On the Lips of Children

On the Lips of Children Review

Meet Macon. Tattoo artist. Athlete. Family man. He's planning to run a marathon, but the event becomes something terrible. During a warm-up run, Macon falls prey to a bizarre man and his wife who dwell in an underground drug-smuggling tunnel. They raise their twin children in a way Macon couldn't imagine: skinning unexpecting victims for food and money. And Macon, and his family, are next.

Title:On the Lips of Children
Edition Language:English

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    On the Lips of Children Reviews

  • karen

    despite being someone well-trained in the art of readers' advisory, sometimes it can be difficult to place the right book in the hands of the right reader, because people tend to be vague about what k...

  • Alejandro

    Creepy good! The author contacted me and I received a copy of the book in exchange of a honest review. THE QUICK A page-turner story featuring the horrors of real human nature. THE GOOD The fir...

  • Maxine (Booklover Catlady)

    Mark Matthews is freaking brilliant! Read his books! Okay, there we go, review done. Yet again, I had the pants scared off me.No, seriously I am a new avid fan of Mark's writing because it's just so d...

  • Char

    On the Lips of Children was not what I expected at all. Since reading one of Mr. Matthew's previous books, (Stray), way back when I first got my Kindle, I've been meaning to read more of his work. W...

  • Bark

    A simple run in an unfamiliar place takes a turn for the very worst when a young family is dropped into the pit of hell.Or at least what I imagine might be happening in the pit of hell.Macon decides t...

  • Mark Matthews

    Oh, that author dilemma of reviewing their own book. ...

  • Melki

    Aaaaa! C.H.U.D.s!!!Well, okay, more like C.H.U.M.s - Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Meth-heads.There's nothing particularly new here, and the writing won't win any awards, BUT it's a good, solid p...

  • Paul

    One of my favourite non king horror novels ...

  • Katy

    Book Info: Genre: Literary Dark FictionReading Level: AdultRecommended for: fans of dark fictionTrigger Warnings: murder, mutilation, cannibalization, cutting (self-injury), reported death of a child,...

  • Kimberly

    Although I won a copy in this book in a Goodreads giveaway, I had already purchased a copy for my kindle before the contest ended. This is definitely a story that captured my attention right from the ...