emphasizes the psychological condition of the hero that presents obstacles to his objective, rather than the action. Some psychological thrillers are also about complicated stories that try to deliberately confuse the audience, often by showing them only the same confusing or seemingly nonsensical information that the hero gains
lomax61, in Fiction. 06/10/2022 (Updated: 11/01/2022)
Gabriel Redbrick mourns the loss of his companion, Dr Albert Callico, who died in a minibus accident on his way to a medical conference.
Following a meeting with Albert's solicitor, Gabriel discovers he has inherited a derelict property in rural Italy. He also stumbles upon a secret message left to him by Albert.
The message leads Gabriel to the Italian site where he meets a groundsman, Lorenzo Morelli. The clue, which leads to Albert’s discovery puts his own life in danger, and also leads to a chance to providing a clue to unlocking his past.
Times of environmental disaster, political upheaval and endless wars . . . . 1816 is relevant to the world we find ourselves navigating today. Antonin Carême, the world’s greatest celebrity chef — with his rockstar salary and good looks — heads to an open-ended engagement at the Prince Regent’s seaside home. What, though, are his true motivations for going? What about all the deaths and attempted killings unfolding at the Pavilion while he’s there? Who is this mysterious doctor who draws him into the investigations?
Meet Mikey, he's a twenty-two-year-old librarian and part-owner of Barefoot Books & Lounge. For the last two years and is finally ready to start dating again. Stir in a cluster of loving family members, a brother's crazy soon-to-be ex-girlfriend, and a tickle-crazed stalker/killer. Cover, and simmer till it comes to a boil, and by the time it's finished cooking, hopefully, you've got a recipe for an enjoyable story.
Running from his abusive Dad, seventeen-year-old Kyle skips out on his old life and searches for a new one far from his old home. Spanning halfway across the country, Kyle ends up in St. Clement, where he meets a boy who likes him. Getting involved in the gritty underworld of St. Clement; the romance is cut short, and the adventure is turned to terror as both boys are forced to go on the run to stay alive.
1845. In the spring Redburn leaves Peru for New York on a warship. He has nothing, and feels like a failure. Worst of all is the loss he leaves behind him in the Pacific – his husband is dead, and Toby is lost and presumably long buried. What awaits him in the fall when he arrives back 'home,' to a place he has not been for four years? There he must consider what his brother wants for him, against how Redburn might honor the noblest sacrifices of the men who love him have made.
Zuri, in Fiction. 01/01/2021 (Updated: 03/20/2021)
coming of age
Gareth wakes up in hospital after being in coma for several days. As we go along he remembers having an accident. Other information about his life seem to be gone or inaccessible due to retrograde amnesia. When his socioenvironment helps him put the pieces together, he realizes something odd.