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 …

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 …

Book review: This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf

Summary: Eve Knox was found 25 years ago by her sister and her best friend in a cave in the small town of Grotto. Maggie, Eve’s best friend, and her sister, Nola, have been haunted their entire lives by this discovery. There was never enough evidence to arrest any suspects. Eve is now a detective …

Book Review: 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: Mallory Blessing is dying. Mallory’s son, Link, is given instructions to call a phone number in a drawer. Jake McCloud answers they phone. How does Mallory know Jake McCloud? Jake McCloud is the husband of Ursula DeGournsey, who is a Presidential candidate. What follows this introduction is the story of the relationship between Mallory …