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Month: November 2013


The Falconer

Debutante, heiress, murderer… Aileana Kameron has not been quite the same lady she was the night her mother died. Whilst she must keep up the act during society gatherings and due her duty by her father, she is also battle the fae and hunt down…


A post about St. Lucia

Guest post by Dan Newman, author of The Clearing. My novel The Clearing is set in St. Lucia, and for those of an adventurous nature, I can’t recommend the place enough; it’s really worth a visit… but you have to get out of the resort…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday Things are fortunately starting to slow down on the book front in the run up to Christmas. Which is good because my reading has slowed right down too. I’m looking forward to my two weeks off to bury myself in books and…


The Elements of Eloquence

The Elements of Eloquence; its very title an example of the first chapter’s rhetoric, alliteration. This charming little book from the man who brought you The Etymologicon and The Horologicon reveals the secrets of all great poets (and songwriters) with tongue firmly in cheek. Whilst…

Graphic Novel, Uncategorized

Ghost World

What’s this? Another graphic novel? Two in one month? What’s going on? Well Ghost World was selected for book group as something a bit different; we like a bit different at our book group (check out the blog if you’re local). I missed the discussion…

General Fiction, Literary, Translation

Lazy Days

Bror Telemann is on holiday in Germany with his wife and children. His wife Nina, loves Germany. He doesn’t. He does like theatre and Nigella Lawson though. Whilst the rest of his family enjoy the sights, he lets his mind wander to thoughts of theatre……

Young Adult

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor’s the new girl. Everyone on the school bus has their designated seat and no one’s moving. Except for Park, who begrudgingly offers her the seat next to him. Park doesn’t know why she makes herself such an obvious target with her weird clothes but…