Review: ‘Archangel’s Light’ Nalini Singh

Illium and Aodhan. Aodhan and Illium. For centuries they've been inseparable: the best of friends, closer than brothers, companions of the heart. But that was before-before darkness befell Aodhan and shattered him, body, mind, and soul. Now, at long last, Aodhan is healing, but his new-found strength and independence may come at a devastating cost … Continue reading Review: ‘Archangel’s Light’ Nalini Singh

Review: ‘The Troop’ Nick Cutter

He felt something touch his hand. Which is when he looked down. For the scouts of Troop 52, three days of camping, hiking and survival lessons on Falstaff Island is as close as they'll get to a proper holiday.Which was when he saw it. But when an emaciated figure stumbles into their camp asking for … Continue reading Review: ‘The Troop’ Nick Cutter

Review: ‘My Sweet Girl’ Amanda Jayatissa

Ever since she was adopted from an orphanage in Sri Lanka, Paloma has led a privileged Californian life: the best schools, a generous allowance and parents so perfect that Paloma fears she'll never live up to them. Now at thirty, Paloma has managed to disappoint her parents so thoroughly that their relationship will never recover. … Continue reading Review: ‘My Sweet Girl’ Amanda Jayatissa

Review: ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’ Florence Given

I know, my duvet cover is adorable Women Don't Owe You Pretty is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to challenge the out-dated narratives supplied to us by the patriarchy. Through Florence's story you will learn how to protect your energy, discover that you are the love of your own life, and realise that today is a … Continue reading Review: ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’ Florence Given

Review: ‘Cause of Death’ Geoffrey Garrett

Dr Geoffrey Garrett was for over 30 years a Home Office pathologist. This is his personal memoir, in conjunction with crime journalist Andrew Nott, of many infamous, unusual and heartbreaking cases and a fascinating history of his professional life, giving a unique insight into a pathologist's work. I came across Cause of Death while trawling … Continue reading Review: ‘Cause of Death’ Geoffrey Garrett

August in books

Well, like July, I didn't read too much in August. I read three books. In all honesty, though, I've been struggling with my mental health for the past couple of months. I've had depression and anxiety for well over a decade and both just seem to have been a lot worse recently. I'm on medication … Continue reading August in books

Review: ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Grady Hendrix

In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious. But after the sirens fade and the audience moves on, what happens to her? Lynnette Tarkington survived a massacre twenty-two … Continue reading Review: ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Grady Hendrix