Tag Archives: ghosts

Mini review: The Restorer (Graveyard Queen 01) by Amanda Stevens

Synopsis:  Amelia is a cemetery restorer who can see ghosts. Still seeing is one thing, interacting with them quite another. Her father has warned her time and again against acknowledging ghosts or being in company of people haunted by them … Continue reading

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Movie review: Crimson Peak directed by Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver Movie info: 1887. Young Edith Cushing, the daughter of a wealthy American businessman, Carter Cushing, is visited by her mother’s ghost. The apparition warns her “beware of Crimson Peak” … Continue reading

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Review: The Naming of the Beasts (Felix Castor 05) by Mike Carey

Synopsis: Felix Castor, known as Fix, is a London lay exorcist, currently self-employed. If you think that ‘lay’ and ‘exorcist’ constitute an oxymoron, think again. Felix hasn’t been to church since he was 6; still he firmly believes in Heavens, … Continue reading

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Rivers of London/ Midnight Riot (Peter Grant #1) by Ben Aaronovitch

Form: e-book, mobi formatGenre: Urban fantasy, crime mysteryTarget audience: older YA and adultsSynopsis: Peter Grant wants to become a real police officer but his plans seem to be thwarted even before his career starts for good. His superior, not impressed … Continue reading

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