Beware of the Deadly ‘Huntress Moon’ [REVIEW]

Crescent moon over Golden Gate Bridge

There’s a killer on the loose in San Francisco… and she’s no lady. Discover her true identity in Alexandra Sokoloff’s Huntress Moon. (Photo by Christian Arballo, Flickr)

There’s no forgetting her. She’s alluring, riveting, and elusive. But just like a poisonous blossom for which there’s no antidote, she’s also beautiful and deadly. Join the pursuit to capture this mysterious woman in Alexandra Sokoloff’s addictive thriller, Huntress Moon.  Read more of this post

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‘Before the Dawn’ Will Make Readers Believe in Monsters [REVIEW]

Bloody heart

Love is deadly when you fall for the wrong man. (Photo by Sarah, Flickr)

When a woman is found brutally murdered, an FBI agent must face ghosts from his past to determine whether the killer is a copycat or if an old nemesis is back from the dead in Cynthia Eden’s Before the Dawn.  Read more of this post

NANCY MEHL: Writing About Serial Killers [GUEST POST]

Serial Killer

Why would an inspirational novelist write about a serial killer? Find out in this guest post from Nancy Mehl. (Photo by Giampaolo Macorig, Flickr)

Do serial killers belong in inspirational suspense and mystery? Some say yes, some say no. I just wrote Dark Deception, where I took on a serial killer for the first time. Why? First of all, serial killers exist. We can’t just pretend they don’t. Actually, many writers include serial killers in their novels without assigning them the title. If the bad guy in a mystery or suspense novel kills more than one person, we could call him (or her) a serial killer, couldn’t we? Of course, these villains are usually trying to cover up a crime – they don’t kill for some kind of perverse gratification. But murder is murder, right? Read more of this post

Fear Has An Agenda In Lisa Jackson’s ‘Expecting to Die’ [REVIEW]

Woods at night

In Lisa Jackson’s Expecting to Die, someone is watching teens in the moonlit woods. (Photo by Ryan and Sarah Deeds, Flickr)

In Grizzly Falls, urban legends aren’t just stories told around the campfire to keep children awake at night. Deep in the woods, under the shroud of night, a sinister figure is watching… waiting… ready to kill. In Lisa Jackson’s newest Selena Alvarez/Regan Pescoli novel, Expecting to Die, fear has an agenda and it starts with Big Foot. Read more of this post

Jeffery Deaver’s ‘The Steel Kiss’ Makes Us Think Twice About Riding Escalators [REVIEW]

Escalator

In Jeffery Deaver’s THE STEEL KISS, even an escalator becomes a deadly weapon. (Photo by Nick Harris, Flickr)

In The Steel Kiss, New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver introduces readers to a menacing new threat that is much too real, and which touches all our lives: smart appliances that can be remotely controlled to kill anyone at all… even you. Read more of this post