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Author Archive: SueDavies

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The Devil’s Evidence by Simon Kurt Unsworth (book review)

December 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Devil’s Evidence by Simon Kurt Unsworth    (book review)

‘The Devils’ Evidence’ is the second novel in a series about Thomas Fool. He first appeared in ‘The Devil’s Detective’ and I think you can see where this is heading. These books crossover between horror and murder mystery. Thomas Fool’s beat is Hell and it’s not for the faint-hearted. As commander of Hell’s Information Men, […]

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The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronvitch (book review).

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronvitch (book review).

The long-awaited return of PC Peter Grant in ‘The Hanging Tree’ sees him back in the thick of the magical action. Grounded in the real world of London, this police procedural with a difference concerns the work of the Folly and its boss, Thomas Nightingale, one of the last wizards in England who has taken […]

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Class: Joyride by Guy Adams (book review).

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Class: Joyride by Guy Adams (book review).

An original novel based on the BBC3 series ‘Class’ created by Patrick Ness, ‘Joyride’ is something a little bit new and its rather good. Having already managed to catch some of the new episodes of ‘Class’, I am already engrossed, so a chance to get to know the characters a little more is perfect. Coal […]

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The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould (book review).

November 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould (book review).

‘Christmas,’ said Mr Creeper and his mouth twisted as if the word had a horrid taste. ‘Christmas is only happy if you are a fool. Or a child. And you are obviously both.’ ‘The Girl Who Saved Christmas’ is the sort of book that you want to freely distribute to adults and children alike as […]

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The Bewilderment A Hipposync Archives Novel (The Hippsync Archives) by D.C. Farmer (book review).

October 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Bewilderment A Hipposync Archives Novel (The Hippsync Archives) by D.C. Farmer (book review).

Bobby Miracle, the joint lead character in ‘The Bewilderment’, sometime Goth and sometime intern, realises she has blown her assignment. She’s about to slip away from the offices of the publisher Hipposync Enterprises when an event of quite startlingly proportions stops her in her tracks. One moment and she’d have been out of there but […]

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The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl (book review).

October 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl (book review).

It’s tough being part of ‘The Ferryman Institute’ and Charlie Dawson is finding his job particularly onerous. As he is one of the most successful ferrymen, he takes on too much and is rapidly burning out. He is affected very much by the suicides and having to stand by without intervening. He spends his spare […]

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The Kingdom Of Bones by Stephen Gallagher (book review).

October 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Kingdom Of Bones by Stephen Gallagher (book review).

A Pinkerton detective, an immortal and a brave new world, such is ‘The Kingdom Of Bones’, in which our author Stephen Gallagher begins a series of adventures set around the turn of the twentieth century. Sebastian Becker is a Pinkerton man with all the potential danger that this entails. He lives in Philadelphia with his […]

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The Somnambulist And The Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle (book review).

October 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Somnambulist And The Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle (book review).

Getting past the title and it’s a bit of a mouthful, not to say a spell-check nightmare, ‘The Somnambulist And The Psychic Thief’ turns out to an adventure for a new female detective. There seem to be a few of these lately, it must be the zeitgeist or simply a reaction to the many male […]

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Angel: The Official Collection: Heroes & Guardian Angels: Volume One (book review).

October 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Angel: The Official Collection: Heroes & Guardian Angels: Volume One (book review).

As time passes and TV’s ‘Angel’ is remembered fondly and occasionally pops up on cable there is a certain mistiness about memory. This book, ‘Angel: Heroes & Guardian Angels: Volume One’, is written in the now or rather as it was it makes the time that has passed quite bittersweet. The actors, some who have […]

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The Last Adventure Of Constance Verity by A. Lee Martinez (book review).

October 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Last Adventure Of Constance Verity by A. Lee Martinez (book review).

Connie is an action hero thanks to being gifted this by her fairy godmother at birth. She’s had enough now, thank you. Recruiting her friend, Tia, she sets out to kill her godmother and cancel the spell. Tia’s own skills are more distraction than ninja but she is happy to be Connie’s sidekick. Hoping to […]

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