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Review: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Book release date: 1867 (Audible exclusive audiobook version 4 November 2021) Book blurb: At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon’s army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories ofContinue reading “Review: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy”

Review: The Girl with the Green Eyes by J.M. Briscoe

Book release date: 5 November 2021 Book blurb: Bella is defective. You need to take her back. Nine-year-old Bella D’accourt has always known she was different; she was born into a controversial ‘designer baby’ eugenic programme, difference is in her DNA. Bella has been designed to be exceptionally beautiful, but when she uses her sadistic,Continue reading “Review: The Girl with the Green Eyes by J.M. Briscoe”

Review: The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamby

Book release date: 15 September 2022 Book blurb: When disgraced former police officer Harriet Kealty discovers a plea for help in the margins of a second-hand book, she sets out to unravel a mystery that quickly leads her to confront some uncomfortable ties to her own life, including her ex-lover Ben. Following the deaths ofContinue reading “Review: The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamby”

Review: Black is the Colour by Seamus Connolly

Book release date: 27 April 2022 Book blurb: It has been almost three decades since the brutal murder of a young father took place on the streets of Glasgow. Fleeing the country as a child Cal Lynch returns to Scotland a man, a lawyer, determined to exact vengeance on the gangster who killed his fatherContinue reading “Review: Black is the Colour by Seamus Connolly”

Review: Truly Darkly Deeply by Victoria Selman

Book release date: 7 July 2022 Book blurb: Twelve-year-old Sophie and her mother, Amelia-Rose, move to London from Massachusetts where they meet the charismatic Matty Melgren, who quickly becomes an intrinsic part of their lives. But as the relationship between the two adults fractures, a serial killer begins targeting young women with a striking resemblanceContinue reading “Review: Truly Darkly Deeply by Victoria Selman”

Review: Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow

Book release date: 28 June 2022 Book blurb: Paradise can be deadly … Luca Laine Thomas lives in Parris, a beautiful island plagued by the unsolved deaths of young women – most significantly, Luca’s best friend. All Luca wants is to heal from the traumatic loss and leave her feelings of guilt and helplessness behind.Continue reading “Review: Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow”

Review: Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter

Book release date: 23 June 2022 Book blurb: A girl with a secret… Longbill Beach, 1982. Emily Vaughn gets ready for prom night, the highlight of any high school experience. But Emily has a secret. And by the end of the evening, she will be dead. A murder that remains a mystery… Forty years later,Continue reading “Review: Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter”

Review: Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 1 August 2000 Book blurb: The dragon, Tintaglia, has been released from her wizardwood coffin, only to find that the glories of her kingdom have passed into ancient memory. Meanwhile, Malta Vestrit navigates the acid flow of the Rain Wild River in a decomposing boat, accompanied by the Satrap Cosgo and hisContinue reading “Review: Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb”

Review: The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 19 November 1998 Book blurb: Althea Vestrit has found a new home aboard the liveship Ophelia, but lives only to reclaim the Vivacia as her rightful inheritance. However, Vivacia has been captured by the pirate, ‘King’ Kennit, and is acquiring a keen bloodlust. Bingtown becomes embroiled in a violent political upheaval againstContinue reading “Review: The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb”

Review: Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 2 March 1998 Book blurb: On the northernmost point of the Cursed Shores lies Bingtown, a bustling hub of exotic trade and home to a proud merchant nobility famed for its extraordinary vessels. Only Bingtown liveships can negotiate the perilous waters of the Rain Wild River and plunder the riches found upstream,Continue reading “Review: Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb”