Recent Reads: Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers

Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers (Corvus, 2012, 511 pgs) When Christina Rossetti was a young woman, she inherited her father’s coveted – and cursed – pocket statuette. It bore within it the vampiric spirit of her long-dead uncle, author John Polidori, who, when summoned, begins to threaten the lives of those closest to… Continue reading Recent Reads: Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers

Recent Reads: Crimson & Bone by Marina Fiorato

Crimson & Bone by Marina Fiorato (Hodder & Staughton UK, 2017, 314 pgs) London, 1853. Annie Stride stands on Waterloo Bridge ready to end her life. Destitute, trapped in prostitution, pregnant with child, and mourning the loss of her dearest friend, she plans to end her suffering when she is suddenly rescued by a mysterious young… Continue reading Recent Reads: Crimson & Bone by Marina Fiorato

Recent Reads: The Beast is an Animal by Peternelle Van Arsdale

The Beast is an Animal by Peternelle Van Arsdale (Simon & Schuster, 2017, 352 pgs) It was Alys alone who bore witness to the Soul Eaters when they entered her village one night and took the lives of all the adults present. Removed with the surviving children to a neighbouring isolated Puritanical town, where witchcraft is… Continue reading Recent Reads: The Beast is an Animal by Peternelle Van Arsdale