Robin LaFevers

Courting Darkness

Author: Robin LaFevers | Publisher: Andersen Press When Sybella accompanies the Duchess of Brittany to France, she expects trouble, but she isn’t expecting a deadly trap. Surrounded by enemies both known and unknown, Sybella searches for the undercover assassins from the convent of St. Mortain who were placed in the French court years ago. Genevieve… Continue reading Courting Darkness

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Book to Screen Challenge, Tess Gerritson

The Surgeon

Author: Tess Gerritsen | Publisher: Bantam I watched ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ when it first came out. It was actually one of my favourite shows for a while. I can’t really remember what possessed me to buy The Surgeon (the first book in the series on which the TV show was based), but there it was… Continue reading The Surgeon

Brigitte Minne

Witchfairy

Author: Brigitte Minne | Publisher: Book Island Rosemary is bored of being a fairy. She’d much rather be a witch. Much to the disapproval of her mother she takes off to spend time with the witches in the dark wood. Rosemary thoroughly enjoys her new life as a witch but eventually decides to take the… Continue reading Witchfairy

Kathy Reichs

Death du Jour

Author: Kathy Reichs | Publisher: Arrow Books On a bitterly cold March night in Montreal, forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan is exhuming the remains of a nun in the grounds of an old church. Hours later, Tempe is called to the scene of a horrifying arson. A young family has perished, but there is no… Continue reading Death du Jour

Zoe Sallis

Voices of Powerful Women

Author: Zoe Sallis | Publisher: Watkins This empowering volume collects the words of 40 amazing women who have shown their personal power in many different ways. From environmentalists, humanitarians and Nobel Peace Prize winners to entrepreneurs, musicians and artists, these women discuss their work, their achievements, their hopes and their fears, offering inspiration and optimism… Continue reading Voices of Powerful Women

Zen Cho

Sorcerer to the Crown

Author: Zen Cho | Publisher: Pan In Regency London, Zacharias Wythe is England's first African Sorcerer Royal. He leads the eminent Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, but a malicious faction seeks to remove him by fair means or foul. Meanwhile, the Society is failing its vital duty - to keep stable the levels of magic… Continue reading Sorcerer to the Crown

Sarah Addison Allen

First Frost

Author: Sarah Addison Allen | Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Autumn has finally arrived in the small town of Bascom, North Carolina, heralded by a strange old man appearing with a beaten-up suitcase. He has stories to tell, stories that could change the lives of the Waverley women forever. But the Waverleys have enough trouble on… Continue reading First Frost