The Chalk Man

THE CHALK MAN Written by C.J. Tudor Published by Penguin, January 9, 2018 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get….

Dear Wife

DEAR WIFE Written by Kimberly Belle Published by Park Row, June 25, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Beth Murphy is on the run… For nearly a year, Beth has been planning for this day. A day some people might call any other Wednesday, but Beth prefers to see it as her…

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…

The Test

THE TEST Written by Sylvain Neuvel Published by St Martin’s Press, March 1, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Britain, the not-too-distant future. Idir is sitting the British Citizenship Test. He wants his family to belong. Twenty-five questions to determine their fate. Twenty-five chances to impress. When the test takes an unexpected…

Top 5 Mind Blowing Mystery/Thrillers!

Happy Top 5 Tuesday everyone! This is a topic that i’ve long been awaiting! Mystery and thriller are probably my least read genre. It’s not that I don’t like them – I do! It’s just that I have a really hard time finding ones that I like. I seem to have particular tastes, but I…

No Exit

NO EXIT Written by Taylor Adams Published by William Morrow, January 15, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, she’s forced to wait out…

Stillhouse Lake

STILLHOUSE LAKE Written by Rachel Caine Published by Thomas and Mercer, July 1, 2017 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Gina Royal is the definition of average—a shy Midwestern housewife with a happy marriage and two adorable children. But when a car accident reveals her husband’s secret life as a serial killer, she…

The Cabin at the End of the World

THE CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD Written by Paul Tremblay Published by William Morrow, June 26, 2018 My star rating: 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Seven-year-old Wen and her parents, Eric and Andrew, are vacationing at a remote cabin on a quiet New Hampshire lake. Their closest neighbors are more than two miles in…

Disappearance at Devil’s Rock

DISAPPEARANCE AT DEVIL’S ROCK Written by Paul Tremblay Published by William Morrow, June 21, 2016 My star rating: 2.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Late one summer night, Elizabeth Sanderson receives the devastating news that every mother fears: her fourteen-year-old son, Tommy, has vanished without a trace in the woods of a local park. The search isn’t…