Category: Suspense
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

They are in your house. They are in your car. They are in the skies…Now they’re coming for you. In the near future, at a moment no one will notice, all the dazzling technology that runs our world will unite and turn against us. Taking on the persona of a shy human boy, a childlike but massively powerful artificial intelligence [...]

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A Hard Death by Jonathan Hayes

As a criminal pathologist, Dr Edward Jenner has seen many bad deaths in his day, but none as crazed as the ritual slayings perpetrated by Robert Farrar, The Inquisitor. He survived the final denouement of Farrar’s killing spree, but not the fall-out from the authorities which saw his medical license suspended and him banished from New York. In this book [...]

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The White Devil by Justin Evans

Set in a four-hundred-year-old boys’ boarding school in London, a chilling gothic thriller by the author of the critically acclaimed A Good and Happy Child . . . A fierce and jealous ghost . . . A young man’s fight for his life . . . The Harrow School is home to privileged adolescents known as much for their distinctive dress [...]

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From Dark Places by E.J. Newman

The debut anthology from E.J Newman is a dark and twisting journey across the urban landscape, mining the rich seam of human frailties with insight and humour. The stories traverse the magical and the mundane, where supernatural beings are indistinguishable from their mortal counterparts in their complexity and complicity. When the author and I connected on twitter, she told me [...]

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Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando

Then: Sergeant Vince Paulo held his best friend’s daughter, McKenna, bleeding in his arms as she uttered the name of her murderer and ex-boyfriend, Jamal. That was minutes before a blast made everything go black for Vince—forever. Now: Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck has been called in to save Jamal from the death penalty for terrorist activity. Despite urgent [...]

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You Believers by Jane Bradley

You Believers is a powerful, cathartic story of casual evil and of how the worst things can be faced so that we might not only survive, but grow. A young woman goes missing, and her mother uproots her life to find her daughter. But it is not just the heartbreak or the deep mystery of the hunt for lost loved [...]

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The Samaritan by Fred Venturini
The Samaritan  by Fred Venturini  Published by Blank Slate Press  target publication date: Feb. 2011

Rating: 3 out of 3 stars Awesome. First word that comes to mind when I think about this book. The first 7 chapters were very real. And then the twist comes in Chapter 8. And you can’t help but hold on for the ride. Here is a man who never was much growing up, and now he has learned that [...]

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Mr. Monster by Dan Wells

Excellent sequel. The first one had me hooked this one cemented new found love for Dan Wells. I really enjoy his writing and topic matter. A young man obsessed with serial killers who finds himself again in the middle of a small town killer and his investigation. What I enjoyed about this book was really understanding how this character (John [...]

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Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers

Rating 0 out of 3 stars I went on twitter and posted I was reading this book.  I got many people telling me they love this author and loved her books so far. So I went in bright eyed and ready to be blown away. Yup, still waiting. While the book is about a young girl trying to deal with [...]

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Other Eyes by Barbara D’Amato + Giveaway

Rating: 2 out of 3 stars This was the first book I read by this author and I was hooked from the first page.  A baby crawling in the middle of a heavy highway? Oh yeah, you got my attention. What did I like better? That the book kept my attention. The book revolved around Professor Blue Erickson who is [...]

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