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Warning Signs: A Story about Obsession

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You may want to check out this page turner by Carol Balawyder.

Anneli's Place

Horror and gruesome killing upset me and I don’t like to read about these details. But author, Carol Balawyder, handles the murder scenes in her novel about a serial killer so deftly that I just wanted to keep turning pages – never having the urge to hide my eyes – only wanting to know more.

Once I was hooked (on the first page), she introduced the characters gradually, allowing me to get to know them as they each struggled with various dilemmas. Ms. Balawyder expertly slipped in details that would be needed later to make the culmination of the plot flow easily. Nothing happens that seems contrived, because the groundwork was laid earlier in the book.

Each of the characters had major flaws but they also had redeeming traits. Even Eugene, the serial killer, was not all bad. Imagine empathizing with a serial killer!

The tension regarding the murderer escalates…

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Author: wordsfromanneli

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3 thoughts on “Warning Signs: A Story about Obsession

  1. Checked it out–oh yeah. It’s good.

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  2. Great and convincing review, Anneli, and an exciting completion for Carol. Warm regards to you both.

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