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).

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

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** New Year's Eve, 1989. 18-year-old Ingrid is hitchhiking. Bored, hungover and separated from her friend Joanne, she accepts a lift to the remote town Cutters End. Spring, 2021. Detective Sergeant Mark is seconded to a recently reopened case when it looks like he has… Continue reading Cutters End by Margaret Hickey. (2021).

Read-Reviewed-2021 · Science Fiction · Thriller

Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy. (2021).

Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy. (2021). **4 out of 5 stars** Josie is Girl One; the first of nine 'Miracle Babies' conceived without male aid or intervention, and raised on an experimental commune called the Homestead. But the mothers and children are now scattered across the country after a suspicious fire killed both the… Continue reading Girl One by Sara Flannery Murphy. (2021).

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The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021).

The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021). (Detective Emmett Corban; #2) **4.5 out of 5 stars** In 1998 in a coastal town, 3 teenage girls ventured out. Only 2 returned. For over 20 years, the disappearance of Cecilia remained a baffling cold case - until remains are discovered. Detective Emmett and his team need to… Continue reading The Girl Remains by Katherine Firkin. (2021).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2021 · Thriller

One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski. (2019).

One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** One summer in the 80s, Maureen arrives in the wealthy town of Opal Beach to start her life anew and achieve her destiny. She is lured by the promise of friendship, love, starry skies and wild parties. But it might all be too… Continue reading One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski. (2019).

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The Tribute by John Byron. (2021).

The Tribute by John Byron. (2021). **3.5 out of 5 stars** In Sydney there is a serial killer, busy recreating scenes from the Fabrica, the 16th-century foundation text of modern anatomy. The cold and methodical killings has everyone on edge but the serial killer might not even be the darkest player in this story. Desperate… Continue reading The Tribute by John Byron. (2021).

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

Deep Water by Sarah Epstein. (2020).

Deep Water by Sarah Epstein. (2020). *Young Adult* **4 out of 5 stars** 13 year old Henry Weaver went missing three months ago during a violent storm. His muddy bike was later found at the train station. His older brother Mason doesn't know who he is it what he's capable of, but he does know… Continue reading Deep Water by Sarah Epstein. (2020).

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).

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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).