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An intro to the bourgeoning genre of outback noir.
The Cunninghams don't really get along, and every one of them has killed someone. Meet the family to help you find the culprit.
Benjamin Stevenson talks to us about his new must-have mystery and his friend's odd act that inspired his book.
Killing Floor is the first book in the Jack Reacher series and the story behind the new Amazon Prime show.
Our authors and staff recommend these chilling tales for Halloween.
A desert highway. A remote town. A murder that won’t stay hidden.
Ponder whether one life is worth more than another with Fiona McIntosh's latest thriller.
This heart-stopping thriller set on the rugged coast of Tasmania is an excellent choice for book club.
The bestselling author discusses tapping back into Jack's world, twisty-turny stories and her favourite crime dramas.
Track down your reading group to discuss Candice Fox's latest thriller.
Take your reading group into the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.
A classic whodunit for the most perceptive reading groups.
Lee Child and younger brother Andrew have collaborated for the first time on The Sentinel and Jack Reacher fans are in for a treat.
The Either Side of Midnight author on comedy vs crime, writing advice and pointy things near eyeballs.
Three rising stars of crime fiction are teaming up for a series of virtual events in 2020.
The bestselling author on thrilling reads and the things that scare her.
The Night Swim author shares her thoughts on heroes, villains and toilet paper (?!).
An electrifying and propulsive pick for your next book club meeting.
The Bluffs author takes us deep into the Tasmanian wilderness.
Treat your reading group to a suspenseful thrill ride like no other.
Sticks and Stones author and journalist Katherine Firkin on the true crime that’s helped shape her thrilling fiction debut.
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Could a building sweat? If someone were to ask him, Walter O’Brien would say no.
It is the middle of a hot and clammy afternoon at Police Headquarters in Algiers.
At the age of somewhere between forty and forty-two — he didn’t know exactly how old he was — Wilde finally found his father.
Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of us, the high achievers, have killed more than once.
AnnieLee had been standing on the side of the road for an hour, thumbing a ride, when the rain started falling in earnest.
The boy gasped for breath, hair in his mouth, before the next wave slammed him back against the bottom. He tumbled, the fizz of bubbles around him.
Killing someone is easy. Hiding the body, now that’s usually the hard part. That’s how you get caught.
She’d created a little altar on the chest of drawers in her bedroom
She was a killer.
The moment he dies, the room explodes with life.
Inside Laura's head, Deidre spoke. The trouble with you, Laura, she said, is that you make bad choices.
A stir moves through the Pride House Group Home, and seconds later adolescent faces pig against the muggy front window.
Here’s what I remember.