ALWAYS THE FIRST TO DIE by R.J. Jacobs – just in time for spooky season!
Fresh and engaging with clever commentary on classic horror cinema, the thriller follows Lexi, a former horror movie actress, when she returns to the location of her most famous film to rescue her daughter – and becomes trapped on the island in circumstances terrifyingly similar to the plot of that one cursed movie.
The novel has been praised as…
- One of Booktrib’s 10 Scarily Good Reads to Kick of Spooky Season
- A CrimeReads Most Anticipated and Horror Novel to Look Out for in 2022
- One of SheReads’s Best Thrillers Coming Fall 2022
- A “solid mystery…Jacobs makes good use of traditional horror tropes…” – Publishers Weekly
- “Eerily creepy…well-written and expertly delivered.” – Mystery and Suspense Magazine
- “Utterly unique…Fast-paced, suspenseful, stormy, and definitely not to be missed.” — David Bell, USA Today bestselling author of The Finalists
- ” A must read.” — Alex Finlay, author of The Night Shift and Every Last Fear