Crime thriller raises some serious issues

Raising serious issues seems to be a common thread among reviewers when discussing Poetic Licence.

Jeff Popple makes a point that the “cynicism of conservative politics … [and] the manipulation of the news cycle” are key themes running through the story. Exploring “a raft of thorny questions and social issues” is how Writing WA put it, and Fremantle Shipping News suggests the reader is immersed in a “murky world of political and other intrigues”. Read Jeff Popple’s review below.

AUSTRALIAN CRIME DEBUTS: BLACK RIVER by Matthew Spencer and POETIC LICENCE by Kevin Price