Category Archives: Mystery & Crime

Sophie Hannah’s Hercule Poirot

A new Poirot movie is recently on our screens: Murder on the orient express, a famous adaptation of Agatha Christie’s book, again and again. Christie is a most loved author, the creator of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. All of her … Continue reading

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The dry – a book review

Title: The Dry Author: Jane Harper Review by Katherine The Dry by Jane harper has been described as “mythic and valiant” and there is no doubt that Jane Harper has become the latest Aussie literary sensation.  The Dry has now … Continue reading

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Ned Kelly Awards 2017 Shortlists

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) has announced the shortlists for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime writing.

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The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Shortlist 2017

The shortlist for crime writing’s most wanted accolade, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, has been announced.

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2017 Davitt Awards Longlist

According to the recent survey, ‘Reading the reader: a survey of Australian reading habits,’ crime/mystery/thrillers is the top number one genre to be read and almost 50% Australians like reading it. Indeed, it’s the number one on our library’s loans … Continue reading

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