2017 Reviews · Australian · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · crime · new adult · small town · suspense · thriller

Beauty and Lace Book Review: Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra

Title: Little Secrets Author:  Anna Snoekstra Published: October 23rd 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Crime, Mystery, Suspense,Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars What happens when ambition trumps the truth? A town reeling in the wake of tragedy An arsonist is on the loose in Colmstock, Australia, most recently burning down the town’s courthouse and killing a… Continue reading Beauty and Lace Book Review: Little Secrets by Anna Snoekstra

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 · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural fiction · small town

New Release Book Review: Her Outback Surprise (Prickle Creek #2) by Annie Seaton

Title: Her Outback Surprise (Prickle Creek #2) Author:  Annie Seaton Published: October 9th 2017 Publisher: Entangled Publishing Pages: 218 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural, Romance Rating: 4 stars Angie Edmonds is content with life in her small town. Being alone doesn’t bother her. Really. Until Liam Smythe, the man who broke her heart, shows up at her vet clinic with an… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Her Outback Surprise (Prickle Creek #2) by Annie Seaton

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition · small town

Book Review: Talk of the Town by Rachael Johns

Title: Talk of the Town Author:  Rachael Johns Published: April 24th 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 5 stars Lawson Cooper-Jones has two priorities in life – his son, Ned, and the survival of the dairy farm that has been in his family for generations. Despite the best efforts of the town matchmakers and the… Continue reading Book Review: Talk of the Town by Rachael Johns

2017 Reviews · Australian · crime · literary · mystery · small town

Book Review: Wimmera by Mark Brandi

Title: Wimmera Author:  Mark Brandi Published: June 27th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Pages: 272 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Literary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars In the long, hot summer of 1989, Ben and Fab are best friends. Growing up in a small country town, they spend their days playing cricket, yabbying in local dams, wanting a pair of Nike Air Maxes and not… Continue reading Book Review: Wimmera by Mark Brandi

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · small town

Book Review: Lemongrass Bay by Theresa Smith

Title: Lemongrass Bay Author:  Theresa Smith Published: May 14th 2017 Publisher: Smashwords Pages: 305 Genres:  Fiction, Australian, Contemporary RRP: $5.99 (ebook) When lightning strikes… Emma-Louise and Rosie have been friends for life, their bond unshakeable. Both women are on the verge of a new life, a second chance at love and happiness, but the past is about… Continue reading Book Review: Lemongrass Bay by Theresa Smith

2017 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · romance · rural ficition · small town

Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson

Title: The Drifter Author: Anthea Hodgson Published: September 19th 2016 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Australian, Rural, Romance RRP: $32.99 Rating: 5 stars Cate Christie is a party girl, unable to commit to anything, until she is involved in a tragic accident that changes everything. To escape her guilt and her parents’ bitter disapproval, Cate leaves Perth for… Continue reading Book Review: The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson