I need tons of nominations to impress the “Big Guys” at Amazon.
It’s free! And I promise you won’t get any annoying emails from them, either. Anyone who has an Amazon.com account can do it.
So please share this. And, please nominate HIDDEN IN THE DARK.
This is the first book in a new series and I’ve entered it in an Amazon “contest” type thing called Kindlescout. I’ll find out in about a month if I’ve been chosen.
My friend Shaun Melendy took the cover photo deep in the Hockomock Swamp at the darkest hour of the night!
I’ve been working on this book for years and finally got up the nerve to send it out there. It’s about a serial killer who’s terrorizing the fictional town of “Eastfield”. I know, totally lame disguise for this place I love so much.


Book Review: Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson

Instruments of Darkness (Crowther and Westerman, #1)Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved it. Completely enraptured by and in awe of Ms. Roberts’ writing. Her characters! Her sense of history, knowledge and insights into the aftermath of the American Revolution in Great Britain. I grew so wrapped up in this book that I wanted to commit multiple phrases to memory due to the beauty of her prose. However, I couldn’t bear to pause and do it because I needed to keep turning the pages. There were several satisfyingly complicated plot threads and the author wove them together into a satisfying resolution. I’ll be on to the next one in the series as soon as it’s available from the library.
Unlikely heroes enchant me and these two are no exception: an 18th century anatomist and the restless wife of an absent sea captain. Throw in an eccentric scientist who employs “resurrection men” when he’s in need of fresh corpses for dissection and who keeps exotic and deadly pets on his estate. This strange crew joins forces to solve a series of murders using their own version of pioneer forensic science, by necessity making things up as they go along. The answers to many questions raised by several violent deaths are revealed as the plot progresses, not at the end. So, if you’re looking for a traditional who-done-it, this book might not be your cup of tea. The relationships between several of the characters are part of the mystery and all of these loose ends are tied up during an edge-of-your-seat climax. Who will live? Who will die? Who’s innocent? Who’s guilty? Read it and find out. Instruments of Darkness

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Grab a flashlight. Let’s go find a ghost.

Here it is! Available on Amazon, in ebook only. The print edition will be ready soon. “Grab a flashlight. Let’s go find a ghost.”



 Anthony is so obsessed with Annabelle Blake that he would die for her. Except he’s already dead. He’s the ghost of the legendary Lonesome Boy but he’s not lonesome anymore because now he has Annabelle. He’s with her all the time. Stalking her.  Waking her up in the middle of the night with his constant weeping and his ice cold wordless whispers.

She needs help. Fast. Enter the mysterious new boy in town. Wyatt Silver is an amateur medium, but he doesn’t just see dead people. He becomes them. Anthony takes possession of Wyatt’s body and their terrifying adventure begins.

5 star Review for Enter If You Dare (Spoiler Alert)

Enter IfYou Dare By: Alyson Larrabee
Enter If You Dare, was by far one of the best books I’ve ever read! It has such an amazing plot that will keep you reading for sure! I highly recommend it for people who love mystery novels with a love story mixed in too.
Annabelle Blake has a not-so-secret admirer, Wyatt Silver: the boy every girl in school loves, that is except Annabelle. After constant begging, though, Wyatt tricks Annabelle into going on a “date” with him. During this “date” he wants to view the movie Annabelle made with her friend Meg about the ghost stories surrounding Eastfield (the town they live in). (Don’t read beyond this point if you want to be surprised when you read the whole book.) See, Wyatt isn’t like other boys; he is an amateur medium and thinks Annabelle may have a ghost on her hands. During the investigation, they uncover that Annabelle does in fact have a ghost stalking her. They decide that they need to find out who he is and where he came from. They think his name is Daniel, a patient at Wild Wood Psychiatric Hospital. She and Wyatt take a trip to the hospital where Daniel died. Halfway through their visit “Daniel” takes possession of Wyatt’s body and almost scares the life out of Annabelle. Then, after further investigation, they soon discover that Daniel didn’t die the way the doctors at the hospital said he died in the official report. He was murdered and Annabelle mentions this to an elderly nurse who used to work at Wild Wood, but the old lady denies everything. After Annabelle and Wyatt leave, she calls the murderer to tell him about Annabelle’s questions and before they know it, Annabelle’s his new target! Throughout the book Annabelle and Wyatt have to hunt ghosts, solve a twenty year old murder and escape a criminal; all while dealing with their normal high school life.
Enter If You Dare is a book of many features: ghost story, young adult romance and thriller. Which means many people will enjoy this book like I did. Overall I wouldn’t change a thing. I would honestly rate this book five stars! Alyson Larrabee is an amazing author and I cannot wait to read the sequel, Her Evil Ways.

Reviewed by Samantha M, age 13