Category Archives: Paranormal Fiction

Review: Compulsion by Martina Boone

Series: Heirs of Watson Island Hardcover: 448 pages Publisher: Simon Pulse (October 28, 2014) ISBN: 9781481411226 Source: Personal copy After her mother passes away, Barrie Watson is sent to live with her aunt at to her mother’s childhood home at an old South Carolina plantation. Her mother never shared information about her family; a fire on the […]

Review: The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3) by Deborah Harkness

Series: All Souls Trilogy (Book 3) Hardcover: 576 pages Publisher: Viking Adult (July 15, 2014) ISBN: 9780670025596 Source: Publisher It started with The Discovery of Witches and traveled through time in Shadow of Night. Now, in The Book of Life, witch Diana Bishop and her husband, Matthew Clairmont, a vampire, return to the present to continue […]

Review: The Three by Sarah Lotz

Hardcover: 480 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2014) ISBN-10: 031624290X Source: Publisher   One day the unthinkable happens: four planes crash simultaneously around the world. The sole survivors are three children with seemingly no connection. In the days and months that follow and terrorists attacks have been ruled out, conspiracy theorists come out of the woodwork. […]

Frightful Friday: Code Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel by Jonathan Maberry (Audiobook)

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured title is the audiobook production of Code Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel by Jonathan Maberry: Listening Length: 16 hours and 3 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Macmillan Audio (March 25, 2014) […]

Review: The Revenant of Thraxton Hall: The Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Vaughn Entwistle

Series: Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Book 1) Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (March 25, 2014) ISBN-10: 1250035007 Source: Publisher Arthur Conan Doyle is the most hated man in London after he kills off the beloved character of Sherlock Holmes in “The Final Problem.”  When he is invited to come to a meeting of the Society for Psychical […]

Frightful Friday: Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week.  This week’s featured title is Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough: Hardcover: 400 pages Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (January 14, 2014) ISBN-10: 1623650860 Source: Publisher (egalley) The detectives of Scotland Yard are already immersed in the […]

Review: Return to Tradd Street by Karen White

Series: Tradd Street (Book 4) Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: NAL Trade (January 7, 2014) ISBN-10: 0451240596 Source: Publisher Melanie Middleton is struggling to get on with her life after refusing Jack’s proposal.  Pregnant and determined to raise the child on her own, Melanie is determined to complete the necessary renovations to her home before the […]

Review: Starter House by Sonja Condit

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (December 31, 2013) ISBN-10: 0062283057 Source:  Publisher When Lacey and Eric, a young expectant couple, began their home-shopping journey, Lacey knew exactly what she wanted in a house.  Growing up with unstable living arrangements and a flighty mother, she wanted more for her unborn child. When she saw “the house,” she […]

Review: The Descent by Alma Katsu

Series: The Taker Trilogy Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Gallery Books (January 7, 2014) ISBN-10: 1451651821 Source: Publisher *Please Note: This is the third book in a trilogy. If you have not read the previous two books, The Taker and The Reckoning *gasp* please do not proceed in reading this review.* Lanore McIlvrae has struggled to […]

Cozy Mystery Week: Witch Way To Murder by Shirley Damsgaard

Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Avon; English Language edition (August 30, 2005) ISBN-10: 0060793481 Source: Library Ophelia Jensen is a small-town librarian who refuses to acknowledge her psychic powers.  She moved to this small town after an incident from her past left her with severe post-traumatic stress syndrome.  Her grandmother, Abby, sees know reason to deny or hide […]