American Psycho * Bret Easton Ellis – 1991

Because I read Dexter recently, and it's the scariest month in the year, I decided to pick a book from my bookshelf which I've been avoiding for quite some time - an all-time American Classic, banned from the publisher for extreme violence and torture scenes - eventually allowed and then made into a movie. Disintegration---I'm … Continue reading American Psycho * Bret Easton Ellis – 1991

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Dearly Devoted Dexter * Book 2 * Jeff Lindsay

Dearly Devoted Dexter (2005) is a crime/horror novel by Jeff Lindsay, the second in his series about sociopathic vigilante Dexter Morgan, which has been adapted into the eponymous television series. Read Book 1 Review Here: In this acclaimed follow-up to the bestselling novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter, we pick up with Dexter Morgan when he’s under considerable pressure. It’s not easy … Continue reading Dearly Devoted Dexter * Book 2 * Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay * Darkly Dreaming Dexter Book 1

It's been close to 13 years since I first read this book. The "Dexter" show was in full swing and I ran across the book in the stores and, since I wanted to be a police-woman, I wanted to see how serial killers thought and behaved first hand. And who could teach better than Dexter, … Continue reading Jeff Lindsay * Darkly Dreaming Dexter Book 1

Perfume – The story of a Murderer by Patrick-Süskind book review

Never could I have imagined the manner in which the story would be presented, the life that was given to the world of our "hero" and the total contrast this made with his own inhumanity. I have rarely felt so distant and estranged from a book character, which totally reflects his position in his world, … Continue reading Perfume – The story of a Murderer by Patrick-Süskind book review

Dear Amy * Helen Callaghan Book review

In her guise as 'Dear Amy', agony aunt for a local newspaper, Margot Lewis has dealt with all sorts of letters - but never one like this... Dear Amy, I've been kidnapped by a strange man. I don't know where I am. Please help me, Bethan Avery This must be a cruel hoax. Because Bethan … Continue reading Dear Amy * Helen Callaghan Book review

Dean Koontz The Door to December Book Review

If you are wondering who was Leigh Nichols, it was none other than Dean Koontz doing a bit of Richard Bachman-ing. The Door to December book, written in 1988 is a small thriller gem, filled with ghosts and Paranormal activity, is a great way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon in a hammock. It all … Continue reading Dean Koontz The Door to December Book Review

Serial Killers

The nineteen-seventies was an incredible decade. It was a decade of change, one of freedom, a time for great music. It was also an incredible decade for shock, fear and serial killers. John Wayne Gacy, an amateur clown, was a pedophile homosexual. He tortured and killed thirty three little boys and stored their remains under … Continue reading Serial Killers