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).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Romance · Suspense

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019).

Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** The house in Lakeview Terrace looks perfect and the Bigelows seem like the perfect family: the respected surgeon father, the glamorous mother, the two beautiful children. But underneath the perfect facade hides dark undercurrents. Zane and Britt are terrorised by their violent father and… Continue reading Under Currents by Nora Roberts. (2019).

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

The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019).

The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Georgia feels like Luke is 'the one' and that she deserves someone like him to make her feel loved and safe. The only problem is Luke's ex, Cadence. Luke says she is having trouble moving on and constantly texts him, and then Georgia starts… Continue reading The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019).

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

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019).

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** How can a child disappear from under the care of four playgroup mums? Lexie dashed to the local shops for six minutes, leaving Bella at playgroup. But when she returns, Bella is gone. Police and media descend on the tiny village near Canberra and… Continue reading Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019).

Australian Author · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense

Devil’s Lair by Sarah Barrie. (2019).

Devil's Lair by Sarah Barrie. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** After the shocking violent death of her husband, Callie retreats to a cottage in the grounds of an old mansion in Tasmania. The locals seem fairly friendly, particularly horseman Connor Atherton and his siblings on the nearby Calico Lodge. But the mansion has a… Continue reading Devil’s Lair by Sarah Barrie. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

The Woman in Darkness by Charlie Donlea. (2019).

The Woman in Darkness by Charlie Donlea. (2019). (Also titled Some Choose Darkness). **4 out of 5 stars** Rory is a forensic reconstructionist and sheds light on cold case homicides by seeing details others can't. While cleaning her father's law office, she takes a call that plunges her into a 40 year old mystery. In… Continue reading The Woman in Darkness by Charlie Donlea. (2019).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

Run Away by Harlan Coben. (2019).

Run Away by Harlan Coben. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** You've lost your daughter and she's made it clear she doesn't want to be found. Then you see her playing guitar in Central Park but she's not the girl you remember - she's living on the edge, frightened and clearly in trouble. You don't… Continue reading Run Away by Harlan Coben. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald. (2019).

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** It's every parent's worst nightmare. Abi is woken in the middle of the night and told her teenage daughter Olivia has been in a terrible accident. Olivia has apparently slipped and fallen from a bridge into the water below and is now… Continue reading The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald. (2019).

Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. (2019).

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Alicia writes in her diary as an outlet and to prove to her husband Gabriel that everything is fine. She doesn't want to worry him. Until she shoots him one night five times and then never speaks again. Forensic psychotherapist Theo is convinced… Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

One False Move by Robert Goddard. (2019).

One False Move by Robert Goddard. (2019). **3.5 stars** Joe has a brain that seems to be able to beat a computer. Nicole works for a games company called Venstrom who want Joe so they send Nicole to track him down and make him an offer too good to refuse. But Venstrom aren't the only… Continue reading One False Move by Robert Goddard. (2019).