Tag Archives: murder

Review: ‘The Screaming Staircase’ by Jonathan Stroud #COYER

For the last fifty years or so, ghosts have been plaguing the earth in increasing numbers. People don’t go out after dark. People use all manner of defenses known to keep the phantoms at bay. People call in specialists to eradicate these... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Far From You’ by Tess Sharpe #COYER #2016HW

Everyone, from the detective to her own parents, know that it was Sophie’s fault that Mina was killed. After all, Sophie is the one who’s hooked on Oxy, not Mina. Booker’s Point is not a place you go without wanting to score. And when... Read More | Share it now!

Lizzie Borden took an ax… ~ NEW! ‘Sweet Madness’ by Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie #Review #BookBirthday

We are fascinated by the story of Lizzie Borden. Who doesn’t want to hear about a woman that not only was blamed for the gruesome death of her father and step-mother, but also was determined by the jury to be not guilty? The more we learn about... Read More | Share it now!

Does the apple fall far from the tree? ~ ‘I Hunt Killers’ by Barry Lyga #Review #COYER #CTRAT

What if you’re father was an infamous serial killer? And you’d known this fact almost your entire life? And you father relished the idea that you would eventually join the family business?   Jasper “Jazz” Dent is just such... Read More | Share it now!

Assume the position ~ ‘We Will Be Crashing Shortly’ by Hollis Gillespie #Review #COYER #RWBRAT

**This is the sequel to Unaccompanied Minor, so there may be some spoilers.** This book is even crazier than the first. It picks up shortly after April Mae Manning, the almost-sixteen-year-old, who is now the owner of WorldAir, suddenly doesn’t... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Naturals’ by Jennifer Lynn Barnes #COYER

Cassie doesn’t feel like she fits in her large, Italian family. Her dad is gone most of the time, so she stays with her grandmother. She used to live with her mother, but that ended a few years ago when Cassie stumbled in on the gruesome scene... Read More | Share it now!

Review: The Body in the Woods by April Henry #COYER

Alexis, Nick and Ruby are three very different teens. Alexis doesn’t want anyone to know about her mother’s mental struggles; Nick needs to prove his worthiness to his dead father; and Ruby wishes that she could be a little more... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Dear Killer’ by Katherine Ewell

Briefly: Kit Ward has been primed to take over the family business. Well, at least on her mother’s side, anyway. Vienna Ward was a serial killer, and has been training Kit in the art of assassination since she was young. And how do they find their... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Fifth Grave Past the Light’ by Darynda Jones

Briefly: Book five of the Charley Davidson series continues in the same vein as the predecessors, with Charley needing plenty of coffee, antagonizing her family members, driving Misery and helping ghosts move on. This time, though, someone seems to be... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Book Review: ‘The Nightmare Affair’ by Mindee Arnett

Rating: 3 The Low Down: Dusty Everhart is a literal nightmare. She’s only known for two months that she must feed on people’s dreams to exist. She has no control over who she feeds off of or when; that’s decided by The Will. It’s an awkward... Read More | Share it now!