Dark Hollows by Steve Frech

December 9, 2019

Jacob Reese enjoys the quiet life, running a coffee shop and renting out his cottage in The Hollows, Vermont.

But the calm is shattered when a woman who looks eerily similar to his ex-girlfriend Laura turns up to stay in the cottage, and leaves a mysterious note in the guest book.

Now Jacob’s seeing Laura everywhere—a glimpse of her face across the street, her music box left outside his house, a gift he gave her years before hanging from the trees.

But it can’t be Laura. Because Laura’s dead.

Someone knows Jacob’s secret—what really happened the night Laura died—and they’re out for revenge…



Thanks to HQ for my e - Arc of this new psychological thriller, Dark Hollows , by Steve Frech.

Jacob Reece is living the quiet , but good life. Owner of an up market coffee shop in the small town of Dark Hollows, he also rents out his up market cottage to well to do people, the money is rolling in and he’s happy, BUT Jacob has a secret...

When Jacob lets his guard slip, and lets an un-vetted resident stay at his cottage, he suddenly opens a Pandora’s box. The reason he lets this guest stay is because she is the spitting image of dead girlfriend Laura. But it’s not Laura? Is it? No it can’t be because Jacob knows where Laura is, he knows what happened on the night of her death. When the resident checks out she leaves a message for Jacob....

Panic sets in, and problems begins to befall Jacob as he desperately tries to get to the bottom of the mysterious resident,

I found myself really motor through this one, it’s a very decent thriller, with plenty of twists and a very decently crafted tale, with an ending that will make you think and ask some questions.

The characters themselves weren’t overly easy to take to, but Murph the dog saved the day.

Dark, a little bit brooding with an atmospheric feel. It’s a good read and I would recommend it to fans of the physiological thrillers.

3.5 🔥🔥🔥




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