Scared to Breathe
When Tasha witnesses a stabbing at the train station in Luton, she is compelled to give evidence in court that leads to Dean Rigby being convicted. But when Lewis, Dean’s brother, vows revenge, Tasha is afraid and no longer feels safe in her own home.
Tasha’s partner, Reuben, hopes to marry her and start a family soon. But Reuben is concerned about Tasha’s state of mind a...more
Tasha sees a crime in action and becomes the only witness when the victim disappears. There is talk about the criminal's family out for revenge and now she's afraid of staying in her own home.
Everywhere she turns, she thinks she sees the family of the man she's testifying against. Reuben, her fiancee thinks she is paranoid. Who is that man that seems to follow her? Is it just her imagination, her fright, or is there actually someone stalking her?
Out of the blue, she receives a letter from a law ...more
The setting, the beautiful old Cotswold manor, was well described. I could picture every nook and cranny of the house and grounds.
The characters were written sympathetically, causing the reader to become invested in the story-line and the protagonist’s experiences. I particularly enjoyed reading about Tasha’s friendship with the octogenarian ...more
Beautifully written and all the main characters are believable and well fleshed out. As for the ...more
Tasha is on her way home from London on the late train, when she is just left with a drunk man left for company and he starts moving down the train towards her, she prays the train soons get to her stop and that she could be more forceful. Unfortunately, the drunk gets off with her, she makes a dash for the steps to the bridge, slows and stops at the top at the so she can check the footbridge. There ...more
Tash witnesses a knife attack and is worried about giving evidence in court as she’s heard of the attacker’s family, and they’re not to be messed with.
Soon things start happening to her house so she knows they know where she lives, and grows more and more worried.
She then inherits a huge property in the Cotswolds but it needs a lot of work. Her and Reuben spend some time there but he really doesn’t like the remote location.
Soon Tash ...more
There are a number of people who could be trying to torment he ...more
Tasha witnesses a violent mugging late at night after a train journey home to Luton train station. A young man attacks someone for his phone, but before the assailant makes his getaway he motions to Tasha with a finger accross his throat... a warning, don't say a word.
Once the case is over and the boy now sentenced, Tasha is still living in fear of her life and safety ...more
‘Dying to See You’ is Kerena’s first novel, Her second book ‘Scared to Breathe is being released on 3rd June 2019. Drawing on her extensive knowledge and experience in the problematic world of social work, Kerena adds a unique angle to the domestic noir genre.