Category Archives: psychological

An Evil Mind (Robert Hunter 06) by Chris Carter

Product info  (from Goodreads): A freak accident in rural Wyoming leads the Sheriff’s Department to arrest a man for a possible double homicide, but further investigations suggest a much more horrifying discovery – a serial killer who has been kidnapping, … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Synopsis (from Goodreads): EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her … Continue reading

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The Hollow Man by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Jeremy Bremen has a secret.  All his life he’s been cursed with the ability to read minds.  He knows the secret thoughts, fears, and desires of others as if they were his own.  For years, his wife, Gail, has served … Continue reading

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Olympos (Ilium 02) by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Beneath the gaze of the gods, the mighty armies of Greece and Troy met in fierce and glorious combat, scrupulously following the text set forth in Homer’s timeless narrative, but that was before twenty-first century scholar Thomas … Continue reading

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Echopraxia (Firefall 02) by Peter Watts

Echopraxia: meaningless repetition or imitation of the movements of others as a symptom of psychiatric disorder. Synopsis (from Goodreads): It’s the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and evangelicals make scientific … Continue reading

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Blindsight (Firefall 01) by Peter Watts

Lovely Melfka featured this one on her blog – thank you, I owe you a lot! Synopsis (from Goodreads): It’s been two months since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have … Continue reading

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Kill Me Again by Rachel Abbott

I have been given a complimentary copy of this novel by the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you! Synopsis (from Goodreads): When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the … Continue reading

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Review: Wody głębokie jak niebo (Waters as Deep as the Sky) by Anna Brzezińska

Lovely Melfka  whose glasses are oval, not round, but it might change soon, sent me that one – thank you very much! Synopsis: Once upon a time there were mighty magicians who could enslave demons and monsters and turn them … Continue reading

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Review: Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

This book was recommended by Carole Rae on her blog – thank you, I owe you again! Synopsis (in a form of a pastiche): Victor Mancini is a recovering sexaholic. Perhaps “recovering” isn’t the right word but it’s the first … Continue reading

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Review: Shadow Cartel (Dominic Grey 04) by Layton Green

Synopsis (from Goodreads): The sins of the past always return… Called upon by a former love to look into the death of a family friend in Miami, veteran investigator Dominic Grey is sucked into the darkest reaches of international narcotics … Continue reading

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