Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Quaker by Liam McIlvanney – 2018

‘The Quaker’ is the nickname given to a serial killer who has taken three female lives, ruined families, stymied the police, and terrorised a city.  The city in question is the “disintegrating city” of Glasgow in the late 1960s, and … Continue reading

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All Our Secrets by Jennifer Lane – 2017

WELCOME TO THE NGAIO MARSH AWARDS BLOG TOUR 2018 All was going pretty OK in the small town of Coongahoola, NSW, but then Gracie’s Dad moved out, the Believers arrived, and one by one the River Children started disappearing. Coongahoola … Continue reading

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Overkill by Vanda Symon – 2018 (originally published 2007)

I had read a few of Vanda Symon’s Sam Shephard novels, but not the first.  So, when Overkill was re-published this year for the European market I read it – and I am so glad I did – it is … Continue reading

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