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

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Detective Sergeant Pierce Ryder of the Sydney Homicide Squad is on the hunt for notorious fugitive Gavin Hutton. After months of dead-ends, the trail leads to NSW Snowy Mountains. Meanwhile, when injured Jack bursts into the remote Thredbo lodge managed by Eva, her first instinct… Continue reading Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021).

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** From the outside, the Delaneys appear to be an enviably contented family. Former tennis coaches Joy and Stan are still winning tournaments and now that they've sold the family business they can learn to 'relax'. Their 4 adult children are busy with their… Continue reading Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. (2021).

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

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** New Year's Eve, 1989. 18-year-old Ingrid is hitchhiking. Bored, hungover and separated from her friend Joanne, she accepts a lift to the remote town Cutters End. Spring, 2021. Detective Sergeant Mark is seconded to a recently reopened case when it looks like he has… Continue reading Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

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

The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021).

The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 5 years ago Erin moved to New York after a family tragedy. She now lives happily with her detective husband Danny. One morning Erin answers the door to Danny's police colleagues and Danny responds by jumping out of the window to his death.… Continue reading The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021).

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

The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021).

The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021). (Detective Emmett Corban; #2) **4.5 out of 5 stars** In 1998 in a coastal town, 3 teenage girls ventured out. Only 2 returned. For over 20 years, the disappearance of Cecilia remained a baffling cold case - until remains are discovered. Detective Emmett and his team need to… Continue reading The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski. (2019).

One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** One summer in the 80s, Maureen arrives in the wealthy town of Opal Beach to start her life anew and achieve her destiny. She is lured by the promise of friendship, love, starry skies and wild parties. But it might all be too… Continue reading One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski. (2019).

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

Deep Water by Sarah Epstein. (2020).

Deep Water by Sarah Epstein. (2020). *Young Adult* **4 out of 5 stars** 13 year old Henry Weaver went missing three months ago during a violent storm. His muddy bike was later found at the train station. His older brother Mason doesn't know who he is it what he's capable of, but he does know… Continue reading Deep Water by Sarah Epstein. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

Black Widows by Cate Quinn. (2021).

Black Widows by Cate Quinn. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** The only thing that these three women had in common was their husband. And now they're each accused of his murder. Blake lived with his three wives on a hidden stretch of land in Utah. Rachel is the first and chief wife, obedient and… Continue reading Black Widows by Cate Quinn. (2021).

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

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides. (2021).

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** St Christopher's College, Cambridge, is a closed world to most. For Mariana, a group therapist struggling through grief, it's where she met her late husband. For her niece Zoe, it's where her best friend just got murdered. As memory and mystery entangle Mariana, she… Continue reading The Maidens by Alex Michaelides. (2021).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020).

Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020). **2.5 out of 5 stars** When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused gossip in their small lakeside town with cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage. And then Charlotte discovers a young woman's body floating in the same spot Paul's wife drowned.… Continue reading Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020).