Small Spaces

Catherine Arden To kick off half term and get in the mood for Halloween, I decided I wanted a scare-fest. So I treated myself to a creepy read that’s been on my radar for over a year now and boy was it worth the wait! My word, how I adore this deliciously spooky book! IContinue reading “Small Spaces”

Stage Fright – Scary tales from the theatre

Rosie Radford What’s lurking beneath the stage…? Who still walks the theatre years after the audience has gone home? School mates Luke and Dev are about to find out when they stumble into a seemingly derelict theatre. The place is deserted, unless you count the spiders, all peeling paint, faded carpets and dusty velvet seats…orContinue reading “Stage Fright – Scary tales from the theatre”

The House on the Edge

Alex Cotter The House on the Edge is one of my favourite reads of 2021 so far. I count myself extremely lucky to have read an early copy of the book – who could resist after reading the spine-tingling synopsis! From the moment it arrived through the letterbox, the spooky seaside setting spoke to meContinue reading “The House on the Edge”

The House on the Edge

Alex Cotter Nosy Crow – publishes 1st July 2021 Ghosts…hidden treasure…disappearances…mystery… Although not publishing until July, I just couldn’t resist The House on the Edge after reading the spine-tingling synopsis. From the moment it arrived through the letterbox, the spooky seaside setting spoke to me from the To Be Read Pile and it is absolutelyContinue reading “The House on the Edge”

The Ghost of Gosswater

Lucy Strange Published by Chicken House Books – 1st October 2020 Sometimes you just know a book is going to be a perfect match for you and from the moment I read the synopsis of The Ghost of Gosswater I knew I had to read it… “It looks like the shimmer of starlight on theContinue reading “The Ghost of Gosswater”

The Hungry Ghost

H.S. Norup Pushkin Press – 24th September 2020 ‘What could be worse than dying and no-one remembering you existed?” The Hungry Ghost is a tale of two forgotten lives; of memories locked away and finding the key to unlock peace. This really is an atmospheric read – an absolute feast for the senses. I wasContinue reading “The Hungry Ghost”

The Haunting of Aveline Jones

Phil Hickes Usborne – Published 17th September 2020 “Malmouth appeared to have all the right ingredients for a Haunting. Stormy weather. Old houses. The eerie grey swell of the sea. But, most of all, that uncanny emptiness that ghosts like best.” I devoured The Haunting of Aveline Jones in a matter of hours. It’s thrilling,Continue reading “The Haunting of Aveline Jones”

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