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New Release Book Review: Murder Most Fancy by Kelly McCourt

Title: Murder Most Fancy Author: Kellie McCourt Published: January 5th 2022 Publisher: HQ Fiction – AU Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Detective RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars She’s not responsible for the corpse this time. Okay, maybe just a little bit. Our favourite socialite and felon are back in a madcap new sleuthing adventure … for readers of Janet Evanovich and Kerry… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Murder Most Fancy by Kelly McCourt

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Book Review: The Last Guests by J.P. Pomare

Title: The Last Guests Author: J.P. Pomare Published: July 28th 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Ever have the feeling you’re being watched? A smart, unsettling, unputdownable literary thriller from the award-winning, critically acclaimed writerLina and Cain are doing their best to stay afloat. Money has been tight since Cain returned from active duty, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Guests by J.P. Pomare

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New Release Book Review: The Heights by Louise Candlish

Title: The Heights Author: Louise Candlish Published: June 2nd 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 448 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF OUR HOUSE, WINNER OF THE CRIME & THRILLER BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD, COMES A NAIL-BITING STORY OF TRAGEDY AND REVENGE ‘Impossible to resist, impossible to predict, impossible to put down… this is an… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Heights by Louise Candlish

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New Release Book Review: Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena

Title: Not a Happy Family Author: Shari Lapena Published: August 3rd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The new unputdownable thriller from the ‘queen of the one-sit read’, multi-million-copy bestselling author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR. When an elderly couple are found murdered, could their children be responsible? Every family has… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena

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New Release Book Review: Twenty Years Later by Charlie Donlea

Title: Twenty Years Later Author: Charlie Donlea Published: August 3rd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The terror attack that shocked the world … A decades-old murder about to be solved … A gripping new thriller from the author of the bestselling The Girl Who Was Taken. Releasing on the 20th anniversary of… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Twenty Years Later by Charlie Donlea

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New Release Book Review: The Field of Wrongdoing by Lili St. Germain

Title: The Field of Wrongdoing Author: Lili St. Germain Published: October 12th 2021 Publisher: Level 4 Press Pages: 337 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological, Thriller Rating: 1.5 stars The smallest towns hold the darkest secrets. And the people you least suspect are the ones you should fear the most. When Cassie’s friend disappears, Cassie knows all too well the tragic end Jennifer… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Field of Wrongdoing by Lili St. Germain

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New Release Book Review: You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll

Title: You Had It Coming Author: B.M. Carroll Published: May 13th 2021 Publisher: Viper Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars WOULD YOU SAVE THE MANWHO DESTROYED YOUR LIFE? When paramedic Megan Lowe is called to the scene of an attempted murder, all she can do is try to save the victim. But as the man is lifted… Continue reading New Release Book Review: You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll

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New Release Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Cry by Caroline Overington

Title: The Cuckoo’s Cry Author: Caroline Overington Published: September 29th 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 224 Genres:  Fiction, Mystery RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars A compulsively gripping lockdown thriller by the bestselling author of The One Who Got Away On the eve of the global lockdown, Don Barlow opens the door of his old beachside cottage to find a pretty girl with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Cry by Caroline Overington

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Better Reading Preview: Fromage by Sally Scott

Title: Fromage Author: Sally Scott Published: October 1st 2021 Publisher: Fremantle Press Pages: 224 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Journalist Alex Grant is enjoying the last days of her summer holiday in Croatia when she is accosted by an old school friend, Marie Puharich, and her odious brother, Brian, both there to attend the funeral of their fearsome grandfather’s… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Fromage by Sally Scott

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Book Review: The Confession by Jo Spain

Title: The Confession Author: Jo Spain Published: August 14th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $19.99 Rating: 4 stars Late one night a man walks into the luxurious home of disgraced banker Harry McNamara and his wife Julie. The man launches an unspeakably brutal attack on Harry as a horror-struck Julie watches, frozen by fear.… Continue reading Book Review: The Confession by Jo Spain