Historical French Fiction To Read
Patti Flinn brings us a fascinating foray into the complications of colour and gender in 18th Century France in ‘Veronique’s Journey’. This unique novella tracks the coming of age of a young black girl in a small town, who is buffeted by parental expectations and societal norms.
Coming of Age Fantasy eBooks
The delicacy and even believability of this fantastical story support an underlying message of decent human behaviour and a well-mannered and civilised society, and the reader is left with the sense that Brightwell truly believes in the nature of the society she has created in a more peaceful parallel universe- one which follows closely to the Q’ehazi people.
Native American Action Adventure Reviews
Readers already drawn to Davis’ Medford Haley series will know it’s the strengths and foibles of human beings that Davis excels in writing about and ‘Shaper’ Medford Haley is one of the most vividly etched characters you will come across in fiction.
Contemporary Teen Fantasy Reviews
A totally enthralling introduction to the fantasy genre, ‘Dylan Dover: Into the Vortex,’ represents the very best of teen fiction. In book 1 of a series, Lynne Howard has created a fabulous magical parallel world that exists only for the immortal.
American Historical Romance Reviews
Compelling and unstoppable, Assault (book 1 of the Girl with a Knife series), is undeniably addictive. Perfectly representing the challenges of colonial America, Hogg’s book has it all.
Fantasy Adventure Fiction Reviews
Rarely is found a novel with the depth and breadth of Sabrina Mailhot’s huge new undertaking, ‘Fated-between light and shadow’.
The sheer magnitude of Mailhot’s imagination is staggering as Mailhot tracks the journey of her protagonist, Athena, as she moves from teenage school-girl to reluctant saviour of the world.
Dystopian Science Fiction Adventure
Hot on the heels of book 1 in the Liberty Trilogy, ‘Where Liberty Lies does not disappoint, with Nathaniel. M. Wrey keeping his readers on their toes as Finbarl and Aminatra negotiate life outside Athenia. A keenly awaited and worthy addition to the Liberty Trilogy, ‘Where Liberty Lies’ is another 5-star must-read.
Urban Crime and Mystery Reviews
Two cases 16 years apart combine in Redcar police station in this gripping mystery. The first is two-year-old Poppy, who suddenly disappears without a trace from a blanket on the beach. The second, a series of missing girls, all mysteriously connected by a designer dress label.
Children’s Books on Self-Esteem & Self-Respect
Cleverly using this symbolic story to highlight the pressures young ones face in society, Briton Kolber uses his experience as a family therapist to unpick the problems of life. His passion for celebrating difference shines through in both his delightful story and in the following commentary.
Erotic Literature & Fiction Reviews
Stallard’s wholly believable narrative captures the setting of Epping Forest and London Town perfectly, as does their representation of 18th Century British Society. Irrepressibly entertaining, one can imagine frolics in leafy glades as the protagonists explore the complicated negotiations of sexual desire in the fresh English countryside.