Category Archives: Reviews

#Bookreview for A Shiny Coin for Carol Prentice by Mark Barry @GreenWizard62 #psychological #suspense

‘…it’s all about the writing as art.’ This is a love story… this is what it says at the beginning of Shiny Coin but if you’re looking for hearts and flowers, tears and romance, walk on by, because this is … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for #crime #novel, Long Shadows by Julie Haiselden, @juliehaiselden

I wasn’t sure about Long Shadows when I started it. The story begins quite slowly and at times is overly detailed but I soon got drawn into Lizzie’s tale. Lizzie Tennyson is a loving wife and mother. Somewhat grudgingly she … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for The Old Man At The End Of The World by AK Silversmith @AkSilversmith #RBRT #zombie #apocalypse

I’ll be honest and say I don’t know much about zombies but thought I’d try this and see what they’re all about. I’m assuming that some other books of this genre are considerably more gory and scary but this one … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for The Black Hours by Alison Williams @AlisonW_Editor #historical #fiction

I have always hated hearing people bleat on about how life is not fair, because in my mind I don’t understand what right they have to expect it to be so. However, throughout The Black Hours I kept being reminded … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for #crime #thriller Blood Money by E. L. Lindley @LindleyE

I felt Blood Money took a different turn to the previous stories in this series. Marilyn, Georgie’s overpowering mother, reveals a huge family secret to Georgie which sees the two of them, and Georgie’s boyfriend James, travel to visit Aunt … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for The Crown Spire by Catherine Curzon @MadameGilflurt and Willow Winsham @WinshamHistFic #RBRT #histfic

What an utterly joyful read The Crown Spire was! Set in 1795 Alice Ingram and her niece Beth are on the road to Edinburgh when they are set upon by bandits. Out to steal their honour rather than their jewels … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for Utopia by Carla Eatherington @dystopicworlds #YA #NA

In this dystopian novel, Utopia, Zia lives with her mother in an apartment block, in a compound, and like most young people she starts questioning why they live as they do. She begins work in the hospital and through the … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for Rum Hijack by Phil Moss @Literastein

I originally read the first two parts of Rum Hijack when they were published as separate editions and I have been waiting for the third part to come out. The story is now published as one complete work, which is much more … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for The Affair by Lee Child @LeeChildReacher #thriller

I reached for The Affair recently during a sticky phase of writing. I needed something straightforward and familiar and I thought Reacher would fill that role perfectly. I’ve read one of these books before and enjoyed the military precision with … Continue reading

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#Bookreview for #familysaga Living in the Shadows by Judith Barrow @barrow_judith

I loved the first two parts of this series so was delighted when a friend bought me the final book in glorious paperback as a present. Living in the Shadows, like the rest of the series, is quality through and through. … Continue reading

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