The Watchers by A. M. Shine – A Book Review

Blurb: You can’t see them. But they can see you. This forest isn’t charted on any map. Every car breaks down at its treeline. Mina’s is no different. Left stranded, she is forced into the dark woodland only to find a woman shouting, urging Mina to run to a concrete bunker. As the door slams…… Continue reading The Watchers by A. M. Shine – A Book Review

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 Exorcist’s House by Nick Roberts – A Book Review

Blurb: In the summer of 1994, psychologist Daniel Hill buys a rustic farmhouse nestled in the rolling hills of West Virginia. Along with his wife and teenage daughter, the family uproots their lives in Ohio and moves south. They are initially seduced by the natural beauty of the country setting. That soon changes when they…… Continue reading The Exorcist’s House by Nick Roberts – A Book Review

Da Gobbo’s Revenge by Mike Brooks – A Book Review

Blurb: Fingwit is a grot. Food, riches, prestige, some form of personal safety – all of these are alien concepts to him, stuck firmly as he is at the bottom of the high, kunnin’, and brutally violent heap that constitutes ork society, where to be a grot is to suffer endless torment. However, when the…… Continue reading Da Gobbo’s Revenge by Mike Brooks – A Book Review

Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

Blurb: After years of seeing her sisters suffer at the hands of an abusive prince, Marra―the shy, convent-raised, third-born daughter―has finally realized that no one is coming to their rescue. No one, except for Marra herself. Seeking help from a powerful gravewitch, Marra is offered the tools to kill a prince―if she can complete three…… Continue reading Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

Soul Hunter by Aaron Dembski-Bowden – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The Night Lords were once among the most potent forces of the Imperium, Space Marines who used fear itself as their weapon. Now, cast adrift from the Emperor’s light and hunted as heretics after their monstrous betrayal, the Night Lords clad themselves in symbols of death and fight the Long War, bringing pain and…… Continue reading Soul Hunter by Aaron Dembski-Bowden – An Audio Book Review

Sherlock Holmes & Count Dracula by Christian Klaver – A Book Review

Blurb: Sherlock Holmes is dead. His body lies in a solitary grave on the Sussex Downs, England. But Dr. Watson survives, and is now given permission to release tales in Sherlock’s ‘classified dossier’, those cases that are, dear reader, unbelievable – for their subject matter is of the most outré and grotesque nature. In this…… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes & Count Dracula by Christian Klaver – A Book Review