I am not really a big fan of alien science fiction type books. The classics like War of the Worlds, maybe. However more modern tales, I am usually pretty selective about. With the number of science fiction/ super hero movies being made these days as well, I more often than not have steered away from that genre.
However having stated this, I was recently reminded once again that an excellent read, is an excellent read, no matter what the genre. The book which reminded me of this was American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett. A literary scare, especially one as well written and researched as this one was,
is always a nice change of pace. Elsewhere has the right amount of suspense carefully balanced to keep you reading effortlessly.
Meet Mona Bright. She’s at one of those stages of life, that we’ve all been through. Everything seems at odd ends and she is not really tied down to anyone or any place. When her father passes away, Mona discovers she has inherited a house belonging to her late mother in Wink, New Mexico.
Looking for a fresh start in her life, Mona decides to travel to New Mexico, to see the house. Once she arrives in Wink, a bucolic town right out of a 50’s television show, she is thrown into a very personal mystery of otherworldly proportions.
If you are a fan of the science fiction genre and even if you are not settle into a comfortable chair with a bowl of popcorn and get ready for a roller coaster ride. American Elsewhere is a book you have to read!
American Elsewhere is one of the many good reads I have found at my public library. Visit yours today to find a book you just have to read!