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).

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).

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).

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).

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

Close to Home by Janet Gover. (2021).

Close to Home by Janet Gover. (2021). **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 3 February 2021** Aunt Alice loves her small Australian town; she has rarely left it, knows everyone and is related to most… Continue reading Close to Home by Janet Gover. (2021).

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

Shiver by Allie Reynolds. (2021).

Shiver by Allie Reynolds. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** When Milla is invited to a reunion in the French Alps resort that saw the peak of her snowboarding career, she drops everything to go. While she would rather forget the events of that winter, the invitation comes from Curtis, the one person she can't… Continue reading Shiver by Allie Reynolds. (2021).

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

The Godmothers by Monica McInerney. (2020).

The Godmothers by Monica McInerney. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Eliza grew up in Australia as the only daughter of a troubled young mother but with the constant support of her two godmothers, Olivia and Maxie. She always felt loved and secure until a tragic event occurred just before she turned 18. 13 years… Continue reading The Godmothers by Monica McInerney. (2020).

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

Beware of Dogs by Elizabeth Flann. (2021).

Beware of Dogs by Elizabeth Flann. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Not much daylight left now... So begins the field diary of Alix, whose impulsive acceptance of an offer to spend Easter on a remote island has turned into a terrifying ordeal. Hiding in a tiny cave, she carefully rations her meagre supplies while… Continue reading Beware of Dogs by Elizabeth Flann. (2021).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021

Lana’s War by Anita Abriel. (2020).

Lana's War by Anita Abriel. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Paris, 1943: Lana is rushing to tell her husband she is pregnant when she witnesses his murder by a Gestapo officer for hiding a Jewish girl in a piano. Overcome with grief, Lana suffers a miscarriage. A few months later Lana is approached to… Continue reading Lana’s War by Anita Abriel. (2020).