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

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

Title: Hermit Author: S.R. White Published: August 25th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Riveting, atmospheric and unforgettably original, HERMIT is perfect for fans of acclaimed crime authors like Jane Harper, Chris Hammer, Tana French and Susie Steiner. HE DISAPPEARED FOR 15 YEARS…SHE HAS 12 HOURS TO FIND OUT WHY. Compulsive, atmospheric and stunningly accomplished, HERMIT introduces a thrilling… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Hermit by S.R. White

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New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

Title: Her Last Words Author: Kim Kelly Published: July 7th 2020 Publisher: Jazz Monkey Publications Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery Rating: 4.5 stars A murder. A missing manuscript. An undying love. Thisbe Chisholm wants to be a writer. It’s 2007, a time of digital revolution and skyrocketing property prices, but she’s an old-fashioned girl. She doesn’t even own a mobile phone.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Last Words by Kim Kelly

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New Release Book Review: The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Title: The Night Swim Author: Megan Goldin Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Ever since her true-crime podcast became an overnight sensation and set an innocent man free, Rachel Krall has become a household name – and the last hope for people seeking justice. But she’s used to being… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

Title: Invisible Girl Author: Lisa Jewell Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THEN SHE WAS GONE, an engrossing twisty tale of betrayal and redemption. NOW AVAILABLE: from the #1 bestselling author of THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS and THEN SHE WAS GONE… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

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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 · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

Title: The Last Wife Author: Karen Hamilton Published: June 20th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars THE BRILLIANT NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL DRAMA FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND Two women. A dying wish. And a web of lies that will bring their world crashing down. Nina and Marie were best friends-until… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

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#20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

In a desperate bid to reduce the books that are collecting dust on my TBR shelves, I have decided to collaborate with another avid reader and fellow book reviewer, Nicole from Certified Book Addicts. The #20BACKLISTIN2020 challenge is a self paced challenge hosted by Jaylamm.Reads, Reading and Sunshine, and Cassidys.Bookshelf. The overall goal of this challenge is to read… Continue reading #20BACKLISTIN2020 Backlist Book Challenge: The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

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POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Today I am marking off my twenty fourth #24th checkpoint category for the POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020 with: On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year – the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends. Past grudges. Happy families. Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests. One body.… Continue reading POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2020: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

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New Release Book Review: Where the Dead Go by Sarah Bailey

Title: Where the Dead Go Author: Sarah Bailey Published: August 5th 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Four years after the events of Into the Night, DS Gemma Woodstock is on the trail of a missing girl in a small coastal town. ‘Every bit as addictive and suspenseful as The Dark Lake …… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Where the Dead Go by Sarah Bailey