2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · thriller

Book Review: The Black Sheep by Sophie McKenzie

Title: The Black Sheep Author:  Sophie McKenzie Published: February 1st 2017 Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Pages: 512 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $19.99 Rating: 3.5 stars Francesca was widowed a year ago. Since then she has focused on her children, trying to soothe their grief as well as her own. Her husband and father never quite saw eye to… Continue reading Book Review: The Black Sheep by Sophie McKenzie

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · thriller

Book Review: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

Title: I Let You Go Author:  Clare Mackintosh Published: May 12th 2015 Publisher: Little Brown Group via Hachette Australia Pages: 384 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Mystery, Crime RRP: $19.99 Rating: 5 stars In a split second, Jenna Gray’s world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate… Continue reading Book Review: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

2017 Reviews · Beauty and Lace review · contemporary fiction · mystery · thriller

Beauty & Lace Book Review: Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf

Title: Not A Sound Author:  Heather Gudenkauf Published: May 22nd 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: 320 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters–her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora. Now, two years later… Continue reading Beauty & Lace Book Review: Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf

2017 Reviews · mystery · suspense · thriller

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Title: Into the Water Author:  Paula Hawkins Published: May 2nd 2017 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 368 Genres:  Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the… Continue reading Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

2017 Reviews · psychological · round-up · thriller

Bumper Issue Psychological Thriller Round-Up

Currently, the book market is saturated with psychological thrillers (think Girl On The Train, Gone Girl, The Girl Before etc). It is difficult for authors to come up with something unique for their readers and provide them with something that will shock. Over the course of the last couple of months, I have read quite… Continue reading Bumper Issue Psychological Thriller Round-Up

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · thriller

Book Review: The Breakdown by B.A. Paris

Title: The Breakdown Author:  B.A. Paris Published: January 23rd 2017 Publisher: Harlequin Books Australia Pages: Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Thriller, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of… Continue reading Book Review: The Breakdown by B.A. Paris

2017 Reviews · contemporary fiction · mystery · psychological · thriller · war

Book Review: My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood

Title: My Sister’s Bones Author: Nuala Ellwood Published: January 30th 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 400 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Psychological, Mystery, Thriller RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH TO GO BACK? Kate Rafter is a successful war reporter. She’s the strong one. The one who escaped Herne Bay and the memories it holds. Her sister Sally didn’t. Instead, she… Continue reading Book Review: My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood