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Review: The Plotters

Review: The Plotters

A Wee Summary The Plotters is my first foray into what has been dubbed by many as ‘Korean Noir’. With a synopsis that immediately piqued my interest, this novel is unlike any thriller I’ve ever read. Following the end of military rule in South Korea, there’s been an emergence of an industry for hitmen. The […]

Posted February 20, 2019


Review: The Silent Patient

Review: The Silent Patient

A Wee Summary Alicia Berenson, artist, murdered her husband Gabriel, a well-known fashion photographer, six years ago and has not uttered a word since. Theo faber, psychotherapist, had previously been working in Broadmoor before recently attaining a role at The Grove, a secure forensic psychiatric unit in North London. It’s at The Grove that Alice […]

Posted February 5, 2019


Review: Grave Mercy

Review: Grave Mercy

Grave Mercy has been out in the US for several years. When I saw that it was being published in the UK by Andersen Press I leapt at the chance to finally read it. What’s it about? Well I was sold on the description of “assassin nuns” by a Goodreads user! Want more detail? Read […]

Posted January 27, 2019


Review: The Caged Queen

Review: The Caged Queen

Since reading The Last Namsara last year, I’d been looking forward to the second book in this series, The Caged Queen. Just before I dived in I learned that while The Caged Queen follows on from the events of The Last Namsara chronologically, you don’t have to have read book one to enjoy this. In […]

Posted September 24, 2018


Review: My Real Name Is Hanna

Review: My Real Name Is Hanna

  A Wee Summary Hanna is a teenage girl living in Kwasova, Ukraine when Hitler’s army invades the country. She and her family are Jewish. They are part of the Jewish community in Kwasova, a town made up of Galician people who were originally Russian, Polish and Ukrainian. With the Red Army fighting Germany, the […]

Posted September 15, 2018


Review: Shiang

Review: Shiang

Having read Darien, Iggulden’s first foray into fantasy, last year, I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on its sequel, Shiang. Ordinarily, I would try to incorporate a spoiler-free summary of the book here but I’m find it really difficult for this book. Shiang is set two years after the happenings in Darien. However, […]

Posted September 10, 2018


Review: Mirage

Review: Mirage

A Wee Bit About Mirage Andala and its people is under the occupation of The Vath – a people who ruined their own planet and set about conquering others. Amani is an 18-year-old girl living on Cadiz, a moon of Andala. Living with her parents, she’s the daughter of a farmer and has two brothers. […]

Posted August 31, 2018


Review: City of Lies

Review: City of Lies

A Wee Summary The Bright City of Silasta has seen peace for hundreds of years. It’s from here the Chancellor and his Council (compiled of representatives from the six Credolan Families, and the six Guilds) rule the country. Jovan and Kalina are brother and sister, their Uncle Egan, or their ‘Tasha’, is Chancellor Caslav’s closest […]

Posted August 21, 2018