New Release Spotlight: The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths.

Publication Date: Available now from Quercus Source: Publisher Review Copy. Brighton, 1950. When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick, the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old friend of Edgar’s…. Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer.

Publication Date: Available now from Fourth Estate Source: Purchased Copy For thirty years, Area X has remained mysterious, remote, and concealed by the government as an environmental disaster zone even though it is to all appearances pristine wilderness. For thirty years, too, the secret agency known as the Southern Reach… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Prophecy of Bees by R S Pateman.

Publication Date: 20th November 2014 from Orion. Source: Publisher Advance Review Copy. When Lindy, a recently widowed American expat, buys a large manor house in the Cotswolds, she thinks it’s the fresh start she and her wayward daughter Izzy need. Stagcote Manor is a large, rambling house with a rich… Continue reading

Halloween with Sebastian Gregory…

Fancy some creepy Halloween reads? Here is a taster of Sebastian Gregory…. Blood Red Riding Hood The woods held no fear for the girl. She followed her grandma’s advice and her boots held to the path hidden amongst the moss and shed leaves. Thick and ancient trees, old and wise,… Continue reading

Dark Tides Blog Tour – With Chris Ewan

Today, as part of the blog tour for Dark Tides, I’m pleased to welcome author Chris Ewan to the blog, talking about writing from a female perspective. Over to Mr Ewan….   Writing From a Female Perspective   Write what you know. It’s popular advice. And like a lot of… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle by Kirsty Wark

Publication Date: Available now from Two Roads Books. Source: BookBridgr Elizabeth Pringle has lived on the beautiful island of Arran for over 90 years; the retired teacher and spinster is a familiar and yet solitary figure tending her garden and riding her bicycle around the island. When she dies she… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan

Publication Date: 23rd October 2014 from Randomhouse UK/Cornerstone. Source: Netgalley Revelation “Reve” Dyer grew up with her grandmother’s family stories, stretching back centuries to Reve’s ancestors, who founded the town of Hawley Five Corners, Massachusetts. Their history is steeped in secrets, for few outsiders know that an ancient magic runs… Continue reading