Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

Riptides by Kirsten Alexander. (2020).

Riptides by Kirsten Alexander. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** It's December 1974. Abby and her brother Charlie are driving to their dad's isolated farm on a dark country road when they swerve into the path of another car, forcing it into a tree. The pregnant driver is killed instantly. In the heat of the… Continue reading Riptides by Kirsten Alexander. (2020).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan. (2020).

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan. (2020). (Cormac Reilly #3). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl's silence - three unconnected things that will prove to be linked by one small town. Detective Cormac faces enemies at work and trouble in his… Continue reading The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer. (2020).

The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 23 March 2020** You can choose your friends, but can't choose your neighbors. Food stylist Cara, corporate lawyer Alex and stay-at-home mum Beth couldn't… Continue reading The End of Cuthbert Close by Cassie Hamer. (2020).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Suspense · Thriller

You Don’t Know Me by Sara Foster. (2019).

You Don't Know Me by Sara Foster. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Lizzie was 18 when she vanished, and Noah has never forgotten her. She was his first crush, his unrequited love. She was also his brother’s girlfriend. Noah's brother Tom hasn’t been home in over a decade after leaving under a darkening cloud… Continue reading You Don’t Know Me by Sara Foster. (2019).

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

The Mothers by Genevieve Gannon. (2020).

The Mothers by Genevieve Gannon. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** What if the baby you gave birth to belonged to someone else? Grace and Dan are in their forties and have been on the IVF treadmill for some time - 6 attempts with no baby and their hope is dying. Priya and Nick are… Continue reading The Mothers by Genevieve Gannon. (2020).

Australian Author · Chick Lit · Romance

Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone. (2020).

Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone. (2020). (Chalk Hill #3) **4 out of 5 stars** Jaydah has never felt that Chalk Hill is like home. Home is supposed to be safe and her home is anything but. Jaydah knows that Brix has never understood her need for secrets and it's better if he stays… Continue reading Last Bridge Before Home by Lily Malone. (2020).

Australian Author · Crime · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

Silver by Chris Hammer. (2019).

Silver by Chris Hammer. (2019). (Martin Scarsden #2) **4 out of 5 stars** For half a lifetime, journalist Martin has run from his past. He'd vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy, has inherited an old house in the seaside town and Martin… Continue reading Silver by Chris Hammer. (2019).

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

Maggie’s Going Nowhere by Rose Hartley. (2020).

Maggie's Going Nowhere by Rose Hartley. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Maggie's life is a hot mess. In one day she's dumped by her boyfriend, disinherited by her mum and kicked out of the 3 year degree it's so far taken her 10 years to do. And that was before she found out she… Continue reading Maggie’s Going Nowhere by Rose Hartley. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

Whitethorne by Nene Davies. (2018).

Whitethorne by Nene Davies. (2018). **3 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** Catherine Whitethorne has emerald eyes, stands 5'7 in sheer black stockings with long, dark and thick shiny hair. She has the body of… Continue reading Whitethorne by Nene Davies. (2018).

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

In The Clearing by J.P. Pomare. (2020).

In The Clearing by J.P. Pomare. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** Amy has only ever known life in the Clearing and knows what's expected of her. But then a new girl joins the group and she isn't fitting in; she wants to go home. What happens next will turn life as Amy knows it… Continue reading In The Clearing by J.P. Pomare. (2020).