The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Somewhere between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a magical world not totally unlike our own. Except for the fact that it travels through space on the shoulders of four giant elephants who in turn stand on the shell of an astronomically huge star turtle, of course. Rincewind is the world’s worst wizard who…… Continue reading The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett – An Audio Book Review

Alex’s Adventure’s In Numberland by Alex Bellos – An Audiobook Review

Blurb: The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let’s face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks. Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: from the surprising geometry of the 50p piece to how probability can help you win in any casino. In search of weird and wonderful…… Continue reading Alex’s Adventure’s In Numberland by Alex Bellos – An Audiobook Review

The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart – A Book Review

Blurb: Magic. Revolution. Identity. The Emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his mastery of bone shard magic powering the animal-like constructs that maintain law and order. But now his rule is failing, and revolution is sweeping across the Empire’s many islands. Lin is the Emperor’s daughter and she spends her days trapped in a palace…… Continue reading The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart – A Book Review

Sherlock Holmes & The Three Winter Terrors

Blurb: The year 1889. The First Terror. At a boys’ prep school in the Kent marshes, a pupil is found drowned in a pond. Could this be the fulfilment of a witch’s curse from 400 years earlier? The year 1890. The Second Terror. A wealthy man dies of a heart attack at his London townhouse.…… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes & The Three Winter Terrors

The Woods by Harlen Coben – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Twenty years ago at summer camp, Paul Copeland’s sister died in the woods, the alleged victim of a serial killer. Her body was never found. Now, Paul is the prosecutor for Essex County, New Jersey, immersed in one of the biggest cases of his career – a case that will change everything he believes…… Continue reading The Woods by Harlen Coben – An Audio Book Review

Remnant Population by Elizabeth Moon – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: For 40 years, Colony 3245.12 has been Ofelia’s home. On this planet far away in space and time from the world of her youth, she has lived and loved, weathered the death of her husband, raised her one surviving child, lovingly tended her garden, and grown placidly old. And it is here that she…… Continue reading Remnant Population by Elizabeth Moon – An Audio Book Review

The Stranger Times by C. K. McDonnell

Blurb:  There are dark forces at work in our world (and in Manchester in particular), so thank God The Stranger Times is on hand to report them . . . A weekly newspaper dedicated to the weird and the wonderful (but mostly the weird), it is the go-to publication for the unexplained and inexplicable. At least that’s…… Continue reading The Stranger Times by C. K. McDonnell

Might Be a Tad Quiet … Busy Writing

I know, what a shock, eh? I’ve been quiet for aaaages, came back and was a tad less quiet, and now I’m getting distracted by writing. The shame! I recently stumbled across a publisher that has an open submission window for horror novels/novellas of 30,000 words and up. Sadly, they don’t accept YA horror ……… Continue reading Might Be a Tad Quiet … Busy Writing

The Junction by Norm Konyu – A Graphic Novel Review

Blurb: When a missing child, Lucas Jones, reappears on his Uncle’s doorstep in his hometown of Medford after an absence of 12 years, the brief moment of joy is clouded by mystery. Where has he been? Where is his father who disappeared at the same time? And how is it possible that Lucas is still…… Continue reading The Junction by Norm Konyu – A Graphic Novel Review