Fiction · Magical Realism · Mystery/Thriller · Religious · Suspense

The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

My Rating: 4/5 stars This book came to me one (VERY) early morning in a podcast, CBC’s The Next Chapter.  It was the weekend, it was 6am, and by some abonimable act of nature, I was wide awake.  Lovely. So what does one do in that situation?  They listen to bookish podcasts of course.  Not only… Continue reading The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

Fiction · Mystery/Thriller · Realistic Fiction · Suspense

Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

Date Published: June 6, 2017 Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark My Rating: 4/5 stars * Thank you to Sourcebooks Landmark via Netgalley for a free digital copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Julie can’t shake the memories of her best friend Reba.  The good times they had together…and the night she killed her.… Continue reading Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan

Fiction · Horror · Mystery/Thriller · Suspense

The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Publisher: Mullholland Books Date Published: May 30, 2017 My Rating: 4/5 stars I would like to thank Mullholland Books via Netgalley for providing me with a free digital copy of this book to review. You know what’s scarier than your average ghost story?  A ghost story that’s set deep in the squalid bowels of the Earth, rocks closing… Continue reading The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Fiction · Mystery/Thriller · Suspense

No Kiss Goodbye by Janelle Harris

My Rating: 3.5/5 stars Imagine that you and your children are in a horrific car accident.  When you wake up in the hospital, unable to walk, everything seems off.  You have blackouts where you wake up and people around you are walking on eggshells expecting the worst of your temper.  Your husband is acting suspiciously… Continue reading No Kiss Goodbye by Janelle Harris

Crime · Fiction · Mystery/Thriller · Suspense

Malevolent (Shaye Archer #1) by Jana DeLeon

My rating: 3/5 stars In Malevolent, Jana DeLeon has managed something most thrillers would be hard-pressed to equal – held my attention and even surprised me at the end.  I downloaded this book for free from BookBub (low price and free eBooks emailed to you every day – SCORE!!!) and the summary grabbed my attention immediately.… Continue reading Malevolent (Shaye Archer #1) by Jana DeLeon

CanLit · Fiction · Horror · Mystery/Thriller

The Broken Hours by Jacqueline Baker

My rating: 5/5 stars By now my love of scary books is well-known for sure (see post Books to Scare the Sh*t Out of You) but now I’m wishing I had read The Broken Hours by Jacqueline Baker when I wrote it because it would rocket to the very top of the list!  This is not… Continue reading The Broken Hours by Jacqueline Baker

Fiction · Mystery/Thriller

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay

My rating: 5/5 stars “Once upon a time, in a far-off land, I was kidnapped by a gang of fearless yet terrified young men with so much impossible hope beating inside their bodies it burned their very skin and strengthened their will right through their bones.  They held me captive for thirteen days.  They wanted… Continue reading An Untamed State by Roxane Gay