Review: The Killing Lessons (Valerie Hart #1) by Saul Black @OrionBooks

Synopsis: When the two strangers turn up at Rowena Cooper's isolated Colorado farmhouse, she knows instantly that it's the end of everything. For the two haunted and driven men, on the other hand, it's just another stop on a long and bloody journey. And they still have many miles to go, and victims to sacrifice, …

Blog Tour Review: The Captives by Debra Jo Immergut @TitanBooks

Synopsis: Convicted of murder, destined for life in prison, Miranda is desperate for an escape. She signs up for sessions with the prison psychologist, Frank Lundquist, so that she can access the drugs to end it all. But unknown to her, Frank remembers her from high school, where, forgettable and unseen, he had a crush …

Review: The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey @canongatebooks

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: A powerful tale of a family reeling from the tragic loss of a son, while facing a mysterious murder on their doorstep--told by one of Canada's most beloved voices. After being uprooted from their fishing outport, the Now family is further devastated by the tragic loss of their eldest son, Chris, who died …

Review: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's descent into madness. As their stable home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly turn to a …

Review: Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ by Mendal Johnson

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 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 …