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Day 649: The Death of Bees

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It may take some fortitude for readers to get past the foul language and bad behavior at the beginning of this novel. 388 more words


NIGHT MOVES Cover Reveal

At long last, we have settled on the final cover art for The Ghosts of Ravencrest’s 5th installment, Night Moves. I know I said I wanted something with lots of red for this installment, but as soon as I saw the completed version of this one, I knew it was the right cover. 214 more words


Ann Radcliffe, I misteri di Udolpho

Secondo libro in arrivo, scelto tra mille per il seguente, nobile motivo:

E’ il romanzo che Jane Austen prende per il culo in Northanger Abbey (L’abbazia di Northanger), signor libro e mio amato. 41 more words

Ann Radcliffe

Trollope not Gothic shock!

Having discovered last week that Trollope’s world view was definitely of the rosy tinted spectacles variety (business ventures aside), we are now informed by The Guardian that he is not Gothic enough either. 340 more words

The Thirteenth Tale

Recently, I have found that my book choices have been a little disappointing – in fact I could categorically state that they have not captured my imagination at all! 217 more words


Spooky holidays:  Solstice tales – The Werewolves of Anne Rice

Holiday greetings, dear spookyfans! Are you enjoying the Grim(m) Season so far? Yes, the days keep growing shorter, which leaves us in the northern hemisphere with longer evenings for things to go bump in the night. 1,634 more words

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The Rose Master by Valentina Cano

(Cover picture courtesy of Goodreads.)

The day Anne Tinning turns seventeen, birds fall from the sky. But that’s hardly the most upsetting news. She’s being dismissed from the home she’s served at since she was a child, and shipped off to become the newly hired parlor maid for a place she’s never heard of.

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