Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Other You by J. S. Monroe. (2020).

The Other You by J. S. Monroe. (2020). **2 out of 5 stars** Kate was a 'super-recogniser'; identifying criminals in crowds of thousands. Until she had a car accident 6 months ago which led to a brain injury. But at least she has Rob. She met Rob after her accident and he has nursed her… Continue reading The Other You by J. S. Monroe. (2020).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Chick Lit · Contemporary/Literary · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Romance

The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover. (2020).

The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free copy of this novel; published 20 January 2020** For many years Liz has been running her family's historic horse stud in memory of her father. But a devastating loss puts her dreams at… Continue reading The Lawson Sisters by Janet Gover. (2020).

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

The Model Wife by Tricia Stringer. (2019).

The Model Wife by Tricia Stringer. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** Natalie's life is full, some might say too full. She teaches, runs a farm, has 3 grown daughters who haven't quite got a handle on things, has a reserved husband and a demanding mother-in-law. She is the person everyone depends on. But when… Continue reading The Model Wife by Tricia Stringer. (2019).

Australian Author · Crime · Read-Reviewed-2020

True West by David Whish-Wilson. (2019).

True West by David Whish-Wilson. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** It's 1988 in Western Australia. After betraying the Knights bikie gang, 17 year old Lee flees to Perth with nothing left to lose. Working as a tow truck driver, he is captured by right-wing extremists whose combination of seduction and blackmail keeps him on… Continue reading True West by David Whish-Wilson. (2019).

Advance Readers Copy · Australian Author · Contemporary/Literary

Just An Ordinary Family by Fiona Lowe. (2020).

Just An Ordinary Family by Fiona Lowe. (2020). **5 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; due to be published 24 February 2020** Alice is suddenly single, jobless and living back at home with her parents in a tiny seaside town. And… Continue reading Just An Ordinary Family by Fiona Lowe. (2020).

Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Supernatural

The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019).

The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** It's 1917 in England. Stella is struggling after the death of her fiancΓ© and welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister Madeleine at her country mansion, Greyswick. However Stella arrives to a house of unease and Madeleine gripped by fear. Quickly,… Continue reading The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019).

Mystery · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell. (2019).

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot; well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen there are three decomposing corpses with a note. They have clearly… Continue reading The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell. (2019).

Australian Author · Historical Fiction · Read-Reviewed-2020

Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden. (2019).

Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden. (2019). **4.5 out of 5 stars** It's 1959 and Rosie is leaving her home in Ireland for Australia to be with her husband. She soon discovers their is no room for her or their young son in her husband's life in Kings Cross. As their marriage crumbles, Rosie… Continue reading Heart of the Cross by Emily Madden. (2019).

Advance Readers Copy · Read-Reviewed-2020 · Thriller

Little White Lies by Philippa East. (2020).

Little White Lies by Philippa East. (2020). **4 out of 5 stars** **Thank you to Harlequin Australia for sending me a free advance readers copy of this novel; published 1 February 2020** Anne White looked away for a second and her daughter was gone. That happened seven years ago. Now Abigail is coming home and… Continue reading Little White Lies by Philippa East. (2020).