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Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

After so many thrillers that focus on the wife, I thought it would be a good change to read one that focuses on the husband and child. 286 more words

Family

You — I am Worthy. Hear me Roar.

One of the most terrifying things that I’ve been through is visual hallucinations. Most of the time they’re paranoid glances caught in the corner of my eye as I turn around, or focus on something else. 507 more words

The Hardboiled Detective

At least he had on boxers by now, for the love o’ pete, paired with an open bathrobe. A half hour ago, the elderly man had donned his birthday suit, shuffling back and forth in front of his first-floor apartment window. 1,301 more words

Horror

The Blue Girl

When I was seventeen, someone commented on my weight and laughed. It was true enough; I had gained weight that year, although I was still healthy and athletic and strong. 1,132 more words

Mental Health

Dissociation: Fiction or Fact with a twist?

‘He took the tip of his tongue, pushed it forward and licked underneath Nina’s eyelid, probing, searching for a soul beyond it.’

She flinched as its heat transferred onto her eye. 707 more words

Mental Health

The Fight

It’s winter: a cold, clear night. You can really see the stars. Our family’s house is a cocoon from the elements. The quiet in here is broken by the sounds of a war movie my husband is watching on TV, and my daughter coughing in her bedroom. 982 more words

Mental Health

Hearing Voices

When I was younger, I didn’t realize that I was hearing things that others didn’t. I was always a messy person, and a distracted ADHD one at that, and never kept my room clean. 382 more words