An eerie tale of ghosts, hauntings and gate-keepers, Afterlight is a gorgeous work of magical realism set in the sinister alleyways of Melbourne.
The last instalment of Ellie Marney’s Every series has left me conflicted and sad. Although it’s hard to say good-bye to Mycroft and Watts, it’s probably for the best because I didn’t really like the way this book turned out.
We take up with Mycroft and Watts some eight weeks after Every Breath, when news from London sets a new sleuthing adventure in motion for the troubled duo. Every Word is a gripping crime-thiller that builds on the foundations laid down in Every Breath, and is every bit as exciting and engaging as its predecessor.
Cooper Bartholomew is Dead is the latest thriller written by Aussie author extraordinaire Rebecca James. It’s the first book of hers I have read, and I’m already making plans to read more!
I didn’t really know what I was getting into when I started to read Panic, but only one chapter in I knew the book had its hooks in me. The narration is brilliant, the premise is thrilling and haunting at the same time, and the characters are real in a way rarely seen in books.
As a retelling of Rebecca, I think I’d give this book about 3.5 stars. If I was to forget that Thorn Abbey is a retelling, I’d probably give it 2 stars.
This is a brilliant, brilliant book, and I am extremely annoyed I held myself back with it. It’s a raw, emotive narrative about Judith, who went missing with her best friend two years ago. Judith returned, Lottie didn’t.
It’s no secret that I have loved Brenna’s previous books, and it’s taken me ages, but I’ve finally read Paper Valentine. This is a gorgeous, haunting novel about a series of murders that occur in a small town, where young girls are suddenly cooped up inside their houses and everyone…
Good news everyone! (Futurama reference) The wonderful folk at HarlequinTeen Australia have offered up two copies of Pawn by Aimée Carter for an Australia wide giveaway! Pawn is the first book in The Blackcoat Rebellion series: Some pertinent information about the giveaway: You do NOT need to follow Speculating on SpecFic…
The end of an era, the final book of the Gallagher Girls series. Covert operations, swooning, bullets (and blood) and danger are everywhere, but I’m kind of just glad the series is over. Actually, United We Spy was a pleasure to read – much more serious and fast-paced than the…