News — 2021

Book Review: COME WITH ME by Ronald Malfi

2021 Book Reviews Come With Me Crime Noir Crime Thriller Dark Fiction Mother Horror Ronald Malfi TITAN BOOKS

Book Review: COME WITH ME by Ronald Malfi

  COME WITH ME by Ronald Malfi Publisher: Titan Come With Me by Ronald Malfi is a perfectly paced, page-turning, supernatural thriller that immediately draws the reader into an intimate shared space with the narrator of the story, Aaron Decker. Aaron’s wife, Allison invites her husband to come with her on an errand and he turns her down. Later that day, she is a victim of a mass shooting at a mall. Stricken with grief and the overwhelming loss he has suffered, Aaron finds comfort in immersing himself in memories the couple shared over the course of the marriage. Going...

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The BIG Hap & Leonard Read Along with Mother Horror: Time to Buy Book One

2021 Joe R. Lansdale Mother Horror The Big Hap and Leonard Read Along

The BIG Hap & Leonard Read Along with Mother Horror: Time to Buy Book One

I am so incredibly excited for September. The Autumn months are my jam. Sweater weather, cloudy skies, hot coffee to-go to warm your hands, and reading indoors on a rainy day. I'm ready! September is also the start of The BIG Hap & Leonard Read Along! To get ready, we need the first book. I have two editions of SAVAGE SEASON. I have this first edition that I bought from BookTube Reviewer: The Well Read Beard And I have this mass market paperback which I will likely be reading for this read along and you can purchase that HERE or anywhere...

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Book Review: EDGE OF DARK WATER by Joe R. Lansdale

2021 Book Reviews Crime Noir Crime Thriller Dark Fiction Joe R. Lansdale July 2021 Mother Horror Tachyon Publications The Big Hap and Leonard Read Along

Book Review: EDGE OF DARK WATER by Joe R. Lansdale

EDGE OF DARK WATER by Joe R. Lansdale After reading THE BOTTOMS by Joe R. Lansdale, I had a sneaking suspicion he was using his stories to break my heart and after just finishing EDGE OF DARK WATER, this suspicion has been confirmed. Joe R. Lansdale is indeed trying to break my heart. He’s coming after my soul. He’s weaseling into my life and stealing retail space on my bookshelf. Proof:   The thing is, I have fully surrendered. I’m allowing it. Game on. Take everything. EDGE OF DARK WATER is the story of some kids growing up as best...

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Book Review: RAZORBLADE TEARS by S. A. Cosby

2021 Book Reviews Crime Thriller Donnie Goodman July 2021 Razorblade Tears S. A. Cosby

Book Review: RAZORBLADE TEARS by S. A. Cosby

  RAZORBLADE TEARS by S. A. Cosby    “Folks like to talk about revenge like it’s a righteous thing but it’s just hate in a nicer suit.” -S.A. Cosby Nearly one year to the day that I finished BLACKTOP WASTELAND, one of my favorite novels of 2020, I turned the final page of S.A. Cosby’s magnificent follow up, RAZORBLADE TEARS, and even though it’s only July I can confidently declare that the results are the same. This will no doubt be one of my favorite reads of the year. The setup for this crime novel is familiar, but with a...

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Book Review: MAGGIE OF MY HEART by Alyson Faye

2021 Alyson Faye Book Reviews Demain Publishing July 2021 Murder! Mystery! Mayhem! Richard Martin

Book Review: MAGGIE OF MY HEART by Alyson Faye

  MAGGIE OF MY HEART by Alyson Faye Set in post-war England in the 1940s, Maggie of My Heart harkens back to the classic black and white film noirs of the era and, like all good noirs, boasts a killer femme fatale in Maggie, a young woman whose past life of abuse at the hands of a former lover comes back to haunt her. Working as an escort in the seedy bars of London, Maggie finds herself falling for a charming conman named Johnny. Their relationship sours as Johnny becomes increasingly violent and unpredictable, and Maggie finds an out via...

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