Category Archives: Kathryn Fox (Aus)

2014: The Favourites

Despite its turmoil 2014 did contain some great reads and I’d hate to forget these excellent books. Crime fiction that’s not really about crime FATAL IMPACT by Katherine Fox. Series heroine Anya Crichton heads to Tasmania where she becomes involved … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Agnete Friis, Amanda Curtin (Aus), Belinda Bauer, books of the year, Ivy Pochoda, Karin Fossum, Kathryn Fox (Aus), Lene Kaaberbol, Richard Beasley, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 18 Comments

The half-way point

As of the end of June I had finished 84 books (and abandoned another eight) which is a pretty good start to the year. I consider anything I rate 3 stars or above to be reading time well spent and … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Glynn, Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström, books of the year, Catherine O'Flynn, Denise Mina, Domingo Villar, Katherine Howell (Aus), Kathryn Fox (Aus), Ken Bruen, Leighton Gage, list, Reginald Hill | 11 Comments

Review: Death Mask by Kathryn Fox

The first book I will count towards this year’s Aussie Authors challenge is Kathryn Fox’s fifth novel which I was curious to read because it tackles a very topical and complex issue that has certainly had its share of media … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 Aussie Author Challenge, book review, Kathryn Fox (Aus), USA | 10 Comments

Aussie Authors Aced

I know the title doesn’t mean much but I had a yen for alliteration. What it means is that I have finished the highest possible level of the Aussie Author Challenge (8 books by Aussie Authors during 2010). And it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian Hyland (Aus), Aussie Authors Challenge 2010, Brian Kavanagh (Aus), Colleen McCullough (Aus), Kathryn Fox (Aus), Leah Giarratano (Aus), list, Malla Nunn (Aus), memes and challenges, Michael Robotham (Aus), P D Martin (Aus) | 4 Comments

Review: Blood Born by Kathryn Fox

Teenager Giverny Hart was brutally raped and the trial of her attackers, several brothers from the Harbourn family, was recently declared a mistrial so she must go through the whole, excruciating exercise again. On the morning Giverny is to give … Continue reading

Posted in Aussie Authors Challenge 2010, Australia, book review, Kathryn Fox (Aus) | 5 Comments

Sunday Salon: What to read first (a revised Dartmoor Dozen)

Last week I wrote about being unable to meet Uriah Robinson’s challenge of putting together a list of books in these categories as a reading list for someone new to this genre. I was told by more than one person … Continue reading

Posted in Arthur Conan Doyle, Asa Larsson, Dashiell Hammett, Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Peters, Fred Vargas, Helen Fitzgerald (Aus), Ian Sansom, Kathryn Fox (Aus), list, memes and challenges, Michael Crichton, Ngaio Marsh, Peter Temple (Aus) | 8 Comments

Review: Skin and Bone by Kathryn Fox

Title: Skin and bone Author: Kathryn Fox Publisher: MacMillan [2007] ISBN: 978-0-06-135333-8 Kate Farrer has been on extended leave from the NSW Police Force after she was kidnapped and tortured in the line of duty. She’s asked to return from … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, book review, Kathryn Fox (Aus) | 2 Comments