Latest Reads: Under The Ice Rachael Blok.

It is the week before Christmas and the cathedral city of St Albans is blanketed by snow. But beneath the festive lights, darkness is stirring. The frozen body of a young girl is discovered by the ice-covered lake. The police scramble for clues. A local woman, Jenny, has had visions… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Banker’s Wife. Christina Alger.

Annabel’s seemingly perfect ex-patriate life in Geneva is shattered when her banker husband Matthew’s plane crashes in the Alps. When Annabel finds clues that his death may not be all it seems, she puts herself in the crosshairs of powerful enemies and questions whether she really knew her husband at… Continue reading

As The Women Lay Dreaming Donald S Murray. Blog Tour extract.

From As the Women Lay Dreaming by Donald S Murray 1992 It took me years to look at my grandfather’s journals. For decades they remained with me, undisturbed and unopened for fear that if I ever prised open their covers, the ghosts and demons of my own childhood, their sense… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2019: 55 James DeLargy.

A wounded man walks into a police station in remote Western Australia and tells a remarkable story. Gabriel was picked up while hitchhiking, drugged, and woke up in chains in a barn in remote Western Australia. He’d been kidnapped by a man named Heath, who explains he’s going to make… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Eternity War: Exodus Jamie Sawyer.

Lieutenant Keira Jenkins and her Jackals may have survived confrontations with the Black Spiral terrorist network and a betrayal by one of their own. Yet their troubles are only just beginning. With their starship badly damaged, they find themselves adrift in hostile territory. Somehow they must find a way to… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Furies Katie Lowe. (Ones to Watch in 2019)

  In 1998, a sixteen-year-old girl is found dead on school property, dressed in white and posed on a swing, with no known cause of death. The novel opens with this image, as related to us by the narrator, Violet, looking back on the night it happened from the present… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Mortal Word Genevieve Cogman.

A corrupt countess A spy in danger And an assassin at large The fifth title in Genevieve Cogman’s witty and wonderful Invisible Library series, The Mortal Word is a rollicking literary adventure. Peace talks are always tricky, especially when a key diplomat gets stabbed. This rudely interrupts a top-secret summit… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Wolf Leo Carew.

The Anakim dwell in the desolate forests and mountains beyond the black river, the land under the Northern Sky. Their ancient ways are forged in Unthank silver and carved in the grey stone of their heartland, their lives measured out in the turning of centuries, not years. By contrast, the… Continue reading