Synopsis When Brooke was kidnapped on her way home from work, she thought her life was over. That was ten years ago. She’s been held captive in an isolated cabin on the Oregon coast ever since, scrambling to follow her kidnappers’ twisted instructions to the letter. Because the price of a mistake is death. But when a […]
Synopsis The Last of Us meets Bird Box in Sunny Moraine’s Your Shadow Half Remains, a post-apocalyptic tale where eye contact causes people to spiral into a deadly, violent rage. ONE LOOK CAN KILL. Riley has not seen a single human face in longer than she can reckon. No faces, no eyes. Not if you want to survive. But […]
Synopsis T. Kingfisher meets Cassandra Khaw in a chilling horror novel that illustrates the fine line between humanity and monstrosity. Blackwood mansion looms, surrounded by nightmare pines, atop the hill over the small town of Crooked Tree. Ben Bookman, bestselling novelist and heir to the Blackwood estate, spent a weekend at the ancestral home to […]
Synopsis Paulo, a father, high school counselor and recent widower, searches for his lost daughter Adriana who has become bound to the cocaine drug cartel. Adriana, daughter of Paulo, runs away from higher education and seeks fortunes and a life of paradise. Sam, gaming addict and divorced Denver Police officer, blames his failed marriage on his wife’s […]
Okay so this one had me hooked from the start and not for the reasons I expected. The synopsis talks of a vampiric figure called ‘The Low Man’ who seems to be murdering people in town, which was the main reason I wanted to read this. Going in The Low Man is actually mentioned way less than I expected, but what I did get was a dark, atmospheric story filled with vampire vibes and a love interest who is heavily influenced by Edward Cullen (but just the darker side of him…)
For the first 100 pages or so I was a bit worried that In My Dreams I Hold a Knife was going to be your average thriller, good but nothing to write home about. However something managed to really catch my attention and from then on I couldn’t put it down. The back and forth between the university years and the reunion started to really ramp up and I genuinely didn’t guess who the killer was.
Synopsis A suspenseful and entertaining debut thriller—and love letter to vintage horror movies—in which a teenager must overcome her own anxiety to protect the two children she’s babysitting when strangers come knocking at the door. October 1993. One night. One house. One dead body. When single mom Eleanor Mazinski goes out a for a much-needed […]
A thought-provoking and humbling novel about what we would do if we were given the opportunity to test our sons for a gene of violent predisposition.
If nuanced character work calls to you, you don’t shy away from gothic horror with explicit gore, and you want something that keeps you on the edge of your seat with you breath held tight, dear reader, you’ll devour this cleverly woven book.
Synopsis Miriam Randle works for LifeTime, a private law enforcement agency that uses short-term time travel to prevent crimes from happening. Though a seasoned time traveller, she is continually haunted by the death of her twin brother, whose murder remains unsolved years later. When a routine assignment ends in tragedy by Miriam’s hand, she finds […]
Synopsis The morning before he found the dead body, Jathan Algevin thought he had his whole life just the way he wanted it. He knows his city inside and out, and doesn’t bother carrying a sword, trusting his wits and his fists well enough to get by, hustling extra coin by ratting out loathsome magi […]
A stunning novel about motherhood, community, herd mentality, and finding what we have lost.