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Old adversary returns in latest Bones book

December 19, 2014
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Old adversary returns in latest Bones book

Bones Never Lie, by Kathy Reichs (William Heinemann, RRP $37) In this new Temperance “Tempe” Brennan novel from world-class forensic anthropologist and No 1 best-selling author Kathy Reichs, it appears that the blood-thirsty killer who escaped justice in 2004’s Monday Mourning is back. Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada but...

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Forensics queen a winner again

June 27, 2014
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Forensics queen a winner again

Bones of the Lost, by Kathy Reichs (William Heinemann, RRP $37): While not as fast-paced as some crime novels, Bones of the Lost will drag you into the story from the very first page and keep your attention to the very end. In this 16th novel to feature forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, what at...

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Gently flowing mystery

March 26, 2014
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Gently flowing mystery

The Golden Egg, by Donna Leon (William Heinemann, RRP $35): Author Donna Leon continues her Commissario Brunetti series, with this 22nd book to feature the Venice-based detective moving along at the same satisfying pace of its predecessor, Beastly Things. In the middle of a routine and somewhat mundane case, Brunetti gets a call from...

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Intrigue rates with the best Brunetti novels

November 29, 2013
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Intrigue rates with the best Brunetti novels

The Jewels of Paradise, by Donna Leon (William Heinemann, RRP $37): I haven’t read all of Donna Leon’s books but have managed to make my way through half a dozen of the series featuring Venetian police commissioner Guido Brunetti and have found them a little hit and miss: all were well-written but for me,...

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Classic Montanari will make your spine tingle

September 1, 2013
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Classic Montanari will make your spine tingle

The Killing Room, by Richard Montanari (William Heinemann, RRP $35): I stumbled across the dark mind of author Richard Montanari via The Skin Gods, his fifth novel. Since then I’ve enjoyed the next five, with each one a little more disturbing than the last. In the latest Byrne and Balzano novel, The Killing Room,...

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