• The Fool and the Hierophant, by Alexander Krall

    The Fool and the Hierophant, by Alexander Krall Hey guys, welcome back. Are you having a good week? Today, I’m excited to be reviewing The Fool and the Hierophant, a mystery thriller by Alexander Krall, with some interesting Science Fiction elements. If you’ve got your favourite drink to hand, let us dive in. About After a fire breaks out on Mother One, one of the four artificial birthing machines in the city of Radiance, Captain Khepra Sigfrid calls upon a disgraced detective to see if…

  • If Shadows Could Tell: An Aurora Steller Mystery

    If Shadows Could Tell (An Aurora Steller Mystery Novel), by Granthana Sinha Hi there. Welcome back to Bookish Beyond. How have you been? Today, we’re reviewing If Shadows Could Tell, a thriller/mystery novel, by Granthana Sinha. So, if you’ve got your favourite drink to hand and are all settled in, let’s begin. About If Shadows Could Tell is a mystery novel set in the quiet and unassuming town of Zircon Drops. When local reporter Janet Clay goes missing, Aura’s friend Suz is adamant that something…

  • The Frontman, by Lawrence Parlier

    The Frontman, by Lawrence Parlier (In association with Black Rose Writing) Hey guys, how are you? Are you looking forward to the weekend? Today, I’m excited to share my review of The Frontman, a thriller / urban fantasy style novel, by Lawrence Parlier.   About When world-renowned singer-songwriter Kerry Vance is found dead in his hotel room, those closest to him begin to question things. They don’t believe his death was the accidental overdose it was made out to be: they believe it was planned.…

  • Red Point Crux, Morgan Shamy

    Red Point Crux

    Good afternoon from a drizzly England. I hope you’re all keeping safe and well. Today, I’m excited to be reviewing Red Point Crux, a young adult mystery, by Morgan Shamy.   About The Red Point Crux follows Megan Tucker (AKA: Red), a stubborn world-class climber, and Liam Reynolds, the inheritor of his parent’s cursed theatre. Megan yearns to return to her professional climber status after an unfortunate failing, while Liam struggles to keep his family’s theatre afloat during a series of mysterious murders, linked to…

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    Brimstone (Tamara Thorne)

    Hi guys, I hope you’re all doing well. Today, I’m reviewing a Thriller/Mystery-Horror book titled Brimstone, by author Tamara Thorne. Brimstone, by Tamara Thorne Warning: Read this book only if you are aged 18 or over as there are some themes unsuitable for younger audiences. Story Set in Brimstone, Arizona (1968), Brimstone is the tale of young Holly Tremayne and her promiscuous mother as they go to visit Holly’s movie star grandmother at her hotel. The story explores the myth of the Brimstone Beast and…

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    Specter: YA Fantasy Paranormal

    Hey guys, a very good evening from what looks to be a stormy Eastern England. Today’s review is for Specter, a young adult paranormal fantasy, which follows sixteen year old Lanie Adams, self described ‘loner extraordinaire’ as she searches for answers to a ghostly problem. Storyline From the very first sentence- ‘It turned out, all the books and movies had gotten ghosts dead wrong,’  I was hooked. The author dives right into the core issue of the story as a ghostly apparition appears in lanie’s…

  • The Hermit of Hisarya

    Having read the first four books in the Sam Smith Mystery Series, I couldn’t help but pick up number five when it popped up in my Amazon Recommended. About the story The Hermit of Hisarya is slightly different from the previous books in that it’s set abroad in Bulgaria, instead of in Sam’s home country of Wales. When travelling with fiance Alan for a psychology conference, Sam is pulled into a historical conspiracy, where her life and freedom are put at risk. Themes Explored Book…