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Even when the lights are out, he can still see you… Paul Holten’s profession doesn’t leave much room for doubt or conscience but he’s reaching his breaking point. The nightmares are getting worse, the jobs are getting harder to finish and the volatile relationship with his boss, Aaron, is falling apart. Now faced with the possibility of an impending death sentence, Paul maEven when the lights are out, he can still see you… Paul Holten’s profession doesn’t leave much room for doubt or conscience but he’s reaching his breaking point. The nightmares are getting worse, the jobs are getting harder to finish and the volatile relationship with his boss, Aaron, is falling apart. Now faced with the possibility of an impending death sentence, Paul makes the fatal decision to run. Drawn into one hellish situation after another, he’s forced to confront his dark past---and wonder if perhaps dying isn’t the better option....

Title : Lights Out
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ISBN : 9781626940888
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Number of Pages : 386 Pages
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Lights Out Reviews

  • Alexandra Engellmann
    2018-11-27 16:43

    *I got a free ebook copy from the author in exchange for an honest reviewChilling, honest, gritty, intense – this is what Lights Out is, this crime thriller with elements of paranormal and mystery. It’s a special book, and it’s special for the reasons why people could read it.You should pick it up if you like crime thrillers – fast-paced, edge-of-the-seat action novels. Rest assured, you won’t be disappointed. If I had to compare Lights Out to something, I’d say The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Those cold, isolated snowy landscapes and a gloomy soundtrack. While the last one is more of a detective story, they still have something in common. The mesmerizing atmosphere of dark secrets mixed with violence.You could also read it for horror and chills – there are plenty of disturbing and gruesome scenes. There’s a paranormal mystery and a truly scary character, to the point where you get goosebumps while reading about him. I loved how deeply developed all characters were, not just the main ones.But the most important and conflicted reason why you could read this book is the example it presents. While I certainly wouldn’t recommend it to kids because of its violent nature, some young adults might learn a lesson or two from it. It’s like Requiem for a Dream – me and my friends watched it when we weren’t even in High School, and it was awful. Disgusting and shocking, it shook me to the core, and unlike with other movies, I never even thought about re-watching it. But did it deliver the message? Absolutely. Neither I nor my friends never even thought about trying drugs. (And I’m talking a southern city, sea-coast, pot-in-your-neighbor’s-backyard situation here.)There are many more great things about this book, which other reviewers have already covered – smooth writing, fantastic characters – as dark as some of them are – and gripping action. Overall, it’s a solid 5 star read, and if one of the above reasons is enough for you, you should definitely read it.

  • Debbie Christiana
    2018-11-27 18:55

    Lights Out by Melissa Groeling is a gritty, edgy and intense thriller. It's not for everyone - it's violent, crass, and tackles the tough issue of child prostitution and the darkness and despair of it's victims and the out right evil of the the perpetrators of such heinous crimes.Having said that - it's a page turner from the start. The wonder of this story is the hero, Paul. Paul is a hit man who commits violent crimes himself, but his life is a result of his own time as a child prostitute and the man who supposedly 'saved' him from that life, and taught him his skill, Aaron. Aaron is a complete psychopath and it's amazing that Paul is still alive and in fairly good mental health at the point in his life. The end comes for Paul, when Aaron gifts him with a child prostitute of his own, Ethan. Something snaps then and that's what makes him such a flawed, but wonderfully courageous and determined hero. To put his current life behind him but most of all, to save Ethan from a life he knows all too well, at any cost.From this point on, it's a suspenseful game of cat and mouse. It's not a business you leave. Aaron isn't someone who you walk away from, and, wow, hold on, because the ride doesn't stop until the last page.There is a fascinating sub-plot of Aztec folklore and on top of Aaron and other crazy people chasing him, Paul has pissed off Chac Mool, an ancestor of the Aztec, who may or may not be completely human. Chac Mool pops up when least expected and adds a wonderful twist to an already well-written and crafted story line with out being an intrusion. It fits in perfectly with the story. This is a great read from start to finish and highly recommend for the thriller lovers out there.

  • LaDonna
    2018-11-19 20:48

    To get the formalities out of the way, I received a free copy of this book through the GoodReads Making Connections group in return for an honest review.I truly don't know where to begin with this review. I suppose I should point out that the subject matter (child prostitution, heavy violence throughout) will turn off some readers and it definitely is not suitable for the under 18 crowd.That aside, I literally stayed up all night to finish this one. Every page is action packed, no matter how brutal the action may be, I was so wrapped up in the story line that there was no way I could put it down. Ms. Groeling has a fantastic way with drama and characterization. Even the most grueling of violent acts had such a poetic slant to it that you overlook the gore and just want to find a way for Paul, and Ethan, to escape it all and find their way to normal lives. The murders of several characters who are nothing short of pure evil you find yourself almost rooting for.I really should give this 5 stars, but morally I found myself needing to stop at 4. I will definitely be on the lookout for more works by this author. It's been a while since I've found myself so deeply immersed in a book.

  • Star
    2018-11-13 16:38

    Paul has a job, a nice home, a beautiful girlfriend…and a killer secret. Paul is a professional hitman, but he’s coming a little loose at the seams. His nightmares haunt him while he’s awake and his handler, Aaron, does his utmost best to keep him off balance. When Paul’s backed into a corner, he runs not only to protect himself, but to protect Ethan – a young boy given to him by Aaron. However, things aren’t always as they seem as Paul tries to keep himself and Ethan safe while dealing with his own tortured past.LIGHTS OUT is not for the faint of heart (or stomach) and will be polarizing to all those who read it. Note: There are graphic violent scenes, so readers please beware. I empathized with Paul as I learned the horror through which he lived and never truly escaped. Ethan’s innocence even in the face of his past, even in the face of his denial of such, was touching and truly heartbreaking. Yet please don’t expect a fuzzy-wuzzy story in LIGHTS OUT – it is hard-hitting, visceral, and at times strange. What I really enjoyed was how, by the end, the author made me question the truth of where this story was taking place. LIGHTS OUT packs a wallop of an emotional punch and will affect every reader deeply.

  • Bit'N Book Tours
    2018-11-11 17:50

    Dark, gritty, and disturbing doesn’t even begin to describe Lights Out - given that the storyline involves paedophilia, and sex trafficking, I ought to feel dirty and violated, but I don’t. I feel victorious. Triumphant. Hopeful.Lights Out follows protagonist Paul through a journey which is both literal and psychological. He’s a professional hit man, but he’s losing his edge, his drive, allowing anger to cloud his judgement and affect his professionalism. Plagued by nightmares of his past courtesy of PTSD, he’s walking a dangerously fine line - which in the world of organised crime, where everyone is disposable, he might just as well stick a target on his forehead and be done with it.You see, Paul’s life isn’t his own - it hasn’t been for a very long time. He’s not just employed, he’s owned. He’s a possession - and what do you do with a possession once it’s usefulness is at an end?Exactly.Paul knows he’s pushing Aaron’s buttons, but he just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth. His employer, being the sick bastard that he is, never tires of twisting Paul’s words, manipulating and using them against him, and bringing up his past to humiliate and make him feel worthless. But it’s when Aaron gives Paul a ‘gift’ to ‘get his nightmares out of his system’, that he goes completely over the edge. Paul soon becomes the prey, as opposed to the predator he is accustomed to being, and he finds out rather quickly that there are people in the world who are far more insanely psychotic and dangerous than Aaron has ever been.A large portion of Lights Out takes place in a heavily snow-blanketed landscape, which makes everything seem very oppressive and isolated, as though the scenery itself is holding Paul captive, which really adds to the atmosphere of the book in general. In addition to this, Paul’s inner thoughts and flashbacks bring the story to life (as disturbing as they are), and through Aaron’s ‘gift’ of Ethan, a child prostitute, Paul is forced to confront his darkest fears - even if it ends up being a death sentence for both of themA slightly supernatural aspect is brought into the story by way of Chac Mool, a man of Aztec descent with some unique collections and disturbing hobbies, giving Lights Out a whole new layer of creepy. Melissa Groeling has a way of bringing each of her characters to life, no matter how small of a part they play, and by the end of the book, I felt as though I knew them all - even the ones I didn’t want to.Lights Out is an extremely well written page turner which kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end - highly recommended!4.5/5Reviewed for Bit'N Book Promoters web | facebook | twitter | book tours

  • Deb
    2018-11-25 18:56

    This is one of the grittiest, darkest stories I've read where it's entirely about an anti-hero that you can't help but feel an attachment to. Paul has a killer secret - literally. It's what he does, and he does it very well. When his loyalties are questions and put to the test, he is saddled with Ethan - a young child in whom Paul sees his younger self. The cost of keeping them both safe and alive....NOT for the faint of heart, those with a weak stomach, or in denial of things that do actually happen in this world.It's hard to put down, keeps you engaged and on the edge of your seat.

  • Missy
    2018-12-01 17:46

    Lights Out by author Melissa Groeling is an intense, on the edge of your seat thriller. I was kindly provided an ecopy in exchange for review. I thought the author did a great job with the suspense aspect, I really had no clue what was coming next. Which is awesome. I did not know whether to continue reading or run! Excellent editing and word flow, I would suggest this read if you enjoy thrillers that make you sweat!

  • Ashley
    2018-11-19 21:01

    I enjoyed this book. It's fast-paced and exciting, but seriously violent so if you're a sensitive reader, don't read this book. See my full review here:http://www.readingforsanity.blogspot....

  • Reading For Sanity
    2018-12-12 15:41

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  • Zrinka Jelic
    2018-12-06 18:45

    This book was hard to put down and at the same time I didn't want to finish it because I was just lost in it. At times I wanted to crawl into the book and show those grown men a taste of their own medicine, the sickos who get turned on by torturing children, little boys especially, whipping them within an inch of their lives. Wal-Mart will never be the same again. Every time I see one of these giant stores, I will think if there's a married man getting BJ from a teenager or even a younger boy somewhere at the back parking lot, behind a dumpster while his wife and kids peruse aisles. Or perhaps a shift manager on his 10 minutes break, spending his $20. Here's an excerpt that describes Paul's childhood"Welcome to Bushmann's Orphanage for Young Boys. Here for your pleasure and servitude. Youngest are in the upper levels of this magnificent mansion. Oldest down below. Pleas watch your step. The echo of the greeting that he'd heard night after night, filtering up to his third-floor room that was one below the attic while beneath him, there was the robust, excited laughter of men, thick with anticipation and quick money exchanges. Cash only, if you please. No need for the wife to see the charges on the credit card bill. Ten minutes later, his bedroom door would open."But Paul has risen above all that, even if he's now owned by yet another sicko, Aaron. Who trained him and turned him into a killing machine. He killed people from the list provided by his boss. Until he was given Ethan, a 11 years old boy who is in the same predicament as he once was, or as those sick, pathetic minds refer to him a whore. Paul starts to have something to live for, to escape Aaron and then what? Live on the run? From there on, Paul and Ethan go from frying pan into the fire, time and time again. Between Aaron and the dynamic duo (the two demented weirdo, Jacob and Irene), Paul is sure one would kill him. And of all killers with no remorse and conscience of a jackal, Chac Mool is one unpredictable and most interesting. And the kind that makes you go hmm, is he human. Since he's the one who claimed Paul's head, he kills all others and in a strange way ends up helping Paul on his quest to get Ethan back from Jake's clutches. I haven't read many suspense books so to me this story was quite original. It is long and as much as I wanted to read it in one setting, I couldn't. The only thing I'd like to have known was how Ethan ended in such peril but it's not hard to imagine. Runaways, kids kicked out on the street, those nameless victims of cruel society in which vulnerable are prayed upon. It is sickening to know that any child could end up like this. NO wonder martial arts schools are packed. Because no one will protect them. Not the police, not their teachers, in fact just read the news, those who should protect us are the first ones to abuse us. This book will make you hug your kids tighter, appreciate things you have and not want for more. There's strong language, explicit material and gruesome scenes, but for those teenagers who think of running away, this is quite an eye opener. These are the choices kids living on the streets face: get in a warm car and for a few moments get out of bitter cold, earn a few $ while letting pervs have their way and force the kids to preform gruesome things for their perverted pleasure. Oh, and I wonder if Paul returned Edna's car. There are however, instances of POV filters (he saw/heard/watched/felt...) Since we're in Paul's POV it's given that it's him who saw, heard, felt... Also, I found the bantering between Paul, Jacob and Irene repetitive to the point I skimmed over them until action picked up again. By this point a reader got that Paul tried to break free from these two and going on and on felt unnecessary. A few scenes could be deleted and the story wouldn't phase out. Neither Paul nor the reader learned anything new and these scenes did not propel the story forward.

  • OpenBookSociety.com
    2018-11-16 19:00

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/li...Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro“The barista hated coffee. He loathed the taste of it, the smell of it, and the sound of it…”lights-out-melissa-groelingThis is how the first chapter of Lights Out begins. What better way to start the story, I might say. With these words, my attention was caught immediately -I’m not much of a coffee person- but once the barista’s mind started to pour out its thoughts, I was hooked.Just as the story takes off, Paul, our tormented main character, reveals himself to the readers as a professional killer. He seems like your typical next door neighbor. He has a “job,” a nice apartment, a girlfriend, and you would never suspect anything bad from him. Until we learn about his past. My favorite part about Paul and the character in general is his mind. He has a very interesting way of thinking. His thoughts are more concerned and/or directed on questions that are there floating around but we usually don’t mind asking or paying attention to. There’s a part in the story where he and his girlfriend are having an argument, in an amusing and sarcastic way, he starts thinking on how women seem to accumulate things over time. His thoughts might exaggerate a little at moments, but I still find him likeable.Author Melissa Groeling might have just written my favorite male character of the year. His conscience always has something to say back at him, hardly staying quiet. I like to think of it as another character, an uncomfortable partner to work with. But, enough about Paul.We also meet, Aaron, a character that thinks to have full control of Paul. As the reader learns more about these two, Aaron is shown as a sort of savior to Paul. He took him out of the streets as a teenager and sheltered him, but at a great price: kill those that hurt people just like he was once hurt. Aaron, and not just him, has an obsession for Paul, to the point of gifting him a child, which Paul goes through hell to save. There’s a whole assemble of characters that appear as the story progresses, but writing about them would be too much of a spoiler.Throughout the story, Paul goes from hit-man, to treasure hunter, to avenging angel, to finally facing the ghosts from his tragic past. Lights Out has a deep message, human traffic, which one takes in consideration once one has analyzed the book. There was something I did not like, at a certain point the story drags becoming uncomfortable, like Aaron mentions it, the chit-chat was too much. Even Paul starts to feel the effects becoming lost and paranoid. Other than that, I found the writing to be refreshing and it immediately catches the attention of the reader.If this is your type of genre, this book is for you. If you’re looking for something refreshing other than romance novels, you can give this book a try. But beware; there are some violence and sexual scenes not for the faint of heart or those looking for some lovey-dovey time.

  • Monique
    2018-11-14 16:06

    Eek! Review to come*******this review originally apears on my blogAll The Bookish Love Disclaimer: I received this book from the autor in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my ownI’ve been in a slump for the past few days. My brain didn’t feel like reading, so I went through a daze, struggling to get lost in a book, which is something I enjoy immensely. But then I started reading Lights Out, and all of a sudden, I was out of the slump. This book gripped me and pulled me in from the first sentence, it might be because it’s not a romance novel, (and I’ve read a ton of romance novels this past year) or it might be because this book was so intense. It had me on the edge of my seat, goosebumps running up and down my arms, and it kept me up for the better part of two nights.Melissa Groeling created a thrilling story, with in-depth characters and a plot that, at times, disgusted me, but mostly just broke my heart severely and in several places. It broke my heart because the situation is something that we all know is happening out in the real world, and that’s a very scary thought. I’ve never read a thriller that had me in tears, so many times.Our main character, Paul, is basically a hitman, and his boss, Aaron, is just psycho. Paul wants out, but Aaron dredges up his past, reminding our hero that he is his property. But the last straw has been drawn when Aaron gives Paul a present which sends him straight back to his past, and Paul decides to take the gift and run. Not a completely dumb move, but Paul underestimates just how much power Aaron wields. Not to mention all of the other people that are after Paul and the present Aaron gifted to him. There were times, especially close to the end, that I was certain the poor guy wasn’t going to get a break. Add in one heck of a creepy character, who just won’t die, and who has told Paul that he will be the one to kill him, and you really get to wondering why Paul doesn’t just blow his own head off. But kudos to Paul, because even though his death is a sure thing, he still goes and saves the day.As I said before, this book had me on the edge of my seat. I struggled to put it down and it was all I could think about for days after reading it. I’m pretty sure this is a book that will stay with me for a long time and it definitely warrants more than a couple of rereads.

  • Tony Parsons
    2018-11-29 14:01

    Paul Holten (assassin) & Kelly (Kel, G/F) broke up after 8 months mostly because he would not tell her much about himself. Paul wants out but he knows he is forever indebted to Aaron (boss) who took him off the streets & gave him a job. Paul parents had both been killed. Aaron wants Paul to take Ethan (11, Wolfie, male prostitute) under his wing because he struggled with life’s cruel street issues like Paul once did. Paul (Twinkie) took Ethan shopping at Wal-Mart, but he forgot Kelly worked there. In the parking lot they were accosted by 3 punks: Kyle, John & Gavin. Aaron sends Jakob (dynamic duo) & Irene (dynamic duo) to antagonize & keep tabs on Paul & Ethan. The 2 culprits put Ethan in a cage. Irene & Paul set out in search for Chac Mool (Aztec, Tlaloc (water), Huitzilopochtli (life) who was the keeper of lots of archeological treasures. Jakob later showed up.What does Chac Mool want from Paul (Cortez)?Life on the run what adventures or encounters will Paul & Ethan have to endure?What will happen between Aaron & Paul?Will Paul catch up with his past? Jack! Paul defiantly suffered from PTSD & had some serious anger issues. But he is still a hero. Pedophiles or incest was a very tough clientele for me to work with/for. A very awesome book cover, great font & writing style. Wow, a very well written mystery, suspense, paranormal book. It was very easy for me to read/follow from start/finish & never a dull moment. There were no grammar nor any repetitive or out of line sequence sentences. There were several typo errors (spacing). Lots of exciting scenarios, with several twists/turns & a great set of unique characters to keep track of. This could also make great crime adventure movie, or mini TV series. There is no doubt in my mind this is a very easy rating of 5 stars. Thank you for the free book (ARC; Author) Tony Parsons MSW (Washburn)

  • Autumn
    2018-11-30 13:57

    I received this book to give an honest review.When I read the blurb to this book I really thought I would get into it and enjoy it. This was a good book, but I didn't enjoy it as much as I hoped.Paul has nightmares that plague him from his past, now he is wanting to get away from his boss Aaron who we learn has taken care of him for fifteen years. Now Paul didn't have an easy life growing up and we learn that at one time he was a male prostitute at a young age. Then he receives a gift from his boss which rather disturb me because the nature of the gift is a young boy named Twinkie and he is there to "please" and do what Paul wants. We watch as Paul starts to care for this young boy but in a care giver way because he knows the life this young boy has been forced to live. It is something that keeps bringing up the memories of his past. As Paul decides to take care of Ethan and leave the assassination business behind he is hunted down and we watch as no matter where he goes he is never truly safe.In the end Paul has to come to face his past to learn to focus on the future is what I gathered.There is a lot of detail within the book to the point that it felt repetitive to me. And the way Paul would handle situations by not accepting what was given to him just drove me batty.Now later on I didn't truly understand what Jakob had to do with everything as he caught Paul put him in cage. Let him go but then somehow caught Aaron put him in cage and what was the purpose of it all. I also didn't truly understand about Chac Mool was he really a person that couldn't die? Overall the plot of the story was good, a lot of action and character development.

  • Heather Balog
    2018-12-06 19:44

    The blurb for this book, while technically accurate,leaves a lot of details out of the mix. But perhaps it's a good thing, because if I had known about the lead character, Paul's actual job or his terrifying past, I probably wouldn't have read this book. And that would have been a mistake. Was it gritty and nauseating at times? Absolutely. I found myself cringing and feeling all out disgust at the descriptions, the very vivid pictures the author painted. Those pictures were necessary for the reader to understand why Paul acted the way he did, why he made he choices he did. His care and his devotion to Ethan, a boy he just met, made me choke up. Even though he didn't realize it first, his gol had always been to save him and redeem himself for his sins.The reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 was due to some of the unbelievable aspects of this novel. While the paranormal angle also surprised me (not a big paranormal fan), it added to the story line, making it more interesting and chilling. It was the idea that EVERYBODY was out to get Paul and that EVERYBODY was that sick and depraved, that made me a little aggregated with the story. Despite the few disappointments in the story, it was extremely well written and well paced until the end where the story ended abruptly and predictably. I was waiting for a shocker or surprise revelation about Ethan and his link to Paul and it really didn't materialize. However, it's a worthwhile read that will hold your interest if you are a fan of suspense and fast paced action.

  • Lindsay
    2018-12-02 15:49

    Lights Out by Melissa Groeling - Review  This book is quite good. I enjoyed the writing from the author. It starts out with Paul having dreams of someone with green glowing eyes. We learn a little more about Paul Holten's job or profession. We get to learn about Aaron a little bit. Paul is handed a list and envelope after Paul's girlfriend Kelly leaves him.Paul then his given a little boy named "Ethan".  Things start to get quite more interesting once he left with Ethan. The action and adventures starts up after a few days when Aaron comes knocking on his door. Paul decides he wants to run, Once on the road with Ethan. The story get more surprising and exciting. There are twists and turns in the book. It seems every time Paul turns around someone is chasing him. Aaron's words "your dead man". Though all that come after Paul seem to wonder if he going die to them. I do not want to giveaway anything that would be having trying to guess what happening. I am not going to spoil it for you or anyone that wants find out how it ends. Who is after Paul? Who is after both Paul and Ethan? Doe Paul and Ethan survive the death sentence that on his head? Who following Paul and Ethan?  Can Paul save Ethan life or his own? You will need to read to find out. I advise that those that read this book should be warn that there is lots of deaths. I think is book is best for readers that are 13+ or older. 

  • T.B. Markinson
    2018-12-09 14:57

    This is not the type of book to give you a warm fuzzy feeling. If you’re expecting that, put it down. However, if you’re in the mood for a chilling action-packed thriller this might be what you’re looking for. Paul is a hitman who wants to leave the biz. However, his boss isn’t willing to let him go. Not alive at least. Then there’s Ethan, a kid that Paul wants to save from his master. Yes, master. Ethan is hired out for people do as they please. Paul had a similar upbringing and as he gets to know Ethan he has to battle his own personal demons from his childhood. Speaking of demons, Paul is being chased not only his boss’s associates, Ethan’s master and his goons, but by a man or thing who refuses to die. This book turned my stomach on many occasions. This novel explores the dark side of human nature and the things people do to others is disgusting, especially when it happens to children. And it happens more than we’d like to admit. While I was disgusted by many of the characters in this book, I had a hard time putting it down. Each chapter ending left me wanting more, compelling me to finish until I reached the end. It’s not an easy read by any means, but the character development and the action make it thrilling. And it was the perfect book to read late at night when it was stormy outside. It did make me jumpy, though.

  • Laurie
    2018-12-04 19:57

    This hard-hitting, suspenseful story of a hitman’s encounter with a vengeful being hell-bent on protecting an artifact of incalculable power is a terrifying tale of horrific proportions. Paul, a tough-as-nails, cynical, professional killer becomes a pawn in a deadly theft attempt after trying to protect a young boy who has been cruelly tortured and physically abused by the bottom-feeding scum of society –pedophiles.As the story unfolds Paul has short appalling flashbacks to his own childhood, and the reader is led down the path of his defilement and corruption. This is a gritty horror story that left me shaken. It is also a mesmerizing tale that kept me awake reading late into the night – unable to get it out of my head.Skillfully narrated and chilling in its intensity, this book will not be for everyone, but if horror you want, then this will certainly fit the bill and should not be missed.This book was given to me by the author in exchange for my honest review.Reviewed by Laurie-J

  • Caroline at Book Geek
    2018-11-24 19:43

    ** The copy was provided by the author in order to receive an honest review **This story isn't one that I'd normally pick up. I'll admit i'm a romance girl.There's a lot of action crammed into all the chapters and there isn't moment that doesn't grab your attention.Aimed around violence and child prostitution this won't be something for everyone however it is and eye opened into a dark world that one can hope doesn't exist, never has, never will. One thing that I keep thinking about is the fact that this book makes you realize how much human beings can and will do to others. Yes this is a novel but I wouldn't put it past someone somewhere to have done the things described, the heart on the door is something that is stuck in my mind... If you're looking for a chilling read, definitely read this... This book would be perfect for a cold, winter, stormy night. You a hot chocolate a roaring fire and a cozy blanket... just make sure you're not jumpy or easily scared (as in you'll have the book roaming your head for nights and every noise becomes suspicious.)

  • Melissa
    2018-11-18 14:58