Saturday, September 26, 2015

REVIEW FOR - MARY: UNLEASHED - BY HILLARY MONAHAN



#8 REVIEW FOR READ-A-THON

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pic and description taken from Goodreads

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Mary in the mirror.
Mary in the glass.
Mary in the water.

Mary lurks in the emptiness, in the darkness . . . in the reflection. That is, until Jess unleashes her into the world. Now Mary Worth is out and her haunting is deadlier than ever.

No one is safe.

Shauna, Kitty, and Jess must band together to unearth the truth about Mary's death to put her soul to rest for good. Their search leads them back to where it all began-to Solomon's Folly, a place as dangerous as the ghost who died there a century and a half ago. Quick sand, hidden traps and a phantom fog are the least of their worries. To stop Mary, they need to follow a dark string of clues and piece together a gruesome mystery that spans generations.

But time is running out.

As chilling facts come to light, Mary inches ever closer to her prey. Can Jess, Shauna, and Kitty break Mary's curse before it's too late? Or will history repeat itself until there is no one left to call her name . . . ?
 

MY REVIEW / THOUGHTS:

I LOVE this series.  LOVE.  IT.  

In this installment we get to learn more about Mary, and why she is doing what she is doing.    The characters in this book are so fantastic.  Even the super creepy ones.  I cannot say too much because you should read this one for yourself so you can have a super scary experience...heheh  Some one else might read this and think "she was off her rocker it's not that scary"....well to me it was!

I love reading scary books, they just make me happy.  I know I have said that before, and I know people will think that is weird, but it does.  I love the thrill that comes from reading a scary book.  

The thought of Bloody Mary in the mirror is scary, but having her outside of the mirror is a far scarier idea.  I love the connections that are brought to light in this book.  I love how we get to read more "letters" from the past.  I really like it when books connect the past with the present.  

There is so much going on in this book.  Everyone is fighting for their life...no one is safe.  Mary is every where.  Reading this book kept me on my toes the whole time.  The author does a great job of making you feel like you need to investigate every noise that happens in the house at night, while not wanting to move for fear it may be  "something"...hehe

Jess is more annoying in this installment than she was in the first book.  She is selfish, and just plain stupid.  In the midst of a crisis she is not someone you want to have with you.  Shauna and Kitty on the other hand know how to stick together and fight.  

Mary is just plain creepy.  CREEPY.  The author does a great job describing everything without getting to wordy.  I have to admit a few times while reading I was so engrossed in the book that my heart was beating fast, my hands started sweating, and any movement in my house made me jump.  It was FANTASTIC.

If you like thrillers this is a great series to read!!!

Source:  I bought this book for myself.  I was not compensated in any way for this review.  These are my own PERSONAL thoughts on the book.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Hillary Monahan
pic and bio taken from Goodreads

Hillary Monahan is Eva Darrows is also an international woman of mystery. Holed up in Massachusetts with three smelly basset hounds, she writes funny, creepy things for fun and profit.