Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Wife and the Widow by Christian White. (2019).

The Wife and the Widow by Christian White. (2019). **5 out of 5 stars** Set against the backdrop of an island town in winter, this thriller is told from two perspectives. Kate is a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her husband's secret life. Abby is an island local who is… Continue reading The Wife and the Widow by Christian White. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson. (2018).

Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson. (2018). **3.5 out of 5 stars** 4 years ago in the small town of Birravale, Eliza was murdered and within hours her killer Curtis was caught. But is he really the killer? Jack produces a true crime documentary about the case and his belief Curtis is innocent. Just before the final… Continue reading Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson. (2018).

Australian Author · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller · Young Adult

My Father’s Shadow by Jannali Jones. (2019).

My Father's Shadow by Jannali Jones. (2019). *Young Adult* **3.5 out of 5 stars** Kaya is woken up in the middle of the night and told by her mother they are to quickly pack and leave for their holiday home in the Blue Mountains; and her father is not coming back. Kaya is recovering from… Continue reading My Father’s Shadow by Jannali Jones. (2019).

Read-Reviewed-2019 · Supernatural · Thriller

The Institute by Stephen King. (2019).

The Institute by Stephen King. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Luke is a super-smart 12 year old kid with an exceptional gift. He is the latest in a long line of kids abducted and taken to a secret government facility hidden deep in a forest. An institute where kids can read minds or make… Continue reading The Institute by Stephen King. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019).

The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Georgia feels like Luke is 'the one' and that she deserves someone like him to make her feel loved and safe. The only problem is Luke's ex, Cadence. Luke says she is having trouble moving on and constantly texts him, and then Georgia starts… Continue reading The Ex by Nicola Moriarty. (2019).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019).

The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom and his young son Jake move to the quiet village of Featherbank. But Featherbank has a dark past; 15 years ago a serial killer known as 'The Whisper Man' abducted and murdered five boys… Continue reading The Whisper Man by Alex North. (2019).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019).

The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Two women are watching each other and only one knows why. Phoebe isn't sure when the car on her street appeared and originally thought it was related to the scandal around her late father, but she's now certain it's there for her… Continue reading The Other Mrs Miller by Allison Dickson. (2019).

Australian Author · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Suspense · Thriller

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019).

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** How can a child disappear from under the care of four playgroup mums? Lexie dashed to the local shops for six minutes, leaving Bella at playgroup. But when she returns, Bella is gone. Police and media descend on the tiny village near Canberra and… Continue reading Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern. (2019).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

Life Before by Carmel Reilly. (2019).

Life Before by Carmel Reilly. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Lori is taking her kids to school when the police find her to deliver the news that her brother Scott has been injured and hospitalised in a hit and run. Lori hasn't seen Scott in decades but seems to be his only contact. But… Continue reading Life Before by Carmel Reilly. (2019).

Crime · Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2019 · Thriller

The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins. (2019).

The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** On a hot July day, Garrick and Olivia with their two children move into a house on The Avenue for a fresh start. They arrive in the middle of a frenzy: there is a local serial killer. The neighbours seem to be the picture… Continue reading The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins. (2019).