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The Caretakers by Eliza Maxwell

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Documentary filmmaker Tessa Shepard is thrown into professional and personal turmoil when the man she helped release from prison kills again. Tessa’s world is rocked even further to the core by the sudden death of her mother and an even stranger revelation of a mysterious inheritance, a derelict manor called Fallbrook. While taking refuge from the dark turns her life is taking, Tessa must face her darkest fears while uncovering the mysteries and secrets of Fallbrook.

Truth Hurts by Rebecca Reid

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When Drew suggests that he and his wife, Poppy, start their newlywed life by not revealing anything from their past, Poppy jumps at the chance. The opportunity to start a new life free from past secrets and transgressions is too great to pass up. But why would Drew suggest such a thing?

Secrets of the IN-group by Carolyn Re and Loretta Re

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Background DISCLAIMER: I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily. Writing collaboratively is not new to authors Carolyn and Loretta Re. The sisters have been crafting stories together since they were young. Almost ironically, Carolyn and Loretta put technology to good use in the creation of Secrets of … Read more

Where the Missing Go by Emma Rowley

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Background Author Emma Rowley is an experienced writer and editor for the Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, often covering courts and major crime stories. Review When the missing have something to say they can call Message in a Bottle. After the disappearance of Kate’s daughter, Sophie, two years ago, Kate began volunteering at … Read more

Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

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DISCLAIMERS: I received an advanced review copy of Dear Wife in exchange for an honest review. This book contains mention of domestic violence. Review Beth Murphy isn’t who she says she is. She has abandoned everything – her marriage, home, job, and her own identity, in a bid to escape her abusive husband. She knows … Read more

Behind Blue Eyes by C.S. Duffy

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A British journalist moves to Sweden to live with her new boyfriend. While at a party on a private island, she discovers a decomposing body. Her boyfriend and his friends are hiding something – but what?

The Last by Hanna Jameson

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Nuclear weapons are detonated over Washington and cities around the world. Jon Keller, an American historian, is trapped in a remote Swiss hotel with twenty strangers. Then, one day, the body of a young girl is discovered. She’s been murdered. But by who?

Our House by Louise Candlish

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Fi Lawson arrives home to find a moving van in her driveway. At first, she thinks she’s mistaken, she and Bram certainly aren’t moving out. But there they are – another family, moving into Trinity Avenue. Moving into her home. How can this other family possibly think this house is theirs? And where is Bram?

The Girl on the Page by John Purcell

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Background From his beginnings as a second-hand bookshop owner to an author, interviewer and Director of Books at Booktopia, John Purcell is an embodiment of the Australian publishing industry. Although The Girl on the Page is the first novel attributed to Purcell, he has had previous success through a series of novels written under a pseudonym. … Read more

Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare

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For the past two weeks Kate Bennet has lived under the control of a man claiming to be her uncle. He says that she did something terrible, something so unspeakable that he has to protect her from the police and media. Something that Kate can’t quite remember. As Kate uncovers some of her memories, she realises that Jim’s story isn’t quite adding up. Kate might not quite remember the night in question, but she is certain of one thing – she must escape.