Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense

The House of Brides by Jane Cockram. (2019).

The House of Brides by Jane Cockram. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Miranda has been having a rough time; her successful career as a social media influencer has crashed after the controversial flop of her fertility app. Humiliated, she has moved home and misses her mother Tessa who died years ago. Tessa wrote a… Continue reading The House of Brides by Jane Cockram. (2019).

Fantasy · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Supernatural

Sanctuary by V. V. James. (2019).

Sanctuary by V. V. James. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Sanctuary is the perfect town...to hide a secret. Detective Maggie is in town to finalise the tragic accidental death of a star quarterback, Daniel. Then the rumours start; his ex girlfriend Harper is the daughter of a witch, Sarah. And Harper was there when… Continue reading Sanctuary by V. V. James. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Wife and the Widow by Christian White. (2019).

The Wife and the Widow by Christian White. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** Set against the backdrop of an island town in winter, this thriller is told from two perspectives. Kate is a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her husband's secret life. Abby is an island local who is… Continue reading The Wife and the Widow by Christian White. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson. (2018).

Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson. (2018). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 4 years ago in the small town of Birravale, Eliza was murdered and within hours her killer Curtis was caught. But is he really the killer? Jack produces a true crime documentary about the case and his belief Curtis is innocent. Just before the final… Continue reading Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson. (2018).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller · Young Adult

My Father’s Shadow by Jannali Jones. (2019).

My Father's Shadow by Jannali Jones. (2019). *Young Adult* **3.5 out of 5 stars** Kaya is woken up in the middle of the night and told by her mother they are to quickly pack and leave for their holiday home in the Blue Mountains; and her father is not coming back. Kaya is recovering from… Continue reading My Father’s Shadow by Jannali Jones. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Accusation by Wendy James. (2019).

The Accusation by Wendy James. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** After 18 year old Ellie is found shivering and barely conscious on a country road, her bizarre story of kidnap and escape enthrals the nation. Local drama teacher Suzannah, once a minor celebrity, is new to the town and suddenly in the spotlight when… Continue reading The Accusation by Wendy James. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019

The Day The Lies Began By Kylie Kaden. (2019).

The Day The Lies Began By Kylie Kaden. (2019). **2.5 out of 5 stars** It happened on the day of the Moon Festival. They could have moved on but secrets tend to rise to the surface, especially in small towns. Wife and mother Abbi, town cop Blake, schoolteacher Hannah and local doctor Will are caught… Continue reading The Day The Lies Began By Kylie Kaden. (2019).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019).

The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom and his young son Jake move to the quiet village of Featherbank. But Featherbank has a dark past; 15 years ago a serial killer known as 'The Whisper Man' abducted and murdered five boys… Continue reading The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019).

The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Two women are watching each other and only one knows why. Phoebe isn't sure when the car on her street appeared and originally thought it was related to the scandal around her late father, but she's now certain it's there for her… Continue reading The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins. (2019).

The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** On a hot July day, Garrick and Olivia with their two children move into a house on The Avenue for a fresh start. They arrive in the middle of a frenzy: there is a local serial killer. The neighbours seem to be the picture… Continue reading The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins. (2019).