2020 Reviews · Australian · Better Reading Preview · crime · historical fiction · mystery · new release

Better Reading Preview: Death Leaves the Station by Alexander Thorpe

Title: Death Leaves the Station Author: Alexander Thorpe Published: September 29th 2020 Publisher: Fremantle Press Pages: 192 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Crime, Mystery RRP: $27.99 Rating: 3.5 stars A nameless friar turns up at Halfwell Station at the same time that Ana, the adopted daughter of the station owners, discovers a body in the desert during her midnight walk. But when Ana returns to… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Death Leaves the Station by Alexander Thorpe

Australian · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Better Reading Preview: Either Side of Midnight by Benjamin Stevenson

Title: Either Side of Midnight Author: Benjamin Stevenson Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars An electrifying thriller from an exciting new voice in crime fiction: One million viewers witness a popular TV presenter commit suicide live on air – so why is his twin brother… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Either Side of Midnight by Benjamin Stevenson

2020 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction

Better Reading Preview: Sharks in the Time of Saviours by Kawai Strong Washburn

Title: Sharks in the Time of Saviours Author: Kawai Strong Washburn Published: March 3rd 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars A powerful debut novel that delicately blends Hawaiian myth with the broken American dream. ‘The next time I went for air you were at the surface, sideways, prone and ragdolling in the… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Sharks in the Time of Saviours by Kawai Strong Washburn

2020 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

Better Reading Preview: The Gilded Cage by Camilla Lackberg

Title: The Gilded Cage Author: Camilla Lackberg Published: March 23rd 2020 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars All that glitters… People would kill to have Faye Adelheim’s life. She lives in an ultra-swanky apartment in the most exclusive area of Stockholm, she has a gorgeous husband who gives her everything… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: The Gilded Cage by Camilla Lackberg

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Better Reading Preview: Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

Title: Desire Lines Author: Felicity Volk Published: February 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars An epic story of love and the lies we tell ourselves, from an extraordinary Australian literary talent Are you still a liar? The crafting of those five words, even without dispatch, left her chilled. Arctic Circle,… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

2019 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · historical fiction · new release

Better Reading Preview: The Woman from Saint Germain by J.R. Lonie

Title: The Woman from Saint Germain Author: J.R. Lonie Published: March 1st 2019 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars SUITE FRANCAISE MEETS THE FUGITIVE AS TWO STRANGERS GO ON THE RUN TO OUTWIT THE NAZIS IN 1941 She is a celebrated writer stranded in Paris after her French lover is killed fighting the German invasion. He is an… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: The Woman from Saint Germain by J.R. Lonie

2019 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · new release

Better Reading Preview: The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard

Title: The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow Author: Matt Howard Published: March 1st 2019 Publisher: Transit Lounge Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Cast adrift by loss, Monica Sparrow is marooned in her semi in Neasden, the so-called ‘loneliest village in London’, her home stuffed with nothing she needs. Is it time for her to finally get her… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard