Don’t Break The Chain

The Chain by Adrian McKinty is an intelligent, well-plotted novel with some seriously intense themes. Part one of this book was completely unputdownable; I raced through the first 200 pages like a madwoman and it was insane. Part two fell a bit short for me, as while it continued the story, it certainly felt less... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: My Name Is Anna

My Name Is Anna Lizzy Barber 10th January 2019 Publisher: Century & Arrow at Cornerstone Pre-order/get the ebook now! Guest post Lizzy Barber on writing satisfactory endingsā€¦ As soon as I started writing My Name Is Anna, I knew two things: how it was going to begin, and how it was going to end. The... Continue Reading →

The Corset: Gothic mastery

The Corset by Laura Purcell, aka the queen of Gothic fiction, is a chilling, eerie tale which considers fortune, misfortune and the nature of evil. Purcell has followed The Silent Companions with an absolutely stunning novel which presents excellent characters, a gripping plot and some seriously disturbing scenes. The Corset by Laura Purcell will be... Continue Reading →

The Hunger: A chilling true story

The Hunger by Alma Katsu is an intelligent and eerily written portrayal of the true events of the Donner party as they attempted to make it to California in 1846. This book chilled me to the core; it was spooky and yet all too realistic, as the individual characters and storylines wove together and tore... Continue Reading →

VOX: What would you say with 100 words?

VOX by Christina Dalcher is an incredible, eerily realistic depiction of modern American society. I am terrified by the ideas in this book, not least because of the Marie Claire article, published in the week that I was reading it, about stay-at-home daughters and Christian extremism in America. But this is what made it such... Continue Reading →

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