Fiction - Thriller - Psychological
394 Pages
Reviewed on 06/07/2024
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Author Biography

K.T. George resides in the heart of Chicago with their family of four and their beloved fluffer, Lincoln. They draw inspiration from the vibrant cityscape that surrounds them. Formerly an esteemed I.T. Executive and cybersecurity expert, their unique ability to seamlessly transition from science to art has cemented their status as a formidable force in the literary realm.

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Reviewed by Demetria Head for Readers' Favorite

Conjoined by K.T. George is a riveting psychological thriller set in the gritty underbelly of Seattle. The story follows Allyson Marta, a celebrated mixed-media artist battling Borderline Personality Disorder, self-harm, and a history of suicide attempts. Her identical twin sister, Andrea, thrives as the vibrant art director of "The Caretaker" horror movie series, adored by fans for its macabre allure. When H0rr Studios, the premier streaming service for horror enthusiasts and Andrea's employer, reports her missing, Allyson is torn between her fragile recovery and the urgency to find her sister. As the disappearance of Roger Wotke, the star of "The Caretaker," adds to the mystery, Allyson is thrust into a perilous journey where the lines between mental anguish and familial duty blur. Her quest plunges her into society's dark obsession with horror, forcing her to confront not only her own demons but also the sinister secrets that could unravel her family.

K.T. George masterfully blends psychological depth with a gripping narrative in Conjoined. The plot is meticulously crafted, combining intense suspense with a profound exploration of mental health struggles and familial bonds. Allyson's character is compelling and multifaceted, portrayed with raw honesty as she navigates her own vulnerabilities while trying to uncover the truth behind her sister's disappearance. The supporting characters, especially Andrea, add richness to the story, creating a dynamic interplay of personalities and motives. The depiction of Seattle's gritty landscape and the eerie world of horror filmmaking enhances the dark, immersive atmosphere. Fans of psychological thrillers will appreciate the intricate plot, emotional intensity, and the way it delves into the complexities of mental illness and sibling relationships. Conjoined is a standout thriller that keeps readers on edge, blending psychological intricacies with chilling suspense for a truly compelling read.

Deanne B.

A friend told me about this book, knowing how much I love a good thriller. I was shocked to learn that K.T. George was a first-time author. What a fantastic first effort! I can't wait to read more from them.