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

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Detective Sergeant Pierce Ryder of the Sydney Homicide Squad is on the hunt for notorious fugitive Gavin Hutton. After months of dead-ends, the trail leads to NSW Snowy Mountains. Meanwhile, when injured Jack bursts into the remote Thredbo lodge managed by Eva, her first instinct… Continue reading Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021).

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** From the outside, the Delaneys appear to be an enviably contented family. Former tennis coaches Joy and Stan are still winning tournaments and now that they've sold the family business they can learn to 'relax'. Their 4 adult children are busy with their… Continue reading Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021).

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

The Women’s Circle by Karyn Sepulveda. (2021).

The Women's Circle by Karyn Sepulveda. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Sydney, present day. Anna has just left prison after 6 years with her traumatic past a heavy burden. Feeling hopeless, isolated and lonely, she attends an alternative support group: The Women's Circle. But when she touches an ancient crystal, Anna connects to a… Continue reading The Women’s Circle by Karyn Sepulveda. (2021).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Riviera House by Natasha Lester. (2021).

The Riviera House by Natasha Lester. (2021). **5 out of 5 stars** Paris, 1939. Éliane is working at the Louvre and falling in love with talented painter Xavier. But when the Nazis arrive, Xavier leaves for England and Élaine must send her sisters away. Broken-hearted, she finds herself working with the mysterious Rose on a… Continue reading The Riviera House by Natasha Lester. (2021).

Australian Author · Non-Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Coffin Confessor by Bill Edgar. (2021).

The Coffin Confessor by Bill Edgar. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Bill Edgar is the Coffin Confessor - a one-of-a-kind professional whose mission is to make good people's last requests. He crashes funerals, reveals secrets and helps with last wishes. This the story of how he became that man. Bill has been many things… Continue reading The Coffin Confessor by Bill Edgar. (2021).

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

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** New Year's Eve, 1989. 18-year-old Ingrid is hitchhiking. Bored, hungover and separated from her friend Joanne, she accepts a lift to the remote town Cutters End. Spring, 2021. Detective Sergeant Mark is seconded to a recently reopened case when it looks like he has… Continue reading Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

Love Song by Sasha Wasley. (2019).

Love Song by Sasha Wasley. (2019).(Daughters of the Outback / Paterson Sisters ; #3) **4.5 out of 5 stars** At 17, Beth was determined to study medicine at uni despite the heartache of losing her mum. Tutoring Charlie worked well with this plan - until she fell in love with him and he broke her… Continue reading Love Song by Sasha Wasley. (2019).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

Those Hamilton Sisters by Averil Kenny. (2021).

Those Hamilton Sisters by Averil Kenny. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** The beautiful Esther Hamilton had a reputation in the small town of Noah Vale, and ended up running away twenty years ago under a cloud of shame. It's now 1955 and following their mother's death, the Hamilton sisters have returned to live near… Continue reading Those Hamilton Sisters by Averil Kenny. (2021).

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

The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021).

The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021). (Detective Emmett Corban; #2) **4.5 out of 5 stars** In 1998 in a coastal town, 3 teenage girls ventured out. Only 2 returned. For over 20 years, the disappearance of Cecilia remained a baffling cold case - until remains are discovered. Detective Emmett and his team need to… Continue reading The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021).

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

The Jam Queens by Josephine Moon. (2021).

The Jam Queens by Josephine Moon. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Award-winning jam maker Angie is determined to take her cafe to new heights after the pain of unsuccessful IVF cycles and a broken relationship. For her mother Valeria's 70th birthday, she is going on a trip across Australia on the Ghan with disgruntled… Continue reading The Jam Queens by Josephine Moon. (2021).