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Month: April 2013


Talulla Rising

Guest review by Jo from Bournemouth Book Club Talulla Demetriou is the main character of this book and is believed to be the last living werewolf. She is pregnant by her deceased lover who was also a werewolf and hiding…

Historical Fiction


This is not a story about Jack the Ripper. The year is 1888 and London is living in fear and with a morbid fascination of the serial killer but there is another killer on the loose. When remains are discovered…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday Thanks to Karina for my urban fantasy swaps this week. A bit of healthy book circulation never hurt anyone! OK maybe the posties who strain under our book post each week but we are keeping them in…

Science Fiction

The Madman’s Daughter

Juliet Moreau must make a meagre living scrubbing the halls of King’s College. She was once part of a respectable family until the scandal broke. Her father, a doctor, was suspected of horrific experiments on animals and fled the city….

Fantasy, Thriller

The Demonologist

David doesn’t believe in God but he has devoted his life to the study and teaching of Christian mythology with a focus on Milton’s Paradise Lost. When he receives a mysterious job offer involving a trip to Venice, he sees…

General Fiction, Literary

The Crane Wife

All stories begin before they start and never, ever finish. When an injured crane lands in George’s garden in the middle of the night, he is compelled to help the beautiful creature. A few days later, Kumiko walks into his…