Book Reviews

Welcome to my easy to search through, alphabetically ordered book review archive. The reviews are listed from A-Z, ranked in order by the author’s surname. Each will be marked with a tag showing the genre: H (horror), Sci-Fi (Science Fiction), F (Fantasy), HF (Historical Fiction), Shrt {Short Read}. Some may have multiple tags.


Ægisdóttir, Eva Björg – The Creak On The Stairs {Thriller}

Alleyne, C.S. – Belle Vue {H}

Anderson, Kevin J. – Captain Nemo  {Adventure/HF}

Angel, Caroline – Madman Across the Water {H}

Arnold, Luke – The Last Smile In Sunder City {F}

Arnold, Luke – Dead Man in a Ditch {F}

Austin-King, Graham – Faithless {F}


Bancroft, Josiah – Senlin Ascends {Steam Punk}

Bark, Jasper – Quiet Places {H}

Barker, R. J. – The Bone Ships {F}

Barker, R. J. – Call of the Bone Ships {F}

Barker, R. J. – The Bone Ship’s Wake {F}

Bevan, Robert – Critical Failures (Caverns & Creatures Book 1) {Comedy Fantasy}

Bevan, Robert – Critical Failures 2 ‘Fail Harder’ {Comedy Fantasy}

Bevan, Robert – Critical Failures V: V is for Five  {Comedy Fantasy}

Bevan, Robert – Critical Failures VI – The Good, The Bad & The Neutral {Comedy Fantasy}

Bowden, Oliver – Assassin’s Creed Renaissance {HF}

Bowden, Oliver – Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag {HF}

Bowden, Oliver – Assassin’s Creed: Forsaken  {HF}

Brown, Dan – Origin {Thriller}

Bruno, Rhett. C – Titanborn {Sci-Fi}

Buehlman, Christopher – The Blacktongue Thief {Fantasy}


Carey, M. R. – The Girl With All The Gifts {Post Apocalyptic}

Carey, M. R. – The Book of Koli {Dystopian/Post Apocalyptic}

Carey, M. R. – The Trials of Koli {Dystopian/Post Apocalyptic}

Carey, M.R. – The Fall of Koli {Dystopian/Post Apocalyptic}

Chambers, Becky – The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet {Wayfarers #1} {Sci-Fi}

Christie, Agatha – The Mysterious Affair at Styles {Mystery/Historical}

Claussen, Nick – Human Flesh {H}

Crichton, Michael – Pirate Latitudes {Historical Fiction}

Crouch, Blake – Abandon {Suspense/Thriller}

Crystal Lake Publishing – Fantastic Tales of Terror: History’s Darkest Secrets {H/Anthology}

Coates, Darcy – Ghost Camera {H}

Conan Doyle, Arthur – A Case of Identity {HF} {Shrt}

Cornwell, Bernard – Sharpe’s Battle {HF}

Cornwell, Bernard – Sharpe’s Christmas {HF} {Shrt}

Cook, Michelle Amber – Night of the Victorian Dead (Book 1){HF} {H}


Davies, Sean – The House of Twelve {Psychological Thriller}

de Castell, Sebastien – Traitor’s Blade {F}

Dornbusch, Betsy – Enemy {F}


Eames, Nicholas – Bloody Rose {F}

Edwards, Nigel – Garrison {F} {Shrt}

Edwards, Patrick – Echo Cycle {HF}

Eichar, Donnie – Dead Mountain {Non-Fiction}

England, Sarah – Father of Lies {H}

England, Sarah – Tanners Dell {H}

England, Sarah – Magda {H}


Farren, T. C. – The Book of Malachi {Sci-Fi}

French, Jonathan – The Grey Bastards (The Lot Lands #1) {Fantasy}


Gunnells, Mark Allan – 324 Abercorn {Horror}

Gunnells, Mark Allan – Before He Wakes {Thriller/Horror}

Gwynne, John – Shadow of the Gods {F}


Hackwith, A. J. – The Library of the Unwritten (Hell’s Library #1) {Fantasy}

Hackwith A. J. – The Archive of the Forgotten (Hell’s Library #2) {Fantasy}

Hendrix, Grady – The Final Girl Support Group {Horror}

Hicks, Michael Patrick – The Resurrectionists {HF}

Holborn, Stark – Ten Low {Sci-Fi}

Hull, SJ. – The Crimson Script {F}


Iggulden, Conn – The Falcon of Sparta {HF}


Jónasson, Ragnar – Snowblind {Thriller}


King, Stephen – Cell  {H}

King, Stephen – Insomnia {H}

King, Stephen – The Outsider {Supernatural Thriller}

Kingfisher, T. – Twisted Ones {H}

Kingfisher, T – The Hollow Places {H}

Kingfisher, T- Nettle & Bone {F}

Klaver, Christian – Sherlock Holmes & Count Dracula {HF/H}

Kristian, Giles – God of Vengeance {Rise of Sigurd #1} {HF}

Kristian, Giles – Winter’s Fire {Rise of Sigurd #2} {HF}

Kristian, Giles – Wings of the Storm {Rise of Sigurd #3} {HF}

Kristian, Giles – Hellmouth {HF/H}


Lawrence, Mark – One Word Kill {Sci-Fi}

Lawrence, Mark – Limited Wish {Sci-Fi}

Lawrence, Mark – Dispel Illusion {Sci-Fi}

Lovegrove, James – The Manifestations of Sherlock Holmes {HF} {Shrt collection}

Lovegrove, James – Sherlock Holmes & The Shadwell Shadows {HF} {H}

Lovegrove, James – Sherlock Holmes & The Christmas Demon {HF}

Lyons, Jenn – The Ruin of Kings {F}


Madson, Devin – We Ride The Storm {F}

Martell, Nick – The Kingdom of Liars {F}

Matar, Krystle – Legacy of the Brightwash (Tainted Dominion #1) {F}

Matyszak, Philip – 24 Hours In Ancient Rome {Historical Non-Fiction}

Matyszak, Philip – 24 Hours in Ancient Athens {Historical Non-Fiction}

Miller, Chris – The Hard Goodbye {Thriller/Dark}

Miller, Michael R. – The Dragon’s Blade: Veiled Intentions {F}

McArdle, Keith – Assassin {F} {Shrt}

McDonnell, C. K. – The Stranger Times {Fiction/Comedy}

Marston, Edward – The Railway Detective {HF}

Moreland, Brian – Tomb of Gods {Historical Fiction}

Morgan, Kate – Murder: The Biography {Non-Fiction}

Murphy, Lois – Soon {H}


Nesbo, Jo – The Bat {Thriller}

Neuvel, Sylvain – Sleeping Giants {Sci-Fi}

Neuvel, Sylvain – Waking Gods {Sci-Fi}

Nevill, L. G Adam – Before You Sleep {H} {Shrt}

Nicholas, J. T. – Re-Coil {Sci-Fi}

Nicholas, J. T. – Stolen Earth {Sci-Fi}

North, Claire – Notes From The Burning Age {Sci-Fi} {Post Apocalypse}


O’Brian, Patrick – Master & Commander (Aubrey/Maturin #1) {Historical Fiction}

Olsen, Paul F. – Whispered Echoes {H} {Anthology}


Parent, Jason – Eight Cylinders {H}

Payne Cabeen, Robert – Cold Cuts {Sci-Fi}

Plichta-Jendzio, Justyna – Mistress of Crystals {F}

Polanksy, Daniel – The Straight Razor Cure {F}

Polanksy, Daniel – The Seventh Perfection {F}

Powell, Gareth. L – Embers of War {Sci-Fi}

Pratchett,Terry – Equal Rites {F}


Rich, Emerian – Clockwork Wonderland {H}

Rickford, Edward – The Serpent and the Eagle {HF}

Red Cape Publishing – Elements of Horror: Earth (Short Story Anthology) {H}

Roberts, Nick – The Exorcist’s House {H}

Ryan, Donald P. – 24 Hours In Ancient Egypt {Historical Non-Fiction}


Schwab, V. E. – A Darker Shade of Magic {F}

Shine, A. M. – The Watchers {H}

Sigler, Scott – Aliens: Phalanx {Sci-Fi}

Smith, A. J – Black Guard {F}

Smith, Tommy B. – The Mourner’s Cradle {H}

Hell Divers By Nicholas Sansbury Smith – A Book Review {Sci-Fi}

Smith Spark, Anna – The Court of Broken Knives {F}

Stewart, Andrea – The Bone Shard Daughter {F}

Sveistrup, Søren – The Chestnut Man {Thriller}


Tchaikovsky, Adrian – Ironclads {Sci-Fi}

Thomson, T. R. – The Blood Within the Stone  {F}

Towsey, David – Equinox {F}

Tudor, C. J. – The Chalk Man {Thriller/Mystery}


VanderMeer, Jeff – Annihilation {Sci-Fi}

Venables, Toby – Knight of Shadows {F} {HF}


Weeks, Brent – The Black Prism Lightbringer #1{F}

Weeks, Brent – The Blinding Knife Lightbringer #2 {F}

Wendig, Chuck – Wanderers {Thriller/Post-Apocalyptic]

Weir, Andy – Artemis {Sci-Fi}

Weir, Andy – Project Hail Mary {Sci-Fi}

Wesolowski, Matt – Six Stories {Thriller}

Wesolowski, Matt – Hydra {Thriller}

Wesolowski, Matt – Changeling {Thriller}

Wesolowski, Matt – Beast {Thriller}

Wesolowski, Matt – Deity {Thriller}

Wexler, Django – Ashes of the Sun {F}

Wexler, Django – Blood of the Chosen {F}

Wilde, Oscar – The Ballad of Reading Gaol {Shrt}

Williamson, JMJ – Androdigm Park 2067  {Sci-Fi}

Wilson, Dean F- Hopebreaker {Sci-Fi} {Steampunk}

Winter, Evan – The Rage of Dragons {F}

Winter, Michael – Periphery {Cosmic Horror}

Womack, Marian – The Golden Key {HF}

 Worthern, Johnny – What Immortal Hand {F}

Wynne, Douglas – The Wind in My Heart {Supernatural Thriller}


Zhuang, Yijie – 24 Hours in Ancient China {Historical Non-Fiction}