Book review

  1. Dean

    Written in the Scars by Mel SherrattAnother great book from Mel Sherratt — part of her ‘grit-lit’ series set in the Midlands of England, she looks at the lives of the ...READ MORE

  2. Two novellas for the road

    I stumbled across Trent Zelazny’s writing last year sometime and have to say nothing I’ve read by this author has disappointed me yet.

    Butterfly Poison by Trent ZelaznyHis characters are ...READ MORE

  3. This Dark Earth by John Hornor Jacobs

    Not “just another zombie novel”

    That was my worry, if I’m honest – like the Twi-hard copyists, there does seem to be a glut of zombie ...READ MORE

  4. Too Late to Call Texas, by Trent Zelazny

    Sex, guns and rock and roll…

    What would you do if you found a hat with a bullet hole in it? Run? Call the cops? Get ...READ MORE

  5. Pentecost and Prophecy by J F Penn

    Slow down, I want to get — wait, no I don’t…

    One of my many criteria for books that I read for enjoyment is page-turn-ability, i.e. ...READ MORE

  6. Empire State by Adam Christopher

    Two New Yorks and a lot of fun

    To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this first novel by Adam Christopher – but it ...READ MORE

  7. Death by Sarcasm by Dani Amore

    Comedians run in the family…

    Mary Cooper, sometime private investigator has a case she doesn’t really want: someone killed her comedian uncle, Brent Cooper, and soon ...READ MORE

  8. The Survival of Thomas Ford by John A A Logan

    Gritty noir from north of the border

    Thomas Ford is haunted. Okay, not in the literal sense.

    Forced off a narrow road into a Scottish Loch, Thomas ...READ MORE

  9. Zero Sum Trilogy by Russell Blake

    A timely Wall Street thriller

    I ‘met’ Russell via the medium of Twitter and downloaded the first part of the Zero Sum Trilogy for free during one ...READ MORE

  10. Southern Gods by John Hornor Jacobs

    Southern gothic doesn’t begin to cover it

    I just re-read this fantastic book by John Hornor Jacobs as I never got around to writing this review the ...READ MORE

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