#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

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · new release · suspense · thriller

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

2021 Reviews · contemporary fiction · Giveaway · new release

New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

Title: Ruthless Women Author: Melanie Blake Published: March 3rd 2021 Publisher: Head of Zeus – GB Pages: 464 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $24.99 Rating: 3 stars AMBITION CAN BE DEADLY On a beautiful private island off the coast of the UK, the cast and crew of glamorous TV show Falcon Bay are at breaking point. Ratings are falling, and their new boss is inventing ever more… Continue reading New Release Book Review & GIVEAWAY: Ruthless Women by Melanie Blake

2021 Reviews · blog tour · historical fiction · new release

#Blog Tour – Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly

Title: Sunflower Sisters Author: Martha Hall Kelly Published: March 30th 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 528 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $29.99 Inspired by true accounts, Sunflower Sisters provides a vivid look at the Civil War experience, from the barbaric and inhumane plantations, to a war-torn New York City to the horrors of the battlefield. From the author of the million-copy global bestseller Lilac Girls,… Continue reading #Blog Tour – Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly

#aww2021 · 2021 Reviews · Australian · contemporary fiction · new release · romance · small town

New Release Book Review: Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen

Title: Snowy Mountains Daughter Author: Alissa Callen Published: February 3rd 2021 Publisher: Mira – AU Pages: 352 Genres:  Fiction, Contemporary, Romance RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars Welcome to Bundilla. A new close-knit community where romance can blossom. A compelling story of homecoming and family secrets from bestselling Australian author Alissa Callen. The road home isn’t for the faint-hearted… Peony flower farmer Clancy Parker… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen

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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

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New Release Book Review: The Mistake by Katie McMahon

Title: The Mistake Author: Katie McMahon Published: March 2nd 2021 Publisher: Echo Publishing Pages: 400 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $29.99 Rating: 4 stars I couldn’t believe that Bec would, after all these years, bring the whole thing up so … casually. Bec and Kate are sisters, but they couldn’t be less alike. Bec lives the domestic dream with her surgeon husband Stuart and three… Continue reading New Release Book Review: The Mistake by Katie McMahon

2021 Reviews · historical fiction · new release

New Release Book Review: While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart

Title: While Paris Slept Author: Ruth Druart Published: February 23rd 2021 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 336 Genres: Fiction, Historical RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars Beautiful. Powerful. Unforgettable. A stunning portrait of the brutality of war and the tenacity of love. In the tradition of Virginia Baily’s Early One Morning and M. L. Stedman’s The Light Between Oceans. Santa Cruz 1953. Jean-Luc thought he had left it all behind. The… Continue reading New Release Book Review: While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart

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New Release Book Review: Tipping by Anna George

Title: Tipping Author: Anna George Published: March 2nd 2021 Publisher: Penguin Books Australia Pages: 416 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary RRP: $32.99 Rating: 4 stars An Instagram scandal at a grammar school sparks outrage in an exclusive bayside suburb and upends the lives of the families involved. However, it might also prove to be the tipping point required to change the school, and the wider… Continue reading New Release Book Review: Tipping by Anna George