I loved this and found it harder to put down as time went on. There is a sense of real jeopardy and you fear for the characters and will them to succeed.
The Alchemy Press Book of Horrors 3 by Peter Coleborn and Jan Edwards My rating: 5 of 5 stars Any anthology is a bit like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get inside. And a horror anthology comes with a frisson of fear, a touch of M.R. James’s “pleasing terror”.… Continue reading The Alchemy Press Book of Horrors 3 review
Island of Fear by Misha Herwin This book drops you straight into the action and never lets up. Feisty young heroine Letty Parker runs her own detective agency in the English west country city of Bristol - but this is an alternative Bristol, newly escaped from the thrall of the Dark Ones, where gargoyles come… Continue reading Review of Island of Fear: The Third Adventure of Letty Parker by Misha Herwin
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Listed Dead by Jan Edwards A compelling story of murder set in war-time Sussex In this, the third instalment in the Bunch Courtney Investigates series, Bunch becomes a consulting detective with the local constabulary for the first time, and gets to work in an official capacity with the tantalising Inspector Wright, who has some mysterious… Continue reading Review of Listed Dead by Jan Edwards
The Daughters of Men by Carole McDonnell My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book very much and look forward to reading the sequel. It has a haunting quality that stayed with me after I finished, and I became attached to several of the main characters, who are complex and fascinating.The story is… Continue reading Review of The Daughters of Men by Carole McDonnell
The Goodreads giveaway for the paperback edition of Children of the Shaman starts today. Enter the giveaway to win one of three paperback editions of my first novel in the new version published by Kristell Ink. Goodreads Book Giveaway Children of the Shaman by Jessica Rydill Giveaway ends June 21, 2017. See the giveaway details… Continue reading Goodreads giveaway begins!
The Flood Dragon's Sacrifice by Sarah Ash My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book. Set in mediaeval Japan, it tells the story of rival clans whose blood feud has endured for many years, and the fate of their sons and daughters who have to choose between family loyalty with its rigid burdens… Continue reading Review of The Flood Dragon’s Sacrifice by Sarah Ash
Hello everyone and HAPPY SUNDAY! I mean, as happy as anyone who is currently living in the UK can be. I guess. Yes, I am still in shock over the Brexit referendum. But let’s get down to business and talk books because that will make me feel soooo much better. This Week on The Book… via… Continue reading The Book Smugglers: Stash and News
This is the first in an occasional review series that I'll be posting on this blog. A shorter version of this review has appeared on Goodreads and my other blog, Living in the Maniototo. I really enjoyed this book. It's very different to a lot of fantasy I've read, and refreshingly so. It has… Continue reading Review of Spark and Carousel by Joanne Hall