Category: Review



Mystery Review: ‘Hushabye’ by Celina Grace

Mystery Review: ‘Hushabye’ by Celina Grace

This is one of those British-based police procedural books where the author did pretty much everything right – interesting characters, a nice (but not gory) murder mystery/kidnapping, some intriguing reveals along the way – all in a pleasant, undemanding style. I enjoyed the read but it never quite caught fire for me, somehow. The central […]

Posted October 18, 2014 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments




Urban Fantasy Review: ‘Vicious Grace’ by M L N Hanover

Urban Fantasy Review: ‘Vicious Grace’ by M L N Hanover

This is the third of the ‘Black Sun’s Daughter’ series of urban fantasies, written under a pseudonym by Daniel Abraham. The first, ‘Unclean Spirits’, was a bit spotty, overfull of angst, shopping sprees and housecleaning, not to mention a certain amount of breathless sex. The second, ‘Darker Angels’, was a lot better in all respects, […]

Posted September 24, 2014 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments



Fantasy Romance Review: ‘Bound’ by Kate Sparkes

Fantasy Romance Review: ‘Bound’ by Kate Sparkes

This is a cracking story. Fantasy romance is a tricky format. It can veer from straight fantasy with a little romance on the side, through to outright romance with a little arm-wavy magic or the occasional dragon thrown in for light relief. This book leans more to the relationship side of the equation, but there’s […]

Posted September 13, 2014 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 1 Comment