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Bad girls

In order to tell stories about all kinds of women, some of them will be bad. Your unreliable narrators, interesting antagonists, or love-to-hate villains
  • Alone in the Woods

    A completely gripping crime thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat

    by Charly Cox

    series Detective Alyssa Wyatt
    ‘Make sure you have nothing else to do when starting this book. You will NOT be able to put it down!!' Reader ReviewThe parents are dead. The girls are hiding. The killer is still inside the house.Gabriel Kensington and his wife Lydia have been brutally slain in their luxurious home in New Mexico. A frantic, whispered phone call from their teenage daughter Addis, and her best friend Emerson, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Blame

    A totally gripping mystery and suspense novel

    by Kerry Wilkinson

    Paige, Richard and me. We thought we’d be friends forever. But everything changed the day we took the short cut home from school along the old railway line. I wish we’d gone the long way. I wish we hadn’t seen our classmate, pale and still in the undergrowth. And I wish we hadn’t promised to keep one, awful detail a secret just between us… Twenty years later, I have a brand-new life, and try ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Missing Woman

    Utterly gripping psychological suspense with heart-thumping twists

    by Georgina Cross

    “I was totally hooked from the beginning” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I could not put it down!!!” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Had me gripped to my core” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Seriously addictive… jaw-dropping” ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ They live in the big houses on the pretty street. Those other women, as we call them. And to think I used to want to be like them, to have their money and happiness, to live and laugh and play like them. Not any more. It ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Winter Girls

    A totally gripping crime thriller

    by Roger Stelljes

    series Agent Tori Hunter #2
    Gazing out the cabin window at the raging blizzard, fear suddenly floods through her as she feels a stranger’s hand clamp across her mouth. No one can hear her stifled screams as she is dragged from the couch by the fire out into the snow.When seventeen-year-old Savannah Devenish vanishes from her family’s remote vacation cabin in Minnesota, FBI Agent Tori Hunter races along treacherous icy roads ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Other Mothers

    An absolutely gripping thriller with a shocking twist

    by M.M. Chouinard

    series A Detective Jo Fournier Novel #4
    “I was 100% hooked right from the start… A non-stop, heart-pounding suspenseful read!… Captivated me from page one all the way through… WOW!!” Misty’s Corner Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐It’s a crisp spring morning when the small-town community around Briar Ridge Elementary School is shattered by devastating news. Bright and shy five-year-old Nicole has disappeared at recess. When the phone call comes, Gia ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Girl in the Mirror

    by Rose Carlyle

    'As addictive and intoxicating as the perfect martini. Don't start reading unless you have cancelled all your plans.' - Sarah Bailey, author of The Dark Lake and Where the Dead GoIdentical twins only look the same ...Beautiful twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Before She Wakes

    An absolutely unputdownable gripping crime thriller

    by Ed James

    She opens her eyes and focuses on the room around her. Everything is in place, yet something isn’t right. She walks towards her daughter’s room, calling her name, as she does every morning. But this morning is different. This morning there is no response. Marissa’s daughter has vanished. Single mother Marissa stands in her daughter’s untidy room. Olivia’s phone is still charging at the wall and ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Double Dealing

    An unputdownable crime thriller

    by Lisa Hartley

    series Detective Catherine Bishop
    A woman is missing. But is it by choice, or is she in grave danger?When Lauren Cook fails to return from a hen weekend in Amsterdam she is reported missing by her husband. But DS Catherine Bishop and her colleagues see no reason to believe this is anything other than a marital spat. Nothing suggests that Lauren is in danger.Yet when the horribly mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • His Hidden Wife

    A totally twisty, suspenseful psychological thriller

    by Wendy Clarke

    The first time you see them, out for an evening walk on the cliffs, you’ll think they’re the perfect family. You’ll see a wife who looks so happy, strolling peacefully beside her husband in his dark winter coat, holding her daughter’s hand. But you have no idea what’s really happening in their house… If you come a little closer you might hear the way the man speaks to his wife. You might notice ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Girl in the Missing Poster

    An absolutely gripping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist

    by Barbara Copperthwaite

    MISSING – Have you seen this girl? Nineteen-year-old Leila Hawkins was last seen on 24 June, 1994, when she left her parents’ anniversary party early and ran into the stormy night wearing her twin sister Stella’s long red coat. She was never seen again. Stella holds the missing poster flat against the tree trunk and presses to make sure it’s secure. She tries not to look at the photograph on it ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Hush Little Baby

    the electrifying new domestic crime thriller

    by Jane Isaac

    series DC Beth Chamberlain #3
    'Gripping subjects, brilliantly drawn characters and a twisty turny journey from beginning to end. A tense, thrilling read and definitely 5 humongous ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ from me' Angela Marsons.Someone stole a baby...One sunny day in July, someone took three-month-old Alicia Owen from her pram outside a supermarket. Her mother, Marie, was inside. No one saw who took Alicia. And no one could find her.They ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • The Woman Inside

    An unputdownable psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist

    by Anna-Lou Weatherley

    ‘I was on the edge of my seat, completely addicted and hooked… had me gasping for breath and left me with a pounding heart as I furiously flicked the pages … grabs your attention right from the get go, never letting up until the final page.’ Once Upon a Time Book Blog ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Daisey Garrett wakes up in a hospital bed. She remembers her boyfriend has left her for another woman, but she doesn’t ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Cold Cruel Kiss

    A heart-stopping and addictive romantic thriller

    by Toni Anderson

    series Cold Justice - The Negotiators
    When the daughter of the US Ambassador to Argentina is kidnapped in broad daylight on Christmas Eve, the FBI sends one of its best negotiators to investigate.Supervisory Special Agent Max Hawthorne arrives at an embassy thrown into chaos as US and local law enforcement hustle to track the young woman. Is this a simple kidnap for ransom, or part of a political agenda? Could it be something more ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Secret Within

    A totally gripping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist

    by Lucy Dawson

    ‘Nail-biting suspense… had me gasping in surprise and clinging to the edge of my seat! WOW.’ Book Lover’s Best, 5 starsFeeling sick and shaky, I switch on the TV and the headlines begin. And there I am, addressing the audience directly: ‘If you are watching and you know anything at all about where my child is, please help us…’Julia puts her two children onto the train with a kiss and a promise of ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Creak on the Stairs

    by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir and 1 more

    **When a woman’s body is discovered at a lighthouse in the Icelandic town of Akranes, investigators discover shocking secrets in her past. First in the disturbing, chillingly atmospheric, addictive new Forbidden Iceland series.***Winner of the Storytel Award for Best Crime Novel 2020******Winner of the Blackbird Award for Best Icelandic Crime Novel******Shortlisted for the Amazon Publishing ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • One by One

    by Helen Bridgett

    This gripping, well-crafted thriller will have you completely absorbed!When practising what you preach is easier said than done …Professor Maxie Reddick has her reasons for being sceptical of traditional policing methods, but, in between her criminology lecturing job and her Criminal Thoughts podcast, she stays firmly on the side lines of the crime solving world.Then a young woman is brutally ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • The Unbroken

    A completely gripping, unputdownable crime thriller

    by Alex Caan

    ‘Brilliantly original, with characters that jump off the page. Highly recommended and a huge 5 stars from me.’ Angela Marsons, author of Killing MindMillie didn’t get time to think, her screams loud and raw as she kicked and fought. She called out for Oscar, again and again, screaming for help.But he never came.It was the wedding of the year. Milli... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Push

    Mother. Daughter. Angel. Monster? The Sunday Times bestseller

    by Ashley Audrain

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A blockbusting debut about the dark side of motherhood. Gripping, clever, vividly realised . . . the ending left me flabbergasted'** GUARDIAN'I read it in one sitting. Not to be missed' LISA JEWELLA Book to Watch in 2021! As selected by:Grazia, Vogue, Red, Stylist, Marie Claire, Sunday Mirror, Evening Standard, Daily Mail, The Sun, Hello!, Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Porter ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Other Woman

    A suspenseful crime thriller with a domestic noir twist

    by Jane Isaac

    series DC Beth Chamberlain #1
    The grieving widow. The other woman. Which one is which?When Cameron Swift is shot and killed outside his family home, DC Beth Chamberlain is appointed Family Liaison Officer. Her role is to support the family – and investigate them.Monika, Cameron's partner and mother of two sons, had to be prised off his lifeless body after she discovered him. She has no idea why anyone would target Cameron.Beth ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • I Am Dust

    by Louise Beech

    When iconic musical Dust is revived twenty years after the leading actress was murdered in her dressing room, a series of eerie events haunts the new cast, in a bewitching, beguiling, moving and terrifyingly dark psychological thriller…‘A delicate supernatural thriller of love, loss, murder and the dangers that come with getting what you wish for. Quite lovely in a dark, dark way’ Sarah Pinborough ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Lullaby

    by Leïla Slimani

    The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds.When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman who sings to their children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Godmother

    by Hannelore Cayre and 1 more

    The French bestseller La Daronne, now a major film titled Mama Weed starring Isabelle HuppertMeet Patience Portefeux, fifty-three, an underpaid French-Arabic translator who specialises in police phone taps. Widowed after the sudden death of her husband, Patience is wedged between the costs of raising her daughters and the nursing home fees for her ageing mother. She’s laboured for twenty-five ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • I Could Be You

    An addictive and gripping suspense thriller

    by Sheila Bugler

    series An Eastbourne Murder Mystery
    A life has been taken. But whose life is it?On a stifling hot day, former journalist Dee Doran finds the crumpled body of her friend at the roadside. Katie and her little boy, Jake, have been a light in Dee’s otherwise desolate life – now a woman is dead and a child is missing.Katie has been keeping secrets for a long time. Years earlier, she fell for the wrong person. But he was in love with ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Overkill

    by Vanda Symon

    series Sam Shephard #1
    **When the body of a young mother is found on the banks of New Zealand’s Mataura River, young female police constable Sam Shephard begins an investigation, with horrifying and very personal implications. Book one in an addictive, atmospheric new series.*** SHORTLISTED for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2019******SHORTLISTED for the Ngaio Marsh Award*****’The tensions within a tightknit ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD