Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Long Shadow by Anne Buist. (2020).

The Long Shadow by Anne Buist. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** When Isabel first moves to Riley, it looks like any other small outback town. The town relies on the local hospital which Dean, Issy's husband, has been called in to investigate and perhaps close. Issy is a psychologist with a toddler and decides… Continue reading The Long Shadow by Anne Buist. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman. (2020).

The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman. (2020). **4.5 round to 5 stars** A regular weekday morning veers drastically off course for a group of strangers in a London café when an apparently crazed gunman holds them hostage. But there is more to the situation than meets the eye and as the captives grapple with… Continue reading The Secrets of Strangers by Charity Norman. (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).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben. (2020).

The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** 30 years ago, a boy was found in the New Jersey backwoods with no memory of how he got there. They named him Wilde. Now ex-military, he still prefers to live outdoors and alone. When a local girl, Naomi, goes missing… Continue reading The Boy From The Woods by Harlan Coben. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. (2019).

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents. These are the rules for Jules's new job as apartment sitter at the elite Bartholomew building. Recently heartbroken and practically homeless, Jules accepts. Out of place among the extremely… Continue reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager. (2019).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda. (2019).

The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Littleport, Maine is like two separate towns: a vacation paradise for wealthy holidaymakers and a simple harbour community for the residents who serve them. Friendships between locals and visitors are unheard of - except for Avery Greer and Sadie Loman. Each summer… Continue reading The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda. (2019).

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 · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Gulf Between by Maxine Alterio. (2019).

The Gulf Between by Maxine Alterio. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** A foreigner is seriously injured not far from Julia's safe New Zealand hideaway. Why does he have her name in his wallet? His unexpected arrival takes Julia back 45 years to London, where as an impulsive young woman she first met Benito Moretti… Continue reading The Gulf Between by Maxine Alterio. (2019).

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).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan. (2020).

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan. (2020). (Cormac Reilly #3). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl's silence - three unconnected things that will prove to be linked by one small town. Detective Cormac faces enemies at work and trouble in his… Continue reading The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan. (2020).