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The Fear of Things to Come by Kathryne Arnold

IThe Fear of Things to Come by Kathryne Arnold received a free copy of The Fear Of Things To Come by Kathryne Arnold to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours.  No other financial compensation was received and, as always, all opinions shared are 100% mine. 

The DSM. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. A voluminous, invaluable tool used by psychotherapists the world over to diagnose individuals with mental illness. Referenced by Samantha Clark countless times throughout her career, never suspecting that one day it would save her life.

Samantha receives a seemingly innocent but anonymous letter, and overnight her world changes forever. She becomes a victim in a frightening game of cat-and-mouse, a nightmare that begins when her boyfriend, Todd, fails to return to the wellness retreat they own in the woods of Florida. Working closely with police, Samantha and two trusted friends discover that Todd’s disappearance is linked to a series of murders occurring in a nearby county. They soon find themselves prey to a mentally ill patient from Samantha’s past, bent on revenge. With time bearing down, they must weave together the clues found in a succession of ominous letters and the DSM to save Todd. Their mission to unravel the mystery behind the kidnapping plunges them into a terrifying maze of danger, deception, and madness.

About the Author
Kathryne holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is a licensed mental health therapist and certified clinical hypnotherapist. Her extensive knowledge of the human experience, garnered from more than two decades in the mental health and social services fields, is reflected in The Fear of Things to Come, her second novel.


My Review from Goodreads.Com
The Fear of Things to Come by Kathryne Arnold

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

It was “uncomfortable” to read at times because I was anticipating what could/should happen. Any book based on the DSM combined with a mentally unbalanced psychopathic sociopath (I’m sure that’s pretty redundant…LOL) will keep you on your toes. I’ll warn you – this book can be pretty graphic with some of the violence but it’s not overboard. The descriptions and scenarios seem to fit the storyline based on the characters. Admittedly, some of the characters irritated me and I found myself wanting to shake them. Overall this was a good read and I look forward to the next book in the series.

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Michelle Garrett

Wednesday 12th of December 2012

Thank you so much for taking the time to read and respond to my review/post! That speaks volumes about you as a person and an author. Can't wait for the next book in the series!

Kathryne Arnold

Saturday 8th of December 2012

Dear Divas with a Purpose,I wanted to thank you for the 4* review of my book The Fear of Things to Come! I appreciate you taking the time to review my second book, and for saying such nice words. Take care!Sincerely,Kathryne Arnold

Emily Reviews

Friday 7th of December 2012

Sounds like a thrilling read. My sister would be really into this one I think.

Sharon Martin

Thursday 6th of December 2012

Sounds like quite a read, going on my TBR list xx

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