The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 22

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 22

My twenty-second #bookvent selection is a new author to me but one I am definitely planning to read more from in the future. I read this at a time where I was struggling with psychological thrillers, which if I'm honest has been most of this year, but there was something about the storytelling in this [...]

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 20

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 20

My twentieth #bookvent selection is one which took me completely by surprise. With echoes of the beautifully lyrical titles that Orenda Books does so well, such as The Bird Tribunal and Sealskin, this book is one which demands you attention and takes you beyond the everyday into something quite magical. Although on the surface it is a tale [...]

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 19

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 19

My nineteenth #bookvent selection is one which is part of a long running series with a strong female detective lead. She is someone who has struggled with a troubled past, one that keeps coming back to haunt her. This story sees her on the hunt for an escaped criminal, a man who is dangerous and [...]

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 18

The #Bookvent Calendar 2018: Day 18

My eighteenth #bookvent selection is book two in a series which traverses both time and location. The first book was attention grabbing, taking true events from European history, and building a dark and twisted tale around them in the present day. Book two follows suit but in this case takes the reader even further back [...]