#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: Crackenback by Lee Christine

Title: Crackenback Author: Lee Christine Published: February 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A thrilling tale of snow-bound crime and suspense from the bestselling author of Charlotte Pass Detective Sergeant Pierce Ryder of the Sydney Homicide Squad is on the hunt for notorious fugitive Gavin Hutton. After months of dead-ends, the breakthrough Ryder… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Crackenback by Lee Christine

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · crime · historical fiction · mystery · new release · short stories

New Release Book Review: The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions by Kerry Greenwood

Title: The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions Author: Kerry Greenwood Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 272 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3 stars The elegant Miss Phryne Fisher returns in this scintillating collection, which features four brand-new stories.The Honourable Phryne Fisher – she of the Lulu bob, Cupid’s bow lips, diamante garters and pearl-handled pistol… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions by Kerry Greenwood

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald

Title: The Family Doctor Author: Debra Oswald Published: March 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Paula is a dedicated suburban GP, who is devastated by the murder of a friend and her children by their estranged husband and father. Stacey and the children had been staying with her after fleeing his control, and Paula… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · crime · historical fiction · mystery · new release

New Release Book Review: The Imitator by Rebecca Starford

Title: The Imitator Author: Rebecca Starford Published: February 2nd 2021 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Crime, Mystery RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A page-turning World War Two spy thriller, based on true events.’The Imitator gripped me to the end: I devoured it … What a rare treat to find a novel that offers both white-knuckled suspense and evocative, beautiful prose. I loved… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Imitator by Rebecca Starford

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime

Book Review: We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

Title: We Begin at the End Author: Chris Whitaker Published: April 28th 2020 Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre – Allen & Unwin Pages: 364 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime RRP: $29.99 Rating: 3.5 stars This is a book that will make you laugh, it will make you cry and it will break your heart. A triumph of a novel from the award-winning author of Tall Oaks.With the staggering… Continue reading Book Review: We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

A Tea break with Mrs B · Interview

A Tea Break with Mrs B: Lee Christine

It is a pleasure to welcome Lee Christine to my blog, Mrs B’s Book Reviews for A Tea Break with Mrs B, a author interview series. To help celebrate the release of Crackenback we sat down for a chat. Thanks Lee! What is your drink of choice as we sit down for a chat about your new book? A chilled… Continue reading A Tea Break with Mrs B: Lee Christine

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · rural fiction

New Release Book Review: Something Like This by Karly Lane

Title: Something Like This Author: Karly Lane Published: December 1st 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Rural, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars A spellbinding new rural romance from the bestselling author of the Callahans of Stringybark Creek trilogy and Fool Me Once. Jason Weaver just wants to be left alone. It was a tough transition from his army days to… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Something Like This by Karly Lane

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction

Book Review: The Morbids by Ewa Ramsey

Title: The Morbids Author: Ewa Ramsey Published: September 1st 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 368 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4.5 stars Heart-wrenching, heartwarming and ultimately uplifting–a story about the power of a little kindnessA story of friendship, love and what it means to truly live when, sometimes, it may seem easier not to. Caitlin is convinced she’s going to die. Two… Continue reading Book Review: The Morbids by Ewa Ramsey

2020 Reviews · dual time frame · fiction · historical fiction · mystery

Book Review: The Last Train by Sue Lawrence

Title: The Last Train Author: Sue Lawrence Published: January 24th 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 352 Genres: Fiction, Historical, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars At 7 p.m. on 28 December 1879, a violent storm batters the newly built rail bridge across the River Tay, close to the city of Dundee. Ann Craig is waiting for her husband, the owner of a large… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Train by Sue Lawrence

2020 Reviews · contemporary fiction · crime · mystery · new release · thriller

New Release Book Review: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda

Title: The Girl From Widow Hills Author: Megan Miranda Published: August 18th 2020 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 304 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Crime, Mystery RRP: $32.99 Rating: 3.5 stars The new novel from Reese’s Book Club Hello Sunshine August 2019 pick, Megan Miranda. Everyone knows the story of the girl from Widow Hills. When Arden Mayes was six years old, she was swept away… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda