Books for February

I have every intention of reading and reviewing each of these in the next couple of weeks, but I know that it’s likely a longer timeline. So consider this a preview of things to come, and maybe some of these titles will strike you even without my commentary. All images link to Goodreads page. Different…

REVIEW: THE DEAD ASSASSIN by Vaughn Entwistle

The second entry in the series focuses on inner London, with a steampunk, resurrectionist twist. It’s 1895 and the industrialist Victorian era has reached fever pitch. Factories are making their owners rich — and keeping their workers poor and desperate. Anarchist plots are a dime a dozen. Queen Victoria is a commonly named target of…

Books for November

“O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being. Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing.” –  Percy Bysshe Shelley It’s time for NaNoWriMo, so my book reviews are likely to be a bit sparse during November. But I send you into the darkening, chill days with…

REVIEW: THE REVENANT OF THRAXTON HALL

Those with more than a passing familiarity of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are aware of his interest in the supernatural. Perhaps mostly famous is his publication of the Cottingley Fairies photographs.  Aside from theosophy, he also sought out mediums, ever hopeful that the dead can speak to those still living and perhaps he could reach…

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