#BookReview- I Wouldn’t be Surprised by @DLFinnAuthor #Fantasy #Suspense

This short story packs a punch!

Do you ever wish you could take back your words? Janice and Dale Hart sat around the dinner table laughing at silly “I wouldn’t be surprised” jokes that included UFOs, Bigfoot, hand-delivered food, and serial killers. A week later, an innocent plate of food is left on Dale’s truck in the middle of the night. That’s only the beginning, and the presents go from harmless to life-threatening. Will the Harts find help in time to survive an evil bearer of “gifts”? Find out in this paranormal thriller.


D.L. Finn is an independent California local who encourages everyone to embrace their inner child. She was born and raised in the foggy Bay Area, but in 1990 relocated with her husband, kids, dogs, and cats to the Sierra foothills in Nevada City, CA. She immersed herself in reading all types of books, but especially loved romance, horror, and fantasy. She always treasured creating her own reality on paper. Finally, being surrounded by towering pines, oaks, and cedars, her creativity was nurtured until it bloomed. Her creations vary from children’s books, young adult fantasy, and adult paranormal romance to an autobiography with poetry. She continues on her adventures with an open invitation for her readers to join her.

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My Review

This short story packs a punch!

Janice and Dale live in their dream home on a piece of land deep in the woods. They enjoy the privacy, or at least they did, until strange things begin to happen. A plate of food left without a note, power outages, a strange hole in the yard, all are eerie and unexplainable.

When the danger escalates, Janice and Dale must fight an frightening assailant before he kills them, and receive help from an unexpected source.

This is a quick read- possibly because my fingers flew over the pages- but contains all the elements for a good thriller. The author does a superb job building suspense and the touch of paranormal adds just the right amount of mystique to turn this into a must-read!

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33 comments on “#BookReview- I Wouldn’t be Surprised by @DLFinnAuthor #Fantasy #Suspense

  1. D.L. Finn, Author

    Thank you, Jacquie for making my day:) I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I have to be thankful someone left us bread in the middle of the night. It got me wondering…lol.

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  2. I planned on reading this one last night, but it was the finale of the Perry Mason reboot, and then I fell asleep. I’m SO looking forward to it, though.

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  3. looks like a great read.. thanks for the recommendation Jacquie.. xx

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  4. Great review, Jacquie. I try pacing myself when I’m reading a great story – to prolong the excitement – but my fingers fly over the pages too.

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  5. Great review, Jacquie. I really enjoyed this book, too. As you said, it’s a short story but it packs all the tense elements of a suspenseful thriller. Congratulations to Denise!

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  6. Besides sounding like a fun story, what a great title!

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  7. I agree with you Jacquie… my fingers too flew while reading this one. Nice review. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Oh, this looks good. I enjoy a short story, and love a good thriller.

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