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Guest Post: The moment(s) when I realised Ira Levin was a genius by Tom Trott, author of The Forbidden Zone

Here I go spoiling you again, with another guest post from another fantastic and friendly author! Today, in the run-up to the release of his new crime thriller, The Forbidden Zone, I am joined by Tom Trott to tell us about his love of Ira Levin's writing (well, most of it!). First though, lets have … Continue reading Guest Post: The moment(s) when I realised Ira Levin was a genius by Tom Trott, author of The Forbidden Zone

Guest Post: Writer Angst 101 – Continuity – Richard Parry

I’m really looking forward to today’s guest post and am thrilled to be able to share it with you all! Author, Richard Parry has popped by to give us a sneak peak into the writing process... specifically, the problem of continuity. First, let’s have a little look at his new Splintered Land series… Knight Adept … Continue reading Guest Post: Writer Angst 101 – Continuity – Richard Parry

The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Puffin – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The first adventure in a spellbinding new magical world. Cordelia comes from a long line of magical milliners, who weave alchemy and enchantment into every hat. In … Continue reading The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

Razor – Wilkie Martin

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Witcherley Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A mourning husband can’t live with his guilt…... he decides to die, not by his own hand, but in heroically helping the vulnerable. Since the peaceful Cotswold countryside offers limited … Continue reading Razor – Wilkie Martin

Of Metal and Magic – Various, ed. J.M. Williams & Anna Civolani

*I received a free ARC of this compendium, with thanks to Richie Billing and Fiction Vortex. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Forged from the abyss by the elder gods, the history of Soria spans over 10,000 years. In this time, the people of the world have seen bloody wars, … Continue reading Of Metal and Magic – Various, ed. J.M. Williams & Anna Civolani

How To Write A Story – J.J. Barnes

*Declaration of Interest – I am personal friends with the author in question.  I received a no-obligation, free copy of this book.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The world needs more stories, let's make yours one of them! ★★★★★ If you're a passionate writer with a love of stories, … Continue reading How To Write A Story – J.J. Barnes

The Illustrated Child – Polly Crosby

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, HQ – Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A picture paints a thousand lies… Romilly lives in a ramshackle house with her eccentric artist father and her cat, Monty. She knows little about her past … Continue reading The Illustrated Child – Polly Crosby

Death Warden – C.J. Stilling

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A teenage assassin. An impossible choice. The fate of everything hangs in the balance… Be good, or the death wardens will come for you. Walls cannot stop them. Blades cannot cut … Continue reading Death Warden – C.J. Stilling

The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands her in a nursing home she struggles to … Continue reading The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell