The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz

While I absolutely love Dean Koontz, this book was really really short and not that good to be fair. At least when compared to some of his other works. A gifted clairvoyant. A shocking vision. A deadly killer.Dean Koontz writes a spine-chilling novel in The Face of Fear – a gripping tale of predator and prey. PerfectContinue reading “The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz”

World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy

The novels in the World’s Scariest Places series are set in real locations. The following is a Wikipedia “Island of the Dolls” excerpt: A two-hour canal ride from Mexico City lies Isla de las Munecas, or the Island of the Dolls. It is the best-known chinampa , or floating garden, in Xochimilco. It belonged toContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy”

Silent Witnesses – Annelie Wendeberg

All the silent witnesses … the place, the body, the prints … can speak if one knows how to properly interrogate them. Alexandre Lacassagne Dr Elizabeth Arlington keeps her past buried. But when a woman is killed in a train accident, she falls into old habits and examines the body. All evidence points to murder.Continue reading “Silent Witnesses – Annelie Wendeberg”

Rosemary’s Baby * Ira Levin Book Review

“It’s one thing to refer to the book,” Levin wrote of Rosemary’s Baby , “as being ‘generally credited or blamed for having sparked the current revival of occultism,’ and another to recognize, as I have in the past few years (writing in 1990), that the blame may be real and weighty.” The preponderance of horrorContinue reading “Rosemary’s Baby * Ira Levin Book Review”

The Abuse of Ashley Collins * Jon Athan

The Abuse of Ashley Collins was a disturbing book. I was personally unnerved while writing this story. There were even moments where I contemplated shelving the book. So, I think it’s safe to assume someone out there might have been offended by the content of this book. If you were offended, please accept my sincerestContinue reading “The Abuse of Ashley Collins * Jon Athan”

Neil Olson-The Black Painting Book Review

“A riveting psychological thriller, a serious dissection of a dysfunctional family and an exploration of the power of art to change lives.” —Associated Press “A fast-paced psychological thriller with a fascinating set of characters. … A real page-turner.” -B.A. Shapiro, author of The Art Forger An atmospheric literary mystery about an infamous painting rumored toContinue reading “Neil Olson-The Black Painting Book Review”

The Obsession – Nora Roberts Book Review

But where had her father gone? He had secrets—she figured all adults did. Secrets they kept from everybody, secrets that made their eyes go hard if you asked the wrong question. Maybe he was an explorer, one who went through a magic door to another world. Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group ISBN: 9780349407784 Number of pages: 544 Weight: 362Continue reading “The Obsession – Nora Roberts Book Review”