The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

  *I received a free ARC of this novella, with thanks to the author, John Murray Press and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A spellbinding novel combining Scottish folklore with hidden history, by the Sunday Times bestselling author Sally Magnusson. Loch Katrine waterworks, 1856. A Highland wilderness fast becoming an industrial wasteland. No place … Continue reading The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

Starve Acre – Andrew Michael Hurley

  *I received a free ARC of this novella, with thanks to the author, John Murray Press and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  The worst thing possible has happened. Richard and Juliette Willoughby's son, Ewan, has died suddenly at the age of five. Starve Acre, their house by the moors, … Continue reading Starve Acre – Andrew Michael Hurley