Book Review, Thriller

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Summary: From GoodReads.com: "Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule.  Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess.  Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the… Continue reading One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

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Book Review, Thriller

REVIEW: A Treasury of Victorian Murder by Rick Geary

Summary: From GoodReads.com: "An engrossing, illustrated journey into true crime classics of the Victorian era, this omnibus volume contains three works in Rick Geary’s increasingly storied treasuries of murder—Jack the Ripper, The Beast of Chicago, and The Fatal Bullet. These carefully researched presentations of true crime stories include a bibliography of research sources, presenting true… Continue reading REVIEW: A Treasury of Victorian Murder by Rick Geary

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REVIEW: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Synopsis: Synopsis from GoodReads.com: "A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets… Continue reading REVIEW: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Book Review, Horror, Thriller

Dark Reads of the Month: May

This is a series that I started on Goth Amino in December and decided to add to my proper blog. It isn't really a wrap up, I just read a pile of books (9 this month) and then pick out 3 of the darkest and most interesting. It gives me the chance to discuss and… Continue reading Dark Reads of the Month: May

Book Review, Horror, Thriller

REVIEW: The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum

Summary: Synopsis from GoodReads.com: "Suburbia. Shady, tree-lined streets, well-tended lawns and cozy homes. A nice, quiet place to grow up. Unless you are teenage Meg or her crippled sister, Susan. On a dead-end street, in the dark, damp basement of the Chandler house, Meg and Susan are left captive to the savage whims and rages… Continue reading REVIEW: The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum

Book Review, Thriller

REVIEW: Strawberries by Casey Bartsch

Summary: Synopsis from GoodReads.com: "Strawberries is the name he has been given. When they let him out, they had no way of knowing what he was. A psychopath. A killer. The body count is at twenty already, and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. Agent Harry Bland can’t see one anyway. He… Continue reading REVIEW: Strawberries by Casey Bartsch

Book Review, Horror, Thriller

REVIEW: Red by Jack Ketchum

Summary: Synopsis from GoodReads.com: "The old man hears them before he sees them, the three boys coming over the hill, disturbing the peace by the river where he's fishing. He smells gun oil too, too much oil on a brand-new shotgun. These aren't hunters, they're rich kids who don't care about the river and the… Continue reading REVIEW: Red by Jack Ketchum