Scare Me by Richard Jay Parker Book Review:
Reviewers Note: “I chose to read this book and all opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.”
As the year begins to end, this incredible thriller snuck up on me and took me by surprise with it’s complex narrative and intense character
developments. That book is Scare Me by Richard Jay Parker, and from the first pages the author’s unique storytelling experience brought to mind
the voices of authors like Dean Koontz and Stephen King, allowing readers to delve into the viewpoints of several characters spread out in the
beginning and exploring how they all come together. Here is they synopsis:
“When did you last Google yourself?”
Wealthy businessman, Will Frost, gets woken in the middle of the night by an anonymous caller, asking him exactly this.
When Will goes online, he finds a website has been set up in his name, showing photographs of the inside of his home, along with photographs of
six houses he’s never seen before.
In the first of these strange houses, a gruesome murder has already taken place.
Will is then told that his own family is in mortal danger.
The only way he can keep them safe is to visit each of the houses on the website in person – before the police discover what has happened there.
Seven gruesome homicides.
Seven chances to save his daughter’s life…
This is intense right from the start. The horror that this man must face in order to save his daughter is impossible to imagine, and yet the
genius that is author Richard Jay Parker manages to delve into that dark place with vivid imagery. The twists and turns that this story takes
are quite an amazing thing to read, and until the last few pages the reader will not know what the shocking twist is until it’s already upon
them, taking their breath away and keeping them on the edge of their seats.
This is definitely a must read thriller and horror book that fans will not want to miss. This is my first introduction to author Richard Jay Parker,
and if this book is any indication, he has a long and prosperous writing career ahead of him. This book is so engaging that one can easily
imagine it being turned into a film, the writing is so cinematic that it comes to life before your very eyes. This is a dark tale that deserves
to be read, so be sure to pick up your copies of Scare Me today!
Anthony Avina, (Born March 1990), is an author, a journalist, and a blogger. Born in Southern California, he has battled through injuries, disabilities, moves back and forth across the country, and more, yet still maintains a creative voice that he hopes to use not only to entertain but to inspire hope in even the darkest situations. He writes short stories and novels in several genres, and is also a seasoned journalist for the online magazine, On Request Magazine, as well as the popular site TheGamer. Having grown up reading the books of Dean Koontz and Stephen King, they inspired him to write new and exciting stories that delved into the minds of richly developed characters. He constantly tries to write stories that have never been told before, and to paint a picture in your mind while you are reading the book, as if you could see every scene of the book as if it were a movie you were watching. His stories will get your imaginations working, and will also show that in spite of the most despairing and horrific situations, hope is never out of reach. He am always writing, and so there will never be a shortage of new stories for your reading pleasure. http://www.authoranthonyavinablog.com