Category Archives: suspense

Review: The Pirates of Aden by Daniel Rasic

Categories: 4 butterflies, contemporary, Daniel Rasic, RBR, review, suspense, thriller
   The Pirates of AdenDaniel Rasic; Paperback, 464 pagesPublished 2011 by Wings EpressThe Pirates of Aden is the debut novel by Canadian author Daniel Rasic. Released in 2011, it follows Paul Alban, a physician and CIA covert operative working in Somalia. Following the hijacking of a cargo ship, an injured Somali pirate is brought to his clinic for treatment. However, when the hijacking is connected to Paul, his true identity is revealed and he becomes implicated in a dangerous web of terrorism.- GoodreadsThis book surprised me, I will admit. Read more [...]

Review: Haunt by Amber Delaine

Categories: 4 butterflies, Amber Delaine, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, suspense
    HauntAmber Delaine; Kindle EditionPublished July 6th 2011 (first published July 5th 2011)Artist Megan Nelson has never lived anywhere but the tiny Texas town in which she grew up. There is one bus, one corner store and everybody knows everybody. So when a stranger shows up, Megan is more than curious.Adam is more than he seems: beautiful and strange. Megan soon finds herself falling in love with him as she learns who he is and where he comes from.But being with Adam comes with a price. The closer Megan gets to Adam, the more she begins to Read more [...]

Review: Altered by Aubrey Coletti

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, adventure, Aubrey Coletti, fantasy, paranormal, RBR, review, some romance, suspense, teen romance, ya
    AlteredAubrey Coletti; Paperback, 272 pagesPublished August 19th 2011 (first published June 4th 2011); Pub by Escape Artist PressWhen Toni, Joseph and Charlie arrive at their new boarding school, they are glad to leave their families — and respective problems — behind. Isolated as boarders, they meet a handsome senior with a personality like iced snake’s blood, teachers with a penchant for physical punishment, and four other outcasts who reveal that their being brought to the Academy wasn’t random at all. When the arrivals discover Read more [...]

Review: The Undertaker by William F. Brown

Categories: 4 butterflies, mystery, RBR, review, suspense, William F. Brown
     The UndertakerWilliam F. Brown; Published May 16th 2011 by Createspace (first published May 2011)Curiosity can kill more than cats, but when Pete Talbott found himself at the wrong end of Gino Parini’s .45 reading his own obituary, it was a mystery he couldn’t leave alone. From the cornfields of Ohio to the gritty slums of Chicago, a bloody kitchen in a Back Bay townhouse, New York’s Washington Square, and the nation’s Capitol itself, the hunt is on. Someone with a penchant for sharp scalpels and embalming tables is planting bodies Read more [...]

Review: The Other Side of the Window by Chloe Bierge

Categories: 5 butterflies, Chloe Bierge, RBR, review, some romance, suspense, thriller
     The Other Side of the WindowChloe Bierge; Kindle Edition, Published May 27th 2011This powerful and dramatic story portrays the life of a young reporter whose life is overtaken by obsessive compulsive disorder and who, after failing conventional treatment, relentlessly pursues the connection between infection and mental illness.The Other Side of the Window follows Savannah Bloom, who has earned herself a name as a reliable reporter.But when her childhood sweetheart returns from Africa sick, Savannah becomes infected and begins drowning in Read more [...]

Batch Review: Monster Story, Half-Inch and The Tribe by McCarty Griffin

Categories: 4 butterflies, 5 butterflies, chick-lit noir, fantasy, horror, McCarty Griffin, RBR, review, suspense, ya
    Monster Story McCarthy Griffinebook, 315 pagesPublished November 4th 2010 by McCarty Griffin, via SmashwordsChristy McCauley has returned to West Virginia at last, but her homecoming quickly turns into a surreal nightmare. In the deep hollows and woods of rural Augusta County, something unspeakable is slaughtering people in the dark of night. Authorities don't know if its human or animal, or how to stop it. Christy and her friends only know they must hunt it and destroy it, before it kills again.- Goodreads on Monster storyYummy, yummy Read more [...]
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