Jul 252016
 


BLUE MOON by Wendy Corsi Staub
Published by William Morrow
Publication Date: July 26, 2016
ISBN: 9780062349750
ISBN 10: 0062349759
Pages: 448
Review Copy From: William Morrow
Edition: PB
My Rating: 5

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Synopsis:

Hair neatly braided, hands serenely clasped, eyes closed, the young woman appeared to be sound asleep. But the peaceful tableau was a madman’s handiwork. Beneath the covers, her white nightgown was spattered with blood. At daybreak, a horrified family would discover her corpse tucked into their guest room. The cunning killer would strike again . . . and again . . . before vanishing into the mists of time.

A century ago, the Sleeping Beauty Murders terrified picturesque Mundy’s Landing. The victims, like the killer, were never identified. Now, on the hundredth anniversary, the Historical Society’s annual “Mundypalooza” offers a hefty reward for solving the notorious case.
Annabelle Bingham, living in one of the three Murder Houses, can’t escape the feeling that her family is being watched—and not just by news crews and amateur sleuths. She’s right. Having unearthed the startling truth behind the horrific crimes, a copycat killer is about to reenact them—beneath the mansard roof of Annabelle’s dream home . . .

My Thoughts and Opinion:

Warning…once started, be prepared to read this book through the night! And maybe read it when you aren’t alone!! It’s a chilling psychological, white knuckle read!

It is the 2nd in the Mundy’s Landing series but easily read as a stand alone. It’s a mystery wrapped in a mystery from a century past.

Ms. Staub tells a story where visuals will have you reeling and feeling that you are a bystander looking on. Characters of Mundy’s Landing are quirky, conventional, eccentric, some unstable and hiding many secrets. Many!!!

I tried reading faster so that I could turn the page to see what was next. A true thriller!

If you enjoy a whodunit, then this book is for you! But you may be surprised, as I was, finding out that there were 2 whodunits and who they were. Right up to the last page! Spine tingling! I do recommend that you read it soon because Ms. Staub gives a sneak peek into the 3rd book of this series. I, for one, can’t wait!

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  7 Responses to “Review: BLUE MOON by Wendy Corsi Staub”

  1. I’ve always wondered about her books. It sounds like I need to stop wondering and pick one up.

  2. Believe it or not – I have not read anything by this author before!
    this one does sound good!
    I will have to try one of hers sometime.
    Thanks for the great review!

  3. Thank you, Wall-to-Wall, for considering…and I’m thrilled it’s because of this wonderful review!

  4. What a wonderful review to wake up to on Release Day! You’re the best, CMash–so appreciated, and I’m glad you enjoyed it. If you haven’t yet seen the book trailer, you might enjoy it even more now that you’ve read the book! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caFsa6iYvIo

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