PRESS

"Marie Sutro's debut novel, Dark Associations, may just be this generation's Silence of the Lambs. Erotic and frightening, it keeps the reader guessing until the last pages."
- STEVE ALTEN, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Meg & Domain

 

"Dark Associations is a crime thriller extraordinaire that offers a deviously devilish mix of madness, murder, and mayhem. Marie Sutro's finely tuned and polished debut effort channels the best of Thomas Harris, while serving up a serial killer who'd make even Hannibal Lecter blush, and in rookie detective Kate Barnes, has come up with a heroine every bit the equal of Clarice Starling. Grisly without being gratuitous, Dark Associations strikes like a literary battering ram, as relentless as it is riveting."
- JON LAND, USA Today Best-Selling Author of Strong Cold Dead

 

"Dark Associations is a wickedly compelling debut by Marie Sutro, who presents us with a great cast of characters and a villain who's as sadistic as they come. This one will keep you guessing right up till the end." 
- SPENCER KOPE, Author of Collecting the Dead

 

"There is nothing I love more on a dark night than sitting with a book and trying to work out 'who-done-it' before the truth is revealed. I love watching and reading murder mysteries, be it the more widely enjoyed CSI or the old classics first penned by Agatha Christie or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. When I read a book of this genre it has a lot of expectations to meet in order to receive a five star and Dark Associations ticked all the boxes for me. It is dark, gripping, tense, and filled with deep and interesting characters. From the onset I knew this book had promise, but I did not expect to be so blown away by the author's skill at creating tension and a complex plot to keep the reader guessing right until the end. If time had allowed there would have been no prying this book from my hand, and I always wanted to read just a little longer. I will certainly be on the look out for more books from Marie Sutro, and would not find myself surprised, in the future, to find myself watching it on TV. A great book, deserving of five stars and my highest praise."
- K.J. Simmill, Author of Darrienia: The Forgotten Legacy Series 

 

 

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