Are you looking for a terrifying, dark thriller this summer? Swerve by Vicki Pettersson just might fit the bill. Toted as being the next Gone Girl, Pettersson takes the reader on a twisted, intense journey over the July 4th weekend. Set against the backdrop of the Mojave Desert, Swerve was an intense thriller that is sure to make you shiver.
Annd I have a new series to follow on audio. Memory Man by David Baldacci is the first in the Amos Decker series and one I will continue. A murder mystery thriller feature Amos Decker was an intense thriller that came to life on audio thanks to narrators Ron McLarty and Orlagh Cassidy. Memory Man not only had a compelling mystery but its hero made it even more interesting.
Dissident by Cecilia London is the first in the Bellator Saga a six-part series featuring full-length novels. It begins on the cusp of a dystopian world. Dissident teases us with what is to come while we get to know two key characters.
After reading reviews from fellow bloggers, I decided I needed to listen to Normal by Graeme Cameron. I love twisted stories and the main protagonist of our story is a serial killer. Normal shares what happens when a serial killer falls in love. Dark, creepy and often hilarious I found myself listening into the wee hours.
Secret societies, mysteries prophecies, inner circles and a girl destine to change the world. The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall was a compelling audio listen with its Da Vinci Code vibe and forbidden romance. The Conspiracy of Us was suspenseful and action-packed as Avery West finds herself searching for answers to an ancient prophecy.
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is an addictive psychological thriller that held me captive with its flawed, fleshed out characters and spellbinding tale. Folks liken it to Gone Girl and Before I Go to Sleep and I whole-heartedly agree. This is Hawkins debut thriller and I get goosebumps just thinking about where she will go from here.
Genocide of One by Kazuaki Takano was an exciting thriller complete with covert missions, secrets, action and raises question about humankind. Suspenseful, thought provoking and at times extremely dark, I was held spellbound as the narrator, Joe Knezevich, brilliantly brought the characters and action to life.
Dark and disturbing Revival by Stephen King takes us on an unsettling journey that addresses man’s darkest fear; Death. Spanning five decades the characters and disturbing tale ensnare the reader holding them captive. David Morse brilliantly portrays the characters and notches up the suspense.