book review

Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke

"You say you can't imagine what it must be like to lose a child. Let me make it easy for you. It's the beginning of the end of your world" In the wake of his infant daughter's tragic death, Steve Brannigan is struggling to keep himself together. Estranged from his wife, who refuses to be… Continue reading Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke

book review

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

"Maybe there is a beast...maybe it's only us" A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. At first, the boys revel in the freedom of limited adult supervision but very quickly they realise that being rescued is increasingly unlikely.… Continue reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding

book review, Horror

The Making Of Gabriel Davenport by Beverley Lee

In a house built on truth, something lays hidden. Beth and Stu Davenport moved to the English hillside town of Meadowford Bridge to give their young son, Gabriel, an idyllic, rural childhood. But in a single evening, the Davenports' dream is shattered by a hidden, ancient darkness -- and their lives are forever changed. Years… Continue reading The Making Of Gabriel Davenport by Beverley Lee

Blog Tour, book review, Crime

Cast Iron by Peter May

  Welcome to day one of the Cast Iron blog tour! Thanks for stopping by. Cast Iron is the sixth and last book in the Enzo Files series. The back cover book blurb sums it up perfectly without giving away the many twists and turns throughout. "THE GIRL IN THE LAKE In 1989, a killer dumped… Continue reading Cast Iron by Peter May

book review, Horror

Pork Pie Hat by Peter Straub

“The jazz legend known as Pork Pie Hat has never told anyone about the horrible event he witnessed as a child in the forbidden woods known as The Backs, even though the events of that Halloween night have haunted him even since. But Hat is sick now, nearing the end of a long slide through the depths of alcoholism and depression, and the time has come for the truth to be known about what he saw…and what he did”.

book review, Crime

We Were Kings by Thomas O’Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy

The body had been tarred and feathered, but it wasn't like anything Owen had ever read about in history books. The premise of this book is quite clear from the beginning, things are not as they seem. The story focuses on the shadowy underbelly of 1950's Boston and it starts with the discovery of a… Continue reading We Were Kings by Thomas O’Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy