Category Archives: Mickey Spillane

2016: The Favourites as Reading Bingo

One of my favourite bloggers is once again challenging people to play Reading Bingo and another blogging pal has already played the game. Feeling a little left out I thought I would see how many of the 25 squares I could … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, Amanda Ortlepp (Aus), books of the year, David Owen (Aus), Denise Mina, Doug Johnstone, E.M. Channon, Elly Griffiths, Emily Arsenault, Emily Maguire (Aus), Emma Viskic (Aus), Hans Olav Lahlum, Helen Garner (Aus), Hideo Yokoyama, Jane Harper (Aus), Jock Serong (Aus), Karin Fossum, Larry D. Sweazy, Lou Berney, Melina Marchetta (Aus), Mickey Spillane, Olga Lorenzo (Aus), Ruth Rendell, Shamini Flint, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 13 Comments

2016 – Crimes of the Century

As a way to ensure I read some older crime books in addition to the contemporary ones I generally prefer, I set myself a personal challenge this year to participate in the Crimes of the Century meme at least 6 … Continue reading

Posted in A.E. Martin (Aus), Arthur Upfield, books of the year, Crimes of the Century, Dorothy L. Sayers, E.M. Channon, Margaret Millar, memes and challenges, Michael Gilbert, Mickey Spillane, Pat Flower (Aus), R. Austin Freeman | 15 Comments

Books of the month: February 2016

Pick of the month I had a really great month’s reading during March and have struggled to pick just one favourite. But the book which I think will stay with me for the longest time is Peter Docker’s SWEET ONE which … Continue reading

Posted in books of the month, C.J. Sansom, Cath Ferla (Aus), Ellery Adams, Elly Griffiths, Hans Olav Lahlum, Janice Simpson (Aus), Julia Keller, Mickey Spillane, Peter Docker (Aus) | 3 Comments

#1947Book I, THE JURY by Mickey Spillane

Mike Hammer is a private investigator. His best friend Jack – the man who took a bullet and lost an arm for him during the war – has been killed. Mike vows – in front of a Homicide Captain no … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Crimes of the Century, Mickey Spillane, USA | Tagged | 9 Comments