Category Archives: Review

The Adversaries by David Hair – A review by Jeanette Greaves

The Return of Ravana by David Hair Book 2 – The Adversaries Disclaimer – this book was sent as a review copy by the publishers. Followers of fantasy writer David Hair will already be aware of his ‘Return of Ravana’ … Continue reading

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Vigil by Angela Slatter, a review by Jeanette Greaves

The Vigil blog tour continues:- First impressions – this book was great fun to read. It starts with the fallout from a fight between a trans-dimensional monster and a half-supernatural / half-human woman, and it ends with favours being called … Continue reading

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The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle – a review by Jeanette Greaves

I’ll put my cards on the table right away. I’m a big fan of Lisa Tuttle, I got hooked on her short stories when I was a young woman in my twenties. I’d happily spend a month’s disposable income on … Continue reading

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The Pyre by David Hair – a review by Jeanette Greaves

The Return of Ravana by David Hair Book 1 – the Pyre Disclaimer – this book was sent as a review copy by the publishers. Followers of fantasy writer David Hair may already be aware of his ‘Return of Ravana’ … Continue reading

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Queen of the Darkness – a review by Jeanette Greaves

  Five months ago, I picked up the first book of the Black Jewels trilogy. It had been a while since I’d been invited into a new fantasy world, and I had simultaneous feelings of excitement and trepidation. A trilogy … Continue reading

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The Child Eater by Rachel Pollack A review by Jeanette Greaves

In The Child Eater, we have a novel that follows two separate strands of a story, two different sets of characters, in two worlds separated by time and magic. The stories are linked by The Tarot of Eternity (much, much … Continue reading

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Heir to the Shadows – A review by Jeanette Greaves

Much as I enjoyed ‘Daughter of the Blood’, the first book in the Black Jewels trilogy, I have to admit that at times it was hard to read. The world in which our heroine (Jaenelle) lived, was a dark dystopia, … Continue reading

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‘A Song for Issy Bradley’ by Carys Bray. A review by Jeanette Greaves

Let me make it clear, I like genre books – horror, sf, fantasy. If it doesn’t have a spaceship or a paranormal creature I am unlikely to read it. And yet a couple of years ago, Carys Bray drew me … Continue reading

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‘The Unquiet House’ by Alison Littlewood – a review by Jeanette Greaves

Alison Littlewood is a modern writer of classic horror, and in ‘The Unquiet House’ she portrays a growing menace, a lurking evil that has poisoned lives through several generations. Mire House was built to be a place of love, a … Continue reading

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Games Creatures Play, edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner. A review by Jeanette Greaves

The game – produce an anthology of fifteen stories. The rules – they must be short stories, they must include at least one supernatural creature such as a shapeshifter, fairy, vampire or ghost. They must include a strong element of … Continue reading

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