July reviews: part 2

Just a few books this time round. There’s a bit of variety in this set of reviews. Enjoy.

Review: ‘The Last Werewolf’ by Glen Duncan

6th February 2014 Canongate Books ISBN: 9781782112662 £7.99 Paperback Jacob Marlow has lived for 200 years, a werewolf bitten in Snowdonia while on a walking holiday. Now he’s the last of the species. He’s hunted by an organisation, WOCOP, known as the Hunt, dedicated to the eradication of all supernatural entities, including werewolves, vampires andContinue reading “Review: ‘The Last Werewolf’ by Glen Duncan”

Review: ‘The House on Blackstone Moor’

Carole Gill Creativia 2013 When nineteen year old Rose Baines returns home from visiting a dying aunt and finds her Mother, sister, and brother massacred by her mad, abusive ex-barrister and now dead Father, her life falls apart. First she’s shipped off to Bedlam and then, through the intervention of a suspiciously understanding doctor, toContinue reading “Review: ‘The House on Blackstone Moor’”

Review: The Best British Fantasy 2013

Editor: Steve Haynes Salt Publishing 2013 Contributors: Jon Wallace                           Lavie Tidhar                       Joseph D’Lacey E. J. Swift                             Carole Johnstone              Cheryl Moore Steph Swainston                Kim Larkin-Smith                Mark Morris Cate Gardner                         Sam Stone                      Alison Littlewood Simon Kurt Unsworth         Lisa Tuttle                        Simon Bestwick Tyler Keevil                          Adam L. G. Nevil

Review: ‘Darker Minds. An anthology of Dark Fiction’ by various authors

July 2012 Dark Minds Press I found this collection of short stories in the library; I wish I’d left it there. Not because it’s bad but because the stories are so effectively creepy I’ve given myself a new set of nightmares. Which I don’t need, thanks a lot for asking. If you like dark fictionContinue reading “Review: ‘Darker Minds. An anthology of Dark Fiction’ by various authors”