Nothing But Blackened Teeth

NOTHING BUT BLACKENED TEETH Written by Cassandra Khaw Published by Nightfire, October 19, 2021 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: A Heian-era mansion stands abandoned, its foundations resting on the bones of a bride and its walls packed with the remains of the girls sacrificed to keep her company. It’s the perfect wedding…

White Smoke

WHITE SMOKE Written by Tiffany D. Jackson Published by Katherine Tegen Books, September 14th, 2021 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Marigold is running from ghosts. The phantoms of her old life keep haunting her, but a move with her newly blended family from their small California beach town to the embattled Midwestern…

A Dark and Secret Place

A DARK AND SECRET PLACE Written by Jen Williams Published by Crooked Lane Books, June 8, 2021 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: When prodigal daughter Heather Evans returns to her family home after her mother’s baffling suicide, she makes an alarming discovery–stacks and stacks of carefully preserved letters from notorious serial killer…

The Haunting of Hill House

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE Written by Shirley Jackson Published by Arcturus Publishing in 2018 (Originally published Oct 16, 1959) My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Rumors of psychic disturbances surround Hill House. Are they caused by a ghostly presence, or are the reasons for the building’s terrifying and mysterious reputation altogether more…

Pet Semetery

PET SEMETERY Written by Stephen King Published by Penguin Books, November 1, 1984 My star rating: 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: The road in front of Dr. Louis Creed’s rural Maine home frequently claims the lives of neighborhood pets. Louis has recently moved from Chicago to Ludlow with his wife Rachel, their children and pet cat….

The Shining

THE SHINING Written by Stephen King Published by Anchor, January 28, 1977 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Jack Torrance’s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he’ll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his…

Wanderers

WANDERERS Written by Chuck Wendig Published by Del Rey, July 9th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with…

Teeth In The Mist

TEETH IN THE MIST Written by Dawn Kurtagich Published by Little Brown, June 11, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Before the birth of time, a monk uncovers the Devil’s Tongue and dares to speak it. The repercussions will be felt for generations… Sixteen-year-old photography enthusiast Zoey has been fascinated by the…

The Haunted

THE HAUNTED Written by Danielle Vega Published by Razorbill, June 4, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Hendricks Becker-O’Malley is new in town, and she’s bringing baggage with her. With a dark and wild past, Hendricks doesn’t think the small town her parents moved her to has much to offer her in…