Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Young Adult

The History of Mischief by Rebecca Higgie. (2020).

The History of Mischief by Rebecca Higgie. (2020). *Young Adult* **4.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Fremantle Press for providing a free advance readers copy of this novel; due to be published 1 September 2020** After the death of their parents, Jessie and her older sister Kay move to their grandmother's abandoned house.… Continue reading The History of Mischief by Rebecca Higgie. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

Inheritance of Secrets by Sonya Bates. (2020).

Inheritance of Secrets by Sonya Bates. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Juliet's elderly grandparents are killed in their Adelaide home. Who would commit such a heinous crime and why? The only clue is her grandfather Karl's missing signet ring. When her estranged sister Lily returns in fear for her life, Juliet suspects something sinister.… Continue reading Inheritance of Secrets by Sonya Bates. (2020).

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

Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer. (2020).

Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** 1959. Grace is a young mother with 4 children under 4. It's all she's ever wanted but Grace struggles with her dark thoughts after childbirth. She pours her fears into a notebook, hiding them from her husband Patrick. When Grace falls… Continue reading Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester. (2020).

The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** England, 1939. Talented pilot Skye joins the British war effort where she encounters her estranged sister Liberty, and childhood soulmate Nicholas who is now engaged to enigmatic Frenchwoman Margaux. Paris, 1947. Designer Christian Dior unveils his extravagant first collection to a world weary… Continue reading The Paris Secret by Natasha Lester. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Paris Model by Alexandra Joel. (2020).

The Paris Model by Alexandra Joel. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** After a shocking discovery, Grace leaves her vast Australian sheep station and travels to tumultuous post-war Paris in order to find her true identity. While working as a mannequin for Christian Dior, Grace mixes with counts and princesses, authors and artists, diplomats and… Continue reading The Paris Model by Alexandra Joel. (2020).

Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020

Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain. (2020).

Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** North Carolina, 2018: Morgan is in prison for a crime she didn't commit. Her dream of a career in the arts is on hold until a mysterious visitor makes her an offer that will get her out of prison. She… Continue reading Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain. (2020).

Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Lost Child by Emily Gunnis. (2020).

The Lost Child by Emily Gunnis. (2020). **3 out of 5 stars** 1960. 13-year-old Rebecca lives in fear of her father’s temper. As a storm batters Seaview Cottage one night, she hears a visitor at the door and a violent argument ensues. By the time the police arrive, Rebecca’s parents are dead and the visitor… Continue reading The Lost Child by Emily Gunnis. (2020).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (2019).

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** For a while, Daisy Jones & The Six were everywhere. Their albums were on every turntable, they sold out arenas from coast to coast, their sound defined an era. And then, on 12 July 1979, they split. Nobody ever knew… Continue reading Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (2019).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Supernatural

The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019).

The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** It's 1917 in England. Stella is struggling after the death of her fiancé and welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister Madeleine at her country mansion, Greyswick. However Stella arrives to a house of unease and Madeleine gripped by fear. Quickly,… Continue reading The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden. (2019).

Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** It's 1959 and Rosie is leaving her home in Ireland for Australia to be with her husband. She soon discovers their is no room for her or their young son in her husband's life in Kings Cross. As their marriage crumbles, Rosie… Continue reading Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden. (2019).