The Monster Book Review

The Monster Book Review

Written By: C. J. Skuse
Year Published: 2015
Genre: Young-Adult Horror Fiction
Publisher: MIRA Ink, Harlequin
I received a copy of Monster through a Twitter giveaway (Maximum Pop!) in exchange for an honest review.

3 / 5

Breakfast Club/Hound of the Baskervilles-inspired horror set in an all-girls school.

 

A young-adult-horror-thriller about a mismatched group of boarding school girls that are stranded at school over the Christmas period due to a snowstorm, with the legendary Beast of Bathory loose and causing havoc among the villagers, tourists, animals and schoolgirls. Nash, a 16 year old girl who begins the novel aspiring to be Head Girl, is in for a traumatic Christmas with her brother’s disappearance while travelling, and trying to remain level-headed in this terrifying situation. 

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