Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

Inheritance of Secrets by Sonya Bates. (2020).

Inheritance of Secrets by Sonya Bates. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Juliet's elderly grandparents are killed in their Adelaide home. Who would commit such a heinous crime and why? The only clue is her grandfather Karl's missing signet ring. When her estranged sister Lily returns in fear for her life, Juliet suspects something sinister.… Continue reading Inheritance of Secrets by Sonya Bates. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer. (2020).

Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** 1959. Grace is a young mother with 4 children under 4. It's all she's ever wanted but Grace struggles with her dark thoughts after childbirth. She pours her fears into a notebook, hiding them from her husband Patrick. When Grace falls… Continue reading Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Loudness of Unsaid Things by Hilde Hinton. (2020).

The Loudness of Unsaid Things by Hilde Hinton. (2020). **3 out of 5 stars** Miss Kaye works at The Institute. A place for the damaged, the outliers, the not-quite rights. Everyone has different strategies to deal with the residents. Miss Kaye found that simply being herself was mostly the right thing to do. Susie was… Continue reading The Loudness of Unsaid Things by Hilde Hinton. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben. (2020).

The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** 30 years ago, a boy was found in the New Jersey backwoods with no memory of how he got there. They named him Wilde. Now ex-military, he still prefers to live outdoors and alone. When a local girl, Naomi, goes missing… Continue reading The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben. (2020).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Science Fiction

Ghost Species by James Bradley. (2020).

Ghost Species by James Bradley. (2020). **3 out of 5 stars** Scientist Kate joins a secretive project to re-engineer the climate by resurrecting extinct species, including the Neanderthals. But when the first of the children is born, Kate is torn between science and wanting to protect little Eve. As Eve grows to adulthood she and… Continue reading Ghost Species by James Bradley. (2020).

Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan. (2020).

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** A mother in crisis. A doctor's duty. What is the truth about that night? Liz and Jess have been friends for 10 years since meeting at a prenatal class. But how well do they really know each other? When Jess arrives at Emergency with… Continue reading Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Banksia Bay Beach Shack by Sandie Docker. (2020).

The Banksia Bay Beach Shack by Sandie Docker. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** When Laura discovers an old photo of her grandmother, Lillian, with an intriguing inscription on the back, she heads to the sleepy seaside town of Banksia Bay to learn the truth of Lillian’s past. But when she arrives, Laura finds a… Continue reading The Banksia Bay Beach Shack by Sandie Docker. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

When Grace Went Away by Meredith Appleyard. (2020).

When Grace Went Away by Meredith Appleyard. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 18 May 2020** Financial analyst Grace describes her family as functionally dysfunctional. They live in the small farming community of Miners Ridge and all of… Continue reading When Grace Went Away by Meredith Appleyard. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester. (2020).

The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** England, 1939. Talented pilot Skye joins the British war effort where she encounters her estranged sister Liberty, and childhood soulmate Nicholas who is now engaged to enigmatic Frenchwoman Margaux. Paris, 1947. Designer Christian Dior unveils his extravagant first collection to a world weary… Continue reading The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. (2019).

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents. These are the rules for Jules's new job as apartment sitter at the elite Bartholomew building. Recently heartbroken and practically homeless, Jules accepts. Out of place among the extremely… Continue reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. (2019).