Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

The Vet from Snowy River by Stella Quinn. (2021).

The Vet from Snowy River by Stella Quinn. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 2 June 2021** Vera no longer believes in love. Thanks to her ex-boyfriend, she's broke, jobless and facing a court case that could lead… Continue reading The Vet from Snowy River by Stella Quinn. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama

The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley. (2021).

The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Journalist and single mother Suzy gets a phone call one morning and learns that the subject of one of her investigative exposés, 28 year old wellness blogger Tracey, has killed herself. Suzy is horrified but copes in the only way she knows… Continue reading The Truth About Her by Jacqueline Maley. (2021).

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

Her Last Words by Kim Kelly. (2020).

Her Last Words by Kim Kelly. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** A murder. A missing manuscript. An undying love... It's 2007. Thisbe wants to be a writer. She doesn't long for fame, only to tell of the stories written on her heart. While her best friends, Penny and Jane, and her darling boyfriend John… Continue reading Her Last Words by Kim Kelly. (2020).

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

The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore. (2020).

The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore. (2020). **3 out of 5 stars** As a child, Berry's family was torn apart by shocking violence. 11 years on she returns to the small town of Harlington, determined to confront the past and make a decision on the family farm. Complicating her desire to leave is her attraction… Continue reading The McCalister Legacy by Nicole Hurley-Moore. (2020).

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

Spring Clean for the Peach Queen by Sasha Wasley. (2021).

Spring Clean for the Peach Queen by Sasha Wasley. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** One tanked career, one badly timed glamour shoot and one dead boyfriend later, 30 year old Lottie is returning home after leaving at age 18, the reigning Peach Queen. Back in her orchard hometown, she embarks on a radical declutter… Continue reading Spring Clean for the Peach Queen by Sasha Wasley. (2021).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020).

The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Rebecca becomes the postmistress in a sleepy seaside town, needing to be anonymous after a Sydney scandal. But she is immediately confronted with the news that her predecessor committed suicide. Her hopes for a quiet life are soon threatened by the attentions of… Continue reading The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

Magpie’s Bend by Maya Linnell. (2021).

Magpie's Bend by Maya Linnell. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to the author (and her publisher Allen & Unwin) for getting in contact and sending me a free copy of this novel, I am very appreciative; published 1 June 2021** Bush nurse Lara and rural journalist Toby are thrust into the limelight… Continue reading Magpie’s Bend by Maya Linnell. (2021).

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

The Last Bookshop by Emma Young. (2021).

The Last Bookshop by Emma Young. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Perth bookshop owner Cait's best friends have always been books - along with the rare souls who love them as much as she does, like the grandmotherly June. June's sudden interest in Cait's lacklustre love life and the appearance of a handsome man… Continue reading The Last Bookshop by Emma Young. (2021).

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

Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare. (2020).

Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Psychologist Margot has a picture-perfect life: a nice house in the suburbs, a husband, two children and a successful career. One morning Margot approaches one of her clients on a busy train platform. He is looking down at his phone as the train… Continue reading Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare. (2020).

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

A Home Like Ours by Fiona Lowe. (2021).

A Home Like Ours by Fiona Lowe. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** When three when with wildly different loyalties come together, what secrets and lies will be revealed? Tara is at breaking point: She has 2 young children, a business in a town with an unexpected crime wave, a husband seemingly not interested in… Continue reading A Home Like Ours by Fiona Lowe. (2021).