The Other You by J. S. Monroe. (2020). **2 out of 5 stars** Kate was a 'super-recogniser'; identifying criminals in crowds of thousands. Until she had a car accident 6 months ago which led to a brain injury. But at least she has Rob. She met Rob after her accident and he has nursed her… Continue reading The Other You by J. S. Monroe. (2020).
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot; well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen there are three decomposing corpses with a note. They have clearly… Continue reading The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell. (2019).
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** When Rowan is looking for something else, she stumbles across the advert for a live-in nanny with a generous salary and it seems like a perfect opportunity. When Rowan arrives she is smitten by the luxurious smart home in the beautiful… Continue reading The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware. (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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).