Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Review: Note: all page references below refer to the review copy, uncorrected proof.
Note re bad words: Yes, there are bad words in this book. If they disturb or offend you, please read something else.
Note re violence: Yes, there is violence in this book. It's a book about violence, the whys and wherefores thereof.
Note re rating: When I first reviewed this book, I gave it a wimpish four stars. I have since read the second book in the series, "Rock Island Rock" and have upped the r... Read more
Review: This book has been so incredibly hyped up, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. To be honest, I’m a little late to the game and I know this review is just going to be thrown into the massive ocean of reviews already out there. I don’t even know how to do this book any justice!
Definitely a Stephen King vibe, MAJORLY. Small town childhood trouble terror that comes back to haunt people well into adult-hood. Sign me up!
This was a twisty, creepy book. Honestly I couldn’t believe jus... Read more
Review: An overlong blurb for what is actually a succinct, riveting story by a great author. Gardiner delivers a thrilling, fast-paced story about a serial killer with a rather explosive ending in UNSUB.
I’ve only read one other book by Gardiner, THRILLER, and I loved it. She just has this poignant way of writing that expresses so much with so few words with no need for flair. The story itself and the development of her characters sucks you in right away and you’re rocketing from one development ... Read more
Review: Enjoyed all stories EXCEPT Jenna Bennett's "Contingent on Approval". This was not a mystery except for how this story was included in the Happy Homicides mysteries. To me, it was trashy. Read more
Review: Well, to begin...I'm trying to get my hands on all the Anne Rice books that were printed by Arrow books (this is one of them if you didn't know). I ordered this copy of Cry to Heaven from a used book seller (we will leave unnamed) thinking I would get this copy. I was in heaven because the price was right and shipping wasn't that bad either. When it finally arrived, it was a really old copy and not at all what I thought I was ordering. Fair warning to all book collectors...be careful with the us... Read more