Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance

The Vet’s Country Holiday by Lily Malone. (2022).

The Vet's Country Holiday by Lily Malone. (2022). (Chalk Hill ; #4). **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 30 March 2022** City vet Isabella is having a holiday while pet-sitting in the country, but she's… Continue reading The Vet’s Country Holiday by Lily Malone. (2022).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Tricky Art of Forgiveness by Meredith Jaffé. (2022).

The Tricky Art of Forgiveness by Meredith Jaffé. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to HarperCollins Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 2 March 2022** Diana is in the midst of planning the Big Party - her husband Will's 60th birthday and… Continue reading The Tricky Art of Forgiveness by Meredith Jaffé. (2022).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022

A Family of Strangers by Fiona Lowe. (2022).

A Family of Strangers by Fiona Lowe. (2022). **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 2 March 2022** Addy is desperately trying to get a promotion so singing in Rookery Cove's choir isn't great timing but… Continue reading A Family of Strangers by Fiona Lowe. (2022).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Secrets of Bridgewater Bay by Julie Brooks. (2021).

The Secrets of Bridgewater Bay by Julie Brooks. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** England, 1919. Rose and Ivy board a ship bound for Australia. One is traveling to marry a man she has never met. One is destined never to arrive. Australia, 2016. Amongst her late-grandmother's possessions, Molly uncovers a photo of two girls… Continue reading The Secrets of Bridgewater Bay by Julie Brooks. (2021).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Last of the Apple Blossom by Mary-Lou Stephens. (2021).

The Last of the Apple Blossom by Mary-Lou Stephens. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** 7 February, 1967. Walls of flame reduce much of Tasmania to ash. Young schoolteacher Catherine rushes to the Huon Valley to find her family's apple orchard destroyed, her childhood home in ruins and her brother dead. She wants to rebuild… Continue reading The Last of the Apple Blossom by Mary-Lou Stephens. (2021).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance

Snowy Mountains Cattleman by Alissa Callen. (2022).

Snowy Mountains Cattleman by Alissa Callen. (2022). (A Bundilla novel; #2) **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to HarperCollins Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review; published 2 February 2022** Interior stylist Grace has come to the mountains for solitude and to heal emotionally. She… Continue reading Snowy Mountains Cattleman by Alissa Callen. (2022).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Thriller

Canticle Creek by Adrian Hyland. (2021).

Canticle Creek by Adrian Hyland. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** When Adam's wrecked car is found a kilometre from Daisy's body, the whole town assumes it's an open-and-shut case. But Jesse isn't from Canticle Creek. Where she comes from, the truth often hides in plain sight. When Jesse starts to ask awkward questions, she… Continue reading Canticle Creek by Adrian Hyland. (2021).

Australian Author · Crime · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Suspense · Thriller

The Long Game by Simon Rowell. (2021).

The Long Game by Simon Rowell. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** A local surfer, Ray, is found dead in a house with a kitchen knife deep in his chest with blood everywhere. Detective Sergeant Zoe is just back from extended leave and still wrestling with her demons, but she is assigned the case -… Continue reading The Long Game by Simon Rowell. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Romance

Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2021).

Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Evie is 30, a wannabe screenwriter who manages a London cinema bar and makes a podcast with her best friend Ben. She's also obsessed with Hugo, an influential and swoon-worthy bestselling writer. When Evie's not hooking up with her… Continue reading Fancy Meeting You Here by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus. (2021).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2022

Thursdays at Orange Blossom House by Sophie Green. (2021).

Thursdays at Orange Blossom House by Sophie Green. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Far North Queensland, 1993. At 74, former cane farmer Grace Maud is feeling her age, her isolation, and thinks the best of life may be behind her. High school teacher Patricia has given up on her dreams of travel and adventure… Continue reading Thursdays at Orange Blossom House by Sophie Green. (2021).