Review: ‘The Singing Sands’ by Josephine Tey’

Review: ‘The Singing Sands’ by Josephine Tey’

This is an odd sort of book. Part murder mystery, part poetic eulogy to the scenic Highlands of Scotland, part description of a recovering claustrophobic and part despairing (and very funny) description of the post-war way of life in the Highlands. Here’s the plot: Scotland Yard detective Alan Grant is given some time off to […]

Posted November 2, 2016 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments





Now out! ‘The Second God’

Now out! ‘The Second God’

Yes, folks, the story that started in The Fire Mages and continued a generation later in The Fire Mages’ Daughter now reaches its dramatic conclusion, as Drina and the two men in her life, Ly-haam and Arran, are forced to make difficult and dangerous choices to defend their country from new threats. The Second God […]


Mystery review: ‘A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia’ by Clara Benson

Mystery review: ‘A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia’ by Clara Benson

For anyone who read all ten of the Angela Marchmont series of murder mysteries set in the 1920s, this spin-off series is an absolute must. Featuring the gloriously insouciant Freddy Pilkington-Soames, this first book in the new series has all the author’s trademark elegant phrasing and delightful humour, combined with twenties glamour and a gentle […]

Posted September 11, 2016 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments



The Brightmoon world has a map!

The Brightmoon world has a map!

In less than three weeks, on 23rd September, The Second God will be released, my seventh epic fantasy, yet up to now there’s never been a map of any part of the Brightmoon world. But this book is a little different, it covers a wide area of the southern Plains of Kallanash, and with multiple […]

Posted September 4, 2016 by PaulineMRoss in The Second God / 2 Comments