Hush Collection: Short Story Reviews

Murder, missing people, psychics, serial killers, unreliable narrators..........what else could a thriller junkie like myself ask for??! This collection of six short stories to read on Kindle with Audible narration is offered free to Prime members and $5.94 for the entire collection if you don’t have Prime. I have individual reviews for each book also …

Short story review: Treasure by Oyinkan Braithwaite (Hush Collection)

Summary: Treasure is an aspiring Instagram influencer in Nigeria with thousands of followers. Treasure takes photos with many expensive pieces such as Gucci and Fendi. One follower in particular becomes a little obsessed with Treasure. When Treasure accidentally leaves her location on a post, she erases it quickly. But not before the wrong person sees …

Short story review: Let Her Be by Lisa Unger (Hush Collection)

Summary: After a suicide attempt, Will starts to begin his life again. He cannot get the thoughts out of his head about his ex-girlfriend Anisa. They are haunting him. When he runs into Emily, who was Anisa’s good friend, they can’t stop discussing the fact that nobody has seen Anisa in person despite her social …

Ramblings from the other side of the fence…….youth sports in Pennsylvania in 2020

In 2015, Governor Tom Wolf said his goals were “jobs that pay, schools that teach and government that works.” I voted for Tom Wolf in 2014 and in 2018 due to his stance on education differing so greatly from his opponents. Today, as I watched my son’s football game through a hole in a fence, …

Short story review: Slow Burner by Laura Lippman (Hush Collection)

Summary: Liz and Phil have a typical marriage watching Netflix at night and doing the regular and boring marriage routine. Phil has a past of talking to other women before though and when Liz catches this happening again, she is not too happy. The secret burner phone becomes an addiction for both Liz checking on …

Short story review: Buried by Jeffrey Deaver (Hush Collection)

Summary: This is a part of Amazon’s summer short story grouping called Hush Collection. All of the short stories and the Audible addition are free with Prime right now. Fitz is a journalist who stumbles upon a breaking story about a serial killer named Gravedigger. Gravedigger has been taunting the police with riddles, but Fitz …

Short story review: Snowflakes by Ruth Ware (Hush Collection)

Summary; This is a part of Amazon’s summer short story grouping called the Hush Collection. All of the short stories and the Audible addition are free with Prime right now. Leah lives on a remote island with her family surrounded by a wall they built to keep they safe. Father insists they are not safe …

Short story review: The Gift by Alison Gaylin (Hush Collection)

Summary: This is a part of Amazon’s summer short story grouping called Hush Collection. All of the short stories and the Audible addition are free with Prime right now. Lyla McCord is a famous actress and the other half of the famous couple of Lyla and Nolan. Lyla is contacted the night of an awards …

Book review: Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Summary: Maggie Holt lived in Baneberry Hall for a short period of time 25 years ago. After mysterious and terrifying events occurred, the Holt family left abruptly in the middle of the night. Maggie’s father wrote an account of the apparently supernatural occurrences which ended up becoming a bestseller. After Maggie’s father passes away, Maggie …