Rachel Reads: Post Mortem by Kate London

Everyone loves a good crime thriller. Death, tension, mystery and the chase - what's not to love. Post Mortem is definitely a crime thriller but it's the first one I've ever read which has been based in the UK. There's something very different about UK crime books in comparison to the pageantry of American thrillers.… Continue reading Rachel Reads: Post Mortem by Kate London

Rachel Reads: Summer, Fireworks and My Corpse by Otsuichi

Back again to Horror but it's certainly in a different vein from my usual choices. I say that because it's Japanese horror and its subject matter is not something I would usually enjoy. As always, basic blurb: Two short novels, including the title story and Black Fairy Tale, plus a bonus short story. Summer is… Continue reading Rachel Reads: Summer, Fireworks and My Corpse by Otsuichi

World Book Day – Rachel Reads: Killing the Dead by Marcus Sedgwick

 If I'm brutally honest - I'm nearly broke. Yet I couldn't help myself when I was in Waterstones today to purchase the £1 book by Marcus Sedgwick called Killing the Dead. C'mon it was a £1! How could I resist? While I did spend another £4 on 2 other books in the Waterstones sale section,… Continue reading World Book Day – Rachel Reads: Killing the Dead by Marcus Sedgwick

Rachel Reads – The Golem and the Djinni

I know - it's been ages but in my defense, I have been working a LOT! Anyways I thought I would come back from my little break with a review of the well-praised The Golem and The Djinni by Helene Wecker. It's a hefty volume with around 700 pages thus my reluctance to finish it.… Continue reading Rachel Reads – The Golem and the Djinni