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Simone St. James

Författare till The Sun Down Motel

12 verk 6,756 medlemmar 445 recensioner 10 favoritmärkta

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Verk av Simone St. James

The Sun Down Motel (2020) 1,713 exemplar
The Broken Girls (2018) 1,694 exemplar
The Book of Cold Cases (2022) 1,225 exemplar
The Haunting of Maddy Clare (2012) 754 exemplar
Silence for the Dead (2014) 412 exemplar
An Inquiry into Love and Death (2013) 334 exemplar
The Other Side of Midnight (2015) 263 exemplar
Lost Among the Living (2016) 259 exemplar
Ghost 19 (2022) 60 exemplar
Murder Road (2024) 39 exemplar
The Sun Down Motel (2023) 2 exemplar

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Seguin, Simone
Födelsedag
20th century
Kön
female
Nationalitet
Canada
Bostadsorter
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Priser och utmärkelser
Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel
RITA
Kort biografi
Simone St. James is the award-winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare, which won two prestigious RITA® awards from Romance Writers of America and an Arthur Ellis Award from Crime Writers of Canada. She writes gothic historical ghost stories set in 1920s England, books that are known for their mystery, gripping suspense, and romance.

Simone wrote her first ghost story, about a haunted library, when she was in high school. She worked behind the scenes in the television business for twenty years before leaving to write full-time. She lives just outside Toronto, Canada with her husband and a spoiled cat.

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Eerie ghost story meets 90s nostalgia in MURDER ROAD, the latest gripping paranormal thriller from Simone St. James. I loved everything about it, and if you're new to her spooky books, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend starting with this one.

It's summer 1995, and a young honeymooning couple gets entangled in a paranormal murder mystery when they pick up a doomed hitchhiker along a deserted Michigan road. While police keep them in town for questioning, April and Eddie discover that road is known for a string of unsolved murders going back to the 1970s, and also the local legend of the Lost Girl. With some time to kill and a desire to clear their own names, they investigate the history of this haunted road on their own.

I enjoyed the complex mystery in this one, and the supernatural elements blended in perfectly for many chilling moments. The characters are what I loved most about this book. April was flawed from the emotional baggage of her past, yet so brave and clever in their current precarious situation. And then there's Eddie — be still my heart. Even the secondary cast was well-rounded and compelling.

I've read MURDER ROAD twice because it is addictive, and I wanted to experience the creepy goodness again. The ominous atmosphere, the dark supernatural, the genuine characters, and the 90s make this an unputdownable read.

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the digital ARC. Opinions are my own.
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bookofsecrets | 2 andra recensioner | Feb 17, 2024 |
I thought this was a deliciously creepy story BUT you must be ready to suspend disbelief.
 
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susannelson | 60 andra recensioner | Feb 7, 2024 |
I loved this book.! It's not my usual read, but it captured my interest from the beginning and held it all the way to the end. It was a good mix of mystery and ghost story. This was my first book from this author, but I will look for more.
 
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Woodardja | 113 andra recensioner | Jan 30, 2024 |

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Statistik

Verk
12
Medlemmar
6,756
Popularitet
#3,625
Betyg
3.9
Recensioner
445
ISBN
109
Språk
8
Favoritmärkt
10

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