Q&A with Phil Williams – Given to Darkness

I have a review coming up for this book, but was lucky enough to get the opportunity to put a few questions to author Phil Williams about writing, reading and his stories. But first, here’s the book: Blurb: Ikiri demands blood. Whose will it be? A malevolent force stirs from the heart of the Congo. … Continue reading Q&A with Phil Williams – Given to Darkness

Blog Tour: Tales from the Coffee Pot – Jim Ody

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Zoé of Zooloo’s Book Tours and Question Mark Press.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: For the first time, the best of Jim Ody’s published short-stories are together in one anthology, including four previously unreleased. Twelve twisted tales … Continue reading Blog Tour: Tales from the Coffee Pot – Jim Ody

Catch-Up Quickies 6

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 6

Tides – Patricia Morais

*I received a free copy of this novella, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: FAMILY DRAMA…FORBIDDEN LOVE…A SECRET WORLD…Years before Lilly Ashton was recruited, Ada Hughes had already caught the eye of the demon hunters. But what led Ada, the quiet and sweet girl from … Continue reading Tides – Patricia Morais

The Dishevelled Duke (A Little Bit Cupid) / How To Make The Perfect Man (Some Like It Haunted) – Catherine Curzon and Eleanor Harkstead

*I received free ARCs of these stories, with thanks to the authors.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: From the A Little Bit Cupid collection Will a photographer be swept off his feet by a duke who’s more dishevelled than dashing? It’s Valentine’s Day and it’s Billy last shift at … Continue reading The Dishevelled Duke (A Little Bit Cupid) / How To Make The Perfect Man (Some Like It Haunted) – Catherine Curzon and Eleanor Harkstead

A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Titan Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Noah Turner’s family are haunted by monsters that are all too real, strange creatures that visit them all: His bookish mother Margaret; Lovecraft-obsessed father Harry; eldest sister Sydney, born … Continue reading A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Egmont Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The most exciting new children's book of 2020 and a modern classic in the making. The Beast and the Bethany has all the classic macabre humour of Roald Dahl with the warmth … Continue reading The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips