Can’t Wait Wednesday – MURDER ROAD by Simone St. James


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  It is a meme that I have  loved participating in since I first started blogging, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.

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My selection for this week is MURDER ROAD by Simone St. James.  I’ve loved everything I’ve read from this author and I honestly wish I had this one to read right now because it sounds like the perfect read for spooky season. If you have read anything from St. James yet, I highly recommend The Sun Down Motel and The Book of Cold Cases.

MURDER ROAD by Simone St. James

by Berkley

Publication Date:  March 5, 2024



A young couple find themselves haunted by a string of gruesome murders committed along an old deserted road in this terrifying new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Cold Cases.

July 1995. April and Eddie have taken a wrong turn. They’re looking for the small resort town where they plan to spend their honeymoon. When they spot what appears to a lone hitchhiker along the deserted road, they stop to help. But not long after the hitchiker gets into their car, they see the blood seeping from her jacket and a truck barreling down Atticus Line after them.

When the hitchhiker dies at the local hospital, April and Eddie find themselves in the crosshairs of the Coldlake Falls police. Unexplained murders have been happening along Atticus Line for years and the cops finally have two witnesses who easily become their only suspects. As April and Eddie start to dig into the history of the town and that horrible stretch of road to clear their names, they soon learn that there is something supernatural at work, something that could not only tear the town and its dark secrets apart, but take April and Eddie down with it all.


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I’d love to hear what upcoming book releases you’re waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me your link in the comments below and I’ll stop by and check out your CWW selection for this week. 🙂

22 replies
  1. Sharon
    Sharon says:

    OMG! I am so excited to see Simone St. James has a new book coming out. Wish we didn’t have have to wait until march though. LOL Adding to my To Read list 😀

  2. Sam@WLABB
    Sam@WLABB says:

    I know this is a super popular author, but I have yet to read one of St. James’ books. I hope it’s amazing for you

  3. Lark
    Lark says:

    This one sounds suspenseful and scary! I love Simone St. James’s books, too. I’m excited to know she has a new one coming out next year. 😀

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