This debut novel is a searing suspense story surrounding the disappearance of a girl named Abigail. In this god-fearing town full of sinners, abusers, racists, and people who fiercely guard their secrets, Emma - Abi's best friend - faces prejudices and danger while searching for the truth of what happened that night. What lies beneath the facades and smiles? Something twisted, something dark, something horrific.
A truly tense and devastating read! ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon
Dave, a vet with severe PTSD decides to live off-the-grid with his daughter in the mountains of the North Cascades after his wife dies tragically. In the growing isolation so far removed from civilization, we see the dynamics change between father & daughter, and another story emerges that parallels the present about a mother and son who lived in the same icy wilderness thousands of years before, facing the same harsh conditions and realities.
This story is a beautiful, poignant tale about survival, grief, and the unbreakable bond between parent and child that transcends time. ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon
Who doesn’t love a good retelling of the classic story of Peter Pan? In this tale, there is no faith, trust, and pixie dust. It’s dark and gritty, with a tiny spark of forbidden romance. When Neverland faces a looming threat, causing Peter Pan to grow up, he enlists a grieving Wendy to help save all of it - including himself. And while Wendy is still coping with the loss of her little brothers, she must find the strength to remember her forgotten memories to save the fate of both worlds, and find the closure she’s been looking for for years. ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon
In this masterful post-apocalyptic tale, a Fly Flu has decimated the human population, leaving only a few young stragglers alive. Connected in ways that stretch beyond mere survival, this eccentric cast of memorable characters try their best to find hope and love in a world gone dark and cold.
I absolutely enjoyed this remarkable story, and the philosophical questions it raises about survival, love, grief, death, and moving on. A tear jerker, for sure, and a journey that’s wholly unforgettable! I highly recommend this gem! ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon
Every broken world, no matter how damaged it is, can be fixed, and the only price to pay is a human sacrifice... In this mind bending horror story that effortlessly explores the concept of interdimensional traveling, demons, and dark magic, "The Book of Accidents" places a tight knit family in the center of it all, testing how resilient the bonds of unconditional love is against the encroaching, twisted shadow of pain and evil that is being forcibly thrust upon them.
A worthy, terrifying read; I am forever a fan of Chuck Wendig! ~ Reviewed by Angela Turon