Lexie Parker leaves her toddler, Bella, in the care of four playgroup mums. She’s gone for just six minutes. But when she returns, Bella is gone. Is her disappearance connected to the angry protests at Parliament House? What secrets are the parents hiding? And why does a local teacher keep a photo of Bella in his lounge-room?
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.
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
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
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
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?
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