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The front cover for Combat Codes by Alexander Darwin. The front cover is black. There is an image of a dragon standing on its back legs. Its wings come up above it's head then down around its feet. The dragon is a statue and only highlighted in certain areas.

Combat Codes

COMBAT CODES by Alexander Darwin COMBAT CODES by Alexander Darwin Orbit Books, pb, £8.31 Reviewed by Christine Downie Combat Codes is the debut novel of Alexander Darwin and is the first of a trilogy, with book 2 coming out at the end of 2023. The set-up for the story tells… Read More »Combat Codes

The front cover for Master of Souls by Rena Barron. There is a woman of colour in the middle of the page. The left half of her face is in shadows and there are tears coming from her right eye. There is a snake behind her coming from the upper left hand side of the page to the lower right side of the page.

Master of Souls

Master of Souls by Rena Barron MASTER OF SOULS by Rena Barron Harper Voyager h/b £18.99 Reviewed by Nigel Robert Wilson There is war in heaven, legends being forged, and a testament is to be written. The gods are at war with the demons, and all the nations of the… Read More »Master of Souls

The front cover for Playing the Witch Card by K.J Dell'Antonio. The front cover is shades of purple. There is a black hand with pink fingernails rising out of the bottom of the page. The hand is holding a pair of white cards with the book's title running across them. There is a small image of a pink witch on a broomstick on the middle right of the title and a pink building to the bottom left of the title. Around the hand decorating the rest of the cover is a floral motif of flowers, stalks and leaves in shades of purples and pinks.

Playing the Witch Card

PLAYING THE WITCH CARD by K.J. Dell’Antonia PLAYING THE WITCH CARD by K.J. Dell’Antonia. Titan Books. p/b. £8.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Flair Hardwicke made the choice to return to her childhood home in Kansas. Unfortunately, she was not exactly welcomed back to Rattleboro with open arms. Unfortunately, the move… Read More »Playing the Witch Card

The front cover for Fearful Implications by Ramsey Campbell. The images is a scene of a bedroom with a white boarded bed. The image is looking at the bottom of the bed with the back wall behind it. It is night. The window curtains are open and moonlight is coming through onto the bed on the left hand side. On the right, light from a slightly open doorway falls on a poster on the wall. Perched on the bedstead is a small demon with wings. It is looking back over its shoulder at us grinning.

Fearful Implications

Fearful Implications by Ramsey Campbell Fearful Implications by Ramsey Campbell PS Publishing, HB, £25.00            Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Whenever people talk about British horror, Ramsey Campbell’s name always comes up, and for good reason. With a writing career that spans decades and three films made of his books, he has… Read More »Fearful Implications

The front cover for Cyberpunk 2077: No_Coincidence by Rafat Kosik. The front cover is yellow. In the middle of the page is an image of a virtual head that is fading to a skull. Behind the head are two women and only alternating halves of their heads cane be seen. Both have their hair tied in a knot on the side of their heads. The one on the right has light red/brown hair. The one on the left has darker brown hair and one hand around the images neck.

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077: No Coincidence By Rafał Kosik Cyberpunk 2077: No Coincidence By Rafał Kosik Orbit books, hardback £18.99 Reviewed by Nadya Mercik Novels tied to games can be tricky. Unless you know the world and are a fan, stepping into the story can be a bit tough. However, in this… Read More »Cyberpunk 2077

The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time Season 2, Episode 6: Eyes Without Pity Amazon Prime, 2023 Reviewed by Steven Poore I’ve mentioned before that this adaptation of Robert Jordan’s enormous epic has been picking and choosing set pieces to focus upon and weaving its own way between them in a more streamlined… Read More »The Wheel of Time

The front cover for The Fractured Dark by Megan O' Keefe. There is a man and woman dressed in dark clothes on a walkway high above a space ship. The woman is carrying a gun, and the man walks a little behind her.

The Fractured Dark

The Fractured Dark by Megan E. O’Keefe The Fractured Dark by Megan E. O’Keefe Orbit, pb, £9.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Aware of the canus running through their pathway, a primitive lifeforce that takes control of its host, Naira Sharp and Tarquin Mercator are working with the Conservator to discover… Read More »The Fractured Dark

The front cover for We All Have Teeth by C A Yates. The cover is bright well. In the middle is a set of pop art style teeth with the title running through the teeth on a white legend.

We All Have Teeth

We All Have Teeth by C A Yates We All Have Teeth by C A Yates Fox Spirit Books, pb, £8.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming With a bright yellow front cover and a set of pop art teeth on the front, you could be forgiven for thinking We All Have… Read More »We All Have Teeth

The front cover for Red River Seven by A. J. Ryan. The cover is red. There is a trail of black smoke weaving down the middle of the page, thin at the top and thick at the bottom. The title works are in white running down the middle of the page.

Red River Seven

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RED RIVER SEVEN by A.J. Ryan RED RIVER SEVEN by A.J. Ryan. Orbit Books. p/b. £9.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. He awakens to a corpse and to the realisation that he does not know his own name. Nor where he is. Nor why. It is a boat. Not large. His… Read More »Red River Seven

The front cover for The Pale House Devil by Richard Kadrey. The cover is red. In the middle there is a large back house with a tower. There are two people standing in the doorway. One is completely white with his left leg crossed and his left arm leaning on the shoulder on the other figure. The Other figure is straight and his head is black. Behind the house is a yellow light and red tentacles can be seen coming out from around the house.

The Pale House Devil

The Pale House Devil by Richard Kadrey The Pale House Devil by Richard Kadrey Titan Books, pb, £10.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Ford and Neuland are guns for hire, mercenaries for the gangs, but when a job goes bad in New York, they head west until things cool down. On… Read More »The Pale House Devil