B|t|B : An Interview with ‘The Godfather’ of Fantasy Mr Peter Mclean.

Good Morning My Fellow Bookworms and Page Turners, It has been a while since we have had a guest on the blog, but I was lucky enough to persuade Peter Mclean to join us for a quick chat about his current ongoing series, War for the Rose Throne, as well as a little about his … Continue reading B|t|B : An Interview with ‘The Godfather’ of Fantasy Mr Peter Mclean.

B|t|B – Review : Veiled -Benedict Jacka (Alex Verus Series book 6)

***Warning Review Contains Spoilers*** Veiled is the sixth instalment in an Urban Fantasy series about a mage named Alex Verus. This entire series thus far has not let me down. Each instalment has been a whirlwind of magic and adventure, intrigue, politics and more often then not revenge. Veiled, is no different, it delivered on … Continue reading B|t|B – Review : Veiled -Benedict Jacka (Alex Verus Series book 6)

B|t|B: Comic Book Review – The Spire by Simon Spurrier & Jeff Stokely

Written by Simon Spurrier Art by Jeff Stokely The Spire is a mountain of metal and stone that rises out of the middle of the desert, containing a vast city of twisting tunnels, grinding elevators, ancient machinery, and is home to over a million human and non-human residents. Shå, the last of the Medusi, is … Continue reading B|t|B: Comic Book Review – The Spire by Simon Spurrier & Jeff Stokely

B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut

Hello my fellow Bookworms and Page turners, Earlier this Year I entered a writing competition in order to have a children's short story published in an anthology to which was part of Toads Revisited, an event to commemorate the work of,  the revered Local Hull/Beverley Wordsmith, Philip Larkin. Unfortunately I didn't make the cut, and … Continue reading B|t|B : Philip Larkin – Toads: Short Story- Space Hopper the Foolish Astronaut

B|t|B : Steampunk Week : Book Review : The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook

Title: The Iron Duke Author: Meljean Brook Number of Pages: 378 Published: October 1st 2010 by Berkley UK The Iron Duke is the first instalment of a spectacular Steampunk book series called The Iron Sea's. The Iron Duke is set in an alternative history in a very different Europe of about 200 years or so … Continue reading B|t|B : Steampunk Week : Book Review : The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook

B|t|B: Steampunk Week – Book Review : An Airship Named Desire by Katherine McIntyre

Title: An Airship Named Desire Author: Katherine McIntyre No of Pages: 246 Published:October 18th 2012 by Hazardous Press An Airship Named Desire is a rip-roaring action packed steampunk adventure set in an alternate future in the year 2030 after the end of The Great European War. The Story follows the ships First Mate, Bea  and her crew … Continue reading B|t|B: Steampunk Week – Book Review : An Airship Named Desire by Katherine McIntyre

B|t|B: Books that should be made into a Film or TV Series #3

Necroscope Novels by Brian Lumley The Story The protagonist Harry Keogh is no normal human, he has an unusually high intellect, keen fighting abilities and oh yea he can see dead people, as you can imagine in a modern day United Kingdom this may pose t be a problem. However Harry discovers that the dead … Continue reading B|t|B: Books that should be made into a Film or TV Series #3

B|t|B: Book Review : The Shattered World by Michael Reeves

Title : The Shattered World Author: Michael Reaves No of Pages:413 Published:1984 by Futura Hello again my fellow bookworms and page turners, this is a book that I read when I was very young. Nostalgia may be clouding my judgement ever so slightly. The Shattered World is the first novel in a duology, followed by … Continue reading B|t|B: Book Review : The Shattered World by Michael Reeves