Category: Fantasy

‘The Small Hand’ by Susan Hill

My Review (4 stars out of 5) Antiquarian bookseller Adam Snow gets lost on his way home from seeing a client. Discovering an apparently abandoned Edwardian house, he has a look around. In doing so, he experiences a strange sensation – the feeling of a child’s hand slipping into his own. Following a series of…

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‘The Fog’ by James Herbert

My Review (4 stars out of 5) A village turns into a disaster zone when huge crevasses open up in the road, causing people and cars to tumble into its depths. But oozing up from the bottom of one of the chasms is a mysterious yellow fog. As the strange haze moves around the countryside,…

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‘Things in Jars’ by Jess Kidd

My Review (5 stars out of 5) London, 1863. Female detective Bridie Devine is recruited to track down a stolen child. However, the child’s father seems unwilling to disclose all but the vaguest of details relating to the girl and Bridie finds herself thrust into the realm of freaks and medical misfits. Aided by her…

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