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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

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New Release Book Review: The Housemate by Sarah Bailey

Title: The Housemate Author: Sarah Bailey Published: August 31st 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 464 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Three housemates. One dead, one missing and one accused of murder. Dubbed the Housemate Homicide, it’s a mystery that has baffled Australians for almost a decade. Melbourne-based journalist Olive Groves worked on the story as a junior… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Housemate by Sarah Bailey

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Better Reading Preview: Cutters End by Margaret Hickey

Title: Cutters End Author: Margaret Hickey Published: August 17th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 384 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars A scintillating crime thriller, set in the South Australian outback town of Cutters End. A mysterious death on New Year’s Eve 1989 leads to a shocking murder investigation 32 years later . . . ‘Past… Continue reading Better Reading Preview: Cutters End by Margaret Hickey

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Book Review: Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain

Title: Dirty Little Secrets Author: Jo Spain Published: February 12th 2019 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars The second psychological thriller from No.1 bestselling author Jo Spain. Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty and Lucy Foley. FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE CONFESSION Six neighbours, six secrets, six reasons to want… Continue reading Book Review: Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain

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New Release Book Review: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

Title: Once There Were Wolves Author: Charlotte McConaghy Published: August 3rd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars From the author of the international bestseller Migrations comes a pulse-pounding new novel set in the wild Scottish Highlands Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team tasked with… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

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New Release Book Review: The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones

Title: The Guilt Trip Author: Sandie Jones Published: June 29th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The Guilt Trip is the compelling, twisty novel from Sandie Jones, the author of The Other Woman, and perfect for fans of T.M. Logan’s The Holiday. They went away as friendsThey came back as suspects . . . Jack and Rachel.… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones

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New Release Book Review: The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding

Title: The Perfect Family Author: Robyn Harding Published: July 28th 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The bestselling author of The Party explores what happens when a seemingly perfect family is pushed to the edge by cruel, vindictive and increasingly dangerous attacks. Thomas and Viv Adler have a picture-perfect family. Affluent and attractive, with two well-mannered… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding