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New Release Book Review: The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana

Title: The Hiding Place Author: Jenny Quintana Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Some houses have their secrets. But so do some people . . . From Jenny Quintana, the bestselling author of The Missing Girl and Our Dark Secret, comes The Hiding Place: a story about identity, love, long-buried secrets and lies. Marina is adopted. She’s… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana

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New Release Book Review: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

Title: The Wife Upstairs Author: Rachel Hawkins Published: January 6th 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins – GB Pages: 304 Genres:  Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 2 stars A man who seems perfect…Eddie can give Jane everything she’s always wanted: stability, acceptance, and a picture-perfect life. A wife who just won’t stay buried…But what Jane doesn’t know is that Eddie is keeping a secret… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

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New Release Book Review: Other People’s Houses by Kelli Hawkins

Title: Other People’s Houses Author: Kelli Hawkins Published: February 3rd 2021 Publisher: Harper Collins – AU Pages: 336 Genres:  Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A dark, twisting tale of guilt and obsession which will leave you gasping’ Petronella McGovern, author of Six Minutes The stunningly tense, page-turning top 10 bestseller for all fans of The Woman in the Window and The Girl on the… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Other People’s Houses by Kelli Hawkins

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New Release Book Review: Shiver by Allie Reynolds

Title: Shiver Author: Allie Reynolds Published: January 27th 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars In this propulsive locked-room thriller, a reunion weekend in the French Alps turns deadly when five friends discover someone has deliberately stranded them in a deserted mountaintop resort When Milla is invited to a reunion in the tiny resort that saw… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Shiver by Allie Reynolds

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Book Review: The Long Shadow by Anne Buist

Title: The Long Shadow Author: Anne Buist Published: April 28th 2020 Publisher: Text Publishing Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Crime, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars Write down something about yourself, as a mother, that worries you. Psychologist Isabel Harris has come to the outback town of Riley because her husband Dean is assessing the hospital—the hub of the community—with a view to closing… Continue reading Book Review: The Long Shadow by Anne Buist

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New Release Book Review: Black Widows by Cate Quinn

Title: Black Widows Author: Cate Quinn Published: January 27th 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars BLAKE’S DEAD. HIS WIFE KILLED HIM. THE QUESTION IS: WHICH ONE? The only thing the three women had in common was their husband.And, as of this morning, that they’re each accused of his murder. Blake… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Black Widows by Cate Quinn

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New Release Book Review: The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart

Title: The Silent Listener Author: Lyn Yeowart Published: February 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 480 Genres: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Propelling the reader back and forth between the 1940s, 1960s and 1980s, The Silent Listener is an unforgettable literary suspense novel set in the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia. In the cold, wet summer of 1960, 11-year-old Joy… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart

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New Release Book Review: My Best Friend’s Murder by Polly Phillips

Title: My Best Friend’s Murder Author: Polly Phillips Published: January 6th 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars You’re lying, sprawled at the bottom of the stairs, legs bent, arms wide.If I squint, you could be playing Sleeping Bunnies. Or maybe Twister. I wish I could tell you how the blood pooling around your head… Continue reading New Release Book Review: My Best Friend’s Murder by Polly Phillips

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Book Review: The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

Title: The Good Turn Author: Dervla McTiernan Published: February 24th 2020 Publisher: HarperCollins – AU Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars The unputdownable no.1 bestseller from the author of The Ruin and The Scholar. Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl’s silence – three unconnected events that will prove to be… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

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New Release Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

Title: The Push Author: Ashley Audrain Published: 5th January 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars What happens when your experience of motherhood is nothing at all what you hoped for, but everything you always feared? ‘The women in this family, we’re different . . .’ Blythe Connor doesn’t want history to repeat… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain