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Weekly update: Who hasn’t been to space?

Greetings, Gothamites!

My latest obsession, Dancing with the Stars, ended last week after 10 weeks of tangos, turmoil and tights. Congratulations to Samuel Johnson who took home the mirror ball trophy and $50K for his wonderful charity. Congratulations to Courtney who came second but will always have the honour of having been on top of the judge’s scoreboard for 9/10 weeks, scoring the season’s first 10/10, scoring the most 10/10 for the season and scoring the season’s only 30/30. Continue reading Weekly update: Who hasn’t been to space?

The General Theory of Haunting by Richard Easter (2017)

Review by CJ

Page count:
306

ISBN:
1977001246 

 

When only a handful of staff from Knights & Knights publishers arrive for their New Year’s week away at an isolated mansion, the attendees assume they’re snowed in for a dull holiday. When the history of the building begins to awaken, they find out how very wrong they were. 

The General Theory of Haunting is the first novel in The Snow Trilogy series.

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Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
512

ISBN:
9780735219366 

 

In the year 1868, Bram Stoker is a young man of 22 who enjoys taking in the theatre and writing reviews for a local publication. His world and that of his siblings is turned upside down when they rediscover their nanny Ellen, who looked after them as children, nursed Bram from the brink of death when he was a sickly child then disappeared without a trace.

Bram and his family must unravel Ellen’s secrets if they are to save themselves and everyone they hold dear.

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The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
432

ASIN:
B07CP8YXH3 

 

Evelyn Hardcastle is going to be murdered at 11pm every night until Aiden Bishop can name her killer. Aiden awakes every morning inhabiting a different body on the same day to view it from a new perspective and try to solve the impending murder. Can Aiden solve Evelyn’s murder before his eight day limit is over or will he be forced to repeat the cycle again?

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is also published as The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle.

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The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
336

ASIN:
B079LMYL1P 

 

When Taylor Bishop breaks up with and is then humiliated by her abusive, cocaine addicted boyfriend Angus, she decides it’s time for revenge and seeks to destroy him. But after Taylor commits her acts of revenge, she finds herself unsure which role she plays in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

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Thresher: A Deep Sea Thriller by Michael Cole (2018)

Page count:
307

ISBN:
B07FCBD4G3 

 

Leonard Riker is the big city cop who has recently transferred to a small coastal town with a chip on his shoulder and raging alcoholism. Allison Metzler is the rookie cop with political connections and a heart of gold. These two must put aside their differences to save the coastal community and its influx of tourists from a giant thresher shark.

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Wherewolves by John Vamvas and Olga Montes (2013)

Review by CJ

Page count:
308

ISBN:
9780991866618 

 

A class of mostly army brat seniors are taken into the woods on a survival weekend with their teacher, Sergeant Tim O’Sullivan. When O’Sullivan forces the bullied misfits to join their tormentors on the weekend away, things take a turn that no-one (in the story) expected.

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