Month: May 2017


Review: ‘Dark Voyage’ by Alan Furst

Review: ‘Dark Voyage’ by Alan Furst

My book group throws up a mixed bag of reading materials, and I never quite know what I’m going to get. This one seemed most unpromising at first glance: a war-era story of spies and secret missions aboard a Dutch freighter commandeered by British intelligence. Um… not really my thing. But after I chickened out […]

Posted May 25, 2017 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments

I’m in SPFBO! Again!

I’m in SPFBO! Again!

For the third year running, Mark Lawrence (author of the Broken Empire series) is organising a contest for self-published authors. He’s rounded up 10 bloggers who read and review fantasy books, usually traditionally published, and 300 books submitted by self-published authors, and thrown the two groups together. Each blogger gets a ‘slush pile’ of 30 […]

Posted May 15, 2017 by PaulineMRoss in SPFBO, The Dragon's Egg / 2 Comments