Science Fiction · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. (2018).

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. (2018). **4.5 out of 5 stars** It's 1970 and Caroline is pregnant with a baby girl who has a heart defect. Nobody can do anything about it. Except her brother-in-law, Hunter, says there might be something she can do... Hunter appeared in their lives only a few years ago… Continue reading The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. (2018).

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Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly. (2019).

Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Marianne grew up in the shadow of an old asylum. She was 17 when she fled her hometown, her family, her boyfriend Jesse and the body they buried. Now, forced to return, the past is closing around her. And Jesse is threatening to expose… Continue reading Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly. (2019).

Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. (2019).

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Alicia writes in her diary as an outlet and to prove to her husband Gabriel that everything is fine. She doesn't want to worry him. Until she shoots him one night five times and then never speaks again. Forensic psychotherapist Theo is convinced… Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. (2019).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean. (2019).

The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean. (2019). **3 out of 5 stars** Tikka was 11 years old in 1992 when the three Van Apfel sisters disappeared during the school's concert. Years later Tikka has returned home and is trying to make sense of the summer that shaped her and the three girls… Continue reading The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean. (2019).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers. (2019).

The Orchardist's Daughter by Karen Viggers. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** 16 year old Miki grew up isolated and homeschooled on an apple orchard in Tasmania. After a tragedy, she and her brother Kurt are running a takeaway shop in a timber town. Miki longs to make connections and spend more time on her… Continue reading The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

One False Move by Robert Goddard. (2019).

One False Move by Robert Goddard. (2019). **3.5 stars** Joe has a brain that seems to be able to beat a computer. Nicole works for a games company called Venstrom who want Joe so they send Nicole to track him down and make him an offer too good to refuse. But Venstrom aren't the only… Continue reading One False Move by Robert Goddard. (2019).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

After The Party by Cassie Hamer. (2019).

After The Party by Cassie Hamer. (2019). **4.5 stars** Lisa has a lovely life, a gorgeous husband and two beautiful girls (although she would like another child too...). Lisa invites 32 kindy kids for her daughter's birthday; it's compete chaos and at the end of the day there is one child left, Ellie. Ellie has… Continue reading After The Party by Cassie Hamer. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019

Second Sight by Aoife Clifford. (2018).

Second Sight by Aoife Clifford. (2018). **4.5 stars** Eliza returns home to her small country town. However the problem is she is defending a large corporation against a bushfire class action by the town. On her first day back she witnesses an old friend commit an act of lethal violence. Then bones are uncovered on… Continue reading Second Sight by Aoife Clifford. (2018).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019

A Life Worth Living by Louise Guy. (2018).

A Life Worth Living by Louise Guy. (2018). **4 out of 5 stars** Leah and Eve are identical twins with completely different lives and personalities. Leah is a caring, compassionate journalist who would do anything for those she loves including Eve's twin daughters. Eve is a real estate agent struggling with her family life which… Continue reading A Life Worth Living by Louise Guy. (2018).