Home Before Dark

4/5 Maggie Holt has been living in the shadow of her father’s book for almost her entire life. After her family fled Baneberry Hall just three weeks after moving in, her father wrote a book about the horrors they experienced. Now as an adult, Maggie is determined to figure out how much of the story … More Home Before Dark

The Outsider

4/5 stars When a boy is found brutally murdered, the town of Flint County is astonished when beloved sports coach and teacher is arrested for the crime. With several eyewitness accounts and DNA evidence, it appears they will have no trouble convicting, but as more details arise, it becomes apparent something even more horrific is … More The Outsider

The Sun Down Motel

5/5 stars Fell, New York is an eerie place. Being a small town in upstate New York, no one really goes to Fell for anything other than fulfilling their morbid curiosity. That is exactly why Carly is there. 35 years earlier, her aunt, Viv, went missing while working at The Sun Down Motel. Now, Carly … More The Sun Down Motel

Verity

5/5 stars Lowen is a writer that could really use a big break. She is struggling financially and her books aren’t really selling. An unusual and once in a lifetime opportunity comes along that could solve all of her problems. Verity Crawford is an accomplished writer. Unfortunately, she was in an accident that has prevented … More Verity

The Child

3/5 stars Kate Waters can sense this will be a good story. She is ready to track answers and get the exclusive scoop for her newspaper. A baby’s remains were found. As she begins to uncover who this child was, she learns of another tragedy-several years earlier, a newborn was stolen from the hospital and … More The Child

Perfectly Famous

3.5/5 stars Thanks to NetGalley and Gallery Books for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Ward DeFleur had it all. She was a bestselling novelist and beginning a 15-city book tour to promote her latest book. Then her worst nightmare happens. Some time during the book tour, her … More Perfectly Famous

The Swallows

3/5 stars When new teacher, Alex Witt, arrives at Stonebridge Academy, she has no clue about the dark secrets hidden within the school’s walls. She realizes something is up when students share disturbing responses to a writing assignment. One student, Gemma, is fed up with the sects and is ready to do something about it. … More The Swallows

Night Theater

5/5 stars Thank you to Catapult for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Saheb is a surgeon at a run-down clinic with barely enough supplies to stay open. Every day is a battle as Saheb must fight to get the supplies he needs from corrupt officials. One night, … More Night Theater

The Family Upstairs

3/5 stars On Libby Jones’ 25th birthday, she receives the letter she’s been expecting her whole life. As an adopted person, she’s fantasized about who her birth parents are, but now she knows. She also learns that she’s the sole inheritor to the family mansion. With this new information, she can start on a path … More The Family Upstairs

The Mother-In-Law

4/5 stars This was originally published in Spring 2019, but St. Martin’s Press was kind enough to send me a copy ahead of the paperback release in exchange for an honest review.  Lucy always struggled for her mother-in-law’s approval. She knew Diana may never consider her worthy, but Lucy tried her hardest anyways. A shocking … More The Mother-In-Law