Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Book Review of Sleep Then My Princess.

My Review

The book is one of the classic suspense and crime thriller. The eerie atmosphere that surrounds the story will make you uncomfortable at times. But the way the events take place one after the other will keep you in the hunt of what gave way to the events that followed.

Stephani Robbins a young tissue scientist is disturbed by a stalker who sends her roses, teddy bear and photos of her past. She panics when she receives an anonymous call from the stalker and seeks help from her friend Richard.

But one day when she moves out of her apartment with her niece Donnie, she is kidnapped by the stalker and now everyone around her try their best to pin point her location.

At this point there were two suspects who could have kidnapper her and you have to read further in the story to find out what happens next.

What I didn't like about the plot was that it was predictable as to who was the kidnapper and that didn't do any good revealing the kidnapper soon in the story.

The author could have kept the suspense till the very end.

I did love the story and had a great time reading.

Read more about the story at OnlineBook Club.

About the book

Sleep then My Princess is an emotional thriller set in Arizona. While mourning the death of her husband, Senior Tissue Engineer, Stephani Robbins, is plagued by recurring visions of a child being locked up in a chicken coop. Meanwhile, someone is sending her creepy love poems, roses, and photos that have been taken without Stephani's knowledge.
As more photos appear, the police suspect that Stephani has hired someone to take these photos. Before she can convince the police to take her seriously, she is kidnapped. While imprisoned she discovers why she has been having these visions and it is more chilling than she ever imagined. Can she make it out alive?

What some of my beta readers said...
"Wow! You've got a thriller with a level of horrific reality here.
You take the reader inside a perverted serial killer's head and an innocent woman whose life has been ripped from her and whose present season of recovery is being trespassed. You describe the love of an adoring niece for her mourning auntie and this connects the reader to the prologue and adds another level of emotion to this already captivating plot.
What a book!"

"I have to say 'wow' because your writing style is so picturesque. You show a every detail to plainly. I was captured right away.
The showing is real and to telling, which is a top virtue in any real book.
The main character Stephanie has a sassy attitude underneath all of the hurt. Her story is heart breaking and so deep I felt her agony.
This is a worthy read."

"O.N. Stefan, this one is so chilling and well written. The villain jumps off the page at the reader and scare the bejeebers out of you. You descriptions of the lab scene in the first chapter are right on and her getting the poem was quite spooky. The conflict of the mother and Puddles was well done showing just the type of upbringing or lack of this man had. High stars!"

"I think you have a great novel here. The prologue is intense and urged me to keep reading, as well as setting the stage for when she discovers the pictures to give a sensation of malice. Your voice is exciting and the dialogue is good. It does seem more formal at times, but that is to be expected when having highly educated characters. I especially like your detailed descriptions and the use of medical terminology."

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