Ben Aaronovitch

Rivers of London

Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz Martin gave the body the ‘London once-over’ – a quick glance to determine whether this was a drunk, a crazy or a human being in distress. The fact that it was entirely possible for someone to be all three simultaneously is why good-Samaritanism in London is considered an extreme… Continue reading Rivers of London

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

Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Miracles

Shara Komayd, once Prime Minister of Saypur, has been assassinated. News travels fast and far, even to a remote logging town somewhere northwest of Bulikov, where the silent, shaven-headed Dreyling worker 'Bjorn' picks up the newspaper and walks out. He is shocked and grieved and furious; he's been waiting thirteen years for Shara, his closest… Continue reading City of Miracles

Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Blades

Author: Robert Jackson Bennett | Publisher: Jo Fletcher A generation ago the city of Voortyashtan was the stronghold of the god of war and death, the birthplace of fearsome supernatural sentinels who killed and subjugated millions. But that was then. Now the god is dead and the city lies in ruins, a wasteland of sectarian… Continue reading City of Blades

Bookish Month

Bookish January

I'm not much of a one for wrap ups and TBRs... I just don't have that much of a plan! Flying by the seat of my pants (for the most part)... But I've committed myself to some definite goals this year, for once. So I figured I could update on those periodically - in case… Continue reading Bookish January

Genevieve Cogman

The Lost Plot

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan Books I don’t know what more I can say about The Invisible Library series… I mean, at this point it’s just a given that I’m going to absolutely love every new book! The first book, The Invisible Library, completely blew me away, and, while I do think the second,… Continue reading The Lost Plot

Genevieve Cogman

The Burning Page

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan When it's your job to save the day - where do you start? Librarian spy Irene has standards to maintain, especially while on probation. And absconding from a mission via a besieged building doesn't look good. But when her escape route home goes up in flames, what's a spy… Continue reading The Burning Page