Loving the depths of Black Lake

We caught up on the end of this sequel/prequel series over the weekend and all I can say is wow, because I enjoyed pretty much every minute. The first series, set later on, was fun in a typical horror-trope 'and then there were none' way, but the characters weren't particularly likeable and there was too [...]

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Discovering a discovery… of witches

If you'll pardon the pun, I'm a sucker for vampires. So when I saw Sky were doing a series based on Deborah Harkness's A Discovery of Witches books, I was intrigued. The books themselves seem to have passed me by; I'd heard of them but never read any of them, and I'm not sure why. [...]

The Shadows Call review

These days the good old fashioned ghost story seems a bit overlooked, so it's always nice to find new examples, especially by well-thought of authors. And The Shadows Call is a great example of the genre. Penned by Matt Hilton, who's better known for his Lee-Child-style thrillers but who loves a good paranormal yarn, it's [...]