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The Mistress: A Novella

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Cindy Horne told me that if I ever wrote a book based on her, the opening paragraph should say, 'You would never believe that the face of evil could also be one of beauty, but history has often taught us differently, beginning with Lucifer. Much like Satan himself, the Mistress was beautiful, but by the time it came for her to pay for her crimes, she was just as ugly as th ...more
Kindle Edition, 100 pages
Published November 15th 2016
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Dec 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ho...lee crap! This was good! There, my book review is done. The Southern Belle of Horror has again wowed me with another fantastic read. When a young, beautiful serial killer is sentenced to die for her crimes, she makes a video for the detective who caught her. This novella is a transcript of her video, and it is fantastic.
Aldridge has spread her writing wings with this work. While not a traditional horror story, getting into the mind of a psychopath and seeing what possibly drives her to mas
Jeannine Morin
Aug 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I can't believe the amount of intelligence behind this book. I was very sad it was so short because I feel like I could have read hundreds of pages and not be bored by what I was reading. Christy is such an amazing writer and has created a character that is so realistic and true to an authentic serial killer, that I almost forgot it was fiction. Christy's character has such a voice when you're reading that it's hypnotizing. I'm so happy to have had the opportunity to read her work and I imp ...more
Anthony Creane
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the first work of Christy Aldridge I've read, and it certainly won't be the last!
While I won't go into actual plot details, the actual novella itself is tightly and confidently written, with the feel of Thomas Harris, mixed with a touch of Stephen King - although Christy Aldridge manages to keep her own voice throughout. A genuinely remarkable book given how early in her career it is - there are only two more books currently available (both of which I purchased solely on the strength of
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