‘Goosebumps: Vampire Breath’ RL Stine

Goosebumps: Vampire Breath Best friends Freddy and Cara think they’re tough, so when they discover a hidden passage in the basement of Freddy’s house, they don’t waste time debating their next move. But the secret room reveals something unexpected – a coffin, and a mysterious bottle… As with all the best horror stories, Mr Stine … Continue reading

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‘After She’s Gone’ by Maggie James

After She’s Gone Lori Golden’s family has a troubled history, and though she and her sister have had plenty to deal with, both look forward to a hopeful future. But when Jessie is murdered, the past comes back to haunt Lori and her family in ways she’d never imagined. Struggling to come to terms with … Continue reading

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‘Lolita’ by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita Oddly named intellectual and romantic, Humbert Humbert, falls in love with Dolores Haze, his landlady’s twelve-year-old daughter. To linger in close proximity to the child, he decides to marry her mother, despite several misgivings. The partnership, naturally, does not go as planned for the hopeful lover, and Humbert begins dreaming up ways of ending … Continue reading

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‘The Abattoir of Dreams’ by Mark Tilbury

The Abattoir of Dreams Waking up in hospital, Michael Tate learns he has been in a coma. Worse – he’s paralysed from the waist down and has little memory of a past life. When surly Detective Carver turns up making accusations of murder, a nightmare scenario thrusts Michael into a world where it’s impossible to … Continue reading

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How to Turn (Another) Idea into a Novel…

A little while ago, I wrote about the inspiration behind my last book ‘Death on a Dirty Afternoon’ which came out in November. With three other books currently germinating away (ie being written), I hadn’t intended embarking on another one just yet, however… A few weeks back, author and blog queen Vicki Turner asked if … Continue reading

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‘Drop Dead Killers’ by Janet Martinez

Drop Dead Killers When a mysterious woman kills a scumbag lawyer, Detective David Graham thinks it’s a straightforward case, but then another member of the same firm is murdered and things start to get complicated. Along with his cop partner Alex, David sets out to track down the killer and whatever it is that’s driving … Continue reading

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