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).

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

Girl A by Abigail Dean. (2021).

Girl A by Abigail Dean. (2021). **3 out of 5 stars** Lex doesn't want to think about her family, and growing up in her parents' House of Horrors; she was Girl A, the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves Lex and her siblings the family home, she can't run from… Continue reading Girl A by Abigail Dean. (2021).

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 · 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).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021).

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** In 1960, 11 year old Joy lives in constant fear of her father. She tries to make him happy but he keeps reminding her she's nothing but a filthy sinner destined for hell. Yet decades later she returns to the farm to nurse… Continue reading The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021).

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

Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen. (2021).

Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel; published 3 February 2021** Peony flower farmer Clancy has always lived in small-town Bundilla and plans to stay there, even if that means remaining single. The man she'd loved… Continue reading Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen. (2021).

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 · 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).

Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Romance

Under the Golden Sun by Jenny Ashcroft. (2020).

Under the Golden Sun by Jenny Ashcroft. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Wanted: companion to escort a young, orphaned child home to Australia. All expenses as well as passage covered. Interested parties to apply without delay... Rose is in desperate need of a fresh start. There are many reasons she should ignore the advertisement… Continue reading Under the Golden Sun by Jenny Ashcroft. (2020).