The Slaughter Man; a modern day fairy tale

[Fairy tales are] such dark, peculiar, amoral stories – stories that warn us to stay out of the woods but that also teach us how to survive. Cassandra Parkin When I interviewed Cassandra Parkin at…

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Overdrawn; a stark portrayal of the future

Overdrawn by N.J. Crosskey is one of the most powerful books I have ever read. In a way it reminds me of The Handmaid Tale – not the actual story but the unsettling sense of…

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Sea of Bones; a simmering psychological thriller

Out of the blue I was sent an advance proof copy of Deborah O’Donoghue’s debut novel Sea of Bones. Also enclosed was a request from the publisher Legend Press for an endorsement if I felt…

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Top Summer Reads You Shouldn’t Miss!

Wey hey! The summer holidays are almost upon us. Personally I love nothing more than lying on a lounger soaking up the sun getting lost in a good book. 🙂 I know many of you…

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Blog tour: The Geography of Friendship

Set in the Australian bush, The Geography of Friendship is a novel about identity and finding yourself. It is also a novel about women and the strength we find in our friendships with each other. It was…

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