Review: I Know My Name by C. J. Cooke

Synopsis: What would you do? If you woke up on a deserted island, with no recollection of who you are and no idea how you got there, surrounded by four strangers? Your only clue to your identity is an unspeakable yearning to have a baby back in your arms. What would you do? If you … Continue reading Review: I Know My Name by C. J. Cooke

Review: A Margin of Lust by Greta Boris

Synopsis: Gwen Bishop, wife, mother, and struggling real estate agent, has two big fears: claustrophobia and being buried in suburban obscurity. When she signs her dream listing, a multi-million dollar beachfront property in Laguna Beach, California, she’s sure her problems are behind her. And they would be, if it wasn’t for the secret in the … Continue reading Review: A Margin of Lust by Greta Boris

Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Hello everyone! I’m here with this weeks Tor.com Thursday post and mini review. I really enjoyed the melancholic story this week, but it felt unfinished, in a way.   Interested in joining? See below for what to do to be a part of it! HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: On Thursday, I will pick a short … Continue reading Tor.com Thursdays: short story review

Review: Be My Killer by Richard Parker

Synopsis: You set the trap. Now you can’t escape. When an online prank goes viral and triggers a spate of gruesome murders, documentary maker Hazel Salter watches in horror. But then Hazel’s childhood friend, Meredith Hickman, is the next victim and Hazel knows she has to find out what happened to her. Is it one … Continue reading Review: Be My Killer by Richard Parker

Review: The Wolfe Experiment by R W Adams

Synopsis: What if, as a child, you could move the world with your mind? Think of the possibilities. But what if you couldn’t control it, and buildings toppled in your sleep? Think of the consequences. Ethan and Tilly Wolfe are special. It’s a cruel, devastating kind of special that causes death and destruction in equal … Continue reading Review: The Wolfe Experiment by R W Adams

Mini-review: Dial Tone by Benjamin Percy

Synopsis: An unsettling story of murder and telemarketing. Mini-review: This was pretty gruesome. It bends time, and your mind, to create a freaky story about a bored and unattached telemarketer. About halfway through, there is one specific line that totally gives everything in the rest of the story up. It shocked me the instant I … Continue reading Mini-review: Dial Tone by Benjamin Percy

Mini-review: The Other Place by Mary Gaitskill

Synopsis: Short story about the father of a thirteen-year-old boy who recalls the violent fantasies he had when he was younger… Mini-review: There is certainly something disturbing about this short, but I can't say that I found it particularly creepy, like I imagined I would. I think there is a kind of Other Place in … Continue reading Mini-review: The Other Place by Mary Gaitskill