⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: As a child, Luke’s mother often tells him the story of the Dumb House, an experiment on newborn babies raised in silence, designed to test the innateness of language. As Luke grows up, his interest in language and the delicate balance of life and death leads to amateur dissections of small animals – … Continue reading Review: The Dumb House by John Burnside
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Surely, it was only a game. In the orderly, pleasant world Barbara inhabited, nice children -- and they were nice children -- didn't hold an adult captive. But what Barbara didn't count on was the heady effect their new-found freedom would have on the children. Their wealthy parents were away in Europe, and in this … Continue reading Review: Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ by Mendal Johnson
Synopsis: Victoria McQueen has a secret gift for finding things: a misplaced bracelet, a missing photograph, answers to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner bike, she makes her way to a rickety covered bridge that, within moments, takes her wherever she needs to go, whether it’s across Massachusetts or across the country. Charles Talent … Continue reading Review: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident, unsettling and unexplained causes of death, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers and signs of radioactivity, have led to decades of … Continue reading Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar
⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis From the foggy streets of Victorian London to the eerie perfection of 1950s suburbia, the everyday is invaded by the evil otherworldly in this unforgettable collection of new ghost stories from the author of The Woman in Black. In the title story, on a murky evening in a warmly lit club off St … Continue reading Review: The Travelling Bag and Other Ghostly Stories by Susan Hill
⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: You think you know her . . . Meet Holly. Social media sensation. The face of clean eating. Everyone loves her. Everyone wants to be her. Or do they? When Holly is attacked by a man she's only just met, her life starts to spiral out of control. Was she targeted because of … Continue reading Review: Shame on You by Amy Heydenrych
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis Callie, Tilda's unassuming twin, has watched her sister visibly shrink under Felix's domineering love. She has looked on silently as Tilda stopped working, nearly stopped eating, and turned into a neat freak, with mugs wrapped in Saran Wrap and suspicious syringes hidden in the bathroom trash. She knows about Felix's uncontrollable rages, and … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: White Bodies by Jane Robins & GIVEAWAY!