Review: A Beautiful Poison

A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang My rating: Blurb: Just beyond the Gilded Age, in the mist-covered streets of New York, the deadly Spanish influenza ripples through the city. But with so many victims in her close circle, young socialite Allene questions if the flu is really to blame. All appear to have been poisoned—and [...]

Review: I Will Find You

I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime by Joe Kenda My rating: Blurb: Detective Lt. Joe Kenda, star of the wildly successful crime documentary series Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda, shares his deepest, darkest, and never before revealed case files from his 19 years as a homicide detective. TV viewers [...]

Review: A Man of Shadows

A Man of Shadows by Jeff Noon My rating: Blurb: Below the neon skies of Dayzone – where the lights never go out, and night has been banished – lowly private eye John Nyquist takes on a teenage runaway case. His quest takes him from Dayzone into the permanent dark of Nocturna. As the vicious, [...]

Review: Darkover Landfall

Darkover Landfall by Marion Zimmer Bradley My rating: Blurb: Darkover, a planet of wonder, world of mystery, has been a favourite of science fiction readers for many years. For it is a truly alien sphere – a world of strange intelligences of brooding skies beneath a ruddy sun, and of powers unknown to Earth. In [...]

Review: Good As You

Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride – 30 Years of Gay Britain by Paul Flynn My rating: Blurb: In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men. A month later, an aggressive virus, HIV, would be identified and a climate of panic and fear would [...]

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