Category Book reviews

#BookReview – GATEWAY TO THE PAST (The Last Bucelarii #3) by Andy Peloquin #GrimDark #DarkFantasy

This book launched recently, as I announced on my blog here. I have now had a chance to read it, so here is my review… A faceless, nameless assassin. A forgotten past. The Hunter of Voramis–a killer devoid of morals, or something else altogether? (The Last Bucelarii–dark fantasy with a look at the underside of […]

#BookReview – THE HOUSEWIFE ASSASSIN’S HANDBOOK by Josie Brown #murder #humour

For me it’s the busiest time of year – competition season is in full swing, so riding, competing, judging and coaching are keeping me manically busy. With the travelling, often by air, and nights in hotels, it does mean I get to do more reading than at other times of year (not so conducive for writing, […]

#BookReview – DANCES OF DECEPTION by JC Kang #EpicFantasy #HighFantasy

  Book 3 in the LEGENDS OF TIVARA series If you’ve been with me long, you’ll know I very highly recommend this series. I’ve you are new here, welcome, and if you are a lover of Epic and High Fantasy, I suggest taking a look at this earlier post about these wonderful books, including links to my reviews of […]

#BookReview – SCOTCH ON THE ROCKS by Lizzie Lamb #romance #Scotland

This book for me was quite a departure from my usual genres. While I read the odd Mills and Boon long ago, with the idea of trying to write one (no, I didn’t), straight romance is not usually my thing. I picked this title up after seeing it as one of the prize winners in the RBRT […]

#BookReview – CHAMELEON by Zoe Kalo #YA #horror #supernatural

Genre: YA/Gothic/Ghost/Multicultural Word count: 55,000 Release date: February 2017 Blurb:  An isolated convent, a supernatural presence, a dark secret… 17-year-old Paloma only wanted to hold a séance to contact her dead father. She never thought she would be kicked out of school and end up in an isolated convent. Now, all she wants is to […]

#BookReview – Dun Lady’s Jess by Doranna Durgin – #fantasy #horses

  Book Review – Dun Lady’s Jess by Doranna Durgin   Dun Lady’s Jess by Doranna Durgin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I so wanted to love this book. All the ingredients for me were there – as a professional dressage rider it was a pleasure to read a book by someone with a […]

Uncaged #BookReviews magazine, featuring THE PRINCE’S SON #EpicFantasy and an #interview with moi!

I’m delighted to be one of the featured authors in the absolutely fabulous and gorgeously presented February issue of UNCAGED BOOK REVIEWS I have a truly awful broadband connection, and loading the magazine pages was taking forever, so I picked out my feature and copied the pages, which you can find below (for those with the […]

Blog Tour – CHAMELEON ASSASSIN by BR Kingsolver #Urban Fantasy #Dystopian

  Book Title: Chameleon Assassin Author Name: B.R. Kingsolver Genre: Urban Fantasy, science fiction, post-apocalyptic dystopian Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours Blurb: Libby is a mutant, one of the top burglars and assassins in the world. For a price, she caters to executives’ secret desires. Eliminate your corporate rival? Deliver a priceless art masterpiece […]

We have a #WINNER – #RBRT

Soooo exciting … Yes, THE PRINCE’S MAN is a winner! I can’t thank Rosie’s Book Review Team for (a) running these annual awards, and (b) for nominating my book for this category, and also my wonderful readers for voting en mass for me to win this award – it means SO much! I don’t usually allow my personal […]

Book #review – LAMENT OF THE FALLEN (The Last Bucelarii #2) by Andy Peloquin #DarkFantasy #GrimDark

I featured this novel on its release date, back in August, and I’d hoped to have my review out pretty soon after, but life got in the way big time, and I’m well overdue. However, it’s now done, and you can see it below. Blurb: The Hunter of Voramis is no more. Alone with the […]