Book Review: Parasite by Mira Grant (Parasitology, #1) Read by Christine Lakin

Synopsis: A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the Intestinal Bodyguard worm protects its host from illness, boosts the immune system and …

Book Review: The Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins A Mystery of Modern Venice

Synopsis: An eminent doctor is visited by a desperate woman with a question: am I evil, or insane? When an Italian servant stops sending letters to his wife in London, she is convinced he has been murdered. In the darkened bedroom of a mouldering palazzo by the Grand Canal, an …

Short Story Review: Uncle Vernon by Jenny Twist

Synopsis: When Alison spends an illicit weekend with her boyfriend she finds she has bitten off more than she can chew. Gary’s household is eccentric to say the least, and there is something very peculiar about Uncle Vernon. Uncle Vernon only comes to visit at Halloween and he spends a …

Short Story Review: The Killer from the Summit by Eric Michael Heiden

Synopsis: A weekend getaway turns into a fight for survival when six friends are trapped on a remote mountain. Frantic, they search for a way off, only to find out they aren’t alone. Up on the mountain with them is something that’s been there for ages…something with blood on its …

Book Review: How to Hang a Witch (#1) by Adriana Mathers

Synopsis: It’s the Salem Witch Trials meets Mean Girls in a debut novel from one of the descendants of Cotton Mather, where the trials of high school start to feel like a modern day witch hunt for a teen with all the wrong connections to Salem’s past. Salem, Massachusetts is the site …

Book Review: The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich

Synopsis: Debut author Dawn Kurtagich is dead on in this terrifying psychological thriller!  Over two decades have passed since the fire at Elmbridge High, an inferno that took the lives of five teenagers. Not much was known about the events leading up to the tragedy – only that one student, Carly Johnson, …

Blog Tour: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen

Here’s a first for me: participating in a blog tour! That aside, my review follows. I’d like to take a moment, before delving into my usual set up and though processes, to speak about this book. It’s not what I was expecting. It’s a psychological thriller in an entirely new …

Book Review: Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit (Mindhunter, #1) by John Douglas

Synopsis: “He has hunted some of the most notorious and sadistic criminals of our time: The Trailside Killer in San Francisco, the Atlanta Child murderer. He has confronted, interviewed and researched dozens of serial killers and assassins, including Charles Manson, Richard Speck, John Wayne Gacy, and James Earl Ray – …

Book Review: And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich

Synopsis: “Stay away from the woods… When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt’s home, it’s immediately clear that the manor is cursed. The endless creaking of the house at night and the eerie stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets …

Book Review: Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace

Synopsis: “A gripping, hauntingly atmospheric novel about murder, revenge, and a world where monsters-human and otherwise-lurk at the fringes. Breezy remembers leaving the party: the warm, wet grass under her feet, her cheek still stinging from a slap to her face. But when she wakes up, scared and pulling dirt …