The Wayward Girls by Amanda Mason. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Then. It's 1976. Loo and her sister Bee live on a run-down farm in the middle of nowhere with their artistic parents and wild siblings. They are isolated and shunned by the small town. At the height of summer, unexplained noises and occurrences… Continue reading The Wayward Girls by Amanda Mason. (2019).
The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** It's 1917 in England. Stella is struggling after the death of her fiancé and welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister Madeleine at her country mansion, Greyswick. However Stella arrives to a house of unease and Madeleine gripped by fear. Quickly,… Continue reading The Lost Ones by Anita Frank. (2019).
Sanctuary by V. V. James. (2019). **4 out of 5 stars** Sanctuary is the perfect town...to hide a secret. Detective Maggie is in town to finalise the tragic accidental death of a star quarterback, Daniel. Then the rumours start; his ex girlfriend Harper is the daughter of a witch, Sarah. And Harper was there when… Continue reading Sanctuary by V. V. James. (2019).
The Institute by Stephen King. (2019). **3.5 out of 5 stars** Luke is a super-smart 12 year old kid with an exceptional gift. He is the latest in a long line of kids abducted and taken to a secret government facility hidden deep in a forest. An institute where kids can read minds or make… Continue reading The Institute by Stephen King. (2019).
Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan. (2019). **3 out of 5 stars** Tilly was a bright, out-going little girl who liked playing with ghosts and matches. She loved living in Queenie Malone's magnificent Paradise Hotel in Brighton with it's family of misfits and never forgave her mother for sending her away. Now Tilda is… Continue reading Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan. (2019).
The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost. (2016). *3.5 out of 5 stars* This novel is different (just like the TV show haha). It is written in the form of a dossier and includes typewritten sections as well as 'handwritten cursive' sections; both with annotations by the character 'analysing the dossier'. While this… Continue reading The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost. (2016).
The Outsider by Stephen King. (2018). *4.5 out of 5 stars* An 11 year old boy has been murdered and there is forensic evidence and reliable eyewitnesses that proves that a popular man in town committed this horrific crime. But said man also has an alibi which looks to be true. So how can he… Continue reading The Outsider by Stephen King. (2018).
All Things Bright and Strange by James Markert. (2018). *2.5 out of 5 stars* In a small town called Bellhaven after World War 1 a small chapel is found in the woods. The chapel has a "healing floor" where those that mourn find peace. But soon peace turns to violence and a few townspeople realize… Continue reading All Things Bright and Strange by James Markert. (2018).
The Hoarder by Jess Kidd. (2018). (Published as Mr Flood's Last Resort in the US). *3.5 out of 5 stars* Maud is a carer and an unintentional psychic. She is currently working for Cathal who has a filthy home. Maud finds herself drawn into the house's mysteries and Cathal begins to open up to her.… Continue reading The Hoarder by Jess Kidd. (2018).