This is the second Essex Witch Museum Mystery and a wonderful mixture of scepticism and the supernatural. In this book Rosie and the museum’s handsome curator Sam, have been asked to look into ghost sightings reported at La Fleur an upscale restaurant in the City of London.
This is a dark fairy tale of love and revenge; perfect for a dark autumnal evening close to Halloween. Enjoy under a blanket and light a candle.
Charlie has an unusual, and she believed unique, gift; she can enter people’s dreams but now someone much less benevolent has infiltrated Charlie’s dreams. This is an intelligent and interesting read, well paced with some great humour and action scenes. Recommended for Sci Fi and general mystery lovers.
New blog post! My book review of Strange Magic by Syd Moore. This is a fun, cosy mystery in which Rosie Strange, born sceptic, inherits the Essex Witch Museum and finds herself investigating a 16th century witch……
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Publication date: 20 October 2016 Publisher Synopsis: Once, Lovelace had eyes and ears everywhere. She was a ship’s artificial intelligence system, tasked with caring for the health and wellbeing of her crew, possessing a distinct personality and very human emotions. But when her ship was badly damaged, Lovelace was forced to […]
Serial by serialbox.com Created and written by Max Gladstone Other writers: Margaret Dunlap, Brian Francis Slattery, Mur Lafferty, Andrea Phillips and Amal El-Mohtar Publisher Synopsis: Season One: Magic is real, and hungry. It’s trapped in ancient texts and artifacts, and only a few who discover it survive to fight back. Detective Sal Brooks is a […]
Illustrated by Sasha Laika Publisher: Quercus Books, Jo Fletcher Books Publication date: 18 May 2017 Page count: 464 / 480 pages Publisher Synopsis Perfect for fans of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell and Gormenghast, Edward Gorey, Neil Gaiman and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The town of Rotherweird stands alone – there are no guidebooks, despite the fascinating and diverse […]
Publisher: Audible.com Publication date: 27 April 2017 Runtime: 29 minutes Publisher Synopsis: Exclusive to Audio! Somewhere amongst the shadowy stacks and the many basements of the British library, something is very much amiss – and we’re not talking late returns here. Is it a ghost, or something much worse? PC Peter Grant really isn’t looking […]
Glass and Steele Book #3 Publication date: 4 April 2017 Page count: 306 pages Publisher Synopsis When a newspaper report of a medical miracle catches Matt’s eye, he and India go in search of Dr. Hale in the hope he is more magical doctor than miracle worker and can lead them to Chronos. But Hale […]
Rogues of the Republic Book 2 Publisher: 47North Publication date: 23 September 2014 Page count: 513 pages Publisher Synopsis: Who would have thought a book of naughty poems by elves could mean the difference between war and peace? But if stealing the precious volume will keep the Republic and the Empire from tearing out each […]