The Reaper is a collection of short stories meant to tickle your senses. Whether it’s to avenge a betrayal, confront cruelty, punish hypocrisy, or revenge for murder, these gritty stories have one thing in common, and that is the dark, creepy feel of a thriller.
Jade Royal has a unique writing style that is straightforward and leaves a bit of a dirty taste in your mouth. She writes about straight-up ugly things and the payback for those sins. I had to take a break. I couldn’t read this short compendium all the way through in one sitting.
One of the things I could appreciate is the sense of doom she infuses in all her work. She never promised any silver linings in any of these stories, and you knew upfront what you were reading. I liked that.
I recommend this to anyone who enjoys horror-thriller.
I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary advance copy of this book.
About Jade Royal:
When the voices begin to speak, Jade Royal sits down in her lab to write the tale. The story unfolds with each keystroke as she listens to her instincts bring the words to life. For as long as she can remember, Jade has always expressed her creative nature artistically, especially by writing. She refers to herself as “Slave to the Pen” because it’s difficult for her to resist the call to write.
Jade resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where she was born and raised. She has many siblings and is very family oriented. She spends Sunday evenings eating dinner with them keeping the bond between family nice and strong.
As an international bestselling author, Jade hopes to pull in her readers to experience a community of stories that they can relate to on various levels. The emotional roller coaster that is bestowed will hopefully make her readers stalk her words and provide literate entertainment.
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