Latest Reads: The Lamplighters Emma Stonex.

They say we’ll never know what happened to those men. They say the sea keeps its secrets… Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty… Continue reading

Latest Reads Radio Life Derek B Miller.

When Lilly was first Chief Engineer at The Commonwealth, nearly fifty years ago, the Central Archive wasn’t yet the greatest repository of knowledge in the known world, protected by scribes copying every piece of found material – books, maps, even scraps of paper – and disseminating them by Archive Runners… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Plain Bad Heroines Emily M Danforth.

1902, Brookhants School for Girls: students Flo and Clara are madly in love with each other, as well as completely obsessed with The Story of Mary MacLane, the scandalous debut memoir by 19 year old MacLane. A few months later they are found dead in the woods, after a horrific wasp, the… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2021. Vanished James Delargy.

Lorcan and Naiyana are desperate to move their young family far away from the hustle and bustle of modern city life. The abandoned town of Kallayee seems like the perfect getaway: no one has lived there for decades. It will be peaceful. Quiet. Secure. But life in Kallayee isn’t quite… Continue reading

Covering The Covers: Black Reed Bay Rod Reynolds.

VERY happy today to be able to show you the cover for my very good friend (when he’s behaving) Rod Reynolds’ new novel. Black Reed Bay is coming soon from Orenda books and you can purchase it here. When a young woman vanishes from an exclusive oceanfront community, Detective Casey… Continue reading

Latest Reads: There Before The Chaos K B Wagers.

Hail Bristol, former gunrunner and newly-crowned Empress of Indrana, looks forward to retiring her gun and rebuilding her Empire in peace. After a bloody civil war laced with regicide, betrayal, and foreign plots, Hail and her people are braced for years of necessary reconstruction and reform. But when Indrana’s closest… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Hollow Empire Sam Hawke.

Poison was only the beginning…. The deadly siege of Silasta woke the ancient spirits, and now the city-state must find its place in this new world of magic. But people and politics are always treacherous, and it will take all of Jovan and Kalina’s skills as proofer and spy to… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Lost And The Damned Olivier Norek.

A corpse that wakes up on the mortuary slab. A case of spontaneous human combustion. There is little by the way of violent crime and petty theft that Capitaine Victor Coste has not encountered in his fifteen years on the St Denis patch – but nothing like this. Though each… Continue reading

Best of the week. One to watch in 2021 Fragile Sarah Hilary.

Everything she touches breaks . . . Nell Ballard is a runaway. A former foster child with a dark secret she is desperate to keep, all Nell wants is to find a place she can belong. So when a job comes up at Starling Villas, home to the enigmatic Robin… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Inscape Louise Carey.

Warning: use of this gate will take you outside of the InTech corporate zone. Different community guidelines may apply, and you may be asked to sign a separate end-user license agreement. Do you wish to continue? Tanta has trained all her young life for this. Her very first mission is… Continue reading