Book Review: Explore the dark wynds of Victorian Edinburgh in Ambrose Parry’s medical mystery The Way of All Flesh

Edinburgh 1847. Evie, a prostitute visited by apprentice doctor Will Raven, is dead. Raven is shaken by the discovery of her twisted corpse, and, as other victims began to appear across the city’s Old Town, he sets out to get to the bottom of the gruesome deaths. Teaming up with the fiercely determined Sarah Fisher, Raven must find a balance between his growing feelings for the ambitious housemaid, and the dark secrets of his past he would rather keep hidden.

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Book Review: Reign of Mist is a thrilling new addition to Helen Scheuerer’s Oremere Chronicles

On the run from power mad King Arden and his armies, the unlikely companions of Heart of Mist find themselves scattered across the realms. Bleak has sailed through the mist in search of the mysterious land of Oremere; Henri has fled to the wintry landscape of Havennesse, hoping to secure allies; Swinton and Fi have made their way to Battalon, to watch over the Princess Olena and gain the confidence of her fiance, Prince Nazuri; and young stable boy Dash remains in Heathton, where a dangerous plague threatens the lives of magic folk. The scene is set. Let battle commence.

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Book Review: Helen Scheuerer’s Heart of Mist is packed with tantalising mystery and the promise of great adventures to come

In the realm of Ellest a toxic and dangerous mist swarms across the land. Here, magic is forbidden, and those who practice it are disappearing. Drinking to dampen her emerging and unwanted powers, and to forget a turbulent past, nineteen year old Bleak plans to remain firmly out of the firing line. But when the King’s men set their sights on her, she finds herself caught in the middle of a battle for power between the female warriors of the Valia and the King, corrupted by a mysterious force. Bleak cannot remain hidden anymore – either she vanishes like countless others before her, or she embraces her past and her powers, and gears up for a fight.

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