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5 Gripping Thrillers to Binge-Read In Isolation

Attention span a little short at the moment? You’re not alone. Here are five gripping crime reads guaranteed to keep you hooked ‘til the final page.

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Review: Seven Lies

A book review from a certified non-reader.

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Loved these shows? Read the book!

If you binged these hit shows, you'll want to read the original book behind the series!

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Revelation by Sarah Ferguson and Tony Jones to be published by Hachette Australia

Acclaimed journalists and husband and wife, Sarah Ferguson and Tony Jones, team up for the first time in their multi-award-winning careers to write Revelation, the book behind the groundbreaking ABC TV series.

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Stop what you’re reading. These Australian set crime novels need to be next on your list.

The diverse Australian landscape is the perfect setting to cover up a crime, unravel a mystery or stay hidden. Discover what Maximum Sentence titles you should be reading next.

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Seven Reasons Why You Should Be Reading The Silent Patient

The Silent Patient is Maximum Sentence’s book of the month for February. We guarantee you’ll be buying it once you’ve read to the bottom of this list.

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The one item you can’t go to the beach without

We’ve picked a book for any mood, so browse the list, buy your top pick and pop it straight in your beach bag. Happy reading!

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The Maximum Sentence 2019 Line-Up

As inmates we have a lot of reading time on our hands. We’ve picked five books that need to be on your radar in early 2019. What’s going to be at the top of your reading pile?

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Eight of Stephen King’s scariest tales to terrify you this Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, inmates Tonile and Brigid look through the King of horror’s back catalogue and countdown his most terrifying tales.

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Peter Robinson's Favourite Villains

Peter Robinson, author of the DCI Banks series shares his favourite villains in literature.

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The DCI Banks Playlist

From the detective with the best taste in music - listen to the DCI Banks playlist.

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Not Your Usual Suspect

The Maximum Sentence inmates give you the lowdown on some of their favourite authors who they think fly too far under the radar.

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Robert Galbraith reveals the cover for Lethal White

The cover for Lethal White is a departure from the other covers in the series and we love the bold move.

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Five reasons why I love Nora Roberts

If you met me, you’d be surprised to learn that I am hopelessly devoted to Nora Roberts and have been for over a decade. I’m not part of her target demographic, but I suppose that’s a sign of her incredible reach.

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Maximum Sentence: What We're Watching, Reading and Listening to

Looking for your next crime fix? Check out what our inmates are currently OBSESSED with.

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Maximum Sentence: Winter Reading Guide

Winter is just around the corner so we’ve put together a handy list of the ten most chilling and thrilling crime novels to curl up with during the cooler months.

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5 Minutes With ... Leigh Straw

Dr. Leigh Straw is an academic, historian and writer. We steal 5 minutes of her time to chat about her latest book on Australia's first female detective, Lillian Armfield, who took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs!

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Writing Lillian Armfield: A gallant female role model for new generations

How Leigh Straw's goddaughter inspired her to search for a story.

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5 Minutes With...Tanya Bretherton

THE SUITCASE BABY is true history and an unforgettable tale that moves at the pace of a great crime novel. Get to know author TANYA BRETHERTON in less than a minute!

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The Shocking Secrets of The Suitcase Baby

Tanya Bretherton discovered the jazz age was not all glitz and glamour when researching her new book THE SUITCASE BABY.

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