Today we welcome author Megan Goldin to Booklover Book Reviews to celebrate the release of her debut novel The Girl in Kellers Way and to discuss whether suspense has a place in a wired world. Our brief review of this novel and an opportunity for you to win a copy thanks to Penguin Books Australia then follows.
I love the increasing accessibility of novellas via ebook these days. Two in the science-fiction genre I’ve read recently are Displaced by J F Slade and Brisk Money by Adam Christopher. Displaced Synopsis : What will you justify for peace? In a not-so-distant future, genetically engineered super soldiers keep the peace by freezing criminal offenders and displacing them in […]
Today we welcome author Anna Daniels to Booklover Book Reviews to share with us why she chose London as one of the settings for her debut novel Girl in Between. Our brief review of this novel and an opportunity for you to win a copy thanks to Allen & Unwin then follows.
The much anticipated sequel to The Bitter Trade. Scatterwood Synopsis : SEVEN YEARS’ SERVITUDE. SEVEN DAYS TO SAVE HIS FAMILY Jamaica, March 1692. Calumny Spinks is forced to spy for the Crown and help prevent an invasion of England. He’s sent to the Caribbean to pose as an indentured servant, but his best friend Ty brands him […]
Land of Hidden Fires Synopsis : Occupied Norway, 1943. After seeing an allied plane go down over the mountains, headstrong fifteen year-old Kari DahlstrOm sets out to locate the wreck. She soon finds the cocky American pilot Lance Mahurin and offers to take him to Sweden, pretending she’s a member of the resistance. While her widower father Erling […]
An intergalactic odyssey of love, ambition, and self-discovery Spaceman of Bohemia Synopsis : Orphaned as a boy, raised in the Czech countryside by his doting grandparents, Jakub Procházka has risen from small-time scientist to become the country’s first astronaut. When a dangerous solo mission to Venus offers him both the chance at heroism he’s dreamt of, and […]
Perhaps I was expecting too much from a title that started life as a short story published on Twitter. Slade House Synopsis : Turn down Slade Alley – narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you’re looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your […]
I for Isobel Synopsis : Amy Witting’s classic, with an introduction by Charlotte Wood. ‘This was life: no sooner had you built yourself your little raft and felt secure than it came to pieces under you and you were swimming again.’ Born into a world without welcome, Isobel observes it as warily as an alien trying to […]