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Sunblinded Trilogy

Elizabeth Wright yearned to serve on a space merchant ship.

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The Arcadian Chronicles

The Node is power. Who controls the Node, controls the world.

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Picky Eaters Series

Escapist fun for adults.

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In post-apocalyptic Maine, every citizen is Netted.



Various Fantasy & Sci Fi Anthologies.

Recent Blog Posts


Review of NETGALLEY arc March’s End by Daniel Polansky

6 June 2023

I absolutely loved Polansky’s Low Town trilogy, which even now I remember vividly as a thumping good read – see my reviews of The Straight Razor Cure, Tomorrow the Killing and She Who Waits, as well as the start of his next series Those Above – which wasn’t bad, but somehow lacked the magic of the Low Town novels. So when I came across this offering, I liked the sound of it and thought I’d give it a go.   Read More...

SUNDAY POST – 4 June 2023

This is part of the weekly meme over at the Caffeinated Reviewer, where book bloggers can share the books they’ve read and share what they have got up to during the last week. It’s been half term week, so the boys are at home. Ethan has been out and about visiting friends, while Oscar has been playing computer games, practising chess and outside finessing his football skills. So the weeds in the garden are getting a battering. Unfortunately, I was back in bed on Tuesday after a relapse.   Read More...

Castellan the Black and his Wise Draconic Tips on Life

3 June 2023

I refuse to confirm the existence of ice dragons. Though if anyone harms so much as a feather on young Stormy’s crest, I will make them very, very sorry.   Read More...

Review of NETGALLEY arc Bang Bang Bodhisattva by Aubrey Wood

2 June 2023

I loved the cover of this one and then the quirky blurb… I have a fondness for sci fi murder mysteries and having inhaled detective noir novels from the likes of Raymond Chandler far too long ago, I’ve a fondness for those, too. Would this one live up to my expectations?   Read More...

Can’t-Wait Wednesday – 31 May 2023

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. This week’s Can’t-Wait offering – The Rowan by Davis Bunn – release date 4th July, 2023   Read More...