November 2019 Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Subscription Box How on Earth did I choose the books? The Autumn box is perhaps the most difficult box of the year to select books for, the publishers make it difficult by releasing a tonne of great books around September in time for the Christmas build up. Starting
A My Chronicle Book Box review: Those People by Louise Candlish. I love the terms suburban noir and domestic noir to describe Louise’s work. She takes us behind closed doors and reveals all the dirty secrets. Her first novel Our House, won the British Book Award: best book crime and thriller 2019 and in my humble opinion this book is just as good.
A My Chronicle Book Box review: The Ice House by Tim Clare. This is a beautifully written book and you won’t be surprised to hear that Tim Clare is also an accomplished poet. It’s also dark, monstrous, action packed and very detailed.
A My Chronicle Book Box review: The Never Game by Jeffery Deaver. This is a brilliant start to a new fast paced series from an expert author of intelligent crime thrillers. It introduces a complex new hero and is a fresh take on how to solve a kidnapping. It will delight existing fans and is the perfect intro to Jeffery Deaver’s writing for new readers. It’s a real treat to get to know the unique, charismatic and complex Colter Shaw.
A My Chronicle Book Box review: The Man With No Face by Peter May. This is another great thriller from Scottish crime writer Peter May, set primarily in Brussels in 1979 jaded journalist Neil Bannerman finds himself embroiled in political intrigue, protecting a vulnerable child and investigating assassination.
A My Chronicle Book Box review: The Binding by Bridget Collins This is a magical, emotional book in which books and book binders have a darker purpose to take away memories and bind them within their pages. This book was included in our February 2019 Science Fiction & Fantasy box. Read on for the full
A My Chronicle Book Box review: The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry. This is the first novel of Ambrose Parry (a pseudonym for the crime writing partnership of husband and wife Chris Brookmyre and Marisa Haetzman) and is an atmospheric, murder mystery set in 1840s Edinburgh showcasing the medical marvels and horrors of the
A My Chronicle Book Box review: Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch. The seventh novel in the Rivers of London series series the final showdown between Apprentice wizard Peter Grant and his long running nemesis the Faceless Man! To celebrate the release of this book we have put together a special edition of our book box which contains
A My Chronicle Book Box review: The Corset by Laura Purcell. This is the second novel by Laura Purcell and is a fantastic gothic mystery told from the point of view of two very different women! This book was included in our November 2018 Crime & Mystery book box. Read on for the full My Chronicle Book
A My Chronicle Book Box review: Early Riser by Jasper Fforde. This is a new standalone novel by bestselling author Jasper Fforde set in an alternate world in which humans hibernate over winter to survive. This book was included in our November 2018 scifi & fantasy book box. Read on for the full My Chronicle Book Box