Mile Marker


Fiction - Thriller - General
40 Pages
Reviewed on 09/29/2013
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Author Biography

Terrill L. Davis Sr. was born November 23, 1972 in Youngstown Ohio. Being an Army Brat, he has been raised practically worldwide, from El Paso, Texas, to Bamberg Germany, to Leesville Louisiana.
After high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy for four years. During his naval career he served in the Persian Gulf, Sailed the Adriatic Sea, The Caribbean Sea, and the Mediterranean twice. While in the Navy, he married his high school sweetheart on October 14th 1993.
At the end of his enlistment, he moved to Oak hill, West Virginia where he began to practice writing and worked as a secretary for the Fayette County Head Start. After six years, he and his family moved to Beaumont, Texas where he currently resides with his wife, three sons, and daughter.
His educational merits consist of an associate’s degree in management from Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont, Texas. He has had classes in journalism and media writing. He currently provides content for a blog/magazine titled The Daily Brew at www.dailybrewconnection.com . You can also get updates on new releases and read free content on his site at www.terrilldavis.com . At his site you can read his short story crime thriller titled “ID.” He is also diligently working on an upcoming zombie apocalyptic novel titled “The Dead and the Dying: Knight of the Dead” and a Sci-Fi serial for his website title “Galileo.”

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Mile Marker by Terrill L. Davis is about a serial killer who kills people and then hides their bodies in the woods near the mile markers. One day he is trailed by a state trooper which leads to some bad happenings for him the next night. Matt and Clay are the two serial killers in the story who terrorize people on the highway.

The story is short but the author creates a convincing thriller with a lot of suspense and intrigue. The book is scary and being short one can finish it at one go. Two serial killers and an isolated highway - the story couldn't be more exciting than this. There is a lot of action and the author manages to build up the pace throughout. Matt and Clay capture your attention and so do the other supporting characters who add to the weight of the story.

Mile Marker is a book I liked for various reasons. Of course the fact that it is a thriller with suspense and intrigue woven into it is one reason. But the most important reason for liking it is because of the writer's skill in writing a short and compact thrilling story. The scenes and narrations are crisp and he does not stretch it at all. There was a time when I wished it was longer but then probably the impact would not have been so effective. This spine-chilling thriller is a must-read.