Written by: C. J. Tudor
Published: 11th January 2018
Genre: contemporary, horror, thriller, psychological
Blurb: You can feel it in the woods, in the school and in the playground; you can feel it in the houses and at the fairground. You can feel it in most places in the small town of Anderbury . . . the fear that something or someone is watching you.
It began back in 1986, at the fair, on the day of the accident. That was when twelve-year-old Eddie met Mr Halloran – the Chalk Man. Continue reading
Written by: Emma Rous
Published on: 11th July 2019
Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Adult, Contemporary
Blurb: Seraphine Mayes and her brother Danny are the first set of twins to be born at Summerbourne House. But on the day they were born their mother threw herself to her death, their au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of a stolen baby. Continue reading
Written by: C. J. Tudor (audiobook read by Richard Armitage)
Published on: 21st February 2019
Genre: Thriller, Crime, horror suspense
Blurb: One night, Annie went missing. Disappeared from her own bed. There were searches, appeals. Everyone thought the worst. And then, miraculously, after forty-eight hours, she came back. But she couldn’t, or wouldn’t, say what had happened to her.
Something happened to my sister. I can’t explain what. I just know that when she came back, she wasn’t the same. She wasn’t my Annie.
I didn’t want to admit, even to myself, that sometimes I was scared to death of my own little sister. Continue reading
Written by: Stephen King
Published on: 2nd July 2019
Genre: crime, mystery
Blurb: Stephen King’s bestselling unsolved mystery, THE COLORADO KID – inspiration for the TV series HAVEN — returns to bookstores for the first time in 10 years in an all-new illustrated edition.
On an island off the coast of Maine, a man is found dead. There’s no identification on the body. Only the dogged work of a pair of local newspapermen and a graduate student in forensics turns up any clues, and it’s more than a year before the man is identified. And that’s just the beginning of the mystery. Continue reading
Written by: Clare Connelly
Published on: 27th June 2019
Genre: adult fiction, contemporary, romance
Blurb: A sexual initiation…
I enjoy the finer things—aged whisky, gourmet meals, beautiful women… So when sweet virgin Millie Davis propositions me, I vow we’ll savor every moment. It’s completely no-strings—love is too dangerous. Yet, how can someone so innocent bring me to the brink of losing control? Continue reading
Written by: Caroline Grace-Cassidy and Lisa C. Carey
Published on: 30 May 2019
Genre: Contemporary, romantic fiction
Blurb: It should be the perfect moment. A sunny day at Vintage Brides, and Ava O’Hara is twirling in her wedding dress. Super-hot Stefan likes what he sees…
But Stefan won’t be the one standing at the altar. It’ll be Simon, Ava’s wannabe rockstar fiancé. Or will it? Continue reading
Written by: Hanna Sandvig
Published on: 20 June 2019
Genre: YA fairytale retelling, fantasy
Blurb: All Isobel wants is a quiet place to read, but apparently that’s too much to ask. She only needs to make it through one last summer with her broken family before she can leave for university and get on with her life. At least she has her books and the solitude of the woods.
But there are wolves in these woods. Continue reading
Welcome to Writing Practice again!
I explained the context of this in my first post here – head there and have a read to know more, but essentially these are writing practices that I have done with one of my classes. Each time we spend 15-20 minutes responding to an image, word or line. I write whilst the students do, and I have decided to share my efforts with you in hope that I may be able to develop further. Continue reading
Written by: Beth O’Leary
Published on: 18 April 2019
Genre: Modern & Contemporary fiction
Blurb: Tiffy and Leon share a flat.
Tiffy and Leon share a bed.
Tiffy and Leon have never met… Continue reading