Karen from AustCrime's Blog – March 2007 Archive (5)

Focus on: Leigh Redhead

Cross-Post with my own blog at AustCrimeFiction,

I've been irregularly running a bit of a focus on some under discussed

Australian authors. Recently I posted a note about J R Carroll and

today I got to thinking about the fabulous Leigh Redhead.





Leigh Redhead is a recentish arrival in the Australian Crime Fiction scene.…



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Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 30, 2007 at 3:51pm — No Comments

LCC 2009 in Hawaii

I'm going.



I'm definitely going.



I think.



I should be okay to go.



Really, it's 2 years away - I can organise myself in 2 years can't I.



I might need to get a "real" job - one of those ones that pays you to do something to go, but I'm definitely, possibly, wanting, probably to go.



Partly this is because Hawaii's not quite so much cut lunches and waterbags away from where I'm at.



Plus in 2 years I can probably explain to my Australian… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 26, 2007 at 3:38pm — 3 Comments

Young Adult Fantasy with a Mystery Bent

Granted I don't have any teenagers around here (or kids of any type for that matter - not even baby goats) but I was once a teenager and if I try really really really hard I can sort of remember what that was like.



So reading Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox triggered a bit of a walk down memory lane. I'm not sure this is 100% a Mystery, but there is a bit of a mystery bent in what is ultimately a fantasy novel, but it's a fabulous book.



Title: DREAMQUAKE

Publisher: Harper…

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Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 21, 2007 at 12:21pm — 1 Comment

Australian Fiction - Few odds and ends of announcements

For the more cosy style lovers - Brian Kavanagh has recently announced that he's got a new contract signed with BeWrite Books to publish the third in

the Belinda Lawrence mystery series, BLOODY HAM. Following on from

CAPABLE OF MURDER and THE EMBROIDERED CORPSE, the new mystery follows

Belinda and Hazel Whitby into the murky world of film production and

murder on location in historic Ham House!…



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Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 19, 2007 at 12:33pm — No Comments

My Daily Blog

Is over on our own site at:



http://blogs.sakienvirotech.com/AustCrimeFiction



Where I try to remember to keep it up to date on a daily basis.



Mind you, there's no deep and meaningful details about what I'm thinking, how I'm doing whatever it is I'm doing, or what is getting up my nose (if I started on that the database would groan under the strain).



Mostly it's a reading and book review… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on March 13, 2007 at 3:56pm — No Comments

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