cases covered by Emily Webb's SUBURBAN TRUE CRIME go back to the 1940's, through to more recent times, covering a wide range of different murders and disappearances that have occurred in Australian suburban locations.

The Drowning (Paperback, Allen & Unwin) 5 stars

The body of a local teenage boy is found on the beach of a sleepy …

Offline (2017) 5 stars

It has been eleven years since Hanne Wilhelmsen's life was forever changed by an assault …

Review - Offline

5 stars

Review of Offline by Anne Holt has just been published at:

A long time overdue to read this from the godmother of modern Norwegian crime fiction - who certainly knows how to produce well written, atmospheric character driven crime fiction which tackles important questions along the way.

Nimblefoot (Paperback, Penguin Random House Australia) No rating

The untold story of Johnny Day, Australia’s first international sports hero – a tale of …

Nimblefoot was a DNF for me

No rating

This was last month's F2F bookclub book, which I just could not finish because of the pointless animal cruelty. Which I get was probably accurate for the time but it was so matter of fact, I just couldn't.