His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: A brutal triple murder in a remote Scottish farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of 17-year-old Roderick Macrae. There is no question that Macrae committed this terrible act. What would lead such a shy and intelligent boy down this bloody path? Presented as a collection of documents, His Bloody Project opens with a series…… Continue reading His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet – An Audio Book Review

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix – A Book Review

Blurb: In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious. But after the sirens fade and the audience moves on, what happens to her? Lynnette Tarkington survived a massacre…… Continue reading The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix – A Book Review

Murder: The Biography by Kate Morgan – A Book Review

Blurb: The stories and the people involved in the history of murder are stranger, darker and more compulsive than any crime fiction. There’s Richard Parker, the cannibalized cabin boy whose death at the hands of his hungry crewmates led the Victorian courts to decisively outlaw a defence of necessity to murder. Dr Percy Bateman, the…… Continue reading Murder: The Biography by Kate Morgan – A Book Review

Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: On Periremunda, the populace are rioting. With local forces unable to contain the widespread civil disorder, Commissar Cain and his regiment of Valhallans are called in to help. However, it seems there is more to the rebellion than first appeared, and Cain suspects sinister forces at work behind the scenes. When the commissar is…… Continue reading Duty Calls by Sandy Mitchell – An Audio Book Review

Book Haul

Due to coming into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid, I’m having to self-isolate (I’m testing negative at least). Was hoping to power through some books … but I also got a PS5 recently so the whole ‘power through some books’ idea turned into ‘get the platinum trophy on Ratchet & Clank’ instead.…… Continue reading Book Haul

The Remaining by D. J. Molles – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: In a steel-and-lead-encased bunker 20 feet below the basement level of his house, a soldier waits for his final orders. On the surface, a plague ravages the planet, infecting over 90% of the populace. The bacterium burrows through the brain, destroying all signs of humanity and leaving behind little more than base, prehistoric instincts.…… Continue reading The Remaining by D. J. Molles – An Audio Book Review

The Black Prism by Brent Weeks – A Book Review

Blurb: Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live. When Guile discovers he has a son, born…… Continue reading The Black Prism by Brent Weeks – A Book Review

24 Hours in Ancient China by Yijie Zhuang – A Book Review

Blurb: Spend 24 hours with the ancient Chinese. Travel back to AD 17, during the fourth year of the reign of Wang Mang of the Han dynasty, a vibrant and innovative era full of conflicts and contradictions. But as different as the Han culture might have been to other great ancient civilizations, the inhabitants of…… Continue reading 24 Hours in Ancient China by Yijie Zhuang – A Book Review

Red Country by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Shy South comes home to her farm to find a blackened shell; her brother and sister have been stolen and she’s going to have to return to her bad old ways if she’s ever going to see them again. She sets off in grim pursuit with only her cowardly old step-father Lamb for company.…… Continue reading Red Country by Joe Abercrombie – An Audio Book Review