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).

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).

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

Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020).

Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020). (Martin Scarsden ; #3) **4.5 out of 5 stars** Martin's new life seems perfect, right up until the moment it is shattered by a voicemail: his partner Mandy screaming. Racing home, he finds an unconscious man and Mandy gone. She's been abducted, but by who and why? So starts a… Continue reading Trust by Chris Hammer. (2020).

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 · 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).

Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

The Girl in the Mirror by Rose Carlyle. (2020).

The Girl in the Mirror by Rose Carlyle. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Beautiful twin sisters Iris and Summer are identical, but underneath there lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris is envious of open-hearted Summer's seemingly never-ending good fortune, including her perfect husband Adam. When they call Iris to… Continue reading The Girl in the Mirror by Rose Carlyle. (2020).

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

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020).

The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** When a school group of teenage girls goes missing in the remote wilderness of Tasmania's Great Western Tiers, the people of Limestone Creek are immediately on alert. 30 years ago, 5 young girls disappeared in the same area and the legend of 'the Hungry… Continue reading The Bluffs by Kyle Perry. (2020).