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by R.L. Jackson (Goodreads Author)
Police arrest horror novelist Gray Turner after sixteen taxidermied bodies are found in her basement. The deaths of the victims mimic the killings in the sequel to her first novel The Taxidermist, making her latest work-in-progress seem like a "how-to" manual for the grisly murders. Since she recently experienced blackouts, and since all evidence points directly to her, ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Purple Books
(first published September 26th 2012)
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"Gray" is a must-read for horror fans or anyone wanting a thrill. It's the BEST book I've read in years! Every page kept me captivated with all of the twists and turns. I had to pry myself away from reading it. When the character, Gray, was reading excerpts from her book, I wanted to read it, too. Can't wait for the sequel!
This is one of the most unique and gripping thriller/horror novels I've ever read. The main character, Gray Turner, is complex and tough--she survived her childhood by the skin of her teeth--but she's also vulnerable, funny, and extremely likable. So it's a pleasure to follow her through this fast-moving story as she tries to figure out who's killed almost everyone she's ever loved and hidden all the taxidermied bodies in her basement. I won't lie, there are some dark and disturbing scenes in ...more
Born in Peoria, Illinois, R.L. stayed close to home while working as a 9-1-1 Dispatcher and radio Disc Jockey before earning a Master's in Theatre from Illinois State University. After traveling west and teaching Theatre and Communications at Western State College of Colorado, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue screenwriting. Currently, her co-written animated feature "Magic of Love" with a cast ...moreMore about R.L. Jackson...