A Fever of the Blood by Oscar De Muriel (Frey & 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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The Sound of Silence

Mar 23, 2020

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A murmur of Starlings flies on high Where not a plane seen in the skies And boats no longer sail the seas Dolphins, seals, can finally breathe Noise that shook and rumbled the land No longer has its devilish hand And people no longer pollute or corrupt As the world stops abrupt How long I […]

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Where now only poppies sway

Nov 10, 2019

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Another year rolls by The screams gone with the passage of time Cries of the dead just whispers in the breeze Where trenches scarred the land, now fields and trees Children fought for the rule of the powerful and rich Their sacrifice just a name on a list Some shot for fear not understood All […]

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Beacons of Light

Sep 11, 2019

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Eighteen years have passed since the twins fell In which nineteen hijackers went to hell Two thousand nine hundred and seventy-seven died As many millions looked on and cried We all remember where we were As the news was heard Never forgotten those who lost their lives Remembered by many throughout time Through these Beacons […]

Kong: Skull Island

May 19, 2019

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Kong - Skull Island

My Kong: Skull Island #film review