[REVIEW] A Dark and Secret Place – by Jen Williams

A DARK AND SECRET PLACE – BY JEN WILLIAMS Published by Crooked Lane Books / Available June 2021 Verdict: 4 out of 5 ~ Overview: Heather’s mother has committed suicide. More baffling are the letters Heather has discovered upon her return home; letters of continued contact between her mother and the serial killer called the…

[REVIEW] The Drowning Kind – by Jennifer McMahon

THE DROWNING KIND – BY JENNIFER MCMAHON Published by Gallery/Scout Press / Available April 2021 Verdict: 4.5 out of 5 ~ Overview:  When social worker Jax receives nine missed calls from her older sister, Lexie, she assumes that it’s just another one of her sister’s episodes. Manic and increasingly out of touch with reality, Lexie has pushed Jax away…

[REVIEW] The Lost Village – by Camilla Sten

THE LOST VILLAGE – by Camilla Sten (Translated by Alexandra Fleming) Published by Minotaur Books / Available March 2021 Verdict: 4 out of 5 ~ Overview: In 1959, an entire village of people disappeared. Sixty years later, documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt takes a small crew to old mining town in search of answers. It takes…

[REVIEW] The Lupin Project – by Allan Leverone

THE LUPIN PROJECT BY ALLAN LEVERONE PUBLISHED BY SILVER SHAMROCK PUBLISHING AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2020 The Lupin Project strikes me as the kind of novel you’d find in the Action & Adventure section, alongside series including The Executioner and Doc Savage. You know the ones I mean – they’re mass market paperbacks that come out consistently…

[REVIEW] Malorie – by Josh Malerman

MALORIE (BIRD BOX, BOOK TWO) By Josh Malerman Published by Del Rey When I passed through the library three days ago to return The Deep, I had not expected to see Malorie up on the New Release shelf. I had assumed it would have a long waiting list I would need to first add my…