Category Archives: Patricia Abbott

Books of the month: August 2016

Pick of the month The truth of the sentiment it’s quality not quantity that counts really rings true for my August reading month. I only managed to finish 4 books but they were all decent (even the one with the … Continue reading

Posted in Antonia Hodgson, Arthur Upfield, books of the month, David Owen (Aus), Emma Viskic (Aus), Patricia Abbott | 8 Comments

Musings on SHOT IN DETROIT by Patricia Abbott

I could tell you the reason I haven’t posted my thoughts about Patricia Abbott’s SHOT IN DETROIT is that I’ve been really busy. But that would be a lie. Not the first part…I have been stupidly busy…but that’s not the reason … Continue reading

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Books of the month: July 2015

Pick of the month Almost all of the nine books I read during July were well worth my time but I’m going to give my pick of the month to J.M. Peace’s A TIME TO RUN because I was so … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Hammond, Ausma Zehanat Khan, books of the month, Elly Griffiths, Felicity Young (Aus), J.M. Peace (Aus), Jon Cleary, Nicci French, Patricia Abbott | 9 Comments

Review: CONCRETE ANGEL by Patricia Abbott

Given I am an avid reader of her mostly but not entirely crime-fiction themed blog I feel a bit guilty that I haven’t read Patricia Abbott’s own fiction before. But the short story form for which she is so well … Continue reading

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