Tagged: page-turner

We begin at the end by

This is one of those books I would never have picked up if it hadn’t been a book club selection, and readily available from the library...

A Wind in Cairo by

Tarr presents a historical fantasy set in Egypt in the 12th century about a young man who is turned into a horse for punishment and must...

The Ninth Rain by

The blurb for this book is very accurate as to the tone and feel of the book. It has all those epic fantasy tropes – a once great civilisation fallen to ruin, a loner adventure – but then it undercuts that with the “talk about a guilt trip” and introduces a more real grounded feel to the story, plus a bit of humour. And if I had to describe The Ninth Rain in a few words, then epic fantasy with added humour, would certainly be a large part of it.

Angelmaker by

Joe Spork is  mild mannered clockmaker. He wns and runs a shop fixing clockwork devices, from clocks to Victorian dirty toys. He doesn’t make a profit,...