Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Detective Sergeant Pierce Ryder of the Sydney Homicide Squad is on the hunt for notorious fugitive Gavin Hutton. After months of dead-ends, the trail leads to NSW Snowy Mountains. Meanwhile, when injured Jack bursts into the remote Thredbo lodge managed by Eva, her first instinct… Continue reading Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021).

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** From the outside, the Delaneys appear to be an enviably contented family. Former tennis coaches Joy and Stan are still winning tournaments and now that they've sold the family business they can learn to 'relax'. Their 4 adult children are busy with their… Continue reading Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Women’s Circle by Karyn Sepulveda. (2021).

The Women's Circle by Karyn Sepulveda. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Sydney, present day. Anna has just left prison after 6 years with her traumatic past a heavy burden. Feeling hopeless, isolated and lonely, she attends an alternative support group: The Women's Circle. But when she touches an ancient crystal, Anna connects to a… Continue reading The Women’s Circle by Karyn Sepulveda. (2021).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Riviera House by Natasha Lester. (2021).

The Riviera House by Natasha Lester. (2021). **5 out of 5 stars** Paris, 1939. Éliane is working at the Louvre and falling in love with talented painter Xavier. But when the Nazis arrive, Xavier leaves for England and Élaine must send her sisters away. Broken-hearted, she finds herself working with the mysterious Rose on a… Continue reading The Riviera House by Natasha Lester. (2021).

Australian Author · Non-Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Coffin Confessor by Bill Edgar. (2021).

The Coffin Confessor by Bill Edgar. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Bill Edgar is the Coffin Confessor - a one-of-a-kind professional whose mission is to make good people's last requests. He crashes funerals, reveals secrets and helps with last wishes. This the story of how he became that man. Bill has been many things… Continue reading The Coffin Confessor by Bill Edgar. (2021).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** New Year's Eve, 1989. 18-year-old Ingrid is hitchhiking. Bored, hungover and separated from her friend Joanne, she accepts a lift to the remote town Cutters End. Spring, 2021. Detective Sergeant Mark is seconded to a recently reopened case when it looks like he has… Continue reading Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

Love Song by Sasha Wasley. (2019).

Love Song by Sasha Wasley. (2019).(Daughters of the Outback / Paterson Sisters ; #3) **4.5 out of 5 stars** At 17, Beth was determined to study medicine at uni despite the heartache of losing her mum. Tutoring Charlie worked well with this plan - until she fell in love with him and he broke her… Continue reading Love Song by Sasha Wasley. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2021 · Science Fiction · Thriller

Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy. (2021).

Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Josie is Girl One; the first of nine 'Miracle Babies' conceived without male aid or intervention, and raised on an experimental commune called the Homestead. But the mothers and children are now scattered across the country after a suspicious fire killed both the… Continue reading Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy. (2021).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart. (2021).

While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Paris, 1944. A young woman's future is torn away in a heartbeat. Herded on to a train bound for Auschwitz, in an act of desperation she entrusts her most precious possession to a stranger. All she has left is hope. Santa Cruz, 1953.… Continue reading While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart. (2021).

Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense

The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021).

The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 5 years ago Erin moved to New York after a family tragedy. She now lives happily with her detective husband Danny. One morning Erin answers the door to Danny's police colleagues and Danny responds by jumping out of the window to his death.… Continue reading The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021).