2019 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · New Zealand · suspense · thriller

New Release Book Review: Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare

Title: Call Me Evie Author: J.P. Pomare Published: December 27th 2018 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Suspense RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars DON’T TRUST HIM. IT WASN’T ME. IT COULDN’T HAVE BEEN ME. Meet Evie, a young woman held captive by a man named Jim in the isolated New Zealand beach town of Maketu. Jim says he’s hiding Evie to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare

2018 Reviews · a-z author challenge 2018 · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap

Title: Yesterday Author: Felicia Yap Published: August 29th 2017 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 2.5 stars Today, the police are at your door. They say that the body of your husband’s mistress has been found in the River Cam. They think your husband killed her two days ago. You can’t recall what he did… Continue reading Book Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap

2018 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · psychological · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: I Invited Her In by Adele Parks

Title: I Invited Her In Author: Adele Parks Published: September 24th 2018 Publisher: Harlequin  – HQ Fiction Pages: 478 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Domestic, Psychological, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars ‘I invited her in… and she took everything.’  When Mel hears from a long-lost friend in need of help, she doesn’t hesitate to invite her to stay. Mel and Abi were best… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: I Invited Her In by Adele Parks

2018 Reviews · book bingo · horror · thriller · United States

#Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book that scares you’ – It by Stephen King

#Book Bingo 2018 is a collaboration challenge I am completing with my favourite bloggers, Theresa Smith Writes and The Book Muse. How does it work?  We have devised our own personalised book bingo card game. Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday of the month,Theresa, The Book Muse and I will complete a book review post, outlining… Continue reading #Book Bingo 2018: ‘A book that scares you’ – It by Stephen King

2018 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · thriller · United States

New Release Book Review: The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

Title: The Winters Author: Lisa Gabriele Published: October 15th 2018 Publisher: Michael Joseph – Penguin Books Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Inspired by the classic novel Rebecca, The Winters is a riveting story about what happens when a family’s ghosts resurface and threaten to upend everything. How do you replace the perfect wife? After a whirlwind romance, a young woman… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

#aww2018 · 2018 Reviews · Africa · contemporary fiction · thriller

Book Review: The Wolf Hour by Sarah Myles

Title: The Wolf Hour Author: Sarah Myles Published: August 29th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 380 Genres: Fiction,  Contemporary, RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A gripping thriller set in Africa about a young aid worker in danger and the lengths to which her family will go to save her. Edge-of-your-seat suspense combines with a compelling family drama in this story of power, greed… Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf Hour by Sarah Myles

2018 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · crime · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: Heaven Sent by Alan Carter

Title: Heaven Sent Author: Alan Carter Published: 29th October 2018 Publisher: Fremantle Press Pages: 328 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Detective Sergeant Philip ‘Cato’ Kwong is light on sleep but high on happiness with his new wife Sharon Wang and their baby girl. But contentment is not compatible with life in the Job, and soon a series of murders… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Heaven Sent by Alan Carter