Category Archives: Alan Carter (Aus)

Read, not reviewed

Due too a string of family and personal crises I’ve not read a lot over the past few months and I’ve reviewed even less. But from a collection of scribbled on post-it notes, e-jottings and random wisps of memory I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Carter (Aus), Anne Holt, Arnaldur Indriðason, book review, Liza Marklund, Michael Duffy (Aus), Simone van der Vlugt | 8 Comments

Aussie Authors Update #3

My reviews of Aussie crime fiction are published exclusively at my other blog, Fair Dinkum Crime, which I co-host with fellow Australian blogger and crime fiction fan Kerrie of Mysteries in Paradise. But I like to do an occasional wrap-up … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Carter (Aus), Angela Savage (Aus), Chris Womersley (Aus), Kerry Greenwood (Aus), mini review, P D Martin (Aus) | 9 Comments

Crime Fiction Alphabet: Z is for Zeitgeist

Crime fiction writers are able, should they be so inclined, to explore the social and political settings in which their stories take place, often in a way that contemporary journalism or other writing cannot. In this way it is a … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Carter (Aus), Alan Glynn, Crime Fiction Alphabet, Dashiell Hammett, list, Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, memes and challenges | 12 Comments