Helene Young shares her love of Australia’s own brand of romantic suspense in a guest blog for Booktopia.
Do you love stories with gripping plots and action-packed suspense set in Australia? Do you prefer stories with strong women and optimistic endings, maybe even a love story?
Then you need to read Australian Romantic Suspense – a ‘two-for-the-price-of-one’ genre, with a compelling romance story side-by-side with a crime, suspense or intrigue plot. They are complex books in terms of subject matter, dealing with topical issues such as cyber-crime, people trafficking, drug smuggling and terrorism threats. The depth of emotion is strong, the relationships believable and the scenarios all too realistic. Continue reading
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