Number Seventy-Five

Fiction - Suspense
72 Pages
Reviewed on 04/27/2013
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Author Biography

International Bestselling author, Ashley Fontainne, is an avid reader of mostly the classics. Ashley became a fan of the written word in her youth, starting with the Nancy Drew mystery series. Stories that immerse the reader deep into the human psyche and the monsters that lurk within us are her favorite reads.
Born and raised in California, Ashley now calls Arkansas home with her husband and four children. Her suspense series, Eviscerating the Snake, has received rave reviews for all three titles, Accountable to None, Zero Balance and Adjusting Journal Entries. She also enjoys writing poetry and short stories and recently published Ramblings of a Mad Southern Woman: A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry on Life, Love, Loss and Longing, which is available on Amazon. Ashley is also a supporter of the Joyful Heart Foundation that assists victims of violent crime seek help and find healing, and donates 10% of all book sales yearly to the cause.
Ashley now hosts a live radio broadcast on ArtistFirst Radio Network every Sunday night at 8 PM EST, interviewing notable authors from around the world. Tune in live or listen to the archived interviews at
Ashley invites you visit her website, her blog or send her a tweet at @AshleyFontainne.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Dianna Skowera for Readers' Favorite

“Number Seventy-Five” by Ashley Fontainne is a chilling suspense from the moment you learn the reasoning behind the title. Seconds after meeting Mandy Russell you discover that she is slapped with the realization she is about to become the seventy-fifth victim in an eerie killing rampage. Mandy recovers from a bitter divorce with the courage to test the waters of internet dating that ultimately seals her fate in ways she never imagined possible. Licking the old wounds of heartache, Mandy learns that only her two close friends, Shawna and Samuel, were not likely enough to inform of her decision to forge into the world of finding new love in such a low-key manner. Rendezvousing out of the spotlight may have saved her from the embarrassment of failed romantic success, but may just contribute to Mandy’s lack of chance in escaping death.

Think you don’t have time to read a book? Each page of this short work pulls you towards the end like a magnet! Anyone looking to compile stories about God-fearing women should get a hold of Ashley Fontainne. Fontainne has created a new genre of scary stories to tell in the dark…and on vacation. The most creative use of description I have read in nearly any work of fiction, “Number Seventy-Five” is guaranteed to pull you into the characters’ senses. There are more emotions and action in these seventy-two pages than one may find in works twice as long. If you think Lifetime Movie Network women are scary, then check out “Number Seventy-Five”. This could happen in your small town, so read this book and be prepared!

Joanna Lee Doster

After reading Ms. Fontainne's latest work, a masterfully written short story, I am convinced that her unbridled talent knows no bounds. This page turner is guaranteed to scare you silly just like her other bestselling oeuvres. Ms.Fontainne is a writer who has a long and very successful career ahead of her. I shall eagerly await her next masterpiece.