Interview with Author Lacey Crowe – Dark Fiction and Insatiable Curiosity

I’m excited, because today I have an interview with one of my absolute favorite authors! Her name is Lacey Crowe, and she writes dark, wonderfully twisted psychological suspense. Lacey currently has two books out – Apostle and Set in the Woods. If you’ve yet to read them, then go buy them. Really. Then set aside an entire day to read. Trust me, you won’t want to stop once you start. Before we get to the Read More …

From A Killer’s Eyes – 5 Must Read Books

Most of us don’t go around killing people. But do you ever wonder what it might feel like to do just that? Would you like to slip inside the mind of a killer, for just a little while? The following books are some of my favorites written from a killer’s perspective. Whether because that’s what they’re paid to do or because that’s what they want to do (or both), the main characters within these pages Read More …

#BookReview: TRY NOT TO BREATHE by Holly Seddon

Some secrets never die. They’re just locked away. Alex Dale is lost. Destructive habits have cost her a marriage and a journalism career. All she has left is her routine: a morning run until her body aches, then a few hours of forgettable work before the past grabs hold and drags her down. Every day is treading water, every night is drowning. Until Alex discovers Amy Stevenson. Amy Stevenson, who was just another girl from Read More …

#BookReview – BREAKER: A Windy City Dark Mystery by Richard Thomas

Living alone in the dusty apartment where he grew up, Ray Nelson is a mystery to his neighbors and an unbeatable foe to the brutal men he fights in the ring for money. But a life defined by sinister secrets doesn’t stop Ray from trying to do the right thing for his dangerously high-flying sister. Or for Natalie, the young girl living next door. As a sadistic murderer’s ominous white van trolls for young victims Read More …

#MondayBlogs: My Favorite Fiction Reads of 2015

I read a total of 110 books throughout 2015 – 34 nonfiction and 66 fiction. Today I’m sharing my top 12 fiction reads. These are in no particular order. Sorting my top 12 was challenging enough. Listing them in order of preference is an impossible task, given the uniqueness of genre and the differing preferences of my fickle moods. Best Fiction Reads of 2015 This is dark, twisted, psychological suspense at its finest. Richard Thomas Read More …

Book Review – THE BONES OF YOU by Debbie Howells

When Kate receives a phone call with news that Rosie Anderson is missing, she’s stunned and disturbed. Rosie is eighteen, the same age as Kate’s daughter, and a beautiful, quiet, and kind young woman. Though the locals are optimistic—girls like Rosie don’t get into real trouble—Kate’s sense of foreboding is confirmed when Rosie is found fatally beaten and stabbed. Who would kill the perfect daughter, from the perfect family? Yet the more Kate entwines herself Read More …

Book Review – METHOD 15/33 by Shannon Kirk – Psychological Suspense

Imagine a helpless, pregnant 16-year-old who’s just been yanked from the serenity of her home and shoved into a dirty van. Kidnapped…Alone…Terrified. Now forget her… Picture instead a pregnant, 16-year-old, manipulative prodigy. She is shoved into a dirty van and, from the first moment of her kidnapping, feels a calm desire for two things: to save her unborn son and to exact merciless revenge. She is methodical—calculating— scientific in her plotting. A clinical sociopath? Leaving Read More …

#MondayBlogs: My Favorite Fiction Books of 2014

I’ve read just over 100 books this year. (102 as of today.) Though I haven’t sorted them out, I think I leaned more heavily into nonfiction reading. I didn’t realize how much so until I sat down to put this post together. But that’s not my point today. I’m sharing some of my favorite fiction reads. Because top 10 lists are boring, and mainly because I’m terrible at conforming, this is my top 9 list. Read More …