Carmilla

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (19 of 19)
Location: Scotland
Birthday: 21 May
In My Own Words:
I was born in the 1970's in Bristol. I left school at 16, but went back to college and Uni as a mature(r) student. I've studied Law and English. I am in my second marriage. I live by the sea with my husband, 2 kids and 2 cats. I used to own and run and design clothing for a Gothic online store called Drac-in-a-Box. Now I write fiction. My first book 'Starblood' is available to buy as an e-bo
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Writing, cats, the films of Dario Argento, reading.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 416,567 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 19
A Little Sex & Magic (Sex & Magic Series Book 1) by Michelle Clay
Loved this sexy little fairy tale. It starts as it goes on with a passion that heats the blood and makes the reader gasp for air. It could have been longer, but it didn't need to be. It delivers what it promises, sex and magic and throws in a little self discovery at the same time. Sexy, sexy fun.
Shattered Soul by Simone Young
Shattered Soul by Simone Young
Thoroughly unpleasant main character with no redeeming features goes shopping and moans about having to decorate her new home. I'm imagining US shows like 90210 as I read it. But throughout there are hints of something deeper and darker that keep you reading. These start as tiny brooks but gather speed chapter by chapter until they are raging brooks and you must know the secret. It's cleverly done and by chapter 4 you find yourself sympathising with the horrible main character, realising that something terrible must have happened to make them that way. If only you knew what it was you might be able to help. The mundanity of pizza and shopping becomes a paper thin veil hiding something you… Read more
Randall Crane and the Whitechapel Horror by Mark Weir
Randall Crane and the Whitechapel Horror is both a vampire tale and a story of political intrigue. Mark Weir uses uniquely powerful imagery to create a sense of time and place in this novel: "thrown into the gutter of time and swept away by the broom of the passing centuries” and rain drops that are “hell-bent on glorious suicide”. The characters are thinly drawn, barely more than one dimensional at times and some of their interactions seem implausible. However the good aspects are strong enough to carry the reader through and the first half of the book can be enjoyed simply as a glimpse into the underbelly of Victorian London.

Part 2 takes a dramatic turn and it becomes a… Read more

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