Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020).

The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Rebecca becomes the postmistress in a sleepy seaside town, needing to be anonymous after a Sydney scandal. But she is immediately confronted with the news that her predecessor committed suicide. Her hopes for a quiet life are soon threatened by the attentions of… Continue reading The Mystery Woman by Belinda Alexandra. (2020).

Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021).

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** In 1960, 11 year old Joy lives in constant fear of her father. She tries to make him happy but he keeps reminding her she's nothing but a filthy sinner destined for hell. Yet decades later she returns to the farm to nurse… Continue reading The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart. (2021).

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

The Paris Affair by Pip Drysdale. (2021).

The Paris Affair by Pip Drysdale. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** No matter what Audrey Hepburn might have said about the city of love, it turns out Paris is not always a good idea... Meet Harper: she's an art and culture writer. She is living in Paris and dreams of being a hard-hitting news… Continue reading The Paris Affair by Pip Drysdale. (2021).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021).

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don't know where they are, and they don't know why they're there. They only know that the shadow man has taken them, and he won't let them go. Desperate to escape, the three… Continue reading The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021).

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).