Ones to watch in 2021: The Last Girl Goldy Moldavsky.

Scream meets Gossip Girl with a dash of One of Us is Lying! When it comes to horror movies, the rules are clear:– Avoid abandoned buildings, warehouses, and cabins at all times.– Stay together: don’t split up, not even just to “check something out.…– If there’s a murderer on the loose,… Continue reading

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: 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

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

Ones To Watch In 2021: Greenwich Park Katherine Faulkner.

When Helen, finally pregnant after years of tragedy, attends her first antenatal class, she is expecting her loving architect husband to arrive soon after, along with her confident, charming brother Rory and his pregnant wife, the effortlessly beautiful Serena. What she is not expecting is Rachel. Extroverted, brash, unsettling single… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Project Hail Mary Andy Weir. Ones to Watch in 2021.

Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission – and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn’t know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it…. Continue reading

Christmas reading reviewed:The Drowned City K J Maitland.

1606. A year to the day that men were executed for conspiring to blow up Parliament, a towering wave devastates the Bristol Channel. Some proclaim God’s vengeance. Others seek to take advantage. In London, Daniel Pursglove lies in prison waiting to die. But Charles FitzAlan, close adviser to King James… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2021: Bright Burning Things Lisa Harding.

Being Tommy’s mother is too much for Sonya. Too much love, too much fear, too much longing for the cool wine she gulps from the bottle each night. Because Sonya is burning the fish fingers, and driving too fast, and swimming too far from the shore, and Tommy’s life is… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Last One At The Party Bethany Clift. Ones To Watch in 2021.

It’s November 2023. The human race has been wiped out by the 6DM virus (Six Days Maximum – the longest you’ve got before your body destroys itself). The end of the world as we know it. Yet someone is still alive. Alone in a new world of burning cities, rotting… Continue reading