Review Sherlock Holmes & The Three Winter Terrors – James Lovegrove

1889. The First Terror.At a boys’ prep school in the Kent marshes, a pupil is found drowned in a pond. Could this be the fulfillment of a witch’s curse from four hundred years earlier? 1890. The Second Terror.A wealthy man dies of a heart attack at his London townhouse. Was he really frightened to death…… Continue reading Review Sherlock Holmes & The Three Winter Terrors – James Lovegrove

Netgalley gave me all the Marvel books…

Throughout the year I have been lucky enough to receive several of Aconyte Books´ Marvel books, and I have enjoyed most of them. And then I found myself with 7 unread books on ´my shelf´, five of which were Marvel. So I did a little readathon! One of these I already picked up in September…… Continue reading Netgalley gave me all the Marvel books…

Review Kingdom of the Wicked – Kerri Maniscalco

Two sisters. One brutal murder. A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself… And an intoxicating romance. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon finds the body of…… Continue reading Review Kingdom of the Wicked – Kerri Maniscalco

Middle Grade on Monday: Review Rise of the World Eater (Frostheart #3) – Jamie Littler

Ash faces his greatest challenge yet as the evil Wraith leader Shaard unleashes the dreaded Devourer from its centuries-long imprisonment. Only by uniting can the peoples of the Snow Sea hope to stand against the monster’s wrath, but as the Devourer targets the stronghold of Aurora, the tribes remain as divided as ever. In a…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Review Rise of the World Eater (Frostheart #3) – Jamie Littler

Review The Spirit Engineer – A.J. West

Belfast, 1914. Two years after the sinking of the Titanic, high society has become obsessed with spiritualism in the form of seances that attempt to contact the spirits of loved ones lost at sea. William is a man of science and a sceptic, but one night with everyone sat around the circle something happens that…… Continue reading Review The Spirit Engineer – A.J. West

Review The City of Doctor Moreau – J.S. Barnes

The island was just the beginning… In H G Wells’ 1896 novel The Island of Dr Moreau a shipwrecked traveller finds himself alone on an island ruled by a mad doctor and inhabited by creatures who are at once both beast and human. He escapes to civilisation only after the scientist is dead and the beast-men have…… Continue reading Review The City of Doctor Moreau – J.S. Barnes

Middle Grade on Monday: Shadowghast (The Legends Eerie-on-Sea #3) – Thomas Taylor

In this third adventure, shipwrecked orphan Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Grand Nautilus Hotel, must square off with a creature of town lore as he confronts a shadow from his past. While other towns celebrate Halloween, in Eerie-on-Sea it’s Ghastly Night, and a grim spirit in a lantern awaits its moment. Legend has it that…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Shadowghast (The Legends Eerie-on-Sea #3) – Thomas Taylor

Review Triptych – Jaleigh Johnson

Former super-soldier and master thief, Fantomex, stumbles upon one of his clones, Cluster, breaking into museums to steal priceless artifacts. Outwitted and intrigued, Fantomex decides to beat Cluster at whatever game she’s playing. But something is different about these artifacts: they’ve all been infused with nanotechnology, very similar to the kind that originally created Fantomex.…… Continue reading Review Triptych – Jaleigh Johnson

Review Breaking the Lore (Inspector Paris Mystery #1) – Andy Redsmith

How do you stop a demon invasion… when you don’t believe in magic?Inspector Nick Paris is a man of logic and whisky. So staring down at the crucified form of a murder victim who is fifteen centimetres tall leaves the seasoned detective at a loss… and the dead fairy is only the beginning.Suddenly the inspector…… Continue reading Review Breaking the Lore (Inspector Paris Mystery #1) – Andy Redsmith