The Silent Kookaburra by Liza Perrat

Set in a small town in Wollongong, Australia, in the 1970s, Tanya's mother, Eleanor, has been continuously trying to have a baby. She already had multiple miscarriages in the past until Shelley comes into the world. Tanya Randall is just an eleven-year-old girl struggling with peer pressure, puberty, and coping…

Salvation Station by Kathryn Schleich

Captain Linda Turner arrives at Reverend Martin's house after his dog digs out a human leg in the flower garden. There are three bodies, including two children are found buried in the parsonage garden. Rev. Martin moved into the parsonage about eight weeks ago, replacing the former pastor named Gregory…

The Keeper by Jessica Moor

Katie Straw's body is found at a popular local spot for suicide. The pathologist's report states that the cause of death was drowning. There are no unusual marks on her body, just old burns and self-inflicted scars. DS Whitworth decides to rule it as suicide as there is no better…

The Apparition Phase by Will Maclean

Tim narrated the story as an adult, recalling his childhood time with his twin sister Abigail, where both are obsessed with photographs of ghostly apparitions. They spend their evenings in the attic discussing hauntings, supernatural, macabre and unexplained. They are excited but horrified at the same time by the discoveries…

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

The first book sets in a small fishing village located in Yeongdo, Busan, from 1910 to 1933. It begins with the story of a fisherman and his wife that has three sons, but only the eldest and weakest survived. Hoonie was born with a cleft palate and a twisted foot…

Cujo by Stephen King

Vic Trenton sends his car to Joe Camber's Garage on the outskirts of Castle Rock in Maine. While waiting for Joe to come out from his barn, Vic's family is horrified when they see a large Saint Bernard. Joe's son Brett ensures them that Cujo is a good dog and…

Hong Kong Policeman by Chris Emmett

Chris Emmett served with the Hong Kong police until his retirement as a senior superintendent in 1998. He witnessed the city's transformation from a British colony to a special administrative region within the People's Republic of China. In this book, he shares his experiences as a police officer across a…