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Category Archives: Mystery/Suspense
Age Range: 10 and up Publisher: HarperCollins; Unabridged edition (April 10, 2007) ISBN-10: 0061341045 Source: Personal copy Twelve-year-old Stephanie is confused when, after her eccentric uncle passes away, she is on the list to attend the reading of the will. There, a stranger appears, a man bundled up in a scarf, coat, and hat. He’s […]
Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Tor Books; First Edition edition (September 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 0765331829 Source: Personal Copy Delia Martin is a wealthy young woman living in early 20th century San Francisco. She holds a unique gift; she can see, and communicate, with spirits of the deceased. She’s returned to her home, certain that it holds […]
Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Random House (September 24, 2013) ISBN-10: 0812995864 Source: Publisher Lily Hayes opts to spend a semester abroad in Buenos Aires and is instantly enamored by the culture around her. She rooms with another young woman from the United States, Katy, but Lily is more interested in becoming immersed in the culture and people around her than […]
Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark (September 3, 2013) ISBN-10: 1402285728 Source: Publisher “No matter how painful your life has been, you have the choice to learn from your past and then leave it. You have the choice. Every day. To love and be loved. To find your purpose. To work and to give. And to shape your […]
Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: William Morrow (September 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 0060779632 Source: Publisher Sylvie Mason’s parents don’t have traditional occupations. Instead, they are demonologists, helping those haunted from spirits beyond seek peace. It was pretty normal for them to receive calls late at night, but one night, they receive a more pressing call. They wake […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Have you read a chilling book this week? Tell us about it in the comments below! The featured title this week is The Edge of Normal by Carla Norton: Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Minotaur […]
Hardcover: 624 pages Publisher: Random House (August 20, 2013) ISBN-10: 140006788X Source: Publisher “I love to put my characters in the dark. It’s only then that I can see exactly who they are.” Scott McGrath is an investigative journalist who knows his fair share about Stanislas Cordova, an infamous director of horror films so horrifying […]
Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Scribner (August 6, 2013) ISBN-10: 1451659288 Source: Publisher Photojournalist Sophie Medina has just returned to London after an assignment to find her husband missing. A geologist and undercover CIA operative, Nick’s disappearance opens up a host of implications. A few months later, Sophie is trying to come to terms with the […]
Hardcover: 512 pages Publisher: NAL Hardcover (August 6, 2013) ISBN-10: 0451414187 Source: Publisher Two months ago Cal Weaver’s teenage son, Scott, died in a tragic accident. The grief Cal and his wife, Donna, have endured is forcing them apart. His obsession in learning what really happened that fateful evening has consumed Cal. He uses his […]
Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Forge Books; 1 edition (July 9, 2013) ISBN-10: 0765334704 Source: Publisher Doyle Carrick, a narcotics investigator for the Philadelphia police, loses both his mother and his step-father in a matter of weeks. The emotional turmoil sends him spiraling out of control and Doyle finds himself on a twenty-day suspension. No other plans in mind, […]