Sarah Kelly was a respected TV journalist, until an attack in her own home left her housebound, crippled by agoraphobia and fear. A year later, she’s trying to cope as best she knows how and is the thick of her podcast series, investigating the arrest and imprisonment of a young Muslim man for the murder of his girlfriend, twelve years earlier.
Told in the first person, Don’t Let Me In intersperses Sarah’s experiences with the podcast itself. Because of this, it was pretty well paced and a good first standalone novel from Phil Kurthausen, the author of the popular Erasmus Jones series.
A year after her husband was brutally murdered while jogging in Central Park, and after suffering a mental breakdown, Poppy has started seeing fragments of what happened to her in the weeks before and after Jack’s death. The problem is that she doesn’t know what’s real and what isn’t, what’s a dream and what’s reality. And who is the mysterious hooded man that’s started following her?
Badass Mama Bear, Jane Hawk has learned her best friends, tasked with taking care of her five-year-old son, have been killed. It’s up to her to travel to Borrego Springs, where The Arcadians, a group indulged in a conspiracy to take over the world, are no doubt waiting for her. She has to rescue Travis, who has been left in the care of autistic loner, Cornell, and bring him once more to safety. She enlists the help of a couple of characters we’ve met before, even if they seem a very unlikely group of aides, and springs into action.
Joe Lynch is an average kinda guy. He’s a teacher, married to a beautiful woman, with an adorable four-year-old son. He’s happy with his lot, content in his marriage … until the day he’s confronted with evidence that his wife might be having an affair, and his love rival sets out to destroy his life.
Meet the Corniest Serial Killer ever. Of course, that’s not what the media are calling him, but Zoe Bentley – a forensic psychologist contracted to the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit – coins a term that’s far more fitting for our “big bad”. When Zoe is pulled into a Chicago serial killer investigation by newly promoted agent, Tatum Gray. Soon, she starts to receive strange envelopes, sent by someone from her past. Is he the killer, or is someone else responsible?
The Bitter End begins on a dark note – a woman surviving a Nazi gas chamber, Hitler and demonic possession. Throw in a couple of stupid kids who like to knock on the door of an old woman in the woods and you just know you’re in for some super creepy reading. The hits just keep coming for our main protagonist, Paul. His beloved wife, Helena, was killed in a tragic accident years before. As Paul moves on with his life and moves into an area that is all too familiar to him with his new partner Sally, strange things begin happening.