New release book review:
The Visitors by Catherine Burns
First LIne: Like a white bird, the scream flew up from the depths of the cellar, then became trapped inside Marion's head.
Summary: Marion, a spinster living with her brother in their cluttered childhood home, is scared of the secret hidden in the cellar. When her brother has a heart attack, she has to face the reality of what he has been hiding. Told through flashbacks, snippets of their past lead you to understand that people are not always what they seem.
My thoughts: A slow-burning thriller. Little pieces of information are scattered throughout the book that lead the reader to create theories of what happened. Marion and John's relationship and lifestyle oddly transfixed me. The end leaves you with a sense of "what happened?" Unsettling, but in a good and spooky way.
Release date: Sept. 26, 2017
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