The crime writer believes women understand the mechanics of fear because they're brought up being told the world is a dangerous place.
Nick Earl's approachable prose and his knack for the comedy of embarrassment belie his willingness to dig deep into contemporary malaise.
Best-selling romance author Fiona McArthur picks titles by Mary Durack, Diana Gabaldon, Jennifer Worth and Georgette Heyer.
Julia Gillard on tour; Peter Carey's brush with Julian Assange; Sydney Writers' Festival funding; Cats v dogs
Jeff Popple reviews three thrillers that made the grade.
Forty years after the death of Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot gets a new case to solve.
This is written, logically enough, in a similarly edgy, off-beat but not off-key manner to Out of the Line of Fire.
Tobias Hill's new work prompts again the question of whether good poets can write good novels.
Economics is everywhere, and it's fun, according to MP Andrew Leigh, writes Stephen Saunders.
A man has been charged with the domestic-related murder of a woman in Taree on Sunday night.
Good morning - check out what's happening on the Mid-North Coast and beyond ...
Cape Hawke Surf Club official opening
Forster Tuncurry Marine Rescue open Day: Gallery
Forster Tuncurry Dolphins' defeat the Taree Ratz 20-10 at Tuncurry
Crowdy Head SLSC held a ceremony this morning to kick start the season. It was also a day ...
MANNING Valley Neighbourhood Services will be holding its annual Car Boot Sale and Open Gardens Day later week.