Review Death Among the Nightingales (Carlyle & West #4) – David Field

Has the Ripper returned to haunt London…? London, 1895 Matthew and Adelaide West are now happily married with a one-year-old daughter. But Adelaide has always sought after a profession outside of the home. And when infamous nurse, Florence Nightingale, offers her a job, she cannot refuse. A Fenian bomb has blasted through the Officers’ Mess…… Continue reading Review Death Among the Nightingales (Carlyle & West #4) – David Field

Review Confronting the Invisible (Carlyle & West Victorian Mystery #3) – David Field

When doctor James Carlyle attends a show at a local circus with his daughter, Adelaide, he is rushed backstage to help with what appears to be a horrific accident. One of the performers, Robert Manston, has died after falling during an act. But Carlyle soon realises Robert’s palms had been covered with grease. The man’s performance partner,…… Continue reading Review Confronting the Invisible (Carlyle & West Victorian Mystery #3) – David Field

Review The Night Parade of 100 Demons (Legend of the Five Rings) – Marie Brennan

Chaos has broken out in the isolated Dragon Clan settlement of Seibo Mura. During the full moon, horrifying creatures rampage through the village, unleashing havoc and death. When the Dragon samurai Agasha no Isao Ryotora is sent to investigate, he faces even greater danger than expected. To save the village, he must confront his buried…… Continue reading Review The Night Parade of 100 Demons (Legend of the Five Rings) – Marie Brennan

Middle Grade on Monday: The Shark Caller -Zillah Bethell

Desperate to become a shark caller to avenge the death of her parents, Blue Wing is instead charged with befriending infuriating newcomer Maple. At first they are angry and out of sync with the island and each other. But when the tide breathes the promise of treasure, can they overcome their differences and brave the…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Shark Caller -Zillah Bethell

Review The Flutist of Arnhem – Antonio Gil

In October 1943, all the Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents in Holland are captured by the Germans . . . except one. John Hewson, a.k.a. “Boekman,” is the most dangerous agent to the German occupiers, with vital information about the German army, Boekman escapes the clutches of the S.S. and stays hidden until the start…… Continue reading Review The Flutist of Arnhem – Antonio Gil

Review Breath of Earth (Blood of Earth #1) – Beth Cato

In an alternate 1906, the United States and Japan have forged a powerful confederation—the Unified Pacific—in an attempt to dominate the world. Their first target is a vulnerable China. In San Francisco, headstrong Ingrid Carmichael is assisting a group of powerful geomancer Wardens who have no idea of the depth of her power—or that she…… Continue reading Review Breath of Earth (Blood of Earth #1) – Beth Cato

(Rage) Review Capturing the Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper #4) – Kerri Maniscalo

Audrey Rose Wadsworth and Thomas Cresswell have landed in America, a bold, brash land unlike the genteel streets of London they knew. But like London, the city of Chicago hides its dark secrets well. When the two attend the spectacular World’s Fair, they find the once-in-a-lifetime event tainted with reports of missing people and unsolved…… Continue reading (Rage) Review Capturing the Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper #4) – Kerri Maniscalo

Middle Grade on Monday: The Midnight Swan – Catherine Fisher

With an invisible girl, a parliament of owls and a pen that writes by itself, the journey to the Garden of the Midnight Swan might be Seren’s most dangerous adventure yet. In this third book of the award-winning The Clockwork Crow series, Seren and Tomos must try to help the Crow find the way back…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Midnight Swan – Catherine Fisher

Middle Grade on Monday: The House at the Edge of Magic – Amy Sparkes

Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a Thousand Treasures. When she steals a house-shaped ornament from a mysterious woman’s purse, she knocks on its tiny door and watches it grow into a huge, higgledy-piggeldy house. Inside she finds a host of magical and brilliantly funny characters, including…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The House at the Edge of Magic – Amy Sparkes