• An Excuse for Murder, Vanessa Westermann, book review, thriller,mystery,murder

    An Excuse For Murder (Thriller)

    An Excuse For Murder is a mysterious Thriller set in Caulden, England. Two years after Gary loses the love of his life, he decides to take revenge on her killer, later meeting introverted bookshop owner, Kate. Story   The story revolves around themes of vengeance, loss and regret- of things characters wished they’d done to avoid future suffering. There is love in the air, a mysterious murder, and hitmen turning up with their own personal vendettas. One thing I think could have been touched on…

  • brimstone,tamara thorne,mstery,books review,thriller

    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…

  • Death of a lie,book review

    Death of a Lie

    Hi guys, I hope you’re having a terrific Thursday so far. It’s a bit gloomy here so fingers crossed we get some more sun soon. Today, I’m reviewing Death of a Lie, by Peter Harper, a novel set mainly in Romania and revolving around secret government secrets. Story Death of a Lie, by Peter Harper is a story of secrets that takes place in Romania. When Lucian’s adoptive father discovers a file of coded information having fallen from a plane during WW2, he hides it…

  • Fallen from Grace

    Fallen From Grace

    Fallen From Grace: How I Dealt With Character Assassination As A Result of the Gaslight Effect, (by Kimberly Marasco) Fallen from Grace is the tale of how one woman personally had her education, employment, and private life sabotaged by certain individuals, after working as a recruitment consultant for a particular American Corporation. The stress of the author’s experiences led her to develop a vestibular disorder, which made her life a living hell for many months. Definition of Gaslighting: To manipulate (someone) by psychological means into…

  • doorways to the deadeye, eric j guinard, book review

    Doorways to the Deadeye

    Hey guys, how are you? Today, I’m reviewing Doorways to the deadeye, by Eric J Guignard, the tale of a courageous young hobo, Luke Thacker. Set mainly in the 1920s and 30s, young Luke hops the American rail-lines, following mysterious signs known only as The Hobo Code. But, who has been leaving these signs for Luke to find? Story In 2019, a journalist named Daniel Greenberg is interviewing a man nicknamed King, who once knew Luke Thacker. This modern part of the narrative is used…

  • monkey man, M N SNow, cyberpunk

    Monkey Man (Cyberpunk)

    Hey guys, how are you? It’s pouring rain here in England so it’s a bit of an up and down week, feeling-wise. Today, I’m reviewing Monkey Man, a Cyberpunk style novel set in a gritty American city known only as The Zone. Story With scientific engineering preventing global warming, global cooling soon takes over. When a blizzard is set to roll into The Zone, a young soon to be divorcee, Dolores shows up looking for help from Danny Java, an ex military agent. Together, Java…

  • The After Days, Amy Ginsberg

    The After Days

    ‘In a world without power, you need the power of friendship and love to survive.’ Hey guys, sorry it’s been a while since I last posted. It’s been a busy week with lots of ups and downs. Today’s review is for The After Days, by Amy Ginsberg. Although I wasn’t sure what genre this was (Goodreads didn’t list a specific genre), I feel like it sits on the fence between Contemporary Fiction and Dystopian Fantasy. Can you imagine a life without electricity, running water, or…

  • specter,katie jane gallagher,book review,ya paranormal

    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…

  • star child, petra landon

    Star Child: Awakening

    Hi guys, I hope you’re having a beautiful day. Today, I’m reviewing Star Child, by Petra Landon. With themes of rebels vs authority, comradery and deception, this story fondly reminded me of the Sci-Fi Western tv series, Firefly. Just to elaborate, I LOVE Firefly! Storyline We’re introduced to a young girl named Novi on the mining planet, Idriko. Escaping on a rebel cruiser, Novi soon becomes involved with its renegade crew as it takes on various jobs for some mysterious new clients. There is talk…

  • the sky people,terry goodkind,book review

    The Sky People

    I’ve been a fan of Terry Goodkind for a long time, ever since I first began the Sword of Truth series. I was excited to hear about this short piece, The Sky People as I’ve recently been diving into ancient Earth history. A Slice of Ancient History Our ancient ancestors depicted humanoid beings (different to ourselves) in their cave drawings, those that were said to come down from the sky, to commune with us here on Earth. This short tale by Goodkind introduces such beings…