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

Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke. (2021).

Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Former social worker Elle is the host of a popular true crime podcast. In her fifth season she decides to tackle her white whale: The Countdown Killer (TCK). 20 years ago TCK established a pattern of taking and realistically murdering girls, each a… Continue reading Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke. (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 · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

My Best Friend’s Murder by Polly Phillips. (2021).

My Best Friend's Murder by Polly Phillips. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Bec and Izzy have been best friends their whole lives. They've been through a lot together and have been side by side for all of the highs and lows life has thrown at him. But there's a darker side to their friendship… Continue reading My Best Friend’s Murder by Polly Phillips. (2021).

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

The Paris Affair by Pip Drysdale. (2021).

The Paris Affair by Pip Drysdale. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** No matter what Audrey Hepburn might have said about the city of love, it turns out Paris is not always a good idea... Meet Harper: she's an art and culture writer. She is living in Paris and dreams of being a hard-hitting news… Continue reading The Paris Affair by Pip Drysdale. (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).

Advance Readers Copy · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller · Young Adult

The Island by C.L. Taylor. (2021).

The Island by C.L. Taylor. (2021). *Young Adult* **3.5 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** Seven days. Six teenagers. One deadly secret. Who will escape... It was supposed to be the perfect holiday:… Continue reading The Island by C.L. Taylor. (2021).

Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

The Last Thing To Burn by Will Dean. (2020).

The Last Thing To Burn by Will Dean. (2020). **3 out of 5 stars** He is her husband. She is his captive... Her husband calls her Jane but that is not her name. She lives in a small farm cottage surrounded by fields and space. But she is trapped. Nobody knows how she got there,… Continue reading The Last Thing To Burn by Will Dean. (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).

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

Beware of Dogs by Elizabeth Flann. (2021).

Beware of Dogs by Elizabeth Flann. (2021). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Not much daylight left now... So begins the field diary of Alix, whose impulsive acceptance of an offer to spend Easter on a remote island has turned into a terrifying ordeal. Hiding in a tiny cave, she carefully rations her meagre supplies while… Continue reading Beware of Dogs by Elizabeth Flann. (2021).

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).