The Lost Village

Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere (in a whiny Jan Brady voice)… The Lost Village has mega atmosphere but little else happens in the first half of the book. Then, suddenly, the ghosts turn malevolent! What’s happening? I couldn’t wait to find out. Then, the final twist…is laughably absurd! I mean it’s amazinglyContinue Reading

The Burning Girls

The Burning Girls is a spooky claustrophobic thriller by the author of The Chalk Man. Are you ready for some gothic horror? A female Church of England reverend is forced into becoming the interim vicar in the rural and superstitious town called Chapel Croft. The town’s history includes eight ProtestantContinue Reading

Blood Cruise

Marianne is spicing up her retirement by taking a 24-hour booze cruise from Sweden to Finland and back alone. She is quickly picked up by fellow passenger, Goran, in the waiting lounge. YOLO, lol! Too bad she didn’t notice the book’s title is Blood Cruise. That does sound a bitContinue Reading

The Witch and the Beast 1

It’s Halloween and I’m ready for something scary! The Witch and the Beast 1 does have a witch, more than 1 beast, & a weirdo who carries a coffin on his back like a backpack. However, it unfortunately failed horribly with the scary heebie jeebies. The first witch we meet,Continue Reading

Dead End Drive

When Agatha dies, everyone has their eyes on her will. However, the bizarre terms will make it difficult to collect what they “deserve”. It seems everyone tries to kill everyone using extremely gory methods. In Dead End Drive, the last person alive wins the estate when the lawyer arrives theContinue Reading

The Cipher

If you found a mysterious black void in your apartment house, what would you do? That is The Cipher facing Nicholas and Nakota. I don’t think I would name it a Funhole. But that might just be me. Nakota decides to place a jar full of insects on the lipContinue Reading