Australian Author · Crime · Read-Reviewed-2023 · Suspense · Thriller

The Inheritance by Gabriel Bergmoser. (2021).

The Inheritance by Gabriel Bergmoser. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Maggie is hiding out in a sleepy North Queensland tourist town trying to stay under the radar when she stumbles across a dangerous drug cartel. Maggie is no ordinary girl; she's got skills, secrets to keep, burdens to carry and anger to burn. When… Continue reading The Inheritance by Gabriel Bergmoser. (2021).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Thriller

Twelve Secrets by Robert Gold. (2021).

Twelve Secrets by Robert Gold. (2021). **3 out of 5 stars** Ben's life changed for ever the day his older brother Nick was murdered by two classmates. It was a crime that shocked the nation and catapulted his family and their hometown, Haddley, into the spotlight. 20 years later Ben is one of the best… Continue reading Twelve Secrets by Robert Gold. (2021).

Crime · Fantasy · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022

Book of Night by Holly Black. (2022).

Book of Night by Holly Black. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** Charlie has spent half her life working for gloamists - magicians who manipulate shadows to do sometimes bad things. Gloamists guard their secrets and rob each other, for which they need Charlie. She's trying to distance herself from past mistakes but is still… Continue reading Book of Night by Holly Black. (2022).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022

The Whispering by Veronica Lando. (2022).

The Whispering by Veronica Lando. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** Callum swore he'd never return to Granite Creek but 30 years after a life-shattering accident, he's thrust back. When a man goes missing in the rainforest the past resurfaces, breathing new life into the previous tragedies of two girls lost, 17 years apart. In… Continue reading The Whispering by Veronica Lando. (2022).

Australian Author · Crime · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Thriller

The Unbelieved by Vikki Petraitis. (2022).

The Unbelieved by Vikki Petraitis. (2022). **4.5 out of 5 stars** When Senior Detective Antigone moves to the coastal town of Deception Bay from Melbourne, she is still in shock after a traumatic case gone catastrophically wrong and is hoping to escape the guilt and memories in the quiet town she grew up in. But… Continue reading The Unbelieved by Vikki Petraitis. (2022).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Thriller

The Curfew by T. M. Logan. (2022).

The Curfew by T. M. Logan. (2022). **3 out of 5 stars** Andy and Laura are good parents. They let their son Connor go out with his friends to celebrate completing exams, but his curfew is midnight. When Connor misses that curfew, it sets off a series of events that change the lives of more… Continue reading The Curfew by T. M. Logan. (2022).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022

Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor. (2022).

Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** One hot day in Durton, aka Dirt Town, 12-year-old best friends Ronnie and Esther leave school together. Esther never makes it home. Ronnie can't believe it, and has a plan to find Esther with the help of their friend Lewis. Detective Sergeant Sarah can… Continue reading Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor. (2022).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Thriller

Wake by Shelley Burr. (2022).

Wake by Shelley Burr. (2022). **4.5 out of 5 stars** The small town of Nannine is in the harsh red interior of New South Wales. After years of drought its a tiny town and its sinister claim to fame is the still-unsolved disappearance of Evelyn McCreery 19 years ago from the bedroom she shared with… Continue reading Wake by Shelley Burr. (2022).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Science Fiction

Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister. (2022).

Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister. (2022). **4 out of 5 stars** Late October, after midnight, you're waiting up for your son. He's late. As you watch from the window, he appears and is walking towards a man. You can't believe it when you see him do it: your funny, happy teenage son, he… Continue reading Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister. (2022).

Crime · Read-Reviewed-2022 · Thriller

The Echo Man by Sam Holland. (2022).

The Echo Man by Sam Holland. (2022). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Across England, a string of murders is talking place. Each different in method but all horrifying and brutal. Jess is plunged into the investigation when her house is set on fire and her husband killed. With police blaming her, she runs. Her only… Continue reading The Echo Man by Sam Holland. (2022).