Sister Lost follows Minneapolis single mother Lexie Novak, the new owner of the house on Washburn Avenue. As soon as she and her four-year-old daughter Ava move in, the nightmares, the headaches, and the strange electrical sensations begin. Ava, normally a bright and happy girl, throws violent tantrums – and Lexie catches herself thinking of ways to kill the little shit. With the help of neighbor Ryan Laughlin, Lexie must uncover the secrets of the house on Washburn Avenue – and reunite a dying man with his long-lost twin sister – before it’s too late.
Reviewers love Sister Lost!
"This novel subverts the typical “haunted house” horror/mystery with genre-bending sub-plots about the elusive mother-daughter bond. The overall story ...is powerful, and leaves a lasting message. It also felt unique."
"The book was highly enjoyable to read. I truly loved every minute of it! I would definitely recommend Sister Lost to those who are looking for a hair-raising novel that will keep you intrigued the entire time."
"The dark, frightening events' progress is swift and relentless as the frightful elements are presented in a disturbingly grounded manner. Fans of the genre will be pleased with Brenda Lyne's Sister Lost."
"The riveting story captures the imagination and contains the elements in which nightmares are born. Superbly written, the plot held me spellbound and breathless from the first page to the last."
"Overall, it’s a really solid read! If you like mystery and true crime, this book has it. If you like character driven stories, you’re almost sure to like this one. It’s just such a page turner that keeps you engaged."
Brenda Lyne’s enjoyable, fast-paced novel SISTER LOST rather quickly abandons the traditional haunted house setting to become a detective story. But what really stands is the way the author focuses on very extreme examples of motherhood and–beyond the supernatural mystery–the way the protagonist is forced to deal with the challenges of being a single mom.