Topic: 5 Star Anthologies

I love anthologies. They’re a great way of exploring a particular genre and theme, as well as discovering new authors or just reading a little more from favourite authors. I’m always on the look out for some good anthologies, but today I thought I’d highlight a few of my favourites from recent years. Black RainbowContinue reading “Topic: 5 Star Anthologies”

Blogtober Day 17: What Makes Good Horror?

Horror is a tricky beast, even at the best of times. It’s hard to get right. And when it goes wrong, it can go so very wrong. But what does make a good Horror book? What is it – to me, anyway – that keeps me hooked into the genre, and what makes my heartContinue reading “Blogtober Day 17: What Makes Good Horror?”

Blogtober Day 11: Where To Go For Horror

As we’re nestled quite nicely into October, I expect there’s a few people who don’t normally pick up Horror who are looking to do so, or who might be interested in seeing what’s going on with Horror during this most spooky time of the year. I’ve spoken quite often of my involvement in Divination Hollow,Continue reading “Blogtober Day 11: Where To Go For Horror”

BBNYA Spotlight Tour: May Day – Josie Jaffrey

Publisher: Silver Sun BooksLength: 392 pagesDate Published: July 9th, 2020 Blurb If the murderer you’re tracking is a vampire, then you want a vampire detective. Just maybe not this one. It’s not that Jack Valentine is bad at her job. The youngest member of Oxford’s Seekers has an impressive track record, but she also hasContinue reading “BBNYA Spotlight Tour: May Day – Josie Jaffrey”

BBNYA Spotlight Tour: Pseudotooth – Verity Holloway

Publisher: Unsung StoriesLength: 286 PagesDate Published: 16th March, 2017 Blurb “The malaise continues. Today, I begin a rigorous programme of exercise to cleanse body and soul.” Aisling Selkirk is a young woman beset by unexplained blackouts, pseudo-seizures that have baffled both the doctors and her family. Sent to recuperate in the Suffolk countryside with ageingContinue reading “BBNYA Spotlight Tour: Pseudotooth – Verity Holloway”

Video Games: BioShock

I had a lot of fun writing about Hades, I thought I’d talk about another video game I absolutely love. This isn’t even the first time I’ve talked about BioShock on the blog – my Would you kindly… goes into the game in more detail, with spoilers, but relates it to writing and what writersContinue reading “Video Games: BioShock”

TheWriteReads Blog Tour: Wicked Little Deeds – Kat Ellis

Blurb From its creepy town mascot to the story of its cursed waterfall, Burden Falls is a small town dripping with superstition. Ava Thorn knows this well – since the horrific accident she witnessed a year ago, she’s been plagued by nightmares. But when her school nemesis is brutally murdered and Ava is the primary suspect, she starts to wonder if the legendsContinue reading “TheWriteReads Blog Tour: Wicked Little Deeds – Kat Ellis”

WriteReads Blog Tour: Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone

Blurb Twelve years ago my life began again. But it was a lie. With the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room, Mirrorland is the story of twin sisters, the man they both love, and the dark childhood they can’t leave behind. Cat lives in Los Angeles, about as farContinue reading “WriteReads Blog Tour: Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone”

That Dreaded TBR #13

Yep! I am back again with another of these installments. I’m trying to do a load of these at the moment to provide some sort of regular content between my reviews. I promise I will try to come up with some else in the future, but honestly I really do enjoy doing these, and IContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #13”

November 2020 Reading Wrap Up

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 / April Part 1 / April Part 2/ May Part 1 / May Part 2 / June / July Part 1 / July Part 2 / August / September / October I am going to be honest – I very much forgot to do a November wrap up! Things have been hectic, to say the least. But here it is! And the nextContinue reading “November 2020 Reading Wrap Up”