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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: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

Book release date: 2013 Book blurb: If the whole of History lay before you, where would you go? When Dr Madeleine Maxwell is recruited by the St Mary’s Institute of Historical Research, she discovers the historians there don’t just study the past – they revisit it. But one wrong move and History will fight backContinue reading “Review: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor”

Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Book release date: 16 August 2011 Book blurb: A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready? It’s the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We’re out of oil. We’ve wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapesContinue reading “Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline”

Review: The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney

Book release date: 8 August 2019 Book blurb: “There’s something I have to explain, my love,” he says, taking your hand in his. “That wasn’t a dream. It was an upload.” Abbie wakes in a hospital bed with no memory of how she got there. The man by her side explains that he’s her husband.Continue reading “Review: The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney”

Review: Metronome by Tom Watson

Book release date: 31 March 2022 Book blurb: For twelve years Aina and Whitney have been in exile on an island for a crime they committed together, tethered to a croft by pills they must take for survival every eight hours. They’ve kept busy – Aina with her garden, her jigsaw, her music; Whitney withContinue reading “Review: Metronome by Tom Watson”

Review: The Every by Dave Eggers

Book release date: 16 November 2021 Book blurb: When the world’s largest search engine / social media company merges with the planet’s dominant e-commerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous-and, oddly enough, most beloved-monopoly ever known: The Every. Delaney Wells is an unlikely new hire. A former forest ranger and unwavering tech skeptic,Continue reading “Review: The Every by Dave Eggers”

Review: Femlandia by Christina Dalcher

Book release date: 19 October 2021 (ebook); 28 October 2021 (hardback) Book blurb: Miranda Reynolds has lost her home, her job and her husband – all thanks to an economic collapse that has brought America to its knees. The shops are empty; the streets no longer safe. Miranda and her daughter Emma have nowhere leftContinue reading “Review: Femlandia by Christina Dalcher”

Review: Lights Out In Lincolnwood by Geoff Rodkey

Book release date: 2 September 2021 Book blurb: Sometimes all it takes to bring a family together is the possible end of the world Meet the Altman family. Fifty-something Dan is struggling to cope with a mid-life career change. MBA-educated wife and mother Jen has dealt with life’s disappointments by becoming a closet alcoholic. Seventeen-year-oldContinue reading “Review: Lights Out In Lincolnwood by Geoff Rodkey”

Review: The Lighthouse Witches by CJ Cooke

Book release date: 30 September 2021 Book blurb: Upon the cliffs of a remote Scottish island, Lòn Haven, stands a lighthouse. A lighthouse that has weathered more than storms. Mysterious and terrible events have happened on this island. It started with a witch hunt. Now, centuries later, islanders are vanishing without explanation. Coincidence? Or curse?Continue reading “Review: The Lighthouse Witches by CJ Cooke”