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

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 Sisters Brothers by Patrick Dewitt – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Oregon, 1851. Eli and Charlie Sisters, notorious professional killers, are on their way to California to kill a man named Hermann Kermit Warm. On the way, the brothers have a series of unsettling experiences in the landscape of Gold Rush America. And they bicker a lot. Arriving in California, and discover that Warm has…… Continue reading The Sisters Brothers by Patrick Dewitt – An Audio Book Review

Hellmouth by Giles Kristian – A Book Review

Blurb: Bohemia. 1370. A lost soul named Galien leads a band of hardened mercenaries on a mission for Mother Church. But in the dark forests of central Europe, a darker secret awaits. Bestselling author Giles Kristian (Lancelot, The Raven Viking Trilogy) takes us on an unnerving ride into fear and paranoia, bloodshed and redemption. Author:…… Continue reading Hellmouth by Giles Kristian – A Book Review

A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Ebenezer Scrooge is not a fan of Christmas. In fact, he dislikes most things, but especially people. Bah humbug! But one Christmas Eve he is visited by the spirits of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, and so begins a transformational evening for the mean and miserly man. Author: Charles Dickens…… Continue reading A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens – An Audio Book Review

War At The Edge Of The World by Ian Ross – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Once a soldier in an elite legion from the Danube, Aurelius Castus believes his glory days are over, stuck in Britain’s provincial backwater. But history is about to take a hand, and when the king of the Picts, the savage people beyond Hadrian’s Wall, dies in mysterious circumstances, Castus is selected to command the…… Continue reading War At The Edge Of The World by Ian Ross – An Audio Book Review

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: An impossible murder A remarkable detective duo A demon who may or may not exist It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and execution for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him…… Continue reading The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton – An Audio Book Review

The Angel’s Mark By S. W. Perry – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: A gripping tale of espionage and murder in Elizabethan London.   London, 1590. Queen Elizabeth I’s control over her kingdom is wavering. Amidst a tumultuous backdrop of Spanish plotters, Catholic heretics and foreign wars threatening the country’s fragile stability, the body of a small boy is found in the City of London, with strange marks…… Continue reading The Angel’s Mark By S. W. Perry – An Audio Book Review

Camelot by Giles Kristian – An Audio Book Review

Blurb:  Britain is a land riven by anarchy, slaughter, famine, filth and darkness. Its armies are destroyed, its heroes dead or missing. Arthur and Lancelot fell in the last great battle and Merlin has not been seen these past 10 years. Now the Saxons are gathering again, their warbands stalk the land, their king seeks…… Continue reading Camelot by Giles Kristian – An Audio Book Review

Belle Vue by C.S Alleyne – A Book Review

Blurb: Jealousy. Betrayal. Murder. And a hunger for vengeance that spans the centuries… History student Alex Palmer is thrilled when his girlfriend, Claire Ryan, buys an apartment in Belle Vue Manor, formerly a Victorian lunatic asylum. But as Alex begins to discover the dark truth about the asylum’s past, he, Claire, and their friend Marianne…… Continue reading Belle Vue by C.S Alleyne – A Book Review