Blight Marked – Josh Erikson

*I proof-read this novel and received a free ARC of the final book, with no obligation to review at all.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.* Blurb: Becoming a target is never great, but it’s a little worse when the people trying to kill you are technically the good guys. Gabe escaped … Continue reading Blight Marked – Josh Erikson

The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: There are dark forces at work in our world (and in Manchester in particular), so thank God The Stranger Times is on hand to report them . . … Continue reading The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

Roots of Corruption – Laura Laakso (Wilde Investigations #3)

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, and Louise Walters of Louise Walters Books.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  On the night of Samhain, the veil between worlds is at its thinnest, and ancient magic runs wild in Old London. When Lady … Continue reading Roots of Corruption – Laura Laakso (Wilde Investigations #3)

The Violent Fae – Phil Williams

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  They hid among us, until she exposed them. They'll destroy everything to be hidden again. Pax is discovering that the smallest mistakes can have the deadliest impact. To protect … Continue reading The Violent Fae – Phil Williams

Dead Remnants – Armarna Forbes

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  Welcome to the afterlife of Denver—where phantom buffalo roam and ghost factions wage war. Seventeen-year-old Ashen Deming is dead, but she can’t move on. Not with the soul of her best … Continue reading Dead Remnants – Armarna Forbes

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

  Another amazing reading year! I feel so incredibly lucky to be part of the book blogging community and to have made contacts with authors, bloggers and blog tour organisers that have all introduced to me to a wealth of literary riches this year. There have been far too many excellent books to limit myself … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

  *I beta read this novel and received a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.*   Blurb:   Some heroes are born, some are made, and some are willing to fake it if the pay is good. Gabe abandoned life as a conman after the … Continue reading Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

Blog Tour: The Violent Fae – Phil Williams

  I have something super special for you today!  To celebrate the upcoming release of The Violent Fae (Book 3 in the Ordshaw series by Phil Williams, the author has created twelve short stories - the Ordshaw vignettes - which will be shared across twelve lucky book blogs in the run up to release day. I … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Violent Fae – Phil Williams

Blue Angel – Phil Williams

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Waking on an unfamiliar floor, Pax is faced with two hard truths. A murderous government agency wants her dead – and monsters really do exist. What’s more, her body’s … Continue reading Blue Angel – Phil Williams