*Debut author*

Genre: Erotic Psychological Suspense/Thriller

Source:Received for an honest review from the publisher.

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Harlequin MIRA (December 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 077831586X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0778315865


With haunting prose and deft psychological insight, Averil Dean spins a chilling story that explores the dark corners of obsession—love, pain and revenge.

Ten years ago, someone ruined Alice Croft’s life. Now, she has a chance to right that wrong—and she thinks she’s found the perfect man to carry out her plan.

After watching him for weeks, she breaks into Jack Calabrese’s house to collect the evidence that will confirm her hopes. When Jack comes home unexpectedly, Alice hides in the closet, fearing for her life. But upon finding her, Jack is strangely calm, solicitous…and intrigued.

That night is the start of a dark and intense attraction, and soon Alice finds herself drawn into a labyrinth of terrifying surrender to a man who is more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. As their relationship spirals toward a breaking point, Alice starts to see just how deep Jack’s secrets run—and how deadly they could be.


ALICE CLOSE YOUR EYES by debut author, Averil Dean is an intense Erotic Psychological Suspense/Thriller set on the Vashon Island in the Puget Sound. A chilling but compelling story of a manipulator with a dark past and even darker future. Meet Alice Croft and Jack Calabrese…

Alice’s life was ruined ten years ago and pay back is here. Enter Jack. But wait Jack is not as easily manipulated as Alice thought he would be, so who is manipulating who?

For an intense and I do mean intense read, that has obsession,isolation, suspense,pain, revenge,intrigue and love and is compelling as well as chilling you must read “Alice Close Your Eyes”. A dark Psychological suspense with sexual surrender and a dangerous game. What a debut! A haunting, erotic dark story that will have you turning pages. “50 Shades of Grey” move over here comes “Alice Close Your Eyes”. A chilling, riveting, great read! Received for an honest review from the publisher.



REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More