Firestarter, Stephen King

"You're a firestarter, honey. Just one great big Zippo lighter." The story begins with a man and his 7-year-old daughter running from persons yet unknown. Through flashbacks, we get to know who they are running from and why the unknown persons keep chasing after them. Andy McGee recalled…

Heaven, My Home (Highway 59 #2), Attica Locke

"…when there was no sense of right and wrong when it came to dealing with white folks. There was only survival." The story begins with briefly revealing Levi's family background, including his relationship with his mother's current partner and his father, who has been not around for quite…

The Family Next Door, Sally Hepworth

There was a small spark of interest at the beginning of the story. As I went through the chapters, I'm looking for something different than the previous chapter that but it's a disappointment. This story keeps telling or rambling about these three women's lives with their husbands and children. There…

The Hunting Party, Lucy Foley

Emma plans the group trip to an isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands on New Year Eve. A group of her friends from Oxford will meet to welcome in the New Year together. They arrive on the 30th of December. Emma and Mark, Miranda and Julien, Nick and Bo, Samira…

The Neighbour, Fiona Cummins

Lockwood family just moved into their new home at 25 The Avenue. The beginning of the story never reveals the reason why they moved to a suburb which has already had several murders that occurred in the past but hinted that it was Olivia's fault. Garrick is happy that they…