Book Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

The dry starts off with a great hook: the suicide murder committed by Luke as a result of the drought affecting Kiewarra. At the funeral, Falk is clearly seen to be some kind of outcast, and it’s not long before we find out why. He is reunited with old friends and enemies, and the plot quickly thickens, especially when he meets with Sergeant Raco.

Book Review: Morning Star – Red Rising 3

Title:  Morning Star Author: Pierce Brown Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Publication Date: 22nd September 2016 Genre: Mixed – Science Fiction / YA Darrow is the Reaper of Mars. Born to toil, carved to fight, destined to lead. But he is a broken man. Exposed as a Red in a world ruled by Golds, he has …

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. …

Series Review: The Convict Girls

I have reviewed a few trilogies/series on this blog, although usually not in a single post. But, once I started reading the Convict Girls Series, I couldn’t stop until I reached the end. Here you will find some shortened blurbs on each book in the series, followed by a single review. Title: …

Book Review: The Three Miss Allens

Title: The Three Miss Allens Author: Victoria Purman Publisher: Harlequin MIRA Publication Date: 24th October 2016 Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance Roma Harris has made the life-changing decision to move to the sleepy beachside suburb of Remarkable Bay where she is determined to renovate an old guesthouse. Concerned about her state of mind, Roma’s brother …