Category Archives: a total failure

The worst of the worst.

After Rome: A Novel of Celtic Britain by Morgan Llywelyn

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Anarchy rules in Britannia as the Roman Empire collapses, and two men fight to build stable lives among the chaos. After more than four hundred years of Roman rule, the island its conquerors called Britannia was abandoned—left to … Continue reading

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The Girl’s Guide to the Apocalypse by Daphne Lamb

I was given a copy of this one by Linda/Blodeuedd – thank you my dear! Synopsis (from Goodreads): Welcome to the Apocalypse. Your forecast includes acid rain, roving gangs and misplaced priorities, in this comedic take on the end of … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Blade by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): A series of high-speed fatal car wrecks — accidents that seem as if they may have been staged — is leading Darwin Minor down a dangerous road. A reluctant expert on violent ways to die, he sifts … Continue reading

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The Highwayman (Victorian Rebels 01) by Kerrigan Byrne

Synopsis (from Goodreads): STEALING BEAUTY Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More, is a ruthless villain. Scarred and hard-hearted, Dorian is one of London’s wealthiest, most influential men who will stop at nothing to wreak vengeance on those who’ve wronged … Continue reading

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Crimson Midnight (Crimson 01) by Amos Cassidy

Synopsis (from Goodreads): They say London is the city that never sleeps. Man, you have no idea… A new job, a new life and a new home, Rose has left the pain of the past behind. But if she thinks … Continue reading

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Synopsis (from Goodreads): On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. Sadly, she dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Synopsis: The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an … Continue reading

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Review: Average Joe and Extraordinaries (Average Joe 01) by Belart Wright

Synopsis (from Goodreads): While knocking back illegal drinks with his friends at the hallowed Orangetown Pickers’ college football stadium, average kid Joe Black finds himself desperately trying to save the life of a beautiful dark haired woman after a deadly … Continue reading

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Review: A King Undone by Cooper Davis

Synopsis: A virgin closeted homosexual aged 40 decides that it’s high time to lose his virginity – this time with a man. In order to do so he procures himself a sacral male prostitute. He can afford him, he is … Continue reading

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Lumikko ja yhdeksän muuta (The Rabbit Back Literature Society) by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen

Synopsis: A highly contagious book virus, a literary society and a Snow Queen-like disappearing author ‘She came to realise that under one reality there’s always another. And another one under that.’ Only very special people are chosen by children’s author … Continue reading

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