[PDF / Epub] ☉ Little Dead Red ❤ Mercedes M. Yardley – Chainnews.us

Little Dead Red LITTLE DEAD RED Is A Realistic Fairy Tale That Creeps In The Dark With Modern Day Wolves And Those Who Hunt Them.

10 thoughts on “Little Dead Red


  1. says:

    4 1 2 StarsThis is a not happy tale Terrible things happen to innocent people Little Red Dead is a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood which was never a sweet tale anyway, but author Mercedes Yardley takes the bones of that fable and gives it a very gritty, very modern treatment and turns it into a horrifying read Some women have all the luck Marie is not one of them I don t want to spoil too much of the story and am honestly unsure how to even tackle this revi...


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    For a novella, this little book packs a punch.Happy Marie becomes Grim Marie when her daughter Aleta is forced to face things a child should never have to face Then Grim Marie becomes something far worse than Grim I don t blame her one b...


  3. says:

    LITTLE DEAD RED, by Mercedes Yardley was one of those gems of a find, for myself I was expecting a fairy book style story, twisted of course and found so much MORE, that I haven t been able to get this story out of my mind.In the beginning, we have the mom, Happy Marie , and her beautiful young daughter, Aleta Often, she was even Smiling Marie Then came the day that she realized Aleta was being subjected to an abuse NO child should ever have to know particularly one so young From tha LITTLE DEAD RED, by Mercedes Yardley was one of those gems of a find, for myself I was expecting a fairy book style story, twisted of course and found so much MORE, that I haven t been able to get this story out of my mind.In the beginning, we have the mom, Happy Marie , and her beautiful young daughter, Aleta Often, she was even Smiling Marie Then came the day that she realized Aleta was being subjected to an abuse NO child should ever have to know particularly one so young From that moment on, she became Grim Marie , concerned only with protecting her daughter from all the dangers in the world around her.The writing style here is written in a way that is fun particularly when we get to the fairy tale parts a young girl in a red hoodie going to deliver goodies to an ailing Grandmother However, it is also emotional, evocative, and quite poetic at timesWords were currency Marie wanted to save each syllable, stuff them in her pocket like the precious things ...


  4. says:

    I purposefully avoided this one because I assumed it would too be YA ey for me What a dumbass I am This was a perfectly paced and fast moving novella and I dug everything about it, including the narration on the audio version It was ...


  5. says:

    LITTLE DEAD RED, by Mercedes Yardley was one of those gems of a find, for myself I was expecting a fairy book style story, twisted of course and found so much MORE, that I haven t been able to get this story out of my mind.In the beginning, we have the mom, Happy Marie , and her beautiful young daughter, Aleta Often, she was even Smiling Marie Then came the day that she realized Aleta was being subjected to an abuse NO child should ever have to know particularly one so young From tha LITTLE DEAD RED, by Mercedes Yardley was one of those gems of a find, for myself I was expecting a fairy book style story, twisted of course and found so much MORE, that I haven t been able to get this story out of my mind.In the beginning, we have the mom, Happy Marie , and her beautiful young daughter, Aleta Often, she was even Smiling Marie Then came the day that she realized Aleta was being subjected to an abuse NO child should ever have to know particularly one so young From that moment on, she became Grim Marie , concerned only with protecting her daughter from all the dangers in the world around...


  6. says:

    As a father of two, this was a very difficult novella to read Mercedes tale of Aleta, a young girl whom is abducted and brutally murdered is an emotionally draining read It s a grown up version of Little Red Riding Hood that is brilliant in its originality and emotional punch Mercedes has a wonderful way with words, her writing style seems effortless and has a gre...


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    One of the benefits of this year s Women In Horror Month has been that I ve gone outside of my comfort zone, reading wise, and made some great discoveries That s not to say that I don t read women s work during the other months of the year, because I do But this year I ve made it a point to read work by authors I haven t read before One of those authors is Mercedes M Yardley and the first thing I ve read by her is LITTLE DEAD RED Grim Marie s mother was dying She had been dying for several One of the benefits of this year s Women In Horror Month has been that I ve gone outside of my comfort zone, reading wise, and made some great discoveries That s not to say that I don t read women s work during the other months of the year, because I do But this year I ve made it a point to read work by authors I haven t read before One of those authors is Mercedes M Yardley and the first thing I ve read by her is LITTLE DEAD RED Grim Marie s mother was dying She had been dying for several years ...


  8. says:

    5 star novella, 5 star narration on the audio book version.


  9. says:

    I m not usually into horror stories, but the combo of Mercedes Yardley and Joe Hempel was an irresistible draw Glad I requested this, because it was so well written, so fantastically worded, plotted and paced that I could not stop listening When a mother loses her child to a butchering murder, she hatches a plan to catch him She finds who she believes is the murderer, and does the unthinkable to get evidence Is this man the killer Well, the evidence will tell With a rather wild twist endin I m not usually into horror stories, but the combo of Mercedes Yardley and Joe Hempel was an irresistible draw Glad I requested this, because it was so well written, so fantasticall...


  10. says:

    Mercedes has such a unique voice Every one of her stories explores metaphor and poetic language with uncommon grace and creativity Her stories also aren t afraid to go deep into tragedy and uncover emotions that will surprise, create strong empathy, and some times make it uncomfortable, but in a way that you still have to keep reading, because these arethan just names on a page who re su...

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