Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas. (2019).

Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** The fair came to town. Flora disappeared. Heather and Jess were best friends - until the night Heather's sister Flora vanished in 1994. Jess has never forgiven herself for the lie she told that night. Nor has Heather. But it's now 2012 and… Continue reading Then She Vanishes by Claire Douglas. (2019).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance · Suspense · Thriller

Deadman’s Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020).

Deadman's Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Scarred by a recent tragedy on Federation Peak, Tess is reluctant to guide a group of young hikers in the wild Tasmanian winter. But it seems safer than remaining amid the violence that threatens them in Hobart. Little does she know that the danger… Continue reading Deadman’s Track by Sarah Barrie. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea. (2020).

The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea. (2020). (Rory Moore/Lane Phillips; #2) **4.5 out of 5 stars** Beyond the manicured campus of Indiana's elite Westmont Preparatory School sits an abandoned boarding house which is popular for students as a hangout - and recently the scene of a dangerous game gone wrong. A year ago, two students… Continue reading The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea. (2020).

Australian Author · Horror · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Hunted by Gabriel Bergmoser. (2020).

The Hunted by Gabriel Bergmoser. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Frank is a service station owner on a little-used highway who just wants a quiet life. His granddaughter has just come to stay to fix her attitude but they don't talk a lot. When a badly injured young woman arrives at the service station… Continue reading The Hunted by Gabriel Bergmoser. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance · Suspense

Climbing Fear by Leisl Leighton. (2020).

Climbing Fear by Leisl Leighton. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel; published 7 October 2020** X-Treme TV sorts star Reid has everything until his best friend dies on a climb for their show. Crippled by a new fear of climbing and… Continue reading Climbing Fear by Leisl Leighton. (2020).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin. (2020).

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Rachel has a super popular true-crime podcast. She's used to being recognised for her voice, but not her face. That's why it's extremely unsettling when she finds a note on her car, begging for help while she is on her way to a… Continue reading The Night Swim by Megan Goldin. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense

The Half Sister by Sandie Jones. (2020).

The Half Sister by Sandie Jones. (2020). **2 out of 5 stars** Kate and Lauren are sisters. As they gather for their weekly lunch with their mum, a knock on the door changes everything. The woman at the door, Jess, claims to be their half sister which would mean the unthinkable...that she's the secret daughter… Continue reading The Half Sister by Sandie Jones. (2020).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Safe Place by Anna Downes. (2020).

The Safe Place by Anna Downes. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** No phones, no outsiders, no escape. For struggling actress Emily, life in London is falling apart. So when she is offered a live-in job working for a wealthy family on their luxurious coastal property in France, she jumps at the opportunity to start… Continue reading The Safe Place by Anna Downes. (2020).

Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

Playing Nice by JP Delaney. (2020).

Playing Nice by JP Delaney. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Pete answers the door one morning to a parent's worst nightmare: a man named Miles breaks the news that Pete's 2 year old son Theo isn't Pete's son - their babies got mixed up at birth. Pete and his partner Maddie, and Miles and… Continue reading Playing Nice by JP Delaney. (2020).

Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Swap by Robyn Harding. (2020).

The Swap by Robyn Harding. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Low is not your average teen, possibly because of her hippy parents or her isolated island hometown. She doesn't fit in and neither does newcomer Freya - a beautiful once-famous social media influencer. Low signs up for Freya's pottery class and adores her. Freya… Continue reading The Swap by Robyn Harding. (2020).