Book Review: The Amber Light by Ambrose Ibsen

Posted February 6, 2019 by lomeraniel in Audiobooks, Horror, Review / 0 Comments

Book Review: The Amber Light by Ambrose IbsenThe Amber Light (Black Acres #3) by Ambrose Ibsen
Narrator: Joe Hempel
Series: Black Acres #3
Published by Self-published on 01-23-19
Genres: Horror
Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
Format: Audiobook
Source: Narrator
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Overal Rating: five-stars

Kim's curiosity reaches a fever pitch. Reaching out to the people who knew the Reeds, she ends up with conflicting accounts of their lives and habits. Nothing is making sense, and with every passing day she becomes less sure of what she knows.

An unmarked grave just outside the woods. A series of revelatory dreams. A large, mysterious light fixture hiding in amongst the trees.

When Kim switches on the Amber Light, she discovers the truth behind the disappearance of Marshall and Dakota Reed. Indeed, she learns far too much.

The Amber Light is the third novella in the Black Acres serial by Ambrose Ibsen. It is approximately 22,000 words and contains adult language, scenes of horror and a cliffhanger ending. Reader discretion is heavily advised.

Kim and Julian decide to take a breather from the house and set on a walk to enjoy the surroundings. Everything seems fine until they discover what seems to be an unmarked grave and they get lost in the woods.

Little by little, Kim discovers new things about the house and its previous inhabitants, makes assumptions, and takes great risks. In this book, she is much more alone than in previous books. With the help of Dakota’s diary and some revelatory dreams, she will learn more than she wishes to know, while Julian puts all his efforts in renovating the house, and ignores her fears.

This book is brutal, there are some new developments and findings that kept me on the edge of my seat. I found the book to be the scariest of the series until now. The disorientation Kim feels at times is contagious, and I found myself trapped in the story and the events. I definitely want to know what happens in the next book!

The best part of this book though is the narration. Joe Hempel’s narration is powerful in this one, making the listener vibrate and be there, in the house, with Kim and Julian, in danger and in suspense. Hempel’s narration has trapped me in this audiobook, and did not let go.

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Story (Plot)
Overall: five-stars