Halloween Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. The plot for this film, which is one of the earliest in the slasher genre and helped to create it, is so basic it's hard to... Continue Reading →
“Mirror, Mirror” Giveaway!
My friend and fabulous beta reader Jessica Jesinghaus is running a giveaway for her book Mirror Mirror, I’ve read it and it’s very enjoyable with plenty of twists and turns that keep you guessing.
Feeling lucky? Take a shot at winning one of two paperback copies of Mirror, Mirror. This Goodreads Giveaway is valid for US residents (sorry my international peeps, I’ll catch you next time) and open to entries until May 24th.
You can enter the giveaway HERE. Read the blurb below and then screw up your courage… I dare you to look!
Nearly twenty years ago a teenage girl was murdered…
Samantha Carlson was just a young girl when her cousin, Emily, was brutally raped and killed in her own home. As a child, Sam’s family did their best to shelter her from the gruesome details. Now, working the crime beat for the Portland Tribune, Sam has the resources at her fingertips to investigate the case for herself.
Through the eyes of a killer…
After inheriting a family heirloom, an antique vanity table that once belonged to her murdered cousin…
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A great start
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Pre-order for just 99c
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Mirror Mirror – an honest review
Mirror Mirror Jessica Jesinghaus Nearly twenty years ago a teenage girl was murdered... Samantha Carlson was just a young girl when her cousin, Emily, was brutally raped and killed in her own home. As a child, Sam's family did their best to shelter her from the gruesome details. Now, working the crime beat for the... Continue Reading →
A deadly bath
Among my many, varied interests, is a liking for true crime stories, and tonight, while battling my usual sleep issues, I caught an interesting film from ITV about a British serial killer from the 1940's. John George Haigh (24 July 1909 – 10 August 1949), commonly known as the Acid Bath Murderer, was an English... Continue Reading →