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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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New Release Book Review: The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald

Title: The Family Doctor Author: Debra Oswald Published: March 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Paula is a dedicated suburban GP, who is devastated by the murder of a friend and her children by their estranged husband and father. Stacey and the children had been staying with her after fleeing his control, and Paula… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald

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New Release Book Review: The Mistake by Katie McMahon

Title: The Mistake Author: Katie McMahon Published: March 2nd 2021 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars I couldn’t believe that Bec would, after all these years, bring the whole thing up so … casually. Bec and Kate are sisters, but they couldn’t be less alike. Bec lives the domestic dream with her surgeon husband Stuart and three… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mistake by Katie McMahon

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New Release Book Review: Tipping by Anna George

Title: Tipping Author: Anna George Published: March 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars An Instagram scandal at a grammar school sparks outrage in an exclusive bayside suburb and upends the lives of the families involved. However, it might also prove to be the tipping point required to change the school, and the wider… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Tipping by Anna George

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New Release Book Review: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

Title: The Wife Upstairs Author: Rachel Hawkins Published: January 6th 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins – GB Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2 stars A man who seems perfect…Eddie can give Jane everything she’s always wanted: stability, acceptance, and a picture-perfect life. A wife who just won’t stay buried…But what Jane doesn’t know is that Eddie is keeping a secret… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins