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

You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll. (2021).

You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** When paramedic Megan is called to the scene of an attempted murder, all she can do is try to save the victim. But she recognises him - she despises him, he destroyed her life. Jess is on her way home when she… Continue reading You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll. (2021).

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

The Housemate by Sarah Bailey. (2021).

The Housemate by Sarah Bailey. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** 3 housemates: 1 dead, 1 missing and 1 accused of murder. Dubbed the Housemate Homicide, it's a baffling mystery. Melbourne-based journalist Oli worked on the story originally and 9 years later when the missing housemate turns up dead she is again assigned to it,… Continue reading The Housemate by Sarah Bailey. (2021).

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The River Mouth by Karen Herbert. (2021).

The River Mouth by Karen Herbert. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 15 year old Darren is killed by a gunshot wound to the chest in the Weymouth River. The killer is never found. 10 years later, his mother Sandra's best friend Barbara is found in a dry riverbed near a remote Pilbara road. Barbara's… Continue reading The River Mouth by Karen Herbert. (2021).

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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).

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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).

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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).

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The Tribute by John Byron. (2021).

The Tribute by John Byron. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** In Sydney there is a serial killer, busy recreating scenes from the Fabrica, the 16th-century foundation text of modern anatomy. The cold and methodical killings has everyone on edge but the serial killer might not even be the darkest player in this story. Desperate… Continue reading The Tribute by John Byron. (2021).

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Across The Water by Ingrid Alexandra. (2020).

Across The Water by Ingrid Alexandra. (2020). **2 out of 5 stars** In a remote Australian backwater, Liz's only lifeline to the real world is through her window where she is obsessively watching the three houses across the creek. It's the middle house that transfixes her: with beautiful Delilah and her angelic baby. When both… Continue reading Across The Water by Ingrid Alexandra. (2020).

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The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019).

The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (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** Names like Castro, Hussein and Gaddafi have all haunted the Western world, but none have invoked as much fear in the… Continue reading The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019).

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Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020).

Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020). **2.5 out of 5 stars** When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused gossip in their small lakeside town with cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage. And then Charlotte discovers a young woman's body floating in the same spot Paul's wife drowned.… Continue reading Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020).