[REVIEW] The Hidden by Melanie Golding

The Hidden By Melanie Golding Releases November 2021 Verdict: ⭐⭐⭐1/2 This thriller starts strong and carries its suspense well until the final quarter or so. By the time things were actively happening in present day (the novel jumps around in time every couple chapters), I was starting to tire of the story. There’s a unique…

[REVIEW] Slattery Falls by Brennan LaFaro

4.25/5.0 Slattery Falls is the debut novella from Dead Headspace co-host and reviewer, Brennan LaFaro. Travis, Elsie, and Josh, college kids with a ghost-hunting habit, scour New England for the most interesting haunted locales. Their journey eventually leads them to Slattery Falls, a small Massachusetts town living in the shadow of the Weeks House. The…

[REVIEW] Five Decembers – by James Kestrel

FIVE DECEMBERS – by James Kestrel Publisher: Hard Case Crime Available: October 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5.0 The Overview:  (Synopsis provided by Goodreads) December 1941. America teeters on the brink of war, and in Honolulu, Hawaii, police detective Joe McGrady is assigned to investigate a homicide that will change his life forever. Because the…

[REVIEW] City of Blood – by Daniel Barnett

CITY OF BLOOD (NIGHTMARELAND VOL.5) – by Daniel Barnett Publisher: Daniel Barnett Available: May 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5.0 Overview: (Synopsis copied over from Goodreads listing) There’s a house on Utah Lake. A safe haven resting in the shadow of the unspeakable, the locale promises refuge for the Flashlighters after tragedy drives them back…

[REVIEW] Gulf by Shelly Campbell

GULF – by Shelly Campbell Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publishing Available: April 2021 Verdict: 3.25 out of 5.0 Overview: David is the youngest in a large family that vacations in a cabin every summer. All his life, he’s been largely ignored and bullied by his siblings and mother. Only his father and brother, James, seem to…

[REVIEW] From Death Reborn – by Kenneth W. Cain

FROM DEATH REBORN – by Kenneth W. Cain Publisher: Silver Shamrock Publishing Available: April 2021 Verdict: 4.25 out of 5.0 Overview: (Courtesy of Goodreads listing) In the spaces between Heaven and Hell there is the un-life, a place where all beings are but pieces on a chessboard. Influenced by greed and power and love, each…