Only the Stains Remain Ross Jeffery Horror Publication date: July 20, 2021 Publisher: Cemetery Gates Media
Only The Stains Remain is the haunting story of Jude and Kyle, two brothers whose lives are destroyed when, following the death of their mother, their three abusive uncles Dwight, Lucius, and Lenny move into the family home. But whilst Jude suffers to a degree, Kyle is the one who takes the brunt of their attention, submitting himself to preserve his younger brother’s innocence.
As a grown man, Jude’s mind turns to vengeance for what they have endured. He has waited a long time, but now he is strong enough, and cold-hearted enough, to do the deed. Enacting one harrowing revenge after another, Jude’s dark quest to punish the wrongs of the past will show that after all is said and done, only the stains of the past will remain.
From beginning to end, this is a book that will grab you. It is centered around a sensitive subject, but Jeffery does it well. I can’t say enough about this book. So powerful and moving. Certain scenes in the book will haunt you long after you have finished reading it. I can already see this one being placed in my top reads for this year.
Indie Book Addict Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Click the cover to grab your copy.
About the Author
Ross Jeffery is the Bram Stoker Award and Splatterpunk Award nominated author of Tome, Juniper and Tethered.
Ross’ fiction has appeared in various print anthologies and his short fiction and flash fiction can be found online in many fabulous journals.
Ross lives in Bristol with his wife (Anna) and his two children (Eva and Sophie).