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Candice Fox' three finely crafted thrillers, are enthralling tales full of murder, menace and madness, starring two of the most fascinating new characters in modern crime writing, homicide detectives Frank Bennett and Eden Archer. Find out more in this overview including the latest book, FALL

The Sherlock TV series co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have selected their all-time favourite Sherlock Holmes adventures, delivering readers a curated masterclass in crime fiction in the book SHERLOCK: THE ESSENTIAL ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE ADVENTURES. Find out which stories made their list. 

Congratulations to the following Penguin Random House authors who have been shortlisted for the 2015 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.

We are thrilled to reveal that Nigella Lawson will be heading down under in January 2016. Here's a list of where you can see Nigella talking about her new cookbook, SIMPLY NIGELLA.

Did you miss any of these outstanding books from 2015? If so, may we suggest you push them to very top of your magnificent to-read list.

Take a look at this recipe for Dark and Sumptuous Chocolate Cake from Nigella Lawson's new cookbook, SIMPLY NIGELLA.

Over the years there have been many duos that give our Crime & Thriller reading that extra ingredient that makes the book more exciting, enticing and entertaining. Check out our favourite crime duos . . . 

(Melbourne: 6th November, 2015) Penguin Random House today announced that Julie Burland has been appointed as CEO Australia and New Zealand.

(Melbourne: 6th November, 2015) Penguin Random House today announced that Gabrielle Coyne, CEO Penguin Random House APAC, will leave the company.

Nov 6

In Living Colour

by Random House Australia on 6 November 2015

Take a look around and you’ll notice them everywhere: on your next flight, at the train station, in the lunchroom, and front and centre in bookstores. At one time the concept of adult colouring books topping bestseller lists the world over might’ve seemed laughable, but now they’re bringing calm and colour to millions of crowded lives.