5 stars, Kobo:Death is for the Living by J C Steel was supposed to be my bedside reading for a couple of nights, but in the end I could not put the book down until I finished it.”

5 stars, Readers’ Favorite:The sailing and storms-at-sea scenes are superb, and the underlying historical vampire tale is top-drawer entertainment.”

4 stars, Amazon:Action-packed throughout, it delivers surprising twists the reader won’t see coming.”

5 stars, Readers’ Favorite:I wanted to be mad at the author for the ending; how could they do this! But it was perfect! It ended the way the whole book was written, with mystique.”