Friday, March 15, 2019

The Worst Is Yet To Come by S.P. Miskowski Review

The Worst Is Yet To Come by S.P. Miskowski Book Cover

For most of her fourteen years, Tasha Davis has languished in the rural-suburban town of Skillute, Washington. Her parents offer plenty of comfortable—if stifling—emotional support, but what she needs is a best friend.

In her final year at Clark Middle School, Tasha meets a strange, new classmate. Briar Kenny is the self-styled rebel Tasha wants to be, and the Davises are the kind of close-knit family Briar covets. A moment of unexpected violence spawns a secret between the two girls and awakens a mystery from the past.

Unknown to Tasha and Briar, their secret also attracts something monstrous from a forgotten corner of Skillute. The town is haunted by its history, scarred with the lingering spirit of broken and scattered families, abandoned real estate ventures, and old scores never settled between neighbors. But there’s more to the place than memory and legend. Beneath the landscape something malignant rages, and it will stop at nothing to find a route into the physical world.

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Two of our LOHF crew recently read and reviewed The Worst Is Yet To Come. Here’s a little of what they had to say:

Emily’s Teaser Review

I was still fascinated by the story. I was dying to see how everything unraveled, and I stayed interested in the story up until the end. I will definitely read more from SP Miskowski.

Click here to see Emily’s full review at Goodreads

Tracy’s Teaser Review

It boasts an insidious horror that is personal, societal, psychological, and supernatural

Click here to see Tracy’s full review at Sci-fi and Scary

About S.P. Miskowski

Author Photo S.P. Miskowski

S.P. Miskowski is a recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Her stories have been published in Supernatural TalesBlack StaticIdentity TheoryStrange Aeons and Eyedolon Magazine as well as in the anthologies Haunted NightsThe Madness of Dr. CaligariOctober Dreams 2Autumn CthulhuCassilda’s SongThe Hyde HotelDarker Companions: Celebrating 50 Years of Ramsey CampbellTales from a Talking BoardLooming Low and The Best Horror of the Year Volume Ten. Her second novel, I Wish I Was Like You, was named This Is Horror 2017 Novel of the Year. Her books have received three Shirley Jackson Award nominations and a Bram Stoker Award® nomination. Her M.F.A. is from the University of Washington. Her novels and novellas have been published by Omnium GatherumDim ShoresDunhams Manor Press and JournalStone/Trepidatio. She is represented by Danielle Svetcov at Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency.

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