Book Review: Jasper Jones

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey Publisher:  Allen & Unwin Publication Date: 23rd November 2016 Genre: Mixed – YA / Mystery Late on a hot summer night in 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of his sleep-out. His visitor is …

Book Review: The Hidden Hours

Title:  The Hidden Hours Author: Sara Foster Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Publication Date: 1st April 2017 Genre: Mixed – Mystery / Thriller Arabella Lane, senior executive at a children’s publisher, is found dead in the Thames on a frosty winter’s morning after the office Christmas party. No one is sure whether she jumped or was pushed. …

Book Review: Thornwood House

Title: Thornwood House Author: Anna Romer Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Publication Date: 1st September 2013 Genre: Mixed – Mystery / Historical Fiction / Contemporary Fiction When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a …

Book Review: Beyond Fear

Title: Beyond Fear Author: Australian Author Jaye Ford Genre(s): Mystery/Thriller Jodie Cramer has organised a weekend away with her three closest friends. It gets off to a bad start when she is run off the road and crashes her car. Waiting in the dark on an unlit stretch of bad road, …

Book Review: the husband’s secret

The husband’s secret is the second novel I’ve read by Australian Author Liane Moriarty, and I couldn’t put it down. It is written in three different viewpoints. Cecilia Fitzpatrick is a mother of three girls and a powerhouse on Sydney’s North Shore. She discovers an unopened letter her husband addressed to …

Book Review: Dark Horse

I picked up Dark Horse by Australian Author Honey Brown from the local library. I’ve been meaning to read more of her work after finishing and loving Red Queen last year. Information modified from Goodreads: Dark Horse begins on. Christmas morning. Sarah Barnard saddles Tansy, her black mare, collects a gun, and heads for the …