2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · suspense · thriller

Book Review: A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

Title: A Stranger in the House Author:  Shari Lapena Published: July 31st 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Psychological, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars He looks at her, concerned. “How do you feel?” She wants to say, Terrified. Instead, she says, with a faint smile, “Glad to be home.” Karen and Tom Krupp are happy—they’ve got a… Continue reading Book Review: A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · mystery · rural fiction · small town

Book Review: Front Page News by Katie Rowney

  Title: Front Page News Author:  Katie Rowney Published: May 16th 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 288 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Cadet journalist Stacey McCallaghan is struggling to find anything newsworthy to report on in the small country town of Toomey. Front-page stories consist of the price of cattle and lawn bowls results, and Stacey… Continue reading Book Review: Front Page News by Katie Rowney

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · psychological · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach

Title: Dead Letters Author:  Caite Dolan-Leach Published: May 24th 2017 Publisher: Atlantic Books via Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3 stars A missing woman leads her twin sister on a twisted scavenger hunt in this clever debut novel of suspense for readers of Luckiest Girl Alive and Reconstructing Amelia. Ahoy, Ava! Welcome home, my… Continue reading Book Review: Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery

Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

Title: The Dark Lake Author:  Sarah Bailey Published: June 1st 2017 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 448 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars In a suspense thriller to rival Paula Hawkins and Tana French, a detective with secrets of her own hunts the killer of a woman who was the glamorous star of their high school. Rose was… Continue reading Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

2017 Reviews · action · Adventure · Africa · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Cull by Tony Park

Title: The Cull Author:  Tony Park Published: September 26th 2017 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 432 Genres:  Fiction, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A heart-racing thriller from the master of adventure! One mission … countless enemies. Former mercenary Sonja Kurtz is hired by business tycoon Julianne Clyde-Smith to head an elite squad. Their aim: to take down Africa’s top poaching… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cull by Tony Park

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda

Title: Best Day Ever  Author:  Kaira Rouda Published: August 21st 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Psychological, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars I glance at my wife as she climbs into the passenger seat, and I am bursting with confidence. Today will be everything I’ve promised her…and more… Paul Strom has the perfect life: a glittering career… Continue reading Book Review: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · thriller

Book Review: Crimson Lake by Candice Fox

Title: Crimson Lake Author:  Candice Fox Published: January 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Books Australia Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars From the award-winning author of Hades and Eden comes an ingenious and edgy suspense novel that will keep you guessing to the very last page . . . 12.46: Thirteen-year-old Claire Bingley stands… Continue reading Book Review: Crimson Lake by Candice Fox