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).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald. (2021).

The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Paula is a dedicated suburban GP, who is devastated by the murder of her best friend Stacey as well as her two children by Stacey's estranged husband. Stacey and the kids had been staying with her and Paula is haunted by the thought… Continue reading The Family Doctor by Debra Oswald. (2021).

Australian Author · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

Other People’s Houses by Kelli Hawkins. (2021).

Other People's Houses by Kelli Hawkins. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Kate still grieves over the loss of her young son. 10 years on, she spends her weekends hungover and attending open houses on Sydney's wealthy north to imagine the lives of the people who live there. Then Kate visits the Harding house -… Continue reading Other People’s Houses by Kelli Hawkins. (2021).

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

Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare. (2020).

Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Psychologist Margot has a picture-perfect life: a nice house in the suburbs, a husband, two children and a successful career. One morning Margot approaches one of her clients on a busy train platform. He is looking down at his phone as the train… Continue reading Tell Me Lies by J.P. Pomare. (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).

Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense

An Inconvenient Woman by Stéphanie Buelens. (2020).

An Inconvenient Woman by Stéphanie Buelens. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** When Claire learns that her ex-husband Simon is marrying again, to a woman with a teenage daughter, she is concerned. She is sure Simon molested her own daughter and was responsible for her death. She can't let him get away with it. Simon… Continue reading An Inconvenient Woman by Stéphanie Buelens. (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).

Advance Readers Copy · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021

Mimicry by Margo Ervand. (2020).

Mimicry by Margo Ervand. (2020). **2.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to the author for getting in contact and sending me a free copy of this novel, I am very appreciative** Running away from her parents' home in Clio, Alabama, at the age of 15, Sarah seeks to gain not just freedom, but herself.… Continue reading Mimicry by Margo Ervand. (2020).

Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. (2020).

The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Rose Gold believed she was sick for 18 years; believed that she needed the feeding tube, the surgeries, the wheelchair... turns out her mother Patty is really good liar. After 5 years in prison Patty is finally free and wants to… Continue reading The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. (2020).