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The Briar Book of the Dead

The Briar Book of the Dead by A.G Slatter Titan Books, pb, £8.49 Reviewed by Rym Kechacha Ellie Briar is a member of the ruling Briar family of witches who rule the town of Silverton with a benevolent sternness and a wary suspicion of the anti-witch bishops of far away… Read More »The Briar Book of the Dead

Good Girls Don’t Die

Good Girls Don’t Die by Christina Henry Titan, £9.99, Paperback Reviewed by Melody Bowles Good Girls Don’t Die is a compelling thriller set in four parts. Each of the first three parts centres around a different narrator trapped in a world they find horrifyingly familiar. It is an extremely well-written… Read More »Good Girls Don’t Die

The Dead Take the A Train

The Dead Take the A Train by Cassandra Khaw and Richard Kadrey Titan Books, hardback, £16.99 Reviewed by Stephen Frame The Dead Take the A Train gives us Julie Crews as the main character, a magic user in present-day New York, with a train wreck for a life. Into this… Read More »The Dead Take the A Train

In an Orchard

IN AN ORCHARD GROWN FROM ASH by Rory Power. Titan Books. h/b. £15.99. Reviewed by Elloise Hopkins. Snow falls even as spring draws to a close. Rhea has sacrificed her consort, just like always, so why does it still snow? Alexandros, the second youngest of the Argyros siblings, finds himself… Read More »In an Orchard

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

The Haunting of Alejandra

The Haunting of Alejandra by V. Castro Titan Books, pb, £8.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Alejandra is all things to all people but nothing to herself. She tries to be the perfect wife and the perfect mother but feels she fails at both, and in her despair, Alejandra is tormented… Read More »The Haunting of Alejandra

The Collector

The Collector by Laura Kat Young Titan Books, £8.99, paperback Reviewed by Nadya Mercik The Collector – a nightmarish dystopia by Laura Kat Young – was advertised in some of the sources as a combination of 1984 and Never Let Me Go. The book definitely provides an unsettling, in some… Read More »The Collector

TWICE CURSED

TWICE CURSED edited by Marie O’Regan and Paul Kane Titan Books, pb, £9.99 Reviewed by Pauline Morgan One of the things that helps an anthology sell is the quality of the names on the contents list. Fans of certain authors will buy books for the first publication of someone they… Read More »TWICE CURSED

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