The Ghost
The Ghost by Robert Harris

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do […]

The Hundred and One Dalmatians
The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

Life for Mr and Mrs Dearly and their dogs, Pongo and Misses, is going well. They live near Regent’s Park […]

An uncertain place
An Uncertain Place - Fred Vargas

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration […]

The crane wife
The crane wife - Patrick Ness

Part of my Once Upon a Time reading. George is an American ex-pat living in England. He has been there […]

Anno Dracula
Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

The last of my RIP reads, and my All Hallows Swap book. What if Van Helsing had lost? What if […]

Dracula
Dracula by Bram Stoker

I read this for the Coursera online course, I’ll post the short essay I wrote for the course in a […]

The Killables
The Killables - Gemma Malley

Evil must be identified – Book one in the Killables trilogy In the future the only place of safety is […]

Neverwhere (group read part 2)
Neverwhere

I may have been late last week, but for part 2 I’m all caught up. This week’s read covers chapters […]

Neverwhere (group read part 1)
Neverwhere

As is my norm for these group reads I am behind schedule. I should have been posting this on Monday, […]

Angelmaker
Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Joe Spork is  mild mannered clockmaker. He wns and runs a shop fixing clockwork devices, from clocks to Victorian dirty […]

All clear
All Clear by Connie Willis

Sequel to Blackout, and set in the Mr. Dunworthy ‘verse. Or at least that’s what I’m calling this series-ish of […]

Blackout

Set in the same ‘verse as Doomsday Book and To say nothing of the dog this is a book about […]