Review, Thriller

A Merciful Death by Kendra Elliot

Mercy Kilpatrick is a quiet, lonely woman, her life marked by a tragic incident from her past. She was forced from home at eighteen when she became alienated from her parents by trying to protect her sister, Rose, and her brother, Levi, and spent fifteen years hiding the secret that pulled them apart. She was… Continue reading A Merciful Death by Kendra Elliot

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Mystery, Review, Thriller

The Body Reader by Anne Frasier

Welcome to the life of Jude Fontaine, a terribly traumatized young woman, who is abducted, imprisoned in a basement, and tortured for three years by a malevolent man. This is an impressive chapter in the fact that the author focuses not on Jude's continuous rape, but on the fact that Jude in time comes to a place… Continue reading The Body Reader by Anne Frasier

Action, Horror, Review, Science Fiction, Thriller

Infected by Scott Sigler

Originally, this was a slow read and took me several days to finish. It's not bad writing, just wordy with a high page count. I would get bored and wander away - for the whole day. But that's only for the first half. It gets better. The writing is somewhat centered on Margaret and Amos,… Continue reading Infected by Scott Sigler

Action, Review, Thriller

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Battle Royale, a Japanese book published in Enlish in 2003, is an amazing powerhouse punch in the gut. It is the wilder, crazier, bloodier version of The Hunger Games. Any reader of Suzanne Collins' bestselling series should invest in this book that predates her version of population control through the gruesome manilpulation of teenagers. This… Continue reading Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Contemporary, Mystery, Review, Thriller

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

This is a story of nasty dudes and naive women. I loved it. It's being compared to Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, but that's not a good comparison. They are both amazing in their own ways and for very different reasons. This book has so many questions that have to be answered. Is Megan dead… Continue reading The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins