The end of the apostrophe

The end of the apostrophe

Fake news? Or, indeed, fake new's? The retirement, at 96, of the founder of the Apostrophe Protection Society can hardly be the most surprising news, but it made a (slightly) interesting diversion from the usual doom and gloom, although John Richards himself was...

Wolf in Shadow by David Gemmell

Wolf in Shadow by David Gemmell

Buy the book on Amazon.com Buy the book on Amazon.co.uk Buy the book elsewhere By David Gemmell Written originally to be a standalone novel, Wolf in Shadow eventually became the first in a trilogy of stories set in a post-apocalyptic fantasy version of Earth. It's...

Carnival Row: Amazon Prime

Carnival Row: Amazon Prime

See on Amazon.com See on Amazon.co.uk with Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne This season rewards patience. A little backstory heavy for the first half, this series gets very good towards the end. Kev. With a serial killer loose on Carnival Row, and a government that...

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Buy the book on Amazon.com Buy the book on Amazon.co.uk By Terry Pratchett The Nac Mac Feegle are one of the greatest fantasy creations. Crivens! Kev. A nightmarish danger threatens from the other side of reality . . . Armed with only a frying pan and her common...

Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results

Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results

Buy the book on Amazon.com Buy the book on Amazon.co.uk By Stephen Guise This book changed my life - since reading it, my mini habit has seen me write for over 1,000 consecutive days. Kev. ***A Worldwide Bestseller in 17 Languages!*** Lasting Change For Early...

The Last Watchman Sample Chapter

See it on Amazon Prologue He was the best man I ever knew, and he was the worst. He was capable of great compassion, and great cruelty; moments of genius and others of utter stupidity. I would not be the man I am today were it not for him. Indeed, I doubt that there...

Sweet Fanny Adams

Sweet Fanny Adams

You may imagine that "Sweet FA" stands for "Sweet F All", but, in fact, it's derived from a notorious murder that took place in 1867 - and it happened in the little market town I call home. Fanny Adams was an 8 year old who lived in Alton, Hampshire, with her parents...

Makepeace and Grimes

Makepeace and Grimes

A new direction You know, every now and again, an idea occurs that is too good to be left until later. I’d just finished the fourth book in the Robot Empire series (Sledgehammer) and was organising a group promotion for some author friends who write historical...

Sorcery, Discworld Book 5 Review

Sorcery, Discworld Book 5 Review

This is the story of Coin, the eighth son of an eighth son of an eighth son - and it's therefore superficially similar to Equal Rites. One problem with the story is that the main character is pretty unlikeable, but the other main problem is Rincewind, who has, by this...

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