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

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

Stolen Earth by J. T. Nicholas – A Book Review

Blurb: Environmental disasters and uncontrolled AI armies have caused the human population of Earth to flee. They lie scattered across innumerable space stations and colonies, overcrowded and suffering. The Earth is cut off by the Interdiction Zone: a network of satellites to prevent anything getting into or out of the planet. The incredible cost of…… Continue reading Stolen Earth by J. T. Nicholas – A Book Review

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix – A Book Review

Blurb: In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious. But after the sirens fade and the audience moves on, what happens to her? Lynnette Tarkington survived a massacre…… Continue reading The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix – A Book Review

Ten Low by Stark Holborn – A Book Review

Blurb: Ten Low is an ex-army medic, one of many convicts eking out a living at the universe’s edge. She’s desperate to escape her memories of the interstellar war, and the crimes she committed, but trouble seems to follow wherever she goes. One night, attempting to atone for her sins, she pulls a teenage girl…… Continue reading Ten Low by Stark Holborn – A Book Review

Embers of War by Gareth L. Powell – A Book Review

Blurb: The warship Trouble Dog was built and bred for calculating violence, yet following a brutal war, she finds herself disgusted by conflict and her role in a possible war crime. Seeking to atone, she joins the House of Reclamation, an organisation dedicated to rescuing ships in distress. But, stripped of her weaponry and emptied…… Continue reading Embers of War by Gareth L. Powell – A Book Review

The Archive of the Forgotten by A. J. Hackwith – A Book Review

Blurb: The Library of the Unwritten in Hell was saved from total devastation, but hundreds of potential books were destroyed. Former librarian Claire and Brevity the muse feel the loss of those stories, and are trying to adjust to their new roles within the Arcane Wing and Library, respectively. But when the remains of those…… Continue reading The Archive of the Forgotten by A. J. Hackwith – A Book Review

The Book of Malachi by T. C. Farren – A Book Review

Blurb: In this frightening, high-concept science fiction thriller, a mute survivor of civil war must confront the horrors of organ farming on a deep-sea oilrig. Nominated for the 2020 Nommo Awards for Speculative Fiction by Africans . Malachi, a mute thirty-year-old man, has just received an extraordinary job offer. In exchange for six months as…… Continue reading The Book of Malachi by T. C. Farren – A Book Review

The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

Blurb: Recently divorced and staring down the barrel of moving back in with her parents, Carrot really needs a break. And a place to live. So when her Uncle Earl, owner of the eclectic Wonder Museum, asks her to stay with him in exchange for cataloguing the exhibits, of course she says yes. The Wonder…… Continue reading The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher – A Book Review

The Manifestations of Sherlock Holmes by James Lovegrove

Blurb:  Tales of treachery, intrigue and evil… MAVERICK DETECTIVE SHERLOCK HOLMES AND HIS FAITHFUL CHRONICLER DR JOHN WATSON RETURN IN TWELVE THRILLING SHORT STORIES The iconic duo find themselves swiftly drawn into a series of puzzling and sinister events: an otherworldly stone whose touch inflicts fatal bleeding; a hellish potion unlocks a person’s devilish psyche;…… Continue reading The Manifestations of Sherlock Holmes by James Lovegrove