book of forsaken

The Book of the Forsaken (The Game #1) by Yannis Karatsioris Createspace (July 2012) Paperback, 304 pages Fantasy, Young Adult A sarcastic storyteller traps three characters in his web in order to get hold of a special book. Daniel, Cassidy and Igor are three unique individuals, considered outcasts for different reasons. They are about to meet and stick together, as coincidences and forced situations lead them to a journey all around Europe. As everyone is after the Book of the Forsaken, the coming Game is about to take place on the dark…

Apartment 16 by Adam Nevill cover

Apartment 16 by Adam Nevill Pan Books (May 2010) | Paperback, 400 pages | Horror When starting Apartment 16 by Adam Nevill, I saw a book with the potential to be a great horror story, with a high class apartment block that contains one abandoned residence that no one will enter. The book begins well, with young woman Apryl visiting London after her great aunt’s death. Her family has inherited all of Aunt Lillian’s possessions, which includes an expensive apartment in the exclusive area of Knightsbridge. It is here that Apryl discovers…

The Haunted by Niki Valentine cover

THE HAUNTED by Niki Valentine PUBLISHER: Sphere RELEASE DATE: 13th Oct 2011 FORMAT: Paperback, 405 pages GENRE: Horror Arriving in the Scottish highlands, Martin and Sue decide to escape their luxury hotel, heading out for a night of back-to-basics living in an abandoned shack. When a storm strikes, they find themselves stranded. As gentle bickering leads to violent arguments, Sue starts to sense they are not alone. (Goodreads) REVIEWER: Rebecca THE HAUNTED by Niki Valentine is a horror novel set in the wilderness of Scotland, with a couple on a…

Sunrise at Sunset by Jaz Primo cover

SUNRISE AT SUNSET (Sunset Vampire #1) by Jaz Primo PUBLISHER: Rutherford Literary Group RELEASE DATE: 14th Oct 2010 FORMAT: Paperback, 421 pages GENRE: Urban Fantasy “We vampires are focused and tend to shape our own realities.” My name is Katrina Rawlings, and I am a vampire. I declare that with neither pride nor ego. I am simply nature’s most dangerous predator. On occasion, it’s a very valuable quality. It helped me protect Caleb Taylor one day when he was very young. But that single, traumatic day is behind him now;…

First Bitten

First Bitten by Samantha Towle (Alexandra Jones #1) Taylor Street Publishing (Jan 2012) Ebook, 272 pages Paranormal Romance First Bitten looked to be a really promising read just going by the premise. It had all my favorite components. There was the female character having to overcome emotional obstacles in order to adapt to her new life. The brooding alpha male who has to protect her from the race, which wants to keep her enslaved since she is the only one of her sex. The hint that there may be some high…

Gary McMahon - Pretty Little Dead Things

PRETTY LITTLE DEAD THINGS (Thomas Usher #1) by Gary McMahon PUBLISHER: Angry Robot RELEASE DATE: 4th November 2010 FORMAT: Ebook, 262 pages GENRE: Horror Following a car crash in which his wife and daughter are killed, he can see the recently departed, and it’s not usually a pretty sight. When he is called to investigate the violent death of the daughter of a prominent local gangster, Usher’s world is torn apart once more. For the barriers between this world and the next are not as immutable as once he believed….

Jennifer Bosworth - Struck UK

STRUCK (Struck #1) by Jennifer Bosworth PUBLISHER: Doubleday RELEASE DATE: 10th May 2012 FORMAT: Paperback, 432 pages GENRE: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Mia Price is a lightning addict. She’s survived countless strikes, but her craving to connect to the energy in storms endangers her life and the lives of those around her. Los Angeles, where lightning rarely strikes, is one of the few places Mia feels safe from her addiction. But when an earthquake devastates the city, her haven is transformed into a minefield of chaos and danger. The beaches…




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