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The Witch at Wayside Cross by Lisa Tuttle – a review by Jeanette Greaves

The Curious Affair of the Witch at Wayside Cross is the second book in the Jesperson and Lane detective series. You don’t have to have read the first book (The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief) to … Continue reading

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Corpselight by Angela Slatter – a review by Jeanette Greaves

Corpselight – Verity Fassbinder book 2 ‘Corpselight’ is the second book in the Verity Fassbinder trilogy, and the sequel to ‘Vigil.’ The first thing I want to know about sequels is ‘Should I read the first book before I start … Continue reading

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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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