Advance Readers Copy · Non-Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell. (2020).

Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell. (2020). **3 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** Sophie documented her experiences inside HMP Bronzefield, the UK’s largest women’s prison, despite being forced into signing a NDA when she… Continue reading Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Goldminer’s Sister by Alison Stuart. (2020).

The Goldminer's Sister by Alison Stuart. (2020). **4.5 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 8 July 2020** In 1873 Eliza arrives in the goldmining town of Maiden's Creek in search of her brother but instead she… Continue reading The Goldminer’s Sister by Alison Stuart. (2020).

Psychological Thriller · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. (2020).

The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Rose Gold believed she was sick for 18 years; believed that she needed the feeding tube, the surgeries, the wheelchair... turns out her mother Patty is really good liar. After 5 years in prison Patty is finally free and wants to… Continue reading The Recovery of Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen. (2020).

Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen. (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** It is summer in Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, casino lights are dimmed and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind a motel. Meanwhile, young psychic Clara is struggling for clients and begins to experience real… Continue reading Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen. (2020).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. (2020).

The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** In 1912 workmen in Cheapside, London uncover a cache of unimaginable valuable treasure that quickly disappears again. In the present day, respected jewellery historian Kate receives a call about the Cheapside jewels and knows she's on the brink of the experience of a… Continue reading The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning. (2020).

Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance

The Lost Love Song by Minnie Darke. (2020).

The Lost Love Song by Minnie Darke. (2020). **4.5 out of 5 stars** In Australia, Arie waits impatiently for classical pianist Diana to return from a world tour and is hopeful that she'll finally agree to plan their wedding. On her travels, Diana composes a song for Arie. It's the perfect way to express her… Continue reading The Lost Love Song by Minnie Darke. (2020).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Suspense · Thriller

The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel. (2020).

The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Eve's life has been spent climbing away from her roots: her mother was a hard and cruel woman who dragged her up in a trailer park, and Eve wanted to be a better mother to her own daughter Junie. But 12 year old… Continue reading The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Domestic Drama · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Stars Over the Southern Ocean by J.H. Fletcher (2020).

Stars Over the Southern Ocean by J.H. Fletcher (2020). **3.5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 15 June 2020** 1937. 17 year old Marina has always lived in a small logging town. When she meets Jory she is intrigued by… Continue reading Stars Over the Southern Ocean by J.H. Fletcher (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Domestic Drama · Read-Reviewed-2020

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell. (2020).

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** Vanessa was 15 when she first had sex with her English teacher. She is now 32 and in the storm of allegations against powerful men in 2017, that teacher (Strane) has just been accused of sexual abuse by another former student. Vanessa… Continue reading My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell. (2020).

Contemporary/Literary · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (2017).

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (2017). **5 out of 5 stars** Reclusive Hollywood icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. When she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique, everyone is astounded. Monique is determined to use this opportunity and listens in fascination.… Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (2017).