Book Review-Creep




Jennifer Hillier

 Creep was my second book by Jennifer Hiller, however it appears to be her first published book…in 2011.

Creep is a psychological thriller and is not as gory or macabre as The Butcher, Hillier’s third book.  However, it did have me asking why or how a teacher and student become so ‘close’.  The Butcher was almost more believable than Creep.

There was only three, maybe four, main characters for about two-thirds of the book.  During the last third some of those peripheral characters, mentioned earlier were developed, or introduced entirely, to help solve the mystery and hence provide a conclusion to Creep.

It was interesting to read how an academic could have similar problems or weaknesses as her students.  I may have led a sheltered life as I have never heard of her addiction before although she treated it like…

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‘War of Nytefall: Loyalty’ Now Available on Amazon! #vampires #fantasy

Legends of Windemere

The Dawn Fangs have arrived!

In the wake of the Great Cataclysm, a new predator will emerge within Windemere’s shadow.

For fifty years, Clyde has been trapped beneath the earth while the vampire kingdom has been gradually losing its war against the Sun God’s followers.  Only Mab believes that her partner survived his holy execution and is determined to bring him back to the city of Nyte. Retrieving the vampiric thief is only the beginning as he comes out of the ground stronger, faster, and possessing abilities that their kind have never witnessed throughout their ancient history. Thrown into the war, Clyde must be careful to hide his true nature while fighting alongside his old friends. Too bad he is having so much fun being free that keeping his secret might be the furthest thing from his mind.

Will anyone be ready for the inevitable rise of the Dawn Fangs?

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“Fierce Winds and Fiery Dragons (Dusky Hollows)” by Nan Sweet

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Fierce Winds and Fiery Dragons: Free Children’s Books for Kids age 9-12, Bedtime Stories for Kids (Dusky Hollows)

by Nan Sweet

Genre: Children’s Books/Science Fiction/Fantasy/Sword & Sorcery/Scary Stories

FREE at time of posting!

Ivy and Carrie love their new classroom even if the new teacher is a little strange. When Mrs. Huffity asks for volunteers to care for an egg, Ivy doesn’t budge. She’s had a few scary dreams about that egg and wants nothing to do with it.

But when trouble comes, Ivy defends the egg. In her desire to save the baby that hatches, Ivy is tossed into the middle of an adventure. She discovers more than she ever wanted to know about fierce winds and fiery dragons.

-Over 40 five-star Amazon reviews. Fans of The Chronicles of Narnia will love Nan Sweet.

~In the Dusky Hollows Series~
Book 1: Fierce Winds & Fiery Dragons
Book 2: The…

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Lord of the Pies by Nell Hampton

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Lord of the Pies (A Kensington Palace Chef Mystery #2)


When Carrie Ann Cole bakes a lemon meringue pie to die for that actually kills someone, she must find out who the real killer is before her time at the Kensington Palace expires.

This is the second in this yummy series! Carrie Ann is a long way from her American home. Having lucked out with a job as personal chef for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. And while Carrie is thrilled, not everyone in the kitchens is happy.

When Carrie is asked to cater a shower for a close friend of the Duchess at The Orangery, she goes all out on a pie theme. Baking late into the night, when she looks up to see a face in the window. When she sees the man again at the Orangery she tries to find out what he is doing snooping on her, and with a…

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Homemade Onion Dip

In Dianes Kitchen


I made this Homemade Onion Dip recipe to use as a chip dip and let me tell you, it tasted delicious! It was another simple recipe with only a few ingredients but a taste that was wonderful! I had all of the ingredients on hand already making it even simpler!




In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients.


Using a mixer on low-speed, mix until combined.


Store covered in the refrigerator overnight

then serve as a dip with whatever you want.

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