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Review - Swarm

Swarm A Dead Oaks Twisted Tale By Rena Marin & Skylar McKinzie Suspense Thriller Published: August 8, 2020 Print Length: 90 pages A new terror is plaguing Dead Oaks, NC.

Their stings are painful.

Their attacks are precise.

Their toxins are deadly.

Will Tia and her twin sister Mia stand a chance against the deadly horde hovering around Dead Oaks?

Or will the mountain town fall victim to a new queen and her army?


The Dead Oaks Series quickly became one of my favorites. Marin and McKinzie write so well together. If you are new to Dead Oaks and you love creepy tales you should check them out. I have loved every single one of their books.

Swarm is another chilling tale from the Dead Oaks Series. Marin and McKinzie waste no time making things creepy and making my skin crawl. The terror and intensity in this book is crazy. It had me tearing through the pages to see how this was going to play out. Just the thought of killer bees lurking freaks me out!

I always look forward to the tales these two ladies put together. There is never a dull moment in Dead Oaks. Not only do I have a fondness for the town (as creepy as it is). I'm quite sure I would live there if I could. I have also grown to love the main characters in the series. Caleb is just the best and is my favorite character. Mia and Tia are up there on my list as well.

Marin and McKinzie have this series nailed! Their writing flows so well together, they have great characters, and this is easily one of my favorites series to read. I can't wait to jump into the next book! Indie Book Addict Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get your copy here:


Other books in the Dead Oaks Series.


About the Authors

Rena Marin was born in a small town in East Tennessee where she, her husband Daniel, and two children--Cody and Amber--still reside today.

Growing up, reading and writing her own stories was Rena's favorite pastime. Her once-unreachable dream of becoming a published writer came true when she was in high school and found herself with many writing awards and accolades, including a short story in Reader's Digest.

After starting her own business, Rena continued writing shorts online before moving on to freelance work. Taking a chance, she and a friend submitted a novel to their first publishing company and were delighted to be accepted.

As a member of Crazy Ink Publishing, Rena now has several co-written series underway, including the Dead Oak Terrors Series. Halloween Nightmare, the first book in that series, recently won the Reality Bites Best Horror Book of 2018. Rena also has her own solo series called The Witches of Dark Hollow Ridge. She looks forward to bringing readers with her into a world of magic and adventure.

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Welcome to the mind of Skylar McKinzie where all things that go bump in the night find their way to the page. Born in a small, country town in South Carolina, McKinzie explores her southern roots in the novels she writes. She spends most of her days huddled in the darkest corners immersed in supernatural worlds or lost in the realm of the paranormal.

An avid reader, coffee drinker, and horror enthusiast McKinzie splits her time between her family and walking the darkest paths of the imagination. No matter what she writes from southern family sagas to romance and horror, her words are laced with whispers of the paranormal, hints of the supernatural, and foreboding things to come. Stay up to date with the latest on Skylar's work. Amazon | Facebook

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