Patterson’s Volunteers by the little-known John Smith is a solid adventure yarn with a good deal of technical flying detail and a solid plot about a missing World War...Read More
8th Day by Glover Wright (Pan, 1991) This is an old one from the vault! Combining elements of science fiction, horror and political intrigue, this 1990 thriller meshes...Read More
The Secret Whispers by Ted Allbeury When I started reviewing crime novels and thrillers for the Canberra Times back in 1982, the first book I was given to review was...Read More
THROWBACK THURSDAY: GREEN LIGHT by Benjamin Stevenson (Michael Joseph, $A32.99). Originally published September 2018.
In the past year most of the attention in Australian crime fiction has understandably been on the rise of ‘outback noir’, led by Jane Harper and Chris Hammer, or on...Read More
Clive Egleton is often overlooked as a thriller author, but during his long career (1970 to 2005) he was one of Britain’s most reliable practitioners of action...Read More
This tough 1970s thriller has largely slipped from view now, but is well worth hunting down. Ian Kennedy Martin is a noted British script writer who worked on a number...Read More