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

Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020).

Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020). (Martin Scarsden ; #3) **4.5 out of 5 stars** Martin's new life seems perfect, right up until the moment it is shattered by a voicemail: his partner Mandy screaming. Racing home, he finds an unconscious man and Mandy gone. She's been abducted, but by who and why? So starts a… Continue reading Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020).

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

Shiver by Allie Reynolds. (2021).

Shiver by Allie Reynolds. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** When Milla is invited to a reunion in the French Alps resort that saw the peak of her snowboarding career, she drops everything to go. While she would rather forget the events of that winter, the invitation comes from Curtis, the one person she can't… Continue reading Shiver by Allie Reynolds. (2021).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

Sargasso by Kathy George. (2021).

Sargasso by Kathy George. (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** As a child, Hannah lived at Sargasso, the isolated beachside home designed by her brilliant architect father. A lonely and introverted… Continue reading Sargasso by Kathy George. (2021).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Valley of Lost Stories by Vanessa McCausland. (2020).

The Valley of Lost Stories by Vanessa McCausland. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Four women and their children are invited to the beautiful but remote Capertree Valley, west of the Blue Mountains. Once home to a thriving town, only an enigmatic Art Deco hotel remains - and an unsolved mystery. In 1948, Cara Black… Continue reading The Valley of Lost Stories by Vanessa McCausland. (2020).

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

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020).

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** When a school group of teenage girls goes missing in the remote wilderness of Tasmania's Great Western Tiers, the people of Limestone Creek are immediately on alert. 30 years ago, 5 young girls disappeared in the same area and the legend of 'the Hungry… Continue reading The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020).

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

The Survivors by Jane Harper. (2020).

The Survivors by Jane Harper. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Kieran's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to his small coastal community childhood home. Kieran's parents are struggling in the the town where… Continue reading The Survivors by Jane Harper. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas. (2019).

Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** The fair came to town. Flora disappeared. Heather and Jess were best friends - until the night Heather's sister Flora vanished in 1994. Jess has never forgiven herself for the lie she told that night. Nor has Heather. But it's now 2012 and… Continue reading Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas. (2019).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance · Suspense · Thriller

Deadman’s Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020).

Deadman's Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Scarred by a recent tragedy on Federation Peak, Tess is reluctant to guide a group of young hikers in the wild Tasmanian winter. But it seems safer than remaining amid the violence that threatens them in Hobart. Little does she know that the danger… Continue reading Deadman’s Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea. (2020).

The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea. (2020). (Rory Moore/Lane Phillips; #2) **4.5 out of 5 stars** Beyond the manicured campus of Indiana's elite Westmont Preparatory School sits an abandoned boarding house which is popular for students as a hangout - and recently the scene of a dangerous game gone wrong. A year ago, two students… Continue reading The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea. (2020).

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

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin. (2020).

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Rachel has a super popular true-crime podcast. She's used to being recognised for her voice, but not her face. That's why it's extremely unsettling when she finds a note on her car, begging for help while she is on her way to a… Continue reading The Night Swim by Megan Goldin. (2020).