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A chance encounter with a stranger traps Tessa within the mind of a madman.
Tessa was born with a gift. Through a simple touch she picks up pieces of others. A “flash” of color devours her—the only indication that she’s gained something new from another person. Red equals pain; purple, a talent; yellow, a premonition; orange, a painful memory; and blue, a pleasant one. Each flash blurs the lines between her inherent traits and those she’s acquired from others. Whenever she gains bits of something new, she loses more pieces of herself.
While assisting in search efforts for a local missing college student, Tessa is paralyzed by a flash that rips through her like a lightning bolt, slicing apart her soul. A blinding light takes away her vision. A buzzing louder than any noise she’s ever heard overwhelms her, penetrates her mind. As the bolt works its way through her body, images and feelings from someone else take over. Women’s dead eyes stare at her as her hands encircle their throats. Their screams consume her mind. Memories of the brutal murders of five women invade her.
Will she be able to find the killer and help save the next victim? Can she do so without completely losing herself?
Bits & Pieces is a fast-paced, riveting Psychological Suspense with supernatural elements that leaves the reader guessing until the end.
*Trigger warning: Contains violence, some of a sexual nature
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What Reviewers Have to Say about Bits & Pieces:
Beautiful and haunting, Bits and Pieces is a cleverly written psychological thriller that pulls you in on the first few pages and doesn’t let go. ~ Author Heather Harrison
The story will surprise you in spots and shock you in others, and I found myself pouring through the pages to find out how it would end and who was responsible for the murders in the small college town. It did not disappoint. I would highly recommend this book. It’s a very entertaining read, with an edge of your seat quality to it at pivotal points. I will be keeping an eye out for more works from this promising new author in the future. ~ Author Shawn Burgess
As the story unfolded I would be smug enough to ‘see it coming’, then I would be caught off guard. The development of Tessa’s gift, or curse, was so well done I could ‘feel’ it myself. I look forward to Ms. Hosmer’s next book. ~ Author Colleen Brown
There are plenty of “wow” moments in this story. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind thriller, I recommend Mrs. Hosmer debut novel. ~ Author DK Marie
Wow. What a thriller. ~ Author Jessica Froberg
The premise for this book is stellar. For any reader who likes stories who stay deep in a character’s head and minimize the details, this one’s for you. I definitely can’t wait for the next tale from this author. ~Author K.J. Harrowick
Should you get to the end, you’ll be granted with a surprising, and heart-wrenching twist that I did NOT see coming. I love twists that I don’t see coming, so this was a good thing for me to experience. ~ Author K.T Daxon
This plot-driven story was hard to put down. ~ Author Jennifer Irwin
A roller coaster ride for your psyche ~ Author Jodi Rath
The type of book that you want to tell people about! Read this one, it will be the first of many greats I think! ~ Author Ian Cahill
Where readers can find Bits & Pieces:
Gramercy Books Bexley, Ohio
The Book Loft of German Village
Fairfield County District Library Lancaster, Ohio
Maryland Public Library System
Worthington Libraries Worthington, Ohio
Barnes and Noble