Category: Fantasy

‘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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‘Termination: The Boy Who Died’ by Richard T Burke

Book Blurb Antimone Lessing returns in book two of the ground-breaking Decimation trilogy. Nearly twenty years after the Orestes virus swept across the earth, finally there is hope. Women are no longer dying within seconds of giving birth. For the first time in two decades, the global population is on an upward trend. As the…

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‘Rivers of London’ by Ben Aaronovitch

***** Probationary cop Peter Grant longs for an interesting transfer in the Metropolitan Police Service, but after a strange encounter with Nicholas Wallpenny (who happens to be a ghost), what he gets is something unexpected. Learning that his new inspector is also a bit of a wizard, Grant finds himself talking to dead people, casting…

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