Category Archives: Crime and mystery fiction

Meet the Author – Tessa Lunney

Kiki Button is here!  Meet the glamorous, witty and charming Kiki and her equally glamorous, witty and charming sidekick, Tessa! Tuesday 26th June 2018 6:30 for a 7:00pm start Bookings are essential. Cost: $12.50 per person – $10 for Brays … Continue reading

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Meet the Author – Sulari Gentill

Sulari Gentill Tuesday, October 3rd 6:30 for a 7:00pm start Sulari Gentill is best known as the author of the award winning Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, a series of historical crime novels set in 1930s Australia. Gripping, beautifully written and deeply researched, … Continue reading

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L.A. Larkin

Local author, L.A. Larkin recently popped into Brays to sign copies of her latest spine-chilling thriller, Devour. Their greatest fear was contaminating an ancient Antarctic lake, buried beneath the ice for millions of years. They little knew about the catastrophe … Continue reading

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I’ve BeenTravelling the World Through Books

               In  recent weeks I’ve been travelling across the world and through time and I’ve done it without leaving my lounge room – except for the occasional cup of coffee. I’ve travelled through books. Not travel guides or tales of … Continue reading

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James Lee Burke, Tony Windsor and Fredrik Backman

Just a quick note about three great new books; one fiction, one crime fiction and one non-fiction.  Ove is a curmudgeonly old man but behind his gruff exterior lies a story and sadness. Things change when a young family move … Continue reading

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The most entertaining book I have read this year, and other terrific books

###################The most  entertaining book I have read this year is ‘The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’. The author, Jonas Jonasson ,was inspired by his grandfather’s storytelling abilities and has certainly carried on the family … Continue reading

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SAVE 20% (or more!) ON TOP NEW RELEASE BOOKS

It has long been our policy at Brays to offer a great selection of top new releases at 20% off the recommended retail price – we believe in service and value! As we add newer arrivals older titles revert to … Continue reading

Posted in Australian, Australian Books, Biography, Crime and mystery fiction, Fiction, Gabrielle Lord, Gough Whitlam, Ian McEwan, J K Rowling, Jenny Hocking, Marian Keyes, Philip Bray, Sebastian Faulks, Stella Rimington, Val McDermid | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gone Girl

I first mentioned ‘Gone Girl’ by Gillian Flynn a few weeks ago and finished reading it two weeks ago. It is as good as the critics said! It is also so different that I have hesitated to write about it. It … Continue reading

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Michael Robotham’s new Mystery and a great story

I attended the launch of Michael Robotham’s fantastic new crime/mystery novel, ‘Say You’re Sorry’, last night. It is due in store today. Michael told a very touching story. As a boy growing up in Gundagai he was a great fan … Continue reading

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Missed author now found

Last week I wrote about ‘missing’ an author – and ‘finding’ her. I was scrolling through some bumpf and came across this quote, “The plot has it all. I have no doubt that in a year’s time I am going … Continue reading

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