2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · domestic · mystery · new release · psychological · thriller

New Release Book Review: My Mother’s Secret by Sanjida Kay

Title: My Mother’s Secret Author: Sanjida Kay Published: May 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Your mother has a secret. Do you really want to know what it is? Stella’s mum, Emma, has always been a little strange, but now she’s behaving really oddly. Stella is convinced her mother has… Continue reading New Release Book Review: My Mother’s Secret by Sanjida Kay

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · crime · France · historical fiction · mystery

Beauty & Lace Book Review: April in Paris 1921 by Tessa Lunney

Title: April in Paris 1921 Author: Tessa Lunney Published: May 2st 2018 Publisher: Harper Collins Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Historical RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Meet the glamorous, witty and charming Kiki Button: socialite, private detective and spy. We all have secrets – it’s just that Kiki has more than most … For fans of Phryne Fisher and Julian Fellowes… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: April in Paris 1921 by Tessa Lunney

2018 Reviews · Australian · book bingo · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · thriller · United States

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A prize winning book’ – The Nowhere Child by Christian White

#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 prize winning book’ – The Nowhere Child by Christian White

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Lonely Girl by Lynne Vincent McCarthy

Title: Lonely Girl Author: Lynne Vincent McCarthy Published: June 26th 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Pages: 336 Rating: 4 stars In the shadow of a mountain in small-town Tasmania, a woman named Ana is watching the clock, marking the days until she ends her life. The strange, reclusive daughter of the local pariah, that’s how the people will remember… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Lonely Girl by Lynne Vincent McCarthy

2017 Reviews · Book Broadcast · contemporary fiction · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Broadcast: Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

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: Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: Into the Night by Sarah Bailey

Title: Into the Night Author: Sarah Bailey Published: May 23rd 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 256 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Sarah Bailey’s acclaimed debut novel The Dark Lake was a bestseller around the world and Bailey’s taut and suspenseful storytelling earned her fitting comparisons with Gillian Flynn and Paula Hawkins.  Into the Night is her stunning new crime novel… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Into the Night by Sarah Bailey

2018 Reviews · crime · fantasy · fiction · Guest Review · local writer · Mrs R Review · mystery · paranormal · romance · supernatural · thriller

Guest Book Review: Justice by Georgia Tingley

Title: Justice (Angel Calling) Author: Georgia Tingley Published: March 1st 2018 Publisher: Georgeous Publishing Pages: 314 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural RRP: $27.50 Rating: 3 stars Independence Day, 4th July, 1976 – Thirteen-year-old Christine Conroy mysteriously vanishes from her back yard in a small country town in North Western USA. Folks think Christine has run away to Hollywood as she… Continue reading Guest Book Review: Justice by Georgia Tingley