By Jane Harper
This is a mystery family drama set in outback Queensland. Nathan’s brother is found dead amid mysterious circumstances. Nathan attempts to make sense of this while dealing with his own personal demons. This family tragedy has the harsh outback as a backdrop.
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The most breathtakingly beautiful detective story you will ever watch. This almost- biography of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh is animated with 65,000 oil paintings! More than 100 painters in 20 countries brought it to life, and there’s genuinely nothing like it. If you have even the faintest interest in film, art, or animation, or love a good ol’ ‘whodunnit?’, Loving Vincent is unmissable. Grab the blu-ray edition for an exceptionally stunning viewing experience.
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This film is also on Kanopy, our free streaming app!
By Ben Aaronovitch
The Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch begins with Rivers of London aka Midnight Riot (US publication).
Constable Peter Grant, after getting eyewitness information from a ghost ends up studying magic as a way to solve crime.
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Brandon Sanderson writes great stories and writes them fast. This one is short novella set in a technologically advanced alternate reality where detectives can create a ‘snapshot’ of the world in order to relive a period of time and solve crimes. Davis and Chaz are interesting characters, and you might guess where the story is going, how it gets there will keep you guessing until the end! 4/5 stars
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Peter James writes a very detailed and riveting plot that keeps you wondering throughout the book. He kept me thinking how he managed to put together such an intricate web of clues to reach an intense conclusion.
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Written by John Connolly, this series follows former police officer turned private investigator Charlie Parker as he investigates cases with supernatural elements. Connolly’s macabre, evocative writing style lends these thrillers an element of horror.
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This is the latest book in the ‘Chief Inspector Arman Gamache’ series. It is set in a small village in Quebec. If you like a good mystery with strong characters you will love this series.
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