‘The Stranger Game’ Is Familiar and Terrifying [REVIEW]

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Following others isn’t something people are just doing online anymore in Peter Gadol’s The Stranger Game. (Photo by Parth Patel, Flickr)

When a woman’s boyfriend vanishes, she starts looking for clues to his whereabouts in the most peculiar of places as she gets caught up in a voyeuristic new pastime in Peter Gadol’s The Stranger Game, an eerie new novel that will have you looking over your shoulder from now on.
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Family Scandals Haunt ‘The Bad Daughter’ [REVIEW]

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One family’s dream house becomes the scene of a horrible crime in Joy Fielding’s The Bad Daughter. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

A Los Angeles therapist must return to her tiny hometown when she receives a shocking voicemail message from her estranged sibling. A heinous crime has been committed and she is needed on the scene as soon as possible. But before she can even leave, she is plagued by unanswered questions. Who is behind the violence? Why did someone target her family? And what can she possibly do about it? Find out in Joy Fielding’s mesmerizing new novel of suspense, The Bad Daughter.  Read more of this post

Road Trips Get Deadly in John Sandford’s ‘Gathering Prey’ [REVIEW]

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Always on the road, the Travelers have no idea they’ve become a moving target in John Sandford’s Gathering Prey.
(Photo by Minh-Kiet Callies, Flickr)

Remember the old days when the family happily loaded up the RV and hit the open road, determined to see everything the country had to offer, from gorgeous national parks to kitschy Americana? Travel used to be fun… at least until John Sandford sank his teeth into it. With the arrival of Gathering Prey, readers may never want to leave their homes ever again! Read more of this post

Warning: ‘Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom’ May Captivate Young Readers [REVIEW]

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Although some of the neighborhood children might be fooled by creepy Dr. Fell, Jerry thinks the old man is up to something. (Illustration by Will Terry)

For years, the abandoned old house at the end of the block has been the neighborhood children’s playground. It has also provided fodder for plenty of speculation and more than a little gossip. When an elderly stranger moves in, his presence sends the whole community into a tizzy. Who is he? Why is he here? Where did he come from? And perhaps most important, what is he up to? Find out in David Neilsen’s debut novel, Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom. 
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Debra Webb’s ‘Dark Whispers’ Wreaks Havoc With Our Sanity [REVIEW]

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Natalie Drummond is sure she shot the person who broke into her home. Or did she? Find out in Debra Webb’s Dark Whispers.
(Photo by Jo Christian Oterhals, Flickr)

Natalie Drummond needs help. Since suffering a brain injury, there are gaps in her short term memory. Still, she insists someone is watching her. She hears and sees things, sights and sounds which she can not explain. Her doctor says these apparitions may only be flashbacks, but she isn’t so sure. Thus begins Debra Webb’s thrilling new novel, Dark Whispers.  Read more of this post