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Review: The Ember Blade, by Chris Wooding

What can I say about this book? It's like Lord of the Rings, given a dark twist and with the dial turned up to maximum. It's great! The story itself reminded me surprisingly of Dark Age stories, and of the Romans vs. Celts. Set in the land of Ossia, which was taken over by the… Continue reading Review: The Ember Blade, by Chris Wooding

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Blog Tour: Cold Breath, by Quentin Bates

This is my first time reading Quentin Bates' books, and I have to say it was quite the experience. Dark, twisty and at times bleak as the snows over Iceland, it was very much a Scandi thriller (is that the right word for it?) with my new police hero, Gunna. The book itself really does… Continue reading Blog Tour: Cold Breath, by Quentin Bates

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Review: Do Not Disturb, by Claire Douglas

Before I get stuck into this review, let me just mark this auspicious occasion by saying: hooray! A book that's finally set in Wales!! Opening the first page and finding out that it was set in the Brecon Beacons was like getting a present on Boxing Day. Now, for the story itself. This was a… Continue reading Review: Do Not Disturb, by Claire Douglas

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Blog Tour: The Caged Queen, by Kristen Ciccarelli

Okay, it's official. I'm now a fully paid-up member of the Kristen Ciccarelli fan club. How is she so good at writing?! I have no idea, but I'm absolutely here for it and for the excellent, excellent read that is The Caged Queen. So, the first thing you have to know is that this is set… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Caged Queen, by Kristen Ciccarelli

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Blog Tour: Before We Fall, by Grace Lowrie

Who doesn't like a bad boy? From Heathcliff to Jaime Lannister (debatable, kind of) their allure has always fascinated me- so Before We Fall was a perfect fit when it came to being a part of Accent Press's blog tour! Here to  delve into the topic in more detail is, very kindly, Grace Lowrie herself: What is… Continue reading Blog Tour: Before We Fall, by Grace Lowrie