Not a bad first effort from a new author about two young people, unhappy with life who are given a second chance
Category Archives: Fantasy
Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
A modern novel containing the essence of the classic fairytale with its hints of the magical – like a river, a story of twists and turns
Jimmy Chartron and the Lost Keystone by J.T. Michaels
Action all the way with new hero, Jimmy Chartron in this highly enjoyable young adult fantasy, suitable for middle grade readers too
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
A masterful mystery, unique and incredibly well-written – you must read it for yourself to be baffled and wowed.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
Making a deal with a devil can mean an exciting life, full of promise but what if you have no-one to share that with?
Orpheus Rising/By Sam And His Father, John/With Some Help From A Very Wise Elephant/Who Likes To Dance by Lance Lee
Orpheus Rising by Lance Lee – An incredibly imaginative tale of a boy and father, which can be read as a reimagining of Orpheus or as an allegory for conquering dark days
Cornerstone: The King by Michael Paul
Cornerstone: The King by Michael Paul – Michael Paul’s book is full of characters, has family secrets and has a clearly driven plot but for me, lacked a certain something