Born into a wealthy Chicago family in the 1870s, Frances Glessner Lee was supposed to marry well and raise a family. A career was never on the cards. Let alone one that would see her recognised as the mother of modern forensics.Continue reading “Book Review: Meet Frances Glessner Lee, the mother of modern forensics, in Bruce Goldfarb’s 18 Tiny Deaths“
South of Tasmania sits The Wheel. It is the largest mountain in the world, almost triple the height of Everest. Accompanied by a small island, complete with its own formidable peak, The Wheel has been conquered by only one man – American billionaire climber Walter Richman.Continue reading “Book Review: Man and nature collide in Andrew McGahan’s final work, The Rich Man’s House“
It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a year since Helen Scheuerer wrapped up The Oremere Chronicles with the action-packed War of Mist. But Scheuerer isn’t about to let fans struggle through isolation without the company of Bleak, Henri, and the gang.
Hitting bookshelves yesterday, Dawn of Mist takes place before the events of the Amazon best-selling series. Consisting of sixteen short stories – some released during The Oremere Chronicles original run, as well some unique to this collection – it’s a loving tribute to a band of characters that have captivated readers over the last few years.Continue reading “Book Review: Return to Ellest with Helen Scheuerer’s Dawn of Mist“