2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Review: When She Was Good by Michael Robotham

Title: When She Was Good Author: Michael Robotham Published: July 28th 2020 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars He thinks the truth will set her free. She knows it will kill them. The massive Number One bestseller from the author of heart-stopping psychological thrillers THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS and THE OTHER WIFE. She… Continue reading Book Review: When She Was Good by Michael Robotham

2020 Reviews · dual time frame · fiction · historical fiction · mystery

Book Review: The Last Train by Sue Lawrence

Title: The Last Train Author: Sue Lawrence Published: January 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars At 7 p.m. on 28 December 1879, a violent storm batters the newly built rail bridge across the River Tay, close to the city of Dundee. Ann Craig is waiting for her husband, the owner of a large… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Train by Sue Lawrence

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

Book Review: The End of Her by Shari Lapena

Title: The End of Her Author: Shari Lapena Published: July 21st 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars It starts with a shocking accusation . . .Stephanie and Patrick are recently married, with new-born twins. While Stephanie struggles with the disorienting effects of sleep deprivation, there’s one thing she knows for certain – she… Continue reading Book Review: The End of Her by Shari Lapena

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

Book Review: When I Was Ten by Fiona Cummins

Title: When I Was Ten Author: Fiona Cummins Published: August 11th 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Twenty-one years ago, Dr Richard Carter and his wife Pamela were murdered in what has become the most infamous double murder of the modern age. Ten-year-old Sara Carter – nicknamed the Angel of Death –… Continue reading Book Review: When I Was Ten by Fiona Cummins

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Survivors by Jane Harper

Title: The Survivors Author: Jane Harper Published: September 22nd 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars The compelling new novel from Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dry.Kieran Elliott’s life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Survivors by Jane Harper

#aww2020 · 2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery

Book Review: The New Girl by Ingrid Alexandra

Title: The New Girl Author: Ingrid Alexandra Published: October 3rd 2018 Publisher: Avon GB -HarperCollins Books Australia Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $24.99 Rating: 4 stars You’ve only just met.But she already knows you so well.When Rachel moves into the spare room in Mary’s flat in Sydney, everyone is quick to jump to the conclusion that there’s something strange about… Continue reading Book Review: The New Girl by Ingrid Alexandra

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

New Release Book Review: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda

Title: The Girl From Widow Hills Author: Megan Miranda Published: August 18th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The new novel from Reese’s Book Club Hello Sunshine August 2019 pick, Megan Miranda. Everyone knows the story of the girl from Widow Hills. When Arden Mayes was six years old, she was swept away… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda

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

New Release Book Review: The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea

Title: The Suicide House Author: Charlie Donlea Published: August 4th 2020 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars From the bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Taken and Don’t Believe It comes a riveting twister of a thriller featuring enigmatic cold case expert Rory Moore and famed profiler Lane Phillips. ‘On the other side of that wall are… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea

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