Latest Reads: The Boys Club Erica Katz.

They made the rules. She’s going to break them. When Alex Vogel gets a new job working at a corporate Manhattan law firm, she thinks all her dreams have come true. The pay checks are huge, the work is exciting, and the drinks are flowing every Friday night. But underneath… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Push Ashley Audrain. Ones To Watch in 2021.

What if your experience of motherhood was nothing like what you hoped for – but everything you always feared? ‘The women in this family, we’re different . . .’ The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my life. It was meant to be a… Continue reading

True Crime Podcast Review: AJC’s Breakdown.

Visit the website Subscribe on Apple Subscribe on Stitcher Honestly if you are missing Serial and haven’t yet listened to AJC’s Breakdown I would go queue or download every episode right now… Bill Rankin, host, intelligent purveyor of every side of a story, tells us they were inspired by Serial… Continue reading

Best of the Week: Peace Garry Disher.

AN ACT OF INEXPLICABLE CRUELTY. A FAMILY DESTROYED. Constable Paul Hirschhausen runs a one-cop station in the dry farming country south of the Flinders Ranges. He’s still new in town but his community work – welfare checks and a light touch – is starting to pay off. Now Christmas is… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Hell In The Heartland Jax Miller.

On December 30th, 1999, in rural Oklahoma, 16-year-old Ashley Freeman and her best friend, Lauria Bible, were having a sleepover. The next morning, the Freeman family trailer was in flames and both girls were missing. While rumours of drug debts, revenge killings, and police corruption abounded in the years that… Continue reading

True Crime Podcast Review: The Prosecutors.

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Google Podcasts Visit Brett and Alice at their website and follow on Twitter @Prosecutorspod Bear with me, I’m used to reviewing books not podcasts, but my recent obsession with such things has lead me to the understanding that stories are told in many ways… Continue reading

Best of the week: True Story Kate Reed Petty.

After a college party, two boys drive a girl home: drunk and passed out in the back seat. Rumours spread about what they did to her, but later they’ll tell the police a different version of events. Alice will never remember what truly happened. Her fracture runs deep, hidden beneath… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Sanatorium Sarah Pearse. (Ones to Watch in 2021)

‘At first glance they’re magnificent, yet the more she looks, the more she realizes how sinister the mountains appear: raw, jagged spikes. It’s not hard to imagine, she thinks, looking out; this place somehow consuming someone, swallowing them whole.’ An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is… Continue reading

Best of the Week: The Once And Future Witches Alix E Harrow.

In 1893, there’s no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box. But… Continue reading