Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra. (2018).

The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra. (2018). **5 out of 5 stars** Paris, 1899. Emma has been estranged from her older sister for almost 20 years, ever since Caroline married a wealthy American and left France. So it is a shock when Caroline invites Emma to visit with the condition of tutoring her shy niece Isadora… Continue reading The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra. (2018).

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Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance · Suspense

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019).

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** The house in Lakeview Terrace looks perfect and the Bigelows seem like the perfect family: the respected surgeon father, the glamorous mother, the two beautiful children. But underneath the perfect facade hides dark undercurrents. Zane and Britt are terrorised by their violent father and… Continue reading Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019).

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

Minotaur by Peter Goldsworthy. (2019).

Minotaur by Peter Goldsworthy. (2019). **3 out of 5 stars** Detective Sergeant Rick Zadow is angry, unmotivated, unwashed, unkempt and almost entirely reliant on his guide dog Scout and his voice-controlled personal assistant Siri to make through each day. He was left blind after a bullet to the head two years ago and is caught… Continue reading Minotaur by Peter Goldsworthy. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019).

The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Georgia feels like Luke is 'the one' and that she deserves someone like him to make her feel loved and safe. The only problem is Luke's ex, Cadence. Luke says she is having trouble moving on and constantly texts him, and then Georgia starts… Continue reading The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019).

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

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. (2019).

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Nina is a young woman who has her life exactly as she wants it: a job in a bookstore, an excellent trivia team and a cat named Phil. If she sometimes thinks there is more to life, she just shrugs… Continue reading The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman. (2019).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019).

The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom and his young son Jake move to the quiet village of Featherbank. But Featherbank has a dark past; 15 years ago a serial killer known as 'The Whisper Man' abducted and murdered five boys… Continue reading The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Science Fiction

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma. (2019).

Everything You've Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Iris feels like her life is meaningless: she wakes up, goes to work, has strategy meetings about hashtags, drinks heavily, ends up sleeping with a colleague. She scrolls through social media wondering why everyone else seems to be achieving so much. Then… Continue reading Everything You’ve Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma. (2019).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019).

The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Two women are watching each other and only one knows why. Phoebe isn't sure when the car on her street appeared and originally thought it was related to the scandal around her late father, but she's now certain it's there for her… Continue reading The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019).

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

Love And Other Battles by Tess Woods. (2019).

Love And Other Battles by Tess Woods. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** Three generations of women, three heartbreaking choices, one unforgettable story. 1969: Free spirit hippie Jess had no intention of falling for a soldier but sometimes we can't stop these things. 1989: Jess's daughter Jamie just wants a simple life with marriage, children… Continue reading Love And Other Battles by Tess Woods. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019).

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** How can a child disappear from under the care of four playgroup mums? Lexie dashed to the local shops for six minutes, leaving Bella at playgroup. But when she returns, Bella is gone. Police and media descend on the tiny village near Canberra and… Continue reading Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019).