Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite
Blood and death await those who venture into the forests of Tahoe in the terrifying paranormal novel They Wait in The Woods (Bonnie Parker Series Book 1) by S.M. Sevón. College students Bonnie and Eric are in shock. Mac, their close friend, is missing and three of their other friends, one of them being Eric's brother, has been brutally murdered at Eric's parents' cabin at Lake Tahoe. The police believe Mac is the killer, but Bonnie and Eric know better. Together they drive to the crime scene to see if they can find Mac, but things don't go as they planned. They are assaulted by massive humanoid beasts; Eric is torn apart, and Bonnie loses consciousness. When Bonnie becomes aware of her surroundings, she finds herself in the Park Ranger's station on the following morning. Bonnie soon realizes she isn't even safe with the Rangers. Now Bonnie is running for her life, but where can she go? Who can she trust? Will Bonnie fall prey to the beasts that hunt her?
They Wait in The Woods (Bonnie Parker Series Book 1) by S.M. Sevón is a nail-biting, fast-paced novel that keeps you on edge from the very beginning. It is an exhilarating story with violent shape-shifters hunting in a secluded area where unsuspecting people go to party, hunt, and fish. Reminiscent of campfire tales, it has the desired effect of striking fear and anxiety in the audience. As the plot unfolds, the apprehension intensifies until the story comes to its shocking conclusion. This is a fantastic supernatural novel with terrifying supernatural creatures that is sure to satisfy young adult and adult horror fans alike.