A shopping trip on Black Friday shoppers leads to Elsie’s tragic death—and leaves Jack, her husband of thirty-seven years, devastated. Unable to cope with his grief, he flees to his childhood home to be with his father, an overbearing religious zealot who puts his faith before everything—even his son.
Jack’s father convinces him that Elsie had not died in vain. Her life was sacrificed to give Jack the strength he needs for his mission: to rid the world of greed. Embittered by his loss, Jack soon sets out to punish the depraved and eradicate the sinners from the world. The greedy killed his wife, and now they must pay. But how far is Jack willing to go to fulfil God’s plan—and how many innocent people will die?
About the author
Abigail Osborne is an author and also runs her own business supporting students and people in the workplace with their disabilities. Abigail is originally from the Lake District but moved to the West Midlands for University where she completed an English Literature & History degree. She lives in Worcestershire with her husband and is a board game fanatic, owning over 70 games. She has a huge collection of books, plays the violin, and is currently learning the piano.
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This is one helluva disturbing psychological thriller, or should I say psychological horror? It’s not for the easily scared. Jack’s journey with his scary religious father made for a compelling read and the events that followed – eek!
There were some heartbreaking scenes. I really enjoyed Adina’s POV and I’m sure a lot of people will find her relatable. Each chapter takes the reader deep into their world of darkness in which there is seemingly no escape for the protagonist. There are shocks galore and surprises to be had.
I loved that is was set at the Malvern Hills, what a wonderfully bleak landscape.
Great for Halloween and fabulous for those who love a deep character journey. Go and grab a copy!
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