2022 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor

Title: Dirt Town Author: Hayley Scrivenor Published: May 31st 2022 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars My best friend wore her name, Esther, like a queen wearing her crown at a jaunty angle. We were twelve years old when she went missing. On a sweltering Friday afternoon in Durton, best friends Ronnie and Esther leave school… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor

2022 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Those Who Perish by Emma Viskic

Title: Those Who Perish Author: Emma Viskic Published: March 1st 2022 Publisher: Bonnier Echo Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating:  4 stars An addictive new thriller from multi-award-winning author Emma Viskic. A REMOTE ISLANDAN ISOLATED COMMUNITYA KILLER PICKING THEM OFF ONE BY ONE … ‘You should be careful, Mr Zelic. Because the person who killed Peter Taylor will almost… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Those Who Perish by Emma Viskic

2022 Reviews · crime · mystery

New Release Book Review: Her Perfect Twin by Sarah Bonner

Title: Her Perfect Twin Author: Sarah Bonner Published: January 25th 2022 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars When Megan discovers photographs of her estranged identical twin sister on her husband’s phone, she wants answers. Leah already has everything Megan has ever wanted. Fame, fortune, freedom to do what she wants. And when Megan confronts Leah,… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Perfect Twin by Sarah Bonner

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery

Book Review: The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

Title: The Younger Wife Author: Sally Hepworth Published: October 26th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The moment she laid eyes on Heather Wisher, Tully knew this woman was going to destroy their lives. Tully and Rachel are murderous when they discover their father has a new girlfriend. The fact that Heather is half… Continue reading Book Review: The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

2022 Reviews · Better Reading Preview · contemporary fiction · crime · new release

Better Reading Preview: When We Fall by Aiofe Clifford

Title: When We Fall Author: Aoife Clifford Published: March 2nd 2022 Publisher: Ultimo Press Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars It isn’t strangers you need to worry about here. Blood lines run deep and in unexpected places. Every victim, every accused, we’ll know. The past runs alongside us all the time. Some days it spills into the… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: When We Fall by Aiofe Clifford

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · new release

New Release Book Review: The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly

Title: The Cane Author:  Maryrose Cuskelly Published: February 1st 2022 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Nail-biting, atmospheric, and unputdownable, the brilliant new thriller for fans of Wimmera and The Dry. ONE MISSING GIRL. NO SUSPECTS. A TOWN ABOUT TO IGNITE. Quala, a North Queensland sugar town, the 1970s. Barbara McClymont walks the cane fields searching… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cane by Maryrose Cuskelly

2022 Reviews · crime · new release

New Release Book Review: A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham

Title: A Flicker in the Dark Author: Stacy Willingham Published: January 19th 2022 Publisher: HarperCollins – GB Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Crime RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The instant New York Times bestseller, soon to be a major TV series, developed by Emma Stone Chloe Davis’ father is a serial killer.He was convicted and jailed when she was twelve but the bodies of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham

2021 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release

Book Review: Just Murdered by Katherine Kovacic

Title: Just Murdered Author: Katherine Kovacic Published: August 3rd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Introducing the fabulous Ms Peregrine Fisher, niece of the famous Phryne Fisher, as seen on 7plus and Acorn tv’A splendid read, with an authentic 60s flavour. I recommend it unreservedly.’ – Kerry Greenwood Peregrine Fisher is unexpectedly summoned to… Continue reading Book Review: Just Murdered by Katherine Kovacic

Book Blast · crime · thriller

Book Blast: Exit .45 by Ben Sanders

It gives me great pleasure to showcase the latest Ben Sanders novel, Exit .45. Private investigator Marshall Grade returns to tackle the New York underworld in this new thrillride from bestselling author Ben Sanders. Exit .45 released on January 5th 2022! Blurb: Marshall Grade returns in an action-packed thrillride through the New York underworld. When a former NYPD colleague… Continue reading Book Blast: Exit .45 by Ben Sanders

2022 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Treasure and Dirt by Chris Hammer

Title: Treasure and Dirt Author: Chris Hammer Published: September 28th 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 512 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars An unputdownable standalone thriller from the bestselling author of Scrublands. In the desolate outback town of Finnigans Gap, police struggle to maintain law and order. Thieves pillage opal mines, religious fanatics recruit vulnerable young people and billionaires… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Treasure and Dirt by Chris Hammer