Book Review – Private Prosecution by Lisa Ellery

Andrew ‘Drew’ Deacon is a junior prosecutor with a bright future with the Western Australian Department of Public Prosecutions. After a chance meeting at the pub, he spends the night with Lily Consadine. The next morning, Lily still sleeping, Drew leaves behind a note with his phone number. Later in the day, Lily is found … Continue reading Book Review – Private Prosecution by Lisa Ellery

One Minute Book Review – El Dorado by Dorothy Porter

This is a crime thriller told in verse by notable Australian poet Dorothy Porter (1954-2008).  El Dorado is a child killer, marking the foreheads of his victims with a gold thumbprint. The spare compelling verse, not a word out of place, follows both the professional and personal struggles of Melbourne detective Bill Buchanan and his … Continue reading One Minute Book Review – El Dorado by Dorothy Porter