The Hard Blokes of Sparta: The Daemon in the Basement – Jamie Brindle

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Monsters. Daemons. Dragons. Spartans? The Hard Blokes of Sparta are gaining a reputation as high-class adventures-for-hire, always willing to lend a magically-strengthened hand in the monster-slaying department…for a fair price, of course. … Continue reading The Hard Blokes of Sparta: The Daemon in the Basement – Jamie Brindle

The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

*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: England, 2020. There are 1.2 million human-sized rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk and drive cars, the result of an Inexplicable Anthropomorphising Event fifty-five years … Continue reading The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

Logging Off – Nick Spalding

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Amazon Publishing and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  From bestselling author Nick Spalding comes a hilarious, uplifting story about one man’s attempt to live a tech free life. Andy Bellows is in a right state. Plagued … Continue reading Logging Off – Nick Spalding

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

The Drover’s Wives – Ryan O’Neill

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Eye and Lightning Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Henry Lawson's short story The Drover's Wife is an Australian classic that has sparked interpretations on the page, on canvas and on the stage. But … Continue reading The Drover’s Wives – Ryan O’Neill

Cryptofauna – Patrick Canning

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and BookSirens.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*         Blurb:  Working as a janitor at an insane asylum in rural Idaho has Jim in the dumps. One night, his attempted suicide is rudely interrupted by … Continue reading Cryptofauna – Patrick Canning

Blog Blitz: Time of Lies – Douglas Board

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  In 2020 Britain elects its own Donald Trump... Bob Grant, former football hooligan, now the charismatic leader of the Britain s Great party … Continue reading Blog Blitz: Time of Lies – Douglas Board

Blog Blitz: The Rats – Douglas Board

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Ros March, disabled lesbian mum and former Royal Marine, has just moved to Turnberry on Scotland's west coast. Her cottage overlooks one … Continue reading Blog Blitz: The Rats – Douglas Board

Chuck Steak – Casper Pearl

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Death once had a near-Chuck experience. Meet Chuck Steak. His insides are well done. He’s a cop, but not just any. He’s the best. Hasn’t been one like him since … Continue reading Chuck Steak – Casper Pearl

Strange Days in High Wycombe – Oli Jacobs

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Guy just woke up to a world of questions. First of all, he has the mother of all hangovers, the kind that breaks a man for at least … Continue reading Strange Days in High Wycombe – Oli Jacobs