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The grand illusion

THE GRAND ILLUSION by Syd Moore Magpie Books p/b £16.99 Reviewed by Nigel Robert Wilson This a delightfully constructed tale that puts flesh on a legend left over from the Second World War. A story was put about in occult circles that the planned Nazi invasion of Britain in the… Read More »The grand illusion

The Last Phi Hunter

The Last Phi Hunter by Salinee Goldenberg Angry Robot, pb, £9.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Ex, a phi hunter and solitary wanderer, needs to kill a legendary demon. This act will bring him prestige and respect, something that has been absent for most of his life. But his hunt is… Read More »The Last Phi Hunter

Meet LS Delorme

Every Friday, we meet a member of the BFS and peer deep into their soul (or, at least, a form they filled out). This week, we head to Paris to meet Lexy, aka LS Delorme, an ex-rock musician and biochemist whose latest release is a new adult cross-genre paranormal romance.

Sanctuary of the Shadow

SANCTUARY OF THE SHADOW  By Aurora Ascher Bantam Books, HB, £17.47 Reviewed by Christine Downie Sanctuary of the Shadow is a dark fantasy romance by Canadian author Aurora Ascher. The main character is Harrow, a circus fortune teller who just happens to be the last living true Seer. Salizar, the… Read More »Sanctuary of the Shadow


RULE OF THE AURORA KING by Nisha J. Tuli. Orbit Books. p/b. £9.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. After all her ordeals in the Sun Queen Trials, it appears Lor has traded one prison for another, and after years of her imprisonment at his father’s hands, she now finds herself captive… Read More »RULE OF THE AURORA KING

Trial of the Sun Queen

TRIAL OF THE SUN QUEEN by Nisha J. Tull. Orbit Books. p/b. £9.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Lor has been imprisoned in Nostraza for 12 years and, after all that time, still has no idea why the Aurora King decided to send her and her siblings there. Her brother, Tristan,… Read More »Trial of the Sun Queen

A Light Most Hateful

A LIGHT MOST HATEFUL by Hailey Piper. Titan Books. p/b. £8.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Chapel Hill. A scream, or did she imagine it? 18-year-old Olivia Abraham is on her way to work – the drive-through movie theatre – but arranged to stop on the way and pick up Sunflower,… Read More »A Light Most Hateful

A Curse for True Love

A Curse for True Love by Stephanie Garber Hodder & Stoughton, hb, £16.99 Reviewed by Mikaela Silk With the last year of her life vanished from her memories, Evangeline has no choice but to trust that Prince Apollo is telling her the truth that: As astonishing as it all sounds,… Read More »A Curse for True Love

Such Sharp Teeth

Such Sharp Teeth by Rachel Harrison Titan Books pbk £8.99 Reviewed by Ian Hunter Rachel Harrison has previously given us novels about scary reunions (“The Return”) and Witches (“Cackle” – great title) and now in “Such Sharp Teeth” we get…I was going to say no spoilers here, but given the… Read More »Such Sharp Teeth