#aww2019 · 2019 Reviews · Art · Australian · crime · mystery

Book Review: The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic

Title: The Portrait of Molly Dean Author: Katherine Kovacic Published: March 1st 2018 Publisher: Bonnier Echo – Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Art RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars An unsolved murder comes to light after almost seventy years… In 1999, art dealer Alex Clayton stumbles across a lost portrait of Molly Dean, an artist’s muse brutally slain in Melbourne… Continue reading Book Review: The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic

2018 Reviews · Australian · crime · historical fiction · mystery

Book Broadcast: Man at the Window by Robert Jeffreys

Book Broadcast is a post I have created to help ease the load of the books I have for review. It is a great way to spread the word, providing recognition to an author or publisher for sending me a book to review. As my reviewing and blogging duties have stepped up a notch in… Continue reading Book Broadcast: Man at the Window by Robert Jeffreys

2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · New Zealand · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare

Title: Call Me Evie Author: J.P. Pomare Published: December 27th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars DON’T TRUST HIM. IT WASN’T ME. IT COULDN’T HAVE BEEN ME. Meet Evie, a young woman held captive by a man named Jim in the isolated New Zealand beach town of Maketu. Jim says he’s hiding Evie to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap

Title: Yesterday Author: Felicia Yap Published: August 29th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Today, the police are at your door. They say that the body of your husband’s mistress has been found in the River Cam. They think your husband killed her two days ago. You can’t recall what he did… Continue reading Book Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap

2018 Reviews · crime · mystery · new release · short stories

Christmas Book Review: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

Title: A Very Murderous Christmas Author: Various, edited by Cecily Gayford Published: November 28th 2018 Publisher: Profile  Books – Allen & Unwin Pages: 240 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3 stars We wish you a very murderous Christmas… The Christmas season is one of comfort and joy, sparkling lights and steam rising from cups of mulled wine at frosty carol services. A… Continue reading Christmas Book Review: A Very Murderous Christmas edited by Cecily Gayford

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · rural fiction · suspense

New Release Book Review: Where the River Runs by Fleur McDonald

Title: Where the River Runs Author: Fleur McDonald Published: November 1st 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Ten years ago, thirty-year-old Chelsea Taylor left the small country town of Barker and her family’s property to rise to the top as a concert pianist. With talent, ambition and a determination to show them… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Where the River Runs by Fleur McDonald

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · crime · rural fiction · small town

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written by someone under 30’ – The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite blogger, Theresa Smith Writes. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month, Theresa and I will complete a book review post, outlining our respective bingo card entries.… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book written by someone under 30’ – The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady