Sleep then My Princess, a chilling fast-paced thriller, set in Arizona, where the desert becomes a place of fear.
Losing her husband in a tragic accident seems to be the least of Stephani Robbins problems when she finds herself trapped in a series of unexpected events.
A secret 'admirer' overwhelms her with creepy presents, recurrent visions of a child she can't recognize, and her struggle to save the life of a loved one puts her in the cross-hairs of a serial killer.
When Stephani is abducted and face to face with a killer, she learns alarming secrets about her childhood.
She will need all her wits to survive.
What some of my beta readers said...
"Wow! You've got a thriller with a level of horrific reality here.
You take the reader inside a perverted serial killer's head and an innocent woman whose life has been ripped from her and whose present season of recovery is being trespassed. You describe the love of an adoring niece for her mourning auntie and this connects the reader to the prologue and adds another level of emotion to this already captivating plot.
What a book!"
"I have to say 'wow' because your writing style is so picturesque. You show a every detail to plainly. I was captured right away.
The showing is real and to telling, which is a top virtue in any real book.
The main character Stephanie has a sassy attitude underneath all of the hurt. Her story is heart breaking and so deep I felt her agony.
This is a worthy read."
"O.N. Stefan, this one is so chilling and well written. The villain jumps off the page at the reader and scare the bejeebers out of you. You descriptions of the lab scene in the first chapter are right on and her getting the poem was quite spooky. The conflict of the mother and Puddles was well done showing just the type of upbringing or lack of this man had. High stars!"
"I think you have a great novel here. The prologue is intense and urged me to keep reading, as well as setting the stage for when she discovers the pictures to give a sensation of malice. Your voice is exciting and the dialogue is good. It does seem more formal at times, but that is to be expected when having highly educated characters. I especially like your detailed descriptions and the use of medical terminology."