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

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020).

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** When a school group of teenage girls goes missing in the remote wilderness of Tasmania's Great Western Tiers, the people of Limestone Creek are immediately on alert. 30 years ago, 5 young girls disappeared in the same area and the legend of 'the Hungry… Continue reading The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020).

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

The Last Truehart by Darry Fraser. (2020).

The Last Truehart by Darry Fraser. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 2 December 2020** 1898, Geelong, Victoria. Stella Truehart is all alone in the world; her horrid husband has been murdered, her mother and grandparents are dead… Continue reading The Last Truehart by Darry Fraser. (2020).

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

The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern. (2020).

The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Every evening, Allison watches her husband's new house, desperate to find answers. Every morning, she puts on a brave face to teach kindergarten. She's a good teacher, everyone says so - this stalking is just a tiny crack in her usual self-control. A… Continue reading The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern. (2020).

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

Honeybee by Craig Silvey. (2020).

Honeybee by Craig Silvey. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Late in the night, 14 year old Sam steps onto a quiet overpass to end his life. At the other end of the same bridge, an old man named Vic is there to do the same. The two see each other across the void, a… Continue reading Honeybee by Craig Silvey. (2020).

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

The Survivors by Jane Harper. (2020).

The Survivors by Jane Harper. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Kieran's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to his small coastal community childhood home. Kieran's parents are struggling in the the town where… Continue reading The Survivors by Jane Harper. (2020).

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

An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins. (2020).

An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** An extraordinary boy. The mother who loves him. The fight of their lives. Julia is a busy mother of three, with a husband often away for work, an ever-present mother-in-law, a career, and a house that needs doing up. Her only son, Jackson,… Continue reading An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins. (2020).

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

Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell. (2020).

Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Between managing a bustling beauty salon, hectic volunteer commitments and the lion's share of parenting her 2 year old, Claudia, Angie barely has time to turn around. She also feels her relationship with fly-in, fly-out boyfriend Rob is slipping away. When Rob faces retrenchment,… Continue reading Bottlebrush Creek by Maya Linnell. (2020).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance · Suspense · Thriller

Deadman’s Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020).

Deadman's Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Scarred by a recent tragedy on Federation Peak, Tess is reluctant to guide a group of young hikers in the wild Tasmanian winter. But it seems safer than remaining amid the violence that threatens them in Hobart. Little does she know that the danger… Continue reading Deadman’s Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. (2020).

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Fern works at her local library and has dinner with her twin sister, Rose, three nights a week. She avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be...dangerous. When Rose discovers she cannot… Continue reading The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. (2020).

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

The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon. (2020).

The Cake Maker's Wish by Josephine Moon. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Single mum Olivia has moved herself and young son Darcy from Tasmania to Stoneden in the English Cotswolds. They have moved as part of 'The Renaissance Project', welcoming migrants from around the would to bring the dwindling community back to life and… Continue reading The Cake Maker’s Wish by Josephine Moon. (2020).