Can’t Wait Wednesday - The Toll by Cherie Priest

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, originally hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Since Jill is no longer hosting it, I'm joining Can’t Wait Wednesday movement over at Wishful Endings.

The Toll by Cherie Priest
Expected publication: July 9th 2019 by Tor Books

From Cherie Priest, the author of The Family Plot and Maplecroft, comes The Toll, a tense, dark, and scary treat for modern fans of the traditionally strange and macabre.

Take a road trip into a Southern gothic horror novel.

Titus and Melanie Bell are on their honeymoon and have reservations in the Okefenokee Swamp cabins for a canoeing trip. But shortly before they reach their destination, the road narrows into a rickety bridge with old stone pilings, with room for only one car.

Much later, Titus wakes up lying in the middle of the road, no bridge in sight. Melanie is missing. When he calls the police, they tell him there is no such bridge on Route 177 . . .

I love the Twilight Zone sound of this, and Priest certainly knows how to spin a yarn.


  1. I've got Maplecroft still sitting at home to read. I guess this one sounds really good as well! Great pick!
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  2. I love so many of her books so I can't wait for this one either.

  3. Yes, this sounds totally creepy and I want to read it!

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum


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