With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

Category: Thriller & Horror

January 19, 2021

A House at the Bottom of a Lake

A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman January 19, 2021by Random House Publishing – Ballantine Books – Del Rey Rating: 3 Stars ⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Horror Both seventeen. Both afraid. But both saying yes. It sounded like the perfect first date: canoeing across a chain of lakes, sandwiches and beer in the cooler. But […]

October 27, 2020

Stranded / Malorie

Stranded / Malorie Stranded – Stuart James Published October 19, 2020 Malorie – Josh Malerman Published July 21, 2020 Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Thriller, Mystery Stranded – What could be more innocent than going on holiday?As a family drive along a quiet country lane on their way to the airport, they meet a stranger standing alone […]

October 25, 2020

Mexican Gothic

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Published June 30, 2020 by Del Rey Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Horror Noemi is a young socialite living in Mexico City and finding her path in life. When her cousin, Catalina, writes an odd and concerning letter to Noemi’s father, he feels that Noemi should travel to Catalina and ensure she […]

October 22, 2020

The Nesting

The Nesting by C. J. Cooke Published September 29, 2020 by Berkley Publishing Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Supernatural Thriller The woods are creeping in on a nanny and two young girls in this chilling modern Gothic thriller. Architect Tom Faraday is determined to finish the high-concept, environmentally friendly home he’s building in Norway—in the same place […]

October 15, 2020

Gone Before

Gone Before by Sam Hepburn Published October 12, 2020 by Bookouture Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Thriller The disappearance of five-year-old Maya Duncan remains one of the most famous missing person cases in British history. She vanished without a trace. Until now… Fifteen years after the abduction, Phoebe knocks on Kay Duncan’s door, clutching a yellow rainhat […]

October 12, 2020

Santa Monica

Santa Monica by Cassidy Lucas Published October 6, 2020 by Harper Perennial, HarperCollins Publishers Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thriller Published on October 6, 2020 by Harper Perennial; HarperCollins Publishers  On the western edge of Los Angeles is the gorgeous beachside city of Santa Monica, where the sun-kissed, wealthy residents seem to inhabit real-life California […]

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