Showing posts from August, 2020

Review: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

Ahhh, this was so good! House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig Published August 2019 Dark Fiction   |   Goodreads   |   Amazon   Source: Library Borrow In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls' lives have been cut short. Each death was more tragic than the last—the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge—and there are whispers throughout the surrounding villages that the family is cursed by the gods. Disturbed by a series of ghostly visions, Annaleigh becomes increasingly suspicious that the deaths were no accidents. Her sisters have been sneaking out every night to attend glittering balls, dancing until dawn in silk gowns and shimmering slippers, and Annaleigh isn't sure whether to try to stop them or to join their forbidden trysts. Be

Review: A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight

I read this a little bit ago and it was such an addictive read! A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight  Released May 2020 Thriller   |   Goodreads   |   Amazon   Source: Library Loan Big Little Lies meets Presumed Innocent in this riveting novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia, in which a woman’s brutal murder reveals the perilous compromises some couples make—and the secrets they keep—in order to stay together. Lizzie Kitsakis is working late when she gets the call. Grueling hours are standard at elite law firms like Young & Crane, but they’d be easier to swallow if Lizzie was there voluntarily. Until recently, she’d been a happily underpaid federal prosecutor. That job and her brilliant, devoted husband Sam—she had everything she’d ever wanted. And then, suddenly, it all fell apart. No. That’s a lie. It wasn’t sudden, was it? Long ago the cracks in Lizzie’s marriage had started to show. She was just good at averting her eyes. The la

Review: Cold Comforts by Marianne Halbert

This book is a fabulous collection of creepiness! Cold Comforts by Marianne Halbert Published June 2019 Dark Fiction   |   Goodreads   |   Amazon   Source: Received for Review Consideration Haunted objects. Haunted places. Haunted people. Creatures otherworldly and places where looming shadows bring dread to your door. A school bus stops at the home of an isolated family whose unusual children have a unique way to scare off their enemies. A vacationing couple discovers something deeper than their love resides within wine country. Objects in the attic of an old farmhouse come to life seeking retribution. A peculiar girl discovers she has a strange ability. These thirteen tales will take you from the farms and woods of the heartland, to prison and the south of France. Whether you're crunching through the snow wondering what's moving behind you, or sitting by a campfire listening to a tale of revenge, pull a blanket tight around your shoulders and be prepared for an