Published by Head of Zeus Synopsis: 1906: A large manor house, Wake's End, sits on the edge of a bleak Fen, just outside the town of Wakenhyrst. It is the home of Edmund Stearn and his family – a historian, scholar and land-owner, he's an upstanding member of the local community. But all is not … Continue reading Wakenhyrst by Michele Paver
Synopsis: When David Caine, a celebrated skeptic of the supernatural, is invited by an old friend to spend a month in “the most haunted house in Virginia,” he believes the case will be like any other. But the Alexander House is different. Built by a 1700s land baron to contain the madness and depravity … Continue reading The Siren and the Spectre by Jonathan Janz
Synopsis: “The night I met Death, he thought he was just passing through.” The eerie, obsessive attraction between a restless woman and a dangerous traveler tips into madness. Terror with a twist, STALKER is a richly gothic tale to be read by candlelight. This book has been sat on my TBR for far too long, … Continue reading Pauline West has kickstarted my Halloween
Synopsis: Destitute and desperate, Catherine Weston accepts the summons from her childhood friend Madeline St. Aubyn to attend her at Cairncroft Abbey, a place of secrets, lies and murder. Madeline's health is in a poor state and she is terrified of her cousin, Gabriel. But Gabriel has quite a different effect on Catherine, stirring … Continue reading Review: Seduced by a Stranger (Dark Gothic book 5) by Eve Silver
Synopsis: Ingerval is the Country of the Dead. Despised by the wider world, blighted by history, since the beginning of time it has honored one law: the Dead rule, and the Living submit. No one remembers why Ingerval nobles return as ghosts after their deaths. To enjoy a brief life of pleasure and plenty, followed … Continue reading Review: Funeral Games by Colin Heintze
Synopsis: If it had another name, I never knew, but the locals called it the Loney - that strange nowhere between the Wyre and the Lune where Hanny and I went every Easter time with Mummer, Farther, Mr and Mrs Belderboss and Father Wilfred, the parish priest. It was impossible to truly know the … Continue reading Review: The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley
Fiona Corrigan sometimes has difficulty discerning between the reality of stage and real life, especially when it comes to the attentions of her handsome co-star, the dark, brooding, Patrick Berenger. Before they can depart for Edinburgh for their next performance, Patrick and Fiona’s acting troupe are mysteriously summoned to a remote village in Scotland, … Continue reading Free on Kindle for this Weekend Only!
5 Stars for a gothic ghost story