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

The Shadow House by Anna Downes. (2021).

The Shadow House by Anna Downes. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Single mum Alex has fled her abusive relationship and moved with her teenage son, Ollie, and baby daughter, Kara, to a rural ecovillage - Pine Ridge. It's idyllic: off-grid lifestyle, remote location, a welcoming (mostly) community and a magnetic founder (Kit). But Alex's… Continue reading The Shadow House by Anna Downes. (2021).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense

The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding. (2021).

The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Thomas and Viv have a picture perfect family: affluent and attractive, two well-mannered thriving kids (Eli and Tarryn), a beautiful home and fulfilling jobs. Until one morning their house and car are pelted with eggs. At first they assume it's a prank, but… Continue reading The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding. (2021).

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

The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth. (2021).

The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Tully and Rachel are angry when they discover their father has a new half his age girlfriend, Heather; especially because Stephen is still married to their mother Pam who is in a care facility with Alzheimer's disease. Heather knows she has an uphill… Continue reading The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth. (2021).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

The Husbands by Chandler Baker. (2021).

The Husbands by Chandler Baker. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Nora has been feeling that 'having it all' - a family, a soon-to-be new house, a successful career - comes with a price, one that her husband Hayden doesn't seem to be paying as heavily. Then her house-hunting takes them to an affluent neighbourhood… Continue reading The Husbands by Chandler Baker. (2021).

Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

Falling by T. J. Newman. (2021).

Falling by T. J. Newman. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** You just boarded a flight to New York. There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard. What you don't know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot's family was kidnapped. For his family to live, everyone on your plane must die.… Continue reading Falling by T. J. Newman. (2021).

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

You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll. (2021).

You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** When paramedic Megan is called to the scene of an attempted murder, all she can do is try to save the victim. But she recognises him - she despises him, he destroyed her life. Jess is on her way home when she… Continue reading You Had It Coming by B.M. Carroll. (2021).

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

The Housemate by Sarah Bailey. (2021).

The Housemate by Sarah Bailey. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** 3 housemates: 1 dead, 1 missing and 1 accused of murder. Dubbed the Housemate Homicide, it's a baffling mystery. Melbourne-based journalist Oli worked on the story originally and 9 years later when the missing housemate turns up dead she is again assigned to it,… Continue reading The Housemate by Sarah Bailey. (2021).

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

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Detective Sergeant Pierce Ryder of the Sydney Homicide Squad is on the hunt for notorious fugitive Gavin Hutton. After months of dead-ends, the trail leads to NSW Snowy Mountains. Meanwhile, when injured Jack bursts into the remote Thredbo lodge managed by Eva, her first instinct… Continue reading Crackenback by Lee Christine. (2021).

Mystery · Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense

The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021).

The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 5 years ago Erin moved to New York after a family tragedy. She now lives happily with her detective husband Danny. One morning Erin answers the door to Danny's police colleagues and Danny responds by jumping out of the window to his death.… Continue reading The Perfect Lie by Jo Spain. (2021).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

Black Widows by Cate Quinn. (2021).

Black Widows by Cate Quinn. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** The only thing that these three women had in common was their husband. And now they're each accused of his murder. Blake lived with his three wives on a hidden stretch of land in Utah. Rachel is the first and chief wife, obedient and… Continue reading Black Widows by Cate Quinn. (2021).