In the memoir, Haunted: A Paranormal Awakening, Julie Coons shares how her dream house morphed into a life-threatening nightmare. For most, if not all, of us, a home is synonymous with a place of comfort, peace, and joy. When Julie Coons moved to a beautiful house with her husband and daughter, she hoped to feel an overwhelming warmth wash over her. After her difficult childhood with an abusive mother and a gut-wrenching marriage, she deserved a place to call home sweet home. Instead, she received demonic activities comparable to the most daunting horror movies. While the evil spirits were taunting, scratching, bruising, and filling her brain with unimaginable fear, she found the worst part was going through the whole trepidation alone.
Truth of the Shadows by Slade Templeton is a psychological thriller/horror fiction that revolves around Dr. Joseph Hoffman. He was a head psychiatrist at Cottage Grove Hospital who relied on logic and his vast knowledge seconded by science. In front of his patients, who talked about furniture moving at its own will, their dead son coming back to be with her, hallucinations of angels, etc., Joseph was the calm and composed psychiatrist who had a logical explanation for their delusional paranoia. However, underneath his confident demeanor resided an ever-consuming guilt and sorrow.
This Last Chance by D.L.Finn presents a delectable combination of thriller and paranormal plots that surround the protagonist, Amber. Ever since Amber’s sister, Iris, was murdered, Amber was looking for answers. On the sixth month anniversary of Iris’s brutal killing, she sensed danger lurking around her. She reported the strange occurrences to the cops and her colleagues, but none of them believed her. Frustrated with a lack of answers, she decided to hire a private detective to at least put a face and a name to Iris’ killer.
Years of medical wisdom of Michael Richards could not make sense of what his eight-year-old daughter, Sarah, was saying. At the same time, the father in him wanted to believe her. Especially, when her claim to see darkness and light inside certain people matched with their actions, he could not discard the possibility of truth in her sightings.
Alex McKenna & The Geranium Deaths by Vicki-Ann Bush is a Young Adult – Paranormal fiction. 17-year-old Alex shared his mom’s ability to see the dead. Although his ability caused him grief with the bullies in his school, he learned to ignore the unnecessary noise. This was not the only reason for the bullies to target him, though. Since the day they realized that Alex was a transgender, they figured out creative names to torment him. In addition to these problems, a series of ruthless murders in his town perplexed him. If he didn’t have his amazing spidey sense, he would have discarded these bodies-with-frozen heads as a case involving a serial killer. However, his gut told him otherwise. The more research he put into the cases with his best friend, Margaret, the firmer his suspicion grew at the connection of a dark spirit.
Why did I have to have a fight in the middle of the night? Janhvi cursed herself for the eleventh time in the matter of a mere five minutes. And to make matters worse, the AC had broken down when the summer heat of the night was unbearable. It appeared as if every thread of her nightdress was soaking wet with her sweat. Yet, she could not let go of the blanket. If I moved even a finger, they’ll know that I am awake. Then, they’ll certainly make a move. Tightening her already white-knuckled grip on the blanket, she tried to think of a survival strategy.
For demon lord Drayvex, the powerful stone on the necklace of Ruby was the only attraction. Yet, even after getting the stone, he could not deny an invisible force demanding his attention toward Ruby. She lingered on his thoughts like a plague that would just not let go. He hunted humans, killed them, and devoured them. Even the idea of having any other emotion for them was disturbing to him. Since his absence from his planet, other demons began defying his direct orders.
Guarding Angel by Darlene A. Williams has been reviewed by me for Reader’s Favorite. Angela (lovingly called by the name Angel) lost her father when she was only one year old. Her mother, Margret, never made peace with his untimely demise. She was keen on contacting his soul; however, instead of her husband, unbeknownst to…
Reviewed by me for Reader’s Favorite. A Violet Fire marks the beginning of The Chronicles of Avignon Trilogy by Kelsey Quick. And what a gripping beginning it is! The author has imagined a world where vampires rule, and humans have been turned into nothing less than slaves and food for vampires. In this world, vampires…
My Cursed Heart by Steve Zimcosky is a supernatural fiction that revolves around a curse that has been taking the lives of men of the protagonist’s family for generations. Well, at least that’s what he believes to be the case. In this age and time, who believes in a curse; however, the lead has very…