Latest Reads: The Obelisk Gate N. K. Jemisin.

THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Soul Of The Border. Matteo Righetto

‘Until I see you vanish into the fog you came out of, I swear I’ll be aiming the rifle at your head. Don’t think I’m joking. I’m no man, I’m a woman!’ Every year, Augusto De Boer undertakes a treacherous journey through the Italian Alps, smuggling his family’s tobacco across… Continue reading

The Craftsman Sharon Bolton. Blog tour (re) Review.

  Catching him will make her career – and change her forever.  August, 1999  On the hottest day of the year, Assistant Commissioner Florence Lovelady attends the funeral of Larry Glassbrook, the convicted murderer she arrested thirty years earlier. A master carpenter and funeral director, Larry imprisoned his victims, alive,… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Truthwitch Susan Dennard.

In a continent on the edge of war, two witches hold its fate in their hands. Young witches Safiya and Iseult have a habit of finding trouble. After clashing with a powerful Guildmaster and his ruthless Bloodwitch bodyguard, the friends are forced to flee their home. Safi must avoid capture… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Woman in the Dark Vanessa Savage.

For Sarah and Patrick, family life has always been easy. But when Sarah’s mother dies, it sends Sarah into a downwards spiral. Knowing they need a fresh start, Patrick moves the family to the beachside house he grew up in. But there is a catch: while their new home carries… Continue reading

Five Ingredients that make up Rosewater with Tade Thomson: Aliens.

Today I’m kicking off “Five Ingredients that Make up Rosewater with Tade Thompson – starting with Aliens, Tade tells us a little about all the elements making up the novel. Visit Vicky at Off The Shelf Books tomorrow to find out a little more… Rosewater is a town on the… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Long Shadow Celia Fremlin.

Jolted from sleep by the ringing of the telephone, Imogen fumbles through the dark, empty house to answer it. At first, she can’t quite understand the man on the other end of the line. Surely he can’t honestly be accusing her of killing her husband. Ivor died in a car… Continue reading