Sons of Darkness by Gourav Mohanty

More reviews are coming this week now I’m back from holidays. This time it’s the turn of Sons of Darkness by Gourav Mohanty – see the blurb and the review below to find out what I thought! The blurb SOME BALLADS ARE INKED IN BLOOD  Bled dry by violent confrontations with the Magadhan Empire, theContinue reading “Sons of Darkness by Gourav Mohanty”

Book review – Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

The blurb Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being hidden from the powerful Celestial Emperor who exiled her mother for stealing his elixir of immortality. But when her magic flares and her existence is discovered, Xingyin is forced to flee her home, leaving her mother behind. Alone,Continue reading “Book review – Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan”

Book review – The Book That Wouldn’t Burn by Mark Lawrence (spoiler free)

The blurb All books, no matter their binding, will fall to dust. The stories they carry may last longer. They might outlive the paper, the library, even the language in which they were first written. The greatest story can reach the stars . . . This is the start of an incredible new journey fromContinue reading “Book review – The Book That Wouldn’t Burn by Mark Lawrence (spoiler free)”

March 2023 reading and writing update

Hello everyone, I hope you are all keeping well! Spring is upon us. It’s rained quite a lot the last couple of weeks, so I’m hoping that April has some nicer walking conditions and a bit of heat in the sunshine. (Fingers crossed!!) March has been a busy month. It was my dad’s 80th birthdayContinue reading “March 2023 reading and writing update”

Scarlet by Genevieve Cogman – review

Hi everyone, Here is my review for my latest read – the lovey Scarlet by Genevieve Cogman. The blurb Revolution’s a bloodthirsty business . . . Scarlet is a thrilling reinvention of the tale of The Scarlet Pimpernel with the addition of magic and even more mayhem. Revolutionary France is no place to be, especiallyContinue reading “Scarlet by Genevieve Cogman – review”

Upcoming releases that I’ve already read

Hello everyone, I’ve been busy writing book 3 in the Gael Song series as well as editing The Words of Kings and Prophets – however, I’ve also been busy reading upcoming books. I thought I’d share the ones I really enjoyed that are coming out in the next couple of months. As always, let meContinue reading “Upcoming releases that I’ve already read”

The Tyranny of Faith by Richard Swan – book review

The previous offering from Richard Swan, A Justice of Kings, was a 5 star read for me. How does the second book in the trilogy hold up? Let’s find out! The blurb The Tyranny of Faith is the epic sequel to the Sunday Times bestselling debut The Justice of Kings, where Sir Konrad Vonvalt –Continue reading “The Tyranny of Faith by Richard Swan – book review”

10 books by women – on International Women’s Day

Hi everyone! Seeing as it’s International Women’s Day, I thought I’d give some book recommendations by woman authors. These are some of my favourite books and I’ve hopefully picked a story to suit anyone! I’ve included the blurb so you can get a feel for the story and genre! Have a look and see whatContinue reading “10 books by women – on International Women’s Day”

Book review – A Gamble of Gods by Mitriel Faywood

The last book I finished was A Gamble of Gods – a new indie book by Mitriel Faywood. So, what did I think? Read on to find out! The blurb Life used to be good. I had money. I had fame. I had respect. The same thrill during work every day. A different woman inContinue reading “Book review – A Gamble of Gods by Mitriel Faywood”