The Family Plot

Dahlia grew up on Blackburn Island with her twin Andy, older sister Tate, and oldest brother Charlie. All were homeschooled in true crime by their weird, serial killer-obsessed mother. At sixteen, Andy runs away from home. Ten years later, when their taciturn father dies, the three remaining children return homeContinue Reading

Darkness We Hide

Within the first chapter, the author explains what happened in the prior two books in this series. It’s a humdinger! Rowan and her family’s lives have been intertwined with infamous serial killer, Julian Addington, and his family for literally decades. Her mother had a “relationship” with him. Not to mentionContinue Reading

Please See Us

Told from multiple points-of-view (including the victims after their death), Please See Us tells a tale of a desolate and dissolute Atlantic City and the people who are trying to survive there. Clara is a boardwalk psychic working with her absent mother’s best friend Des on scamming the tourists fiveContinue Reading

The Only Child

Can serial killers be identified while still children? A new Korean thriller, The Only Child, attempts to answer that question by merging a family drama with a jailed serial killer’s tale. Beginning with a police procedural investigating a series of arsons, the book then tells the first-person tale of aContinue Reading

Revenge

Detective Inspector Jemina Huxley is having problems with fertility and possibly her marriage while also investigating a body dump site in Revenge. Called to investigate a body buried on a rural farming estate, Jemina has many personal issues to overcome. She can’t get pregnant. Her partner is a disheveled newContinue Reading

The Burglar

The Burglar is Elle, a young woman who steals from society homes in Los Angeles by blending into their lifestyle. All is well for Elle until she finds three dead bodies in a house she is robbing and then releases that a camera is recording not just them but herContinue Reading

My Sister, the Serial Killer

In My Sister, the Serial Killer, Korede is a good sister, who cleans up her younger sister Ayoola’s messes, literally. With bleach. Ayoola, though beautiful, has man problems—she keeps killing them. As the book begins, Ayoola has just killed her third boyfriend. After googling the definition of serial killer, KoredeContinue Reading

Think Yourself Lucky

Think Yourself Lucky is not this famed author’s best work. Co-workers, Emily, Helen, Bill, Andrea and David work in a travel agency. David is a grouch who complains about everything—his job, his girlfriend and his life. Meanwhile, an unnamed narrator is committing horrendous murders. When David discovers a blog usingContinue Reading

#FashionVictim

Hilarious serial killer thriller where no one wants to be the next #FashionVictim. Everyone fantasizes about how to kill their office rivals (or maybe that’s just me). Few carry those fantasies out in real life. Anya is prepared to kill an intern for a pitying look. When the intern isContinue Reading