The Carrow Haunt by Darcy Coates – A Book Review

Blurb: Remy is a tour guide for Carrow House, a notoriously haunted building. When she’s asked to host seven guests for a week-long stay to research Carrow’s phenomena, she hopes to finally experience some of the sightings that made the house famous. At first, it’s everything they hoped for. Then a storm moves in, cutting…… Continue reading The Carrow Haunt by Darcy Coates – A Book Review

What Moves The Dead by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

Blurb: When Alex Easton, a retired soldier, receives word that their childhood friend Madeline Usher is dying, they race to the ancestral home of the Ushers in the remote countryside of Ruritania. What they find there is a nightmare of fungal growths and possessed wildlife, surrounding a dark, pulsing lake. Madeline sleepwalks and speaks in…… Continue reading What Moves The Dead by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

Ghostwritten by Ronald Malfi – A Book Review

Blurb: BOOKS CAN BE DEADLY From the bestselling author of Come with Me, four standalone horror novellas set in a shared universe! In The Skin of Her Teeth, a cursed novel drives people to their deaths. A delivery job turns deadly in The Dark Brothers’ Last Ride. In This Book Belongs to Olo, a lonely child has dangerous control…… Continue reading Ghostwritten by Ronald Malfi – A Book Review

Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett – A Book Review

Blurb: ‘They say that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.’ Everybody knows there’s no such thing as a female wizard. So when the wizard Drum Billet accidentally passes on his staff of power to an eighth daughter of an eighth son, a girl…… Continue reading Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett – A Book Review

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