I used to really love British thrillers, and so it was fun to return to a genre I hadn’t read in a while. “Delphian” hits many hallmarks of the genre, but is also a thriller with a bit of a difference, which made it even more interesting for me. The main character, Vincent, is an […]Read more "“Delphian” by Tim Rees"
This is not at all the sort of book I would normally read, but as a Russianist I was fascinated by the premise. It’s the true-life account of the author’s relationship with Soviet defector and ex-KGB agent Sergei Kourdakov, one of the more unusual figures in the Cold War. The book is billed as reading […]Read more "“A Rose for Sergei” by K. Kidd"
Today (August 7) TMLI is free on Kindle (and of course it’s always free on KU)! Get it here.Read more "The Midnight Land: Part One is Free Today!"
Hi All! I’m very excited to welcome fantasy author JJ Sherwood, whom I’m featuring here today. JJ has recently released the second book in her “Steps of Power” series, an epic fantasy series chockablock full of intrigue, adventure, and action. If there’s nothing you like better than Elven intrigue and handsome Elven warriors, you need […]Read more "Featured Author–JJ Sherwood and the “Steps of Power” series"
A serial killer/detective mystery with a very engaging hook. I love detective novels but I’m not a huge fan of the serial killer sub-genre, which tends to be too gory and scary for me. This book did dwell a little too much for my taste on the victims’ suffering, and there were a few minor […]Read more "“A Secret to the Grave” by Jane Blythe"
4/4.5 stars. I had very mixed feelings about how to review this. I’m a huge HP fan, and so reading this was of course super-exciting for me, and I did really enjoy it. At the same time, it was clear to me that reading a play script is not the same as reading one of […]Read more "“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by JK Rowling and Jack Thorne"