Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 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

Review: Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Ever heard of a culling song? It's a lullaby sung in Africa to give a painless death to the old or infirm. The lyrics of a culling song kill, whether spoken or even just thought. You can find one on page 27 of Poems and Rhymes from Around the World, an anthology that … Continue reading Review: Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

Review: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P. D. James

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: As the acknowledged 'Queen of Crime', P. D. James was frequently commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a special short story for Christmas. Four of the best of these have been drawn from the archives and published here. P. D. James's prose illuminates each of these perfectly formed stories, making them ideal … Continue reading Review: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P. D. James

Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY? I just can't understand how someone like him could do something like that. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, it hasn't rained in small country town Kiewarra for two years. Tensions in the community become unbearable when three members of the Hadler family … Continue reading Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

Blog Tour Review: The Blind by A. F. Brady

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Every morning, psychiatrist Sam James gets up at six forty-five. She has a shower, drinks a cup of coffee, then puts on her make-up. She ignores the empty bottles piling up by her door. On this particular morning, Sam is informed of a new patient’s arrival at Manhattan’s most notorious institution. Reputed to … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Blind by A. F. Brady

Review: The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: When the notorious child abductor known as the Marsh King escapes from a maximum security prison, Helena immediately suspects that she and her two young daughters are in danger. No one, not even her husband, knows the truth about Helena's past: they don't know that she was born into captivity, that she had … Continue reading Review: The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne