Latest Reads: The Mortal Word Genevieve Cogman.

A corrupt countess A spy in danger And an assassin at large The fifth title in Genevieve Cogman’s witty and wonderful Invisible Library series, The Mortal Word is a rollicking literary adventure. Peace talks are always tricky, especially when a key diplomat gets stabbed. This rudely interrupts a top-secret summit… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Wolf Leo Carew.

The Anakim dwell in the desolate forests and mountains beyond the black river, the land under the Northern Sky. Their ancient ways are forged in Unthank silver and carved in the grey stone of their heartland, their lives measured out in the turning of centuries, not years. By contrast, the… Continue reading

The Boy Who Stole Time Mark Bowsher. Blog tour review

When 12-year-old Krish finds out his mum is dying, he is desperate to give her more time to live. This leads to a deal with a devil-like creature to travel to another realm, Ilir, and collect the Myrthali – the essence of time itself. Ilir is a tiny desert world… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Out of the Ashes Vicky Newham.

  A tragic accident or a ruthless killer? When a flash mob on Brick Lane is interrupted by a sudden explosion, DI Maya Rahman is called to the scene. A fire is raging through one of the city’s most infamous streets – and it’s soon clear that it was a deliberate… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The New Girl Ingrid Alexander

You’ve only just met. But she already knows you so well. When Rachel moves into the spare room in Mary’s flat, everyone is quick to jump to the conclusion that there’s something strange about her. Everyone apart from Mary. And when Rachel starts sleepwalking, everyone’s fears grow. But there’s something… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2019: The Winter Sister Megan Collins.

Sixteen years ago, Sylvie’s sister Persephone never came home. Out too late with the boyfriend she was forbidden to see, Persephone was missing for three days before her body was found—and years later, her murder remains unsolved. In the present day, Sylvie returns home to care for her estranged mother,… Continue reading

Latest Reads: How Long Til Black Future Month N K Jemisin.

In these stories, Jemisin sharply examines modern society, infusing magic into the mundane, and drawing deft parallels in the fantasy realms of her imagination. Dragons and hateful spirits haunt the flooded city of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a parallel universe, a utopian society watches our… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Coldest Blood J S Law.

A savage murderer taunts the police from his cell. Naval investigator Dani Lewis made her name by catching serial killer Christopher Hamilton, a master of manipulation who now lives to toy with the police. But when a stranger viciously attacks Dani, she fears Hamilton has one twisted game left to… Continue reading