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).

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

Across The Water by Ingrid Alexandra. (2020).

Across The Water by Ingrid Alexandra. (2020). **2 out of 5 stars** In a remote Australian backwater, Liz's only lifeline to the real world is through her window where she is obsessively watching the three houses across the creek. It's the middle house that transfixes her: with beautiful Delilah and her angelic baby. When both… Continue reading Across The Water by Ingrid Alexandra. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Crime · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019).

The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019). **4 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** Names like Castro, Hussein and Gaddafi have all haunted the Western world, but none have invoked as much fear in the… Continue reading The Noriega Tapes by Lance Karlson. (2019).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020).

Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020). **2.5 out of 5 stars** When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused gossip in their small lakeside town with cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage. And then Charlotte discovers a young woman's body floating in the same spot Paul's wife drowned.… Continue reading Stranger In The Lake by Kimberly Belle. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Suspense · Thriller

The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse. (2021).

The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Detective (currently on a break) Elin has traveled to an imposing, isolated hotel high up in the Swiss Alps after receiving an invite to celebrate her estranged brother Isaac's recent engagement. Arriving in the midst of a threatening storm, Elin is immediately on edge… Continue reading The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse. (2021).

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).

Advance Readers Copy · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Girls Are All So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn. (2021).

The Girls Are All So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn. (2021). **2 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 7 April 2021** Ambrosia is desperate to fit in at prestigious college Wesleyan. At first she struggles to navigate the rules… Continue reading The Girls Are All So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn. (2021).

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).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021).

The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021). **2.5 out of 5 stars** Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don't know where they are, and they don't know why they're there. They only know that the shadow man has taken them, and he won't let them go. Desperate to escape, the three… Continue reading The Shadow Man by Helen Fields. (2021).