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

Review Forged (Alex Verus #11) – Benedict Jacka

To protect his friends, Mage Alex Verus has had to change–and embrace his dark side. But the life mage Anne has changed too, and made a bond with a dangerous power. She’s going after everyone she’s got a grudge against–and it’s a long list. In the meantime, Alex has to deal with his arch-enemy, Levistus.…… Continue reading Review Forged (Alex Verus #11) – Benedict Jacka

Review The Cartographer´s Secret – Tea Cooper

he Hunter Valley, 1880–Evie Ludgrove loves to chart the landscape around her home–hardly surprising since she grew up in the shadow of her father’s obsession with the great Australian explorer Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt. So when an advertisement appears in The Bulletin magazine offering a thousand-pound reward for proof of where Leichhardt met his fate, Evie…… Continue reading Review The Cartographer´s Secret – Tea Cooper

Review Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder – T.A. Willberg

London, 1958: Elaborately disguised and hidden deep beneath the city’s streets lies the world of Miss Brickett’s, a secret detective agency, training and housing the mysterious Inquirers. From traversing deceptive escape rooms full of baited traps and hidden dangers, to engineering almost magical mechanical gadgets, apprentice detectives at Miss Brickett’s undergo rigorous training to equip…… Continue reading Review Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder – T.A. Willberg