2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · Ireland · mystery

Book Review: Holding by Graham Norton

Title: Holding Author: Graham Norton Published: October 6th 2016 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $22.99 Rating: 4.5 stars The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama; and yet its inhabitants are troubled. Sergeant PJ Collins hasn’t always been this overweight; mother of two Brid Riordan hasn’t always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn’t… Continue reading Book Review: Holding by Graham Norton

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: Crackenback by Lee Christine

Title: Crackenback Author: Lee Christine Published: February 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A thrilling tale of snow-bound crime and suspense from the bestselling author of Charlotte Pass Detective Sergeant Pierce Ryder of the Sydney Homicide Squad is on the hunt for notorious fugitive Gavin Hutton. After months of dead-ends, the breakthrough Ryder… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Crackenback by Lee Christine

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · crime · historical fiction · mystery · new release · short stories

New Release Book Review: The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions by Kerry Greenwood

Title: The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions Author: Kerry Greenwood Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars The elegant Miss Phryne Fisher returns in this scintillating collection, which features four brand-new stories.The Honourable Phryne Fisher – she of the Lulu bob, Cupid’s bow lips, diamante garters and pearl-handled pistol… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions by Kerry Greenwood

2021 Reviews · historical fiction · World War II

Book Review: Liberation by Imogen Kealey

Title: Liberation Author: Imogen Kealey Published: March 31st 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2 stars The must-read thriller inspired by the true story of Nancy Wake, the most decorated servicewoman of the Second World War, soon to be a major blockbuster film. Inspired by the incredible true story of the most decorated servicewoman of the second… Continue reading Book Review: Liberation by Imogen Kealey

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana

Title: The Hiding Place Author: Jenny Quintana Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Some houses have their secrets. But so do some people . . . From Jenny Quintana, the bestselling author of The Missing Girl and Our Dark Secret, comes The Hiding Place: a story about identity, love, long-buried secrets and lies. Marina is adopted. She’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Nicola Moriarty

It is a pleasure to welcome Nicola Moriarty to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, a author interview series. To help celebrate the release of You Need to Know we sat down for a chat. Thanks Nicola! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Nicola Moriarty

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Giveaway · new release

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

Title: Ruthless Women Author: Melanie Blake Published: March 3rd 2021 Publisher: Head of Zeus – GB Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3 stars AMBITION CAN BE DEADLY On a beautiful private island off the coast of the UK, the cast and crew of glamorous TV show Falcon Bay are at breaking point. Ratings are falling, and their new boss is inventing ever more… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

2021 Reviews · blog tour · historical fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly

Title: Sunflower Sisters Author: Martha Hall Kelly Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 528 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Inspired by true accounts, Sunflower Sisters provides a vivid look at the Civil War experience, from the barbaric and inhumane plantations, to a war-torn New York City to the horrors of the battlefield. From the author of the million-copy global bestseller Lilac Girls,… Continue reading #Blog Tour – Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · romance · suspense

Book Review: Last Known Contact by Phillipa Nefri Clark

Title: Last Known Contact Author: Phillipa Nefri Clark Published: July 8th 2020 Publisher: Self Published Pages: 364 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense, Romance RRP: $24.95 Rating: 4 stars Sometimes the only person you can trust is yourself Her father is missing. Her estranged husband Dennis is his last known contact. The detective on the case is a man she once loved and turned her back on… Continue reading Book Review: Last Known Contact by Phillipa Nefri Clark

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · small town

New Release Book Review: Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen

Title: Snowy Mountains Daughter Author: Alissa Callen Published: February 3rd 2021 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Welcome to Bundilla. A new close-knit community where romance can blossom. A compelling story of homecoming and family secrets from bestselling Australian author Alissa Callen. The road home isn’t for the faint-hearted… Peony flower farmer Clancy Parker… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen