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Top Ten Gothic Novels

Before I begin, I want to apologise again for how absent I’ve been. If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you might have noticed that I  1,899 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Book #18.

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.

This famous opening line begins the story of our unnamed heroine, the second Mrs. de Winter. 359 more words

Just About Anything

Prompt 1.27

What love knows best
we keep closest nigh.
Leap, heart! Thrill at
the promise of pain
and awful humiliation.

(Yeah, I really wish I could ascribe that to someone else.) 883 more words

Ivy Pocket Blog Tour Review

I was given a copy of these books from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

Ivy pocket isn’t just your average twelve year old. 671 more words


Day 902: Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead is another eccentric and original novel by Barbara Comyns. With its characters and plots, it contains more than a slight touch of the bizarre. 223 more words


Gothic Horrors!

I have just finished reading Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto and found it heavy going – to say the least. The multiple characters are hard to keep up with and even the peasant speaks like an English country gentleman with an Oxbridge education. 109 more words