April 19, 2014
The Fourth Motive by Sean Lynch

The Fourth Motive by Sean Lynch #crime #review @ExhibitABooks

Whatever it takes…

Deputy District Attorney Paige Callen is being stalked, and the man stalking her is motivated, methodical, and relentless.

The police aren’t merely one step behind Paige’s stalker; they’re stumped. So Paige’s father, retired Judge ‘Iron Gene’ Callen, instead hires retired San Francisco P.D. Inspector turned private investigator Bob Farrell, to the dismay of the local police.

Th…

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April 10, 2014
The Unquiet House by Alison Littlewood

The Unquiet House by Alison Littlewood #review #horror @JoFletcherBooks

Mire House is dreary, dark, cold and infested with midges. But when Emma Dean inherits it from a distant relation, she immediately feels a sense of belonging.

It isn’t long before Charlie Mitchell, grandson of the original owner, appears claiming that he wants to seek out his family. But Emma suspects he’s more interested in the house than his long-lost relations. 

And when she starts seeing…

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April 7, 2014
Tomorrow is International Sir Terry Pratchett Day at London Book Fair

International Sir Terry Pratchett Day at London Book Fair #intSirTPday #news

Tomorrow has been designated International Sir Terry Pratchett Day at London Book Fair -

THE INTERNATIONAL AUTHORS FORUM LAUNCHES

INTERNATIONAL SIR TERRY PRATCHETT DAY AT LBF

 Authors and readers across the world invited to vote and

tweet their favourite Sir Terry Pratchett characters

 Sir Terry Pratchett

NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, Monday 7 April 2014:   To celebrate Sir Terry Pratchett as The London Book Fair’s…

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April 6, 2014
Severed by Gary Fry

Severed by Gary Fry #horror #review @darkfuse

When an unknown virus is unleashed on London, it turns everyone in its path into violent, zombie-like killing machines, leaving their souls separated and floating away to form a giant halo above the capital. Flesh and spirit, dead and alive, they are both. They are severed.

As a beleaguered government brings in scientists to work on an antidote, the problems become even more complex. The virus…

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April 3, 2014
Spree by Michael Morley

Spree by Michael Morley #Crime @headlinepg

A madman is on the rampage in the Los Angeles streets. The City of Angels has become The City of Fear. And everyone from the Oval Office down wants a quick result. The heat is on Jake Mottram, head of the FBI’s new Spree Killer Unit, and psychological profiler Angie Holmes to find the madman responsible.  

Until now, they’ve been great together. Both at work and in bed. But a killer is about to…

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March 28, 2014
Stories of The Smoke edited by Anne C Perry & Jared Shurin

Stories of The Smoke edited by Anne C Perry & Jared Shurin

Pandemonium: Stories of the Smoke brings you London as you’ve never seen it before – science fiction and fantasy in the great tradition of Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens lived and breathed London in a way few authors ever have, before or since. In his fiction, his non-fiction, and even his own life, Dickens cast an extraordinary shadow over the city he so loved – so much so, indeed, that his…

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March 28, 2014
The Devil’s Looking Glass by Mark Chadbourn

The Devil’s Looking Glass by Mark Chadbourn

Please note The Devil’s Looking Glass is the third novel in the Swords of Albion series. This review may contain some minor spoilers for those who have not read books one and two. Don’t say I didn’t give you an opportunity to turn away now before it is too late….. Still here? Good show.

1593: The dreaded alchemist, black magician and spy Dr John Dee is missing…

Terror sweeps through the court of…

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March 28, 2014
Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis

Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis

The year is 1939. Raybould Marsh and other members of British Intelligence have gathered to watch a damaged reel of film in a darkened room. It appears to show German troops walking through walls, bursting into flames and hurling tanks into the air from afar.

If the British are to believe their eyes, a twisted Nazi scientist has been endowing German troops with unnatural, unstoppable powers. And…

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March 28, 2014
Snakes and Ladders by Sean Slater

Snakes and Ladders by Sean Slater

When staying alive is the only game worth playing…

Detective Jacob Striker has had more than his fair share of brushes with death. But this one really shocks him. When he is called to attend a suicide at a decrepit apartment on the bad side of town, the case unexpectedly brings him one step closer to home. This time the victim is not just another sad statistic – the end product of mental illness…

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March 28, 2014
The Burning Dark by Adam Christopher

The Burning Dark by Adam Christopher #review #horror @TitanBooks

Back in the day, Captain Abraham Idaho Cleveland had led the Fleet into battle against an implacable machine intelligence capable of devouring entire worlds. But after saving a planet, and getting a bum robot knee in the process, he finds himself relegated to one of the most remote backwaters in Fleetspace to oversee the decommissioning of a semi-deserted space station well past its use-by date.

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