Tag Archives: suspense

Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas ~ Mystery Book Review

This book was well written and interesting. The pacing was good, with a pervading sense of creepiness throughout the pages. The author placed a couple of good red herrings, yet also marked the trail to the reveal with plenty of … Continue reading

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The Wayward Pines Trilogy by Blake Crouch ~ Fiction Book Reviews

I’m not big on sci-fi, but after watching the TV series, it left me wondering about the book. I had read, and enjoyed, Dark Matter, also by this author, so I knew I liked his writing style and that he … Continue reading

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Remember Me by Lynda Renham ~ Fiction Book Review

This was a twisty little mystery. The author is purposely ambiguous at times, shrouding the truth in shadows, leaving the reader wondering – which character is visiting the shrink? And which character is truly crazy? This might not be the … Continue reading

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Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil ~ Fiction Book Review

This book was dark. And creepy. The type of story that makes the reader squeeze their eyes shut and remind themselves that in this instance, the story they’re reading is (thankfully) fiction. The premise was fresh – I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Broken Bones by Angela Marsons ~ Fiction Book Review

Another fantastic installment in the D.I. Kim Stone series! After reading the previous 6 books, it wasn’t a surprise, but it’s always a bit of a relief when an awesome author continues to deliver. In this book, the author continues … Continue reading

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In the Waning Light by Loreth Anne White ~ Fiction Book Review

Wow. I really enjoyed this book. Awesome suspense, nail breaking tension, and the stakes felt desperate and high while reading this roller coaster of a mystery. It was much better than I expected. The writing was excellent. The characters were … Continue reading

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Gone Again by Doug Johnstone ~ Fiction Book Review

  This fast paced, action-packed thriller was fresh and well written. Although certain parts were a little unrealistic and far fetched, I enjoyed the tension the author built as this mystery unraveled. The first half is strong, fueled by a … Continue reading

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The Dare by Hannah Jayne ~ Mystery Fiction Book Review

I’ve read a book by author Hannah Jayne before, and after reading a second, I’ve got to say that this author is one to watch! Her twisty, suspenseful mysteries centered around YA characters are big on thrills and chills. The … Continue reading

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Sleep Tight by Rachel Abbott ~ Fiction Book Review

This one was a tasty little thriller. I don’t know if I would call it a mystery or not – certainly there were mysteries within the story, and the outcome was unknown – but the suspense and tension in this … Continue reading

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Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson ~ Fiction Book Review

This book has been described as a cross between Shutter Island and Momento. I’m not sure if I’d go that far with the accolades. It was a good read – suspenseful and twisty. But – the amnesia trope gets annoying. … Continue reading

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