Bonus Review #4:’The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Percevel: A Portrait of the Assassin’, by Martin Connolly

Blurb England entered the nineteenth century having lost the American states and was at war with France. The slave trade had been halted and the country was in torment, with industrialisation throwing men and women out of work as poverty haunted their lives. As the merchants of England and America saw their businesses stagnate andContinue reading “Bonus Review #4:’The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Percevel: A Portrait of the Assassin’, by Martin Connolly”

Blog Tour Calendar: ‘The 13th Witch’, by Mark Hayden

I’m one of the last to take part in the tour so head over to some of the other blogs and have a look if you’re interested, and then come back for my review on the 28th. BLURB: Did you know that the gods can use mobile phones?They can, and Odin has a message forContinue reading “Blog Tour Calendar: ‘The 13th Witch’, by Mark Hayden”

Extract: ‘Spiral Into Darkness’, by Joseph Lewis

Blurb He blends in. He is successful, intelligent and methodical. There are no clues. There are no leads. The only thing the FBI and local police have to go on is the method of death: two bullets to the face- gruesome and meant to send a message. But it’s difficult to understand any message comingContinue reading “Extract: ‘Spiral Into Darkness’, by Joseph Lewis”

Bonus Review #3: ‘Beardies’ World’, by Joyce Ives

Blurb This book is Joyce Ives’ narrative to the twenty-six years she and husband John owned, cared for and loved their four Bearded Collies. The memories shared by Joyce in this book are likely to touch the heart of anyone who has had any experience of growing up and growing old with dogs.  In herContinue reading “Bonus Review #3: ‘Beardies’ World’, by Joyce Ives”

Blog Tour Calendar: ‘Mask of the Gods’, by Karen Furk

Blurb Soul Demons live off the souls of the living.   When Haydan’s home world is invaded by a soul demon seeking an item shrouded in myth and legend, his father evicts him and sends him to safety. His chosen one and warrior should provide reassurance and sanctuary, but neither appears to be working very well.Continue reading “Blog Tour Calendar: ‘Mask of the Gods’, by Karen Furk”

Blog Tour Calendar: ‘Spiral Into Darkness’, by Joseph Lewis

Spiral Into Darkness He blends in. He is successful, intelligent and methodical. There are no clues. There are no leads. The only thing the FBI and local police have to go on is the method of death: two bullets to the face- gruesome and meant to send a message. But it’s difficult to understand anyContinue reading “Blog Tour Calendar: ‘Spiral Into Darkness’, by Joseph Lewis”

Blog Tour Calendar: ‘The Pluckley Psychic Historical Society’

I’m looking forward to this one. I won’t be reviewing it, I’m hosting an extract from the novel instead, so if you want to know what others think of the book I recommend the bloggers who are for an honest response. BLURB The Pluckley Psychic Historical Society is based in Pluckley, Kent, the most hauntedContinue reading “Blog Tour Calendar: ‘The Pluckley Psychic Historical Society’”

Bonus Review #2: ‘The Suffering Of Women Who Didn’t Fit: ‘Madness’ in Britain 1450 – 1950′, by David J. Vaughan

Blurb For over 500 years, women have suffered claims of mental decay solely on account of their gender. Frigid, insane, not quite there, a witch in sheep’s clothing, labels that have cast her as the fragile species and destroyer of Man. This book reveals attitudes, ideas and responses on what was to be done withContinue reading “Bonus Review #2: ‘The Suffering Of Women Who Didn’t Fit: ‘Madness’ in Britain 1450 – 1950′, by David J. Vaughan”

Review: ‘The Convalescent Corpse’, by Nicola Slade

Blurb A story of Family, Rationing and Inconvenient Corpses. Life in 1918 has brought loss and grief and hardship to the three Fyttleton sisters. Helped only by their grandmother (a failed society belle and expert poacher) and hindered by a difficult suffragette mother, as well as an unruly chicken-stealing dog and a house full ofContinue reading “Review: ‘The Convalescent Corpse’, by Nicola Slade”

Review: ‘The Murder Pit’, by Mick Finlay

Blurb London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood.1896: Sherlock Holmes has once again hit the headlines, solving mysteries for the cream of London society. But among the workhouses and pudding shops of the city, private detective William Arrowood is presented with far grittier, more violent, and considerably less well-paidContinue reading “Review: ‘The Murder Pit’, by Mick Finlay”