R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril

It’s September 1st. You know what that means: RIP (R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril). Or, if you’re me, just an average couple of reading months… Here are the categories to choose from: Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Or anything sufficiently moody that shares a kinship with the above. That is what embodies the stories,Continue reading “R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril”

Three A.M. by Steven John

From Goodreads: “Fifteen years of sunless gray. Fifteen years of mist. So thick the streets fade off into nothing. So thick the past is hazy at best. The line between right and wrong has long been blurred, especially for Thomas Vale. Long gone are the days when new beginnings seemed possible—when he was a newContinue reading “Three A.M. by Steven John”

Something Red by Douglas Nicholas

From Goodreads: “From debut author Douglas Nicholas comes a haunting story of love, murder, and sorcery. During the thirteenth century in northwest England, in one of the coldest winters in living memory, a formidable yet charming Irish healer, Molly, and the troupe she leads are driving their three wagons, hoping to cross the Pennine MountainsContinue reading “Something Red by Douglas Nicholas”

Sacrilege by S.J. Parris

Former monk, radical philosopher, and spy Giordano Bruno is living in London in summer of 1584. As Bruno makes his way around London, he cannot shake the suspicion of being watched – particularly by a violent old enemy. Much to his surprise, his follower is none other than Sophia Underhill, a woman with whom heContinue reading “Sacrilege by S.J. Parris”

Say Nice Things about Detroit by Scott Lasser

David Halpert, former Detroit resident, is living in Denver trying to survive the aftermath of his son’s death and subsequent divorce. When his father calls and asks him to move home to Detroit to help care for his ailing mother, David is initially hesitant but interested. Once home, David learns that his former girlfriend NatalieContinue reading “Say Nice Things about Detroit by Scott Lasser”

Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann

Description from Goodreads: “Nick and her cousin, Helena, have grown up sharing sultry summer heat, sunbleached boat docks, and midnight gin parties on Martha’s Vineyard in a glorious old family estate known as Tiger House. In the days following the end of the Second World War, the world seems to offer itself up, and theContinue reading “Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann”

Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale

Sue Ellen is a 16 year old girl living in rural east Texas; she has a mean, near toothless daddy, and a weak, alcoholic mother, and she holds a piece of stove wood at night to protect herself at home. When she is out fishing, her net gets caught on a sewing machine and outContinue reading “Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale”