Sci-fi is not normally a genre that go to, but there is a few exceptions, and the Themis Files series is definitely one of them. The opportunity to review the second book, Waking Gods, was one I just could not turn down; I can let you know now that it was not a disappointment!!
“We held them off for a week up there back in 1944,” said the press attaché, pointing up to the Acropolis. “The Germans?” said Sophie. “No, dear lady,” said the attaché, a pop-eyed man with a military moustache, “the Greeks.” Sophie glanced at Forrester, puzzled. “I thought the British were on the same side as… Continue reading An extract from ‘The Age of Olympus’ by Gavin Scott
I’m slowly falling in love with World War historical fiction novels; before recently they were something I find of avoided but I’m finding that I love European settings and strong female leads. Welcome to this stop of the blog tour, hopefully you’ve already been convinced that this novel is a MUST read, but just in case… Continue reading Across Great Divides by Monique Roy
I’m really excited to be writing this one, as its something completely different for me and this blog. I was never really sure what a favourites post was, and then I started reading them, and I thought it would be a great way to show a bit more of who I am other than all… Continue reading Jan,Feb&March Favourites…
Darac was thankful for his mask as he entered the exam tent. ‘Professor Bianchi here, Lami?’ ‘No, she isn’t.’ The lab assistant’s smile was a transparent attempt to appear upbeat. ‘She assigned the case to Dr Barrau.’ ‘Right.’ It sounded more professional than ‘shit’. ‘Careful where you’re walking there, sir. We haven’t examined that yet.’… Continue reading Fatal Music by Peter Morfoot an Excerpt
I’ll be perfectly honest with you, I was very tempted to not bother doing a March update for a few reasons. Firstly, not overly much happened, secondly I’ve not been in a very good space mentally. Even now, I am slightly worried that this is going to turn into a bit of a repetitive moaning… Continue reading March Life Update
Well this month has really sucked reading wise for me. I read a book I had been really looking forward to for over a year, and it was just as fabulous as I was expecting- however that has then left me in a bit of a reading slump. Slowly I did get through some other… Continue reading March Reads and April TBR