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Pursuit

Written by Joyce Carol Oates — Joyce Carol Oates is famously prolific and writes across a number of forms and genres. This novella promises a story of suspense. Abby is 20 years old and living in New York State, a virgin bride to a religious…
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The Outsider

Written by Stephen King — Horror kingpin Stephen King occasionally likes to dip his toe into the murky waters of crime fiction, most recently with the Mr Mercedes trilogy featuring retired police detective Bill Hodges and his business partner Holly Gibney. We’ve previously reviewed Mr…
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The Silent Companions

Written by Laura Purcell — Just in time for Halloween comes The Silent Companions, a Gothic ghost story or mild horror tale that attempts to follow in the wake of Shirley Jackson and Susan Hill. Told in three timelines, we first meet Elsie Bainbridge in 1866…
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The Night Visitor

Written by Lucy Atkins — How far would you go to protect your reputation? In the academic world, where issues of plagiarism or biased research methods can make or break a career, the answer is: probably very far indeed. Just think of Andrew Wakefield’s now discredited…
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If I Run

Written by Terri Blackstock — In a house in Shreveport, Louisiana, a journalist lies dead. He has bled out from savage stab wounds, inflicted by someone who knew exactly where to plunge the knife. A young woman flees the scene. Her bloody footprints surround Brent Pace’s…
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