Book Tour | Come Join the Murder by Holly Rae Garcia: A Review

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Today is my tour stop on the ‘Come Join the Murder’ Blog Tour! Thank you to Blackthorn Book Tours for allowing me to take part! Click on the banner above for more details.

Book Information

Come Join the Murder by Holly Rae Garcia
Publisher: Close to the Bone
Length: 239 pages
Genre: Suspense/Horror
Release Date: March 27, 2020

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“This is a novel I would read and reread and recommend to others. Fans of vigilante and desperado
revenge will delight in this horror story.” — Horror Tree.

Rebecca Crow’s four-year-old son is dead, and her husband is missing.

Divers find her husband’s car at the bottom of a canal with their son’s small, lifeless body, inside.
The police have no suspects and nothing to go on but a passing mention of a man driving a van.
Guilt and grief cloud Rebecca’s thoughts as she stumbles towards her only mission: Revenge.

James Porter knows exactly what happened to them, but he’ll do anything to keep it a secret.

James didn’t plan to kill Rebecca’s son, but he’s not too broken up about it, either. There are more
important things for him to worry about. He needs money, and his increasing appetite for murder is
catching the attention of a nosy detective.

About the Author

Holly Rae Garcia’s debut novel, Come Join the Murder, was released on March 27th, 2020
by Close to the Bone Publishing (UK). Her short fiction has been published by Siren’s Call, The Bookends Review, Rue Scribe, Pen to Print, The Australian Writers’ Centre, and Trembling With Fear along with a few anthologies. Holly lives on the Texas Coast with her family and five dogs.

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My Thoughts

**I received a complimentary copy of Come Join the Murder through Blackthorn Book Tours. All thoughts and opinions are my own.**

Reading Come Join the Murder was quite a wild experience! Holly Rae Garcia eloquently communicates Rebecca and James’ despair as they navigate their struggles through the story. She clearly describes Rebecca’s dark descent as she seeks out her son’s killer. No longer having a family, Rebecca is left to pick up the pieces of her life while piecing together what happened that fateful night on the bridge. In her quest to seek out answers, she loses touch with reality. Garcia also details James’ complicated predicament. The need to protect his loved ones, paired with his knowledge of that fateful evening, causes him to careen down an inhumane path of his own.

Come Join the Murder was a difficult read at times, as the story continually draws back to the night her son Ollie was killed. It highlights Holly Rae Garcia’s stunning ability to describe the horror of a child being murdered, and the drastic lengths a parent might go through to seek justice. Her writing sets up the stage of the night in question, slowly drawing you in before the unspeakable horrors unravel. Rebecca’s quest for truth (and her gradual descent into madness), will keep you engaged until the shocking ending!

If you like stories about revenge with a thrilling twist, then you’ll really love ‘Come Join the Murder’!

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