Dark Fragments – a dark and intriguing read

The second book I've read this year, Dark Fragments by Rob Sinclair is an intriguing and dark read. I enjoyed the exploration into the mind of a psychopath and seeing what drove him to the edge in his internal struggle between good and evil. I felt that the pressures of his life were well-detailed and... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Bitter Edge by Rachel Lynch

Blog Tour Bitter Edge Rachel Lynch 25th February 2019 Publisher: Canelo Previous titles: Dark Game, Deep Fear, Dead End Blurb: DI Kelly Porter is back, but so is an old foe and this time he won’t back down... When a teenage girl flings herself off a cliff in pursuit of a gruesome death, DI Kelly... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup

Blog Tour The Chestnut Man Soren Sveistrup Publisher: Michael Joseph Publication date: 10th January, 2019 Amazon pre-order link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Chestnut-Man-S%C3%B8ren-Sveistrup-ebook/dp/B07D9Y4GGF/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1546196985&sr=8-1&keywords=the+chestnut+man Trigger warnings: child abuse, abduction, rape and mutilation The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup is a very well-written serial killer thriller. I loved just how dark and twisted it was, and managed to sympathise with most... Continue Reading →

Outside: darkly fascinating

Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes is breathtakingly deep, heartbreaking and incredibly insightful. This darkly fascinating novel considers upbringing and how it effects children, as well as the relationship between parents and children. The elements of this book where learning and language are considered are truly thought-provoking, as it causes the reader to question what they... Continue Reading →

Aaru: An adventurous world

Aaru by David Meredith is a unique creation which I enjoyed reading this week. The characters are well crafted and I cared about them all, who they were and what might happen to them. The story was gripping and really considered the effects of fame and 'big brother' on families and teenagers. This is not... Continue Reading →

Resin: A disturbing tale…

I feel like Resin by Ane Riel would have been an old wives' tale back in the day. It would have served as a cautionary tale about coveting too many things and never having enough; it would have been told to prevent gluttony and hoarding. Resin is a dark, atmospheric story which sits alongside the... Continue Reading →

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