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Book Review: Definitely Dead by Kate Bendelow

Definitely Dead by Kate Bendelow My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a truly excellent debut novel. There is no question in my mind that it fully deserves my five-star rating. From start to finish, the pace never lets … Continue reading

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Book Review: All My Lies by Sophie Flynn

All My Lies by Sophie Flynn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sophie Flynn’s debut novel has a great storyline and some interesting characters. She certainly shows a lot of promise and I look forward to reading much more of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sweetpea by CJ Skuse

Sweetpea by C.J. Skuse My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book deserves my five star rating because it is genuinely unputdownable. I have it loaded on my Kindle and found myself reading it on my phone app as I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Memory Tin by Sally Trueman Dicken

The Memory Tin by Sally Trueman Dicken My rating: 4 of 5 stars Lizzy is a depressed widow. She needs some new interest to drag her away from her natural misery. That could be her late husband’s allotment but something … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Conjuror by Luanne G Smith

The Conjurer by Luanne G. Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the third, and in my opinion, the best of The Vine Witch trilogy. Who would have thought that there were so many differing talents amongst witches, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Glamourist by Luanne G Smith

The Glamourist by Luanne G. Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Glamourist picks up where The Vine Witch left off, following the magical stories of Elena, Yvette and Sidra. Who would have thought that there was such a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Naked Truths by Karen Botha

Naked Truths by Karen Botha My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was OK and it was an enjoyable read. It could have been so much better though. The ideas behind the plot were good and, like any good … Continue reading

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Book Review: Spellbreaker by Charlie N Holmberg

Spellmaker by Charlie N. Holmberg My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is imaginative and creative writing. There is no doubt in my mind that the author is very clever. I kept asking myself how she came up with some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Terrifying Tales to Tell at Night – compiled and edited by Stephen Jones

Terrifying Tales to Tell at Night: 10 Scary Stories to Give You Nightmares! by Stephen Jones My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed all ten of these entertaining, spooky stories. There are contributions from Ramsey Campbell, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, … Continue reading

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Book Review: They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen

They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen My rating: 4 of 5 stars The chapters of this book switch between the stories of the main protagonist, Hannah, her mother, Corinne, and one of the therapists in the The Meadows psychiatric … Continue reading

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