Title: Dead In The Water Author: Penny Farmer Genre: True Crime Publisher: Diversion Books Publication Date: 2nd April 2019 Cover: Rating: 4/5 Summary: In 1978, two tortured corpses—hooded, bound, and weighted down with engine parts—were found in the sea off Guatemala. Junior doctor Chris Farmer and his girlfriend, Peta Frampton, were still clinging to life … Continue reading Dead In The Water by Penny Farmer – Review
Title: This Mortal Boy Author: Fiona Kidman Genre: Fiction (based on real events) Publisher: Gallic Books Publication Date: 1st August 2019 Cover: Summary: Auckland, October 1955. If young Paddy Black sings to himself he can almost see himself back home in Belfast. Yet, less than two years after sailing across the globe in search of … Continue reading This Mortal Boy by Fiona Kidman – Review
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday and this week is a … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Non-Fiction Books!
Title: Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Author: Casey Cep Genre: True Crime/Biography/Non-Fiction Publisher: Random House UK, Cornerstone, William Heinemann Publication Date: 16th May 2019 Cover: Summary: Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s. With the … Continue reading Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep – ARC Review
Title: California's Deadly Women: Murder and Mayhem in the Golden State 1850-1950 Author: Michael Thomas Barry Genre: True Crime Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Summary: from Amazon There's an old saying in the news business: If it bleeds, it leads. The nightly California news and other media outlets are filled with stories of crime, killing, and sorrow. … Continue reading California’s Deadly Women by Michael Thomas Barry – Review
Title: The World of Lore, Volume 2: Wicked Mortals Author: Aaron Mahnke Genre: Non-fiction, short stories Publisher: Wildfire, Headline, published 29th May 2018 Summary: A chilling, lavishly illustrated who's-who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now an online streaming series. Here … Continue reading The World of Lore, Volume 2: Wicked Mortals by Aaron Mahnke – Review
Title: I'll Be Gone In The Dark Author: Michelle McNamara Genre: True Crime Publisher: Faber & Faber Summary: from goodreads A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade—from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. "You’ll … Continue reading I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara – Review