The Nemesis Worm * Guy Haley

A standalone novella featuring the 22nd century’s greatest detectives, The Nemesis Worm sees Richards & Klein involved in another high stakes investigation. Corpses are showing up all over Old London, and the finger of suspicion points right at Richards himself. Forced to clear his name, Richards and Otto uncover a fanatical group whose actions threaten the relationshipContinue reading “The Nemesis Worm * Guy Haley”

Toxic Heart * Theo Lawrence

The second MYSTIC CITY novel . . . it’s Romeo & Juliet in a dystopic Manhattan. A city in flames. A trust betrayed. A perfect love destroyed. Has Aria lost Hunter, her one true love? Ever since rebellion broke out in Mystic City, pitting the ruling elite against the magic-wielding mystics, Aria has barely seen her boyfriend.Continue reading “Toxic Heart * Theo Lawrence”

Brick Lane * a novel by Monica Ali book review

Is it better than our own country, or is it worse? If it is worse, then why is he here? If it is better, why does he complain? What would you do if you were a Bengali girl of nearly 19 married off from a village into an English town to a balding 40-year oldContinue reading “Brick Lane * a novel by Monica Ali book review”

Beach Town * Mary Kay Andrews

Greer has been given one more chance, if she can find the perfect undiscovered beach hideaway for a big-budget movie. She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town called Cypress Key. There’s one motel, a marina, a long stretch of pristine beach and an old fishing pier with a community casino-which will be perfectContinue reading “Beach Town * Mary Kay Andrews”

Tim Powers * Declare

A mesmerising, award-winning, daringly imaginative, multi-levelled thriller for fans of John le Carre or Neal Stephenson An ultra-secret MI6 codename, a deadly game of deception and intrigue – Dark forces from the depths of history. It is the terrible secret at the heart of the cold war. Operation: Declare London, 1963. A cryptic phone callContinue reading “Tim Powers * Declare”

The Third Internecion by Eric A Otto (Tale of Infidels book 3)

I really, really, hate starting a story from the middle or picking a book which is not the first in its series. Book 3 & 4s are usually the worst as by then the author is spent, having worked their magic in book 1 and normally a little bit in book 2. The fate ofContinue reading “The Third Internecion by Eric A Otto (Tale of Infidels book 3)”

Dark Harbor by David Hosp

Dark Harbor showcases a superb new talent. Following in the footsteps of bestselling writers David Baldacci, John Grisham, and Scott Turow, David Hosp is an attorney living in the city where his book is set, and he imbues his story with unique authenticity. Like heralded bestsellers by Dennis Lehane, Dark Harbor shows Boston’s many aspects,Continue reading “Dark Harbor by David Hosp”

Shadow of the Hook 10 (Urban Fairytales) * Erik Shoebach

I taught you to fight and to fly, what more can there be? Robyn and Amanda fall off the path to Perchta’s garden, where the Avatars were retreating to in order plan against the Elders resetting of the mortal realm. They find themselves in a land where imagination is the most dangerous of weapons… Neverland.Continue reading “Shadow of the Hook 10 (Urban Fairytales) * Erik Shoebach”

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell by Susanna Clarke

With magic a lost art in England, two men, Mr Norrell (Eddie Marsan) and his student Jonathan Strange (Bertie Carvel) look to bring it back to the popularity it had in the past.  When Strange’s powers seemingly surpass Norrell’s the two begin to feud about how magic should be used in England, Norrell wanting toContinue reading “Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell by Susanna Clarke”