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

Sons of Cain

Sons of Cain is the story of real serial killers from the stone age to now. The book is divided into three parts. Part I contains definitions, Earth’s history and man’s place in it, and psychological diseases that may be causing serial killers to be more frequent now. Part IIContinue Reading

Find You in the Dark

Find You in the Dark is a great concept bogged down with poor plotting and characterization. Martin Reese has a secret. He likes to determine where serial killers bury their victims, dig them up, photograph them, rebury the bodies and then leave anonymous snarky messages for the police telling theContinue Reading

Jar of Hearts' Author Video

Angela Wong’s body is found buried and dismembered fourteen years after her disappearance in Jar of Hearts. DNA links the crime to Calvin James, aka the Sweetbay Strangler, who is ultimately found guilty of four murders.  His 16-year-old girlfriend at the time of the murder, Geo Shaw, is found guiltyContinue Reading