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Only Mostly Devastated by Sophie Gonzales

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Ollie and Will fall in love over one amazing summer. Unfortunately, they know it won’t last; Ollie is due to go back home, on the other side of the country, at the end of summer. But when Ollie’s family is uprooted because of a family emergency, he begins to think that he and Will might just get their happily ever after. Until Ollie turns up to his new school to discover that the Will he met over summer has been replaced by a closeted jock and class clown who seems determined to forget their summer fling. There’s no way Ollie can let Will get close to him again after all this hurt, can he?

Six Minutes by Petronella McGovern

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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?

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?