Review: Tempests and Slaughter

Does the 'prequel' to Tamora Pierce's well loved Immortals series live up to expectations? Check out my review


Review: The Wicked Cometh

Laura Carlin’s Gothic novel The Wicked Cometh is described as a historical mystery which descends into the dark secrets of slums of London. The novel certainly lives up to its blurb. It is a dark, historical mystery, following in the footsteps of Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens. The tale begins with missing girls and children … Continue reading Review: The Wicked Cometh

Review: Snap

Belinda Bauer's crime novel Snap was a somewhat surprise addition to this years Man Booker Longlist. It isn't often that genre books are nominated for the award however, this title must have found an advocate in lead Judge Val McDermid. Before the longlist was released McDermid described the book as 'The best crime novel I've … Continue reading Review: Snap