Originally posted on Chicks, Rogues and Scandals on 11 December 2021. The Old Dragon’s Head by Justin Newland. Genre Historical Fiction, Fantasy Constructed of stone and packed earth, the Great Wall of 10,000 li protects China’s northern borders from the threat of Mongol incursion. The wall is also home to a supernatural beast: the Old Dragon.... Continue Reading →
Book Extract; Wilson Indeed by Steve Walsh.
Originally posted on Chicks, Rogues and Scandals; 12 September 2021 ABOUT THE BOOK Wilson Indeed by Steve Walsh. Series: The WiFi Dreams Series #1 Genre: Fantasy, Contemporary Romance In The Market Square, the fantastical setting for all his dream activities, Wilson Armitage is able to take night classes on any subject and absorb a wealth of knowledge... Continue Reading →
Backstories by Simon Van der Velde.
Originally posted on Chicks, Rogues and Scandals on 22 September 2021 Backstories by Simon Van der Velde. Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Short Stories. Can you find the famous person hidden in every story? And once found, can you understand them? ‘Ingenious idea, brilliantly executed’ – Daily Mirror Backstories – ‘the stand-out most original book of the year’... Continue Reading →
Amongst The Mists by M.L. Raynor.
Originally Posted on Chicks, Rogues and Scandals on 11 October 2021. Amongst The Mists by M.L. Raynor. Genre: Thriller, Horror It was the most anticipated summer break of their young lives. For Bran Lampshire, that summer of 1986 would be far different. The lure of a wilderness adventure sends him and his friends on a troublesome... Continue Reading →
A Time for Swords by Matthew Harffy.
ABOUT THE BOOK A Time for Swords by Matthew Harffy. Genre: Historical Fiction Lindisfarne, AD793. The life of a novice monk will be changed forever when the Vikings attack in a new historical adventure from Matthew Harffy. There had been portents – famine, whirlwinds, lightning from clear skies, serpents seen flying through the air. But when... Continue Reading →
Lord of the Hunt by David Craig.
ABOUT THE BOOK Lord of the Hunt by David Craig. Series: Sooty Feather’s #2 Genre: Historical Fiction, Supernatural, Noir Death rides the blood of a pale horse June 1893. Undead prowl the streets of Glasgow at night hunting for blood. They, in turn, are hunted by the formidable Lady Delaney and her apprentice Kerry Knox, whose fight... Continue Reading →
Fortress of Fury by Matthew Harffy
ABOUT THE BOOK Fortress of Fury by Matthew Harffy Series: The Bernicia Chronicles #7 Genre: Historical Fiction AD 647. Anglo-Saxon Britain. A gripping, action-packed historical thriller and the seventh instalment in the Bernicia Chronicles. War hangs heavy in the hot summer air as Penda of Mercia and his allies march into the north. Caught unawares, the Bernician... Continue Reading →
Last Flight to Stalingrad by Graham Hurley.
Last Flight to Stalingrad by Graham Hurley. Series: Wars Within #5 Genre: Historical, WW2 Fiction Berlin, 1942: for four years, the men in field grey have helped themselves to country after country across Western Europe. For Werner Nehmann, a journalist at the Promi—the Ministry of Propaganda—this dizzying series of victories has felt like a party without end.... Continue Reading →
Gurkha Brotherhood: A Story of Childhood and War by Captain Kailash Limbu.
Originally posted on Chicks, Rogues and Scandals 25 June 2021. Gurkha Brotherhood: A Story of Childhood and War by Captain Kailash Limbu. Genre: Military Non-Fiction, Memoir Publisher: Michael O’Mara Publishing ‘Sometimes my mind reaches back beyond the fear and the arid landscapes of war, to memories of childhood that fill me with happiness and laughter.’ So begins... Continue Reading →
The Sky Turned Black by John Steele ~ Book Extract.
The Sky Turned Black ‘HARD-BOILED AND CRACKLING WITH INTENSITY. JOHN STEELE GETS UNDER THE SKIN OF THE NYPD AS WELL AS ANYONE WRITING TODAY’T. J. English ‘DARK, HARD-HITTING AND FAST MOVING’ Thomas Mullen *** HIS BIGGEST CASE YET. BUT IT COULD BE HIS LAST… NYPD officer Callum Burke is on a routine drugs raid when... Continue Reading →
Five Dead Men by Rachel Green ~ Book Spotlight
Five Dead Men When the bodies of five men are discovered in a secret vault at the villa Belle Époque, suspicion falls upon the villa’s former owner, enigmatic Pascal Deveraux. Actor, gambler, general good-for-nothing – Pascal has lived a life of privilege and excess. But with no evidence to implicate him in murder, the case... Continue Reading →
Cielo by Jane Markland ~ Book Extract
Cielo WHO DO YOU TRUST WHEN YOU CAN’T TRUST YOURSELF? Following his release from Prison, Nathan arrives at Cielo determined to change his life for the better. After prison, and beating addiction, he has a vision, and he’s discovered a talent, a gift with plants. Max Harrison wants him to create a special garden, The... Continue Reading →