Book picks as published in the Oct. 30, 2019 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
The Homecoming : a novel
By Andrew Pyper
After the death of their absentee father, Aaron and Bridge Quinlan travel to hear the reading of his will. There, they meet up with their mother and troubled sister, Franny, and are shocked to discover the will’s terms: in order to claim their inheritance they must all remain at the estate for thirty days without any contact with the outside world. Further revelations at first inspire curiosity, then fear.
Full throttle : stories
By Joe Hill
In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense. Featuring two previously unpublished stories, and a brace of shocking chillers, this is a darkly imagined odyssey through the complexities of the human psyche. Hypnotic and disquieting, it mines our tormented secrets, hidden vulnerabilities, and basest fears.