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

Melbourne Writers Festival - Guest List

I just got an update on MWF guests posted on my blog by Rosemary Cameron from MWF outlining guests that we might be interested in.

Can you see the happy dancing that's going on in our house right this second! This is the update:

"Hello

just wanted to give you an idea of some of the crime/thriller writers coming to The Age Melbourne Writers' Festival this year.

There are some biggies like Jeffery Deaver, Karin Slaughter, Gabrielle Lord, Shane Maloney, Quintin…

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Added by Karen from AustCrime on June 28, 2007 at 5:20pm — No Comments

What do You Do When you're not reading

Well I don't know about anybody else, but it seems we play with dogs.

We've just welcomed our second Australian Terrier to the fold - Jedda is 8 weeks old, she's got a temper, she's destroyed one toy already (and she only arrived on Saturday night) and she's gorgeous.

It's just a bit of a pity that the other Australian Terrier thinks she's the devil incarnate - but hopefully.....

Anyway, I'll post some baby photos here :)

Added by Karen from AustCrime on June 18, 2007 at 10:40pm — 1 Comment

Review - The Sacred Bones, Michael Byrnes

Title: THE SACRED BONES

Author: Michael Byrnes

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Edition released: June 2007

ISBN: 978-1-8473-7011-2

438 pages

Review by: Karen Chisholm



THE SACRED BONES is another entry in the recently well-populated field of confrontational religious themed thrillers. When a well armed, well organised small group break through the walls of the mosque in the

Temple Mount in Jerusalem they appear to have been very well…

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Added by Karen from AustCrime on June 14, 2007 at 11:09am — No Comments

OT - Mixed Fancies, Brenda Blethyn

Title: MIXED FANCIES

Author: Brenda Blethyn

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Edition released: June 2007

ISBN: 978-1-4165-2786-2

296 pages

Review by: Karen Chisholm



In this age, where there appear to be more and more people obsessed with being "famous for being famous", and an unfortunate group who follow their every, underwhelming move, MIXED FANCIES arrived in my post box recently.



Brenda Blethyn is one of those actresses you undoubtedly have seen in… Continue

Added by Karen from AustCrime on June 12, 2007 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Thirty-Three Teeth, Colin Cotterill

Title: THIRTY-THREE TEETH

Author: Colin Cotterill

Publisher: Text Publishing

Edition released: June 2007

ISBN: 978-1-921145-88-9

244 pages

Review by: Karen Chisholm



THIRTY-THREE TEETH is the follow up to THE CORONER'S LUNCH featuring the elderly, reluctant Laotian National Coroner Dr Siri Paiboun.



In THIRTY-THREE TEETH it is summer in Vientiane and it is hot, bloody hot. Laotians greet each other with that phrase as…

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Added by Karen from AustCrime on June 4, 2007 at 4:34pm — No Comments

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