The Trees by Ali Shaw

Mar 29, 2020

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The Storyline One day, Adrien Thomas wakes to find his wife has gone, and that trees have grown all around him and his neighbourhood, and the entire country. The United Kingdom has become one big forest and returned to nature once again. With no idea if the rest of the world is the same, or […]

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Taken for Dead by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 4)

Mar 26, 2020

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The Storyline Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire of An Garda Síochána in Cork, Ireland, has dealt with a lot recently, and now she is dealing with a group of viscous and brutal thugs calling themselves The High Kings of Erin. This group kidnaps and tortures its victims; those they believe have caused their country damage, in […]

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Blood Sisters by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 5)

Mar 26, 2020

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The Storyline The story begins with an investigation into the mass death of horses. Why were they killed? For money, or something far more sinister? And then, In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun has been found dead, suffocated in her sleep. It looks like a killing of mercy, to […]

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A Mask of Shadows by Oscar De Muriel (Frey and McGray: Book 3)

Mar 25, 2020

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The Storyline This one begins with a production of The Scottish Play at London’s Lyceum Theatre in late 1889. The stars of the play are the renowned Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, ably assisted by one Bram Stoker. Something horrific is about to enter their lives that will follow them from London to Edinburgh, Its […]

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A Fever of the Blood by Oscar De Muriel (Frey and McGray: Book 2)

Mar 25, 2020

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The Storyline It begins with a hanging of a suspected witch in Lancaster in 1624 on All Hallows’ Eve, during the infamous Witch Trials and then to 1882 and 1883 where we visit two of the regular characters pasts. In 1889, Inspectors Frey and McGray are called to the asylum where the latter’s Sister resides, […]

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Prayer for the Dead (DI McLean book 5) by James Oswald book review

Mar 23, 2020

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Storyline The fifth in the DI Tony McLean series by James Oswald, this story starts when a man is kidnapped and seemingly offered up for a sacrifice in Gilmerton Cove, a series of passageways and chambers long associated with the Covenanters as a refuge, and also a smugglers’ lair. It’s also linked to the supernatural […]

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Grim Reapers All

Mar 23, 2020

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A few stragglers walk the streets Some avoid all they meet Whilst most stay in, safely locked away Others not listening to what government’s say The sun shines bright, Spring arrived Temptation to mingle, to feel alive But carriers all, potentially are we Grim Reapers all, death we take to thee We don’t learn, until […]

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