Dark Tides by Chris Ewan….Hop-tu-naa is coming…

Publication Date: 16th October 2014 from Faber and Faber. Source: Publisher Review Copy When Claire Cooper was eight years old her mother mysteriously vanished during Hop-tu-naa, the Manx Halloween. At fourteen, Claire is still struggling to come to terms with her disappearance when she’s befriended by a group of five… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Help for the Haunted by John Searles.

Publication Date: Available Now from Sphere. Source: Publisher Proof Copy. It begins with a call in the middle of snowy February evening. Lying in her bed, young Sylvie Mason overhears her parents on the phone across the hall. This is not the first late-night call they have received, since her… Continue reading

Competition Time – Jo Fletcher books and The City of Stairs…

City of Stairs launches from Robert Jackson Bennett this week. I am currently reading it and let me tell you, its a corker! A review will follow at some point but the lovely lot at Jo Fletcher are running a competition. They have five books to give away and ONE… Continue reading

Novella Spotlight: We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory.

Publication Date: Available now from Tachyon Source: Netgalley Harrison was the Monster Detective, a storybook hero. Now he’s in his mid-thirties, and spends most of his time popping pills and not sleeping. Stan became a minor celebrity after being partially eaten by cannibals. Barbara is haunted by unreadable messages carved… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Man from Berlin by Luke McCallin

Publication Date: 27th November 2014 from No Exit Press. Source: Real Readers. Yugoslavia, a German officer has been shot and killed. Along with him a young, beautiful filmmaker and photographer—a veritable hero to her people—has been brutally murdered. Assigned to the case is military intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt. Already… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill.

Publication Date: October 2nd 2014 from Chatto and Windus. Source: Netgalley DC Simon Serrailler is faced with his worst crimes yet, and Lafferton is left reeling. I love the Simon Serrailler novels. Always have done from the moment I picked up “The Various Haunts of Men” all those years ago,… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Playground by Julia Kelly

Publication Date: Available Now from Quercus. Source: Publisher Review Copy Eve is putting her life together again. Her partner has walked out on her. She’s moved into a tiny flat on the outskirts of Dublin. She has no job. But she does have her beloved baby daughter – and there’s… Continue reading

Eren by Simon P Clark. Blog Tour Stop.

    Publication Date: Available Now Source: Publisher Review Copy. People are keeping secrets from Oli – about where his father is, and why he hasn’t come to join them at his uncle’s house in the country. But Oli has secrets too. He knows what lives in the attic. Eren… Continue reading