The Noxhelm Murders

The Noxhelm Murders

by Bon Blossman


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A Young Adult (YA) horror mystery. Shana Murphy's life shatters as her family abruptly relocates from her hometown of Boston to the isolated, foggy town of Noxhelm. A mob child living under the Witness Protection Program, Shana's hardened exterior fades away after moving into Ripper House - a haunted estate built by a notorious serial killer in the roaring twenties. Legend has it that every family who has dared to inhabit the old house has been plagued with insanity, despair, and death. When a local teen is found dead, Shana is branded as the prime suspect. To prove her innocence, she must face her inner demons, as well as the ones living in her attic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996524858
Publisher: Bon Blossman Dr.
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 242
Sales rank: 419,040
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Known for both her academics and quirky charm, Dr. Bon Blossman has emerged in the entertainment industry as an exuberant television personality, confident businesswoman, and up-and-coming musician. Dr. Bon is best known for her role on four seasons of Style Network's hit series Big Rich Texas, with the fourth season being a spin-off of her family surrounding the birth of her grandchild. Aside from Dr. Bon's role on BRT, she is also a ten-time author, with her newest release, Noxhelm Murders, released in October 2017. The Fiona Frost Mystery Series has won multiple literary awards, including two gold medals and a silver from Literary Classics and Reader's Favorite. Dregs Island has taken the silver medal from Reader's Favorite. Dr. Bon has also been involved in the commercial scene with her Claymation in a Pepsi-Cola company commercial in 2007 and starring with her daughter in a Hasbro Games commercial in 2012.

Dr. Bon earned her PhD in physiology and has published her research in multiple peer-reviewed journals. She also has served as an ad hoc reviewer for the National Science Foundation, Royal Integrative Society, and other scientific journals. She has taught courses, including biochemistry, at the college level for more than nineteen years, earning an award for fostering student achievement. Her most recent academic appointment was as an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas, teaching biochemistry and parasitology.

Dr. Bon has created more than one hundred popular games and, in 2006, founded the number one murder mystery party company, My Mystery Party, which has risen to be a top source for party hosts around the world. Dr. Bon has also created the company Scavenger Planet, and Party Host 411-a spin-off from The Official Party Host Handbook that she published in 2011. Dr. Bon also published The Official Halloween Party Host Handbook in the summer of 2016.

Dr. Bon currently lives in the state capital of Texas and the live music capital of the world, Austin, with her husband and son. Her daughter's family lives only a three-hour drive away in Dallas, Texas. In her spare time, she enjoys making 2-D animations, learning new songs with her band, DrunkLora, and filming comedy skits with her family's YouTube show, Watch Our Show.

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The Noxhelm Murders 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite In The Noxhelm Murders by Dr. Bon Blossman, a mob-related incident put the O’Sullivan family into the Witness Protection Program and they were relocated from Boston to the misty town of Noxhelm. Seventeen-year-old Shana tries her best to adjust to the sudden change, particularly when her new home is the haunted Ripper House. Being a new kid in town is difficult as Shana has to face the teenage drama of the local youth and unwillingly learns more about the dark history of the infamous house she’s living in. Things get worse when Shana is accused of murdering a teen at a party. The characters have enough depth, but the young protagonist Shana is not easily likable and it was difficult to root for her at first. She came across to me as a spoiled teen who refused to accept the situation that she and her parents had to deal with. That said, her reluctance was understandable; her good, easy life had just taken a different turn. The clear-cut prose creates tension at the right moments and the plot is well-structured, well-paced and has good twists. That said, some events are slightly implausible to me, such as Shana’s parents’ reaction to the news about their strange old neighbor, Tabatha Gill, wandering inside their house while they were out, including the fact that Shana’s mother herself had given an extra key to the old woman. Nevertheless, the story is engaging, and the supernatural, horror, mystery, as well as the crime elements in Blossman’s The Noxhelm Murders create a suspenseful novel that will satisfy its targeted readers.