Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Berlin Girl by Mandy Robotham. (2020).

The Berlin Girl by Mandy Robotham. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Berlin, 1938. Germany is on the brink of war. When fledgling reporter Georgie is posted to Berlin alongside fellow Londoner Max Spender, she knows they are entering the eye of the storm. Arriving to a city covered in red flags and crawling with… Continue reading The Berlin Girl by Mandy Robotham. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

The Bushranger’s Wife by Cheryl Adnams. (2019 as an ebook, 2021 in physical print).

The Bushranger's Wife by Cheryl Adnams. (2019 as an ebook, 2021 in physical print). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 6 January 2021** Central Highlands of Victoria, 1861. Jack the Devil is a notorious bushranger… Continue reading The Bushranger’s Wife by Cheryl Adnams. (2019 as an ebook, 2021 in physical print).

Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense

An Inconvenient Woman by Stéphanie Buelens. (2020).

An Inconvenient Woman by Stéphanie Buelens. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** When Claire learns that her ex-husband Simon is marrying again, to a woman with a teenage daughter, she is concerned. She is sure Simon molested her own daughter and was responsible for her death. She can't let him get away with it. Simon… Continue reading An Inconvenient Woman by Stéphanie Buelens. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021

This Has Been Absolutely Lovely by Jessica Dettmann. (2021).

This Has Been Absolutely Lovely by Jessica Dettmann. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Molly's a millennial home organiser about to have her first baby. Obviously her mum, Annie, will help with the childcare - everyone else's parents are doing it. But Annie's dreams of music stardom have been on hold for 35 years, paused… Continue reading This Has Been Absolutely Lovely by Jessica Dettmann. (2021).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021).

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don't know where they are, and they don't know why they're there. They only know that the shadow man has taken them, and he won't let them go. Desperate to escape, the three… Continue reading The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

Where Wild Black Swans are Flying by Lynne Cairns. (2019).

Where Wild Black Swans are Flying by Lynne Cairns. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to the author for getting in contact and sending me a free copy of this novel, I am very appreciative** A tale of Western Australia's Swan River Colony. In the Swan River Colony there was nothing but sand,… Continue reading Where Wild Black Swans are Flying by Lynne Cairns. (2019).

Advance Readers Copy · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller · Young Adult

The Island by C.L. Taylor. (2021).

The Island by C.L. Taylor. (2021). *Young Adult* **3.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 3 February 2021** Seven days. Six teenagers. One deadly secret. Who will escape... It was supposed to be the perfect holiday:… Continue reading The Island by C.L. Taylor. (2021).

Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

The Sight of You by Holly Miller. (2020).

The Sight of You by Holly Miller. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** Would you choose love if you knew how it would end? Joel is afraid of the future. Since he was a child he's been haunted by dreams about the people he loves. Visions of what's going to happen - the good and… Continue reading The Sight of You by Holly Miller. (2020).

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

Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020).

Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020). (Martin Scarsden ; #3) **4.5 out of 5 stars** Martin's new life seems perfect, right up until the moment it is shattered by a voicemail: his partner Mandy screaming. Racing home, he finds an unconscious man and Mandy gone. She's been abducted, but by who and why? So starts a… Continue reading Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Charleston Scandal by Pamela Hart. (2020).

The Charleston Scandal by Pamela Hart. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 1920s, London. Kit, a privileged young Australian aiming to be a star, arrives in the city to be quickly cast in a West End play opposite another young hopeful, Canadian Zeke. She dances into the heady lifestyle of English high society and the… Continue reading The Charleston Scandal by Pamela Hart. (2020).