Category Archives: Michael Robotham (Aus)

Books of the month: August 2017

I skipped my monthly roundup for June and July because I hardly read a word due to real life shenanigans. That those shenanigans were resolved via me resigning from my job with a shred of dignity left has some downsides (no … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Ann Turner (Aus), books of the month, Denise Mina, Elly Griffiths, Gianrico Carofiglio, Michael Robotham (Aus), Shari Lapena, Sue Grafton, Sulari Gentill (Aus), Vaseem Khan | 15 Comments

Aussie Authors Update #1

Earlier this year I decided to post my reviews of Aussie crime fiction exclusively at my other blog, Fair Dinkum Crime, which I co-host with fellow Australian blogger and crime fiction fan Kerrie of Mysteries in Paradise. As the sole … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian d'Hagé (Aus), Colleen McCullough (Aus), David Whish-Wilson (Aus), Lenny Bartulin (Aus), Michael Duffy (Aus), Michael Robotham (Aus), mini review | 5 Comments

Out Of Step

Yesterday’s announcement of the shortlist for the Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime fiction* reminded me, once again, that I am generally out of step with the rest of humanity (or at least judging panels) when it comes to book … Continue reading

Posted in Garry Disher (Aus), Lenny Bartulin (Aus), Michael Robotham (Aus), musings, random thoughts | 10 Comments

Aussie Authors Aced

I know the title doesn’t mean much but I had a yen for alliteration. What it means is that I have finished the highest possible level of the Aussie Author Challenge (8 books by Aussie Authors during 2010). And it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian Hyland (Aus), Aussie Authors Challenge 2010, Brian Kavanagh (Aus), Colleen McCullough (Aus), Kathryn Fox (Aus), Leah Giarratano (Aus), list, Malla Nunn (Aus), memes and challenges, Michael Robotham (Aus), P D Martin (Aus) | 4 Comments

Review: Bleed for Me by Michael Robotham

For the sixth book in the Aussie Authors challenge for this year I chose the audio book of Michael Robotham’s latest Joe O’Loughlin novel Former policeman Ray Hegarty is dead and his 14-year old daughter Sienna is accused of his … Continue reading

Posted in Aussie Authors Challenge 2010, book review, England, Michael Robotham (Aus) | 6 Comments

Crime Fiction Alphabet – L is for Lost

We’re nearly half-way through the Crime Fiction Alphabet and I’m highlighting my favourite book by former Australian ghost-writer turned crime fiction author Michael Robotham. It’s the second of Robotham’s four loosely related books which feature several of the same characters but … Continue reading

Posted in Crime Fiction Alphabet, England, memes and challenges, Michael Robotham (Aus), mini review | 6 Comments

Review: Shatter, Michael Robotham

Title: Shatter Author: Michael Robotham Publisher: Sphere [2008] ISBN: 978-0-7515-3731-4 Length: 470 pages One afternoon Joe O’Loughlin, a clinical psychologist, is asked to help in a crisis situation: a naked woman is standing on a bridge preparing to jump to … Continue reading

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Review: The Night Ferry by Michael Robotham

Title: The Night Ferry Author: Michael Robotham Publisher: Sphere [2008] ISBN: 978-0-7515-3730-7 Alisha Barba is a police constable on sick leave due to the horrific injuries she received during a previous case (which took place in Robotham’s Lost a.k.a. The … Continue reading

Posted in book review, England, Michael Robotham (Aus) | 1 Comment