Into the Dark – Sneak Peek at my WIP

Here is another short excerpt from my draft of the second book in the Shadowlands series, Into the Dark. It is an exchange between Mira and Julian, told from Amira's POV, taken from the early chapters of the book. A warning once again that it is a draft and therefore far from perfect!   As Mira sat at… Continue reading Into the Dark – Sneak Peek at my WIP

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Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Villains

As long as there have been heroes there have been villains for them to fight against, and if you ask me there are a few villains out there who are just so epically villainous they ae capable of stealing the spotlight from the heroes. Here are my Top Ten Villains of YA: Warning: there are… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Villains

Book Review – Spectacle (Menagerie #2)

Finally I am posting my review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent! It’s been well over a year since I read the opener of Rachel Vincent’s Menagerie series, but it took me no time at all to become completely re-immersed in this fascinating world she has created. Set in an alternate present, the Menagerie series is a contemporary… Continue reading Book Review – Spectacle (Menagerie #2)

Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)

Today was supposed to be a review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent, but then something happened… Last night, I decided I was going to have an early night. I was going to read for a couple of hours and then have lights off by no later than 10pm… I ended up finally going to sleep… Continue reading Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)

Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)

Shadowcaster is the second book in Cinda Williams Chima’s Shattered Realms series, which is a legacy series of one of my favourites, Seven Realms.  It took me a while to get to this book (it came out in April) because, while I did end up enjoying the first instalment, Flamecaster, I found it falling short… Continue reading Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)

Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Fantasy

The guys have had their turn, now it's on to the girls. From epic to urban to apocalyptic to historical and seemingly everything in between, here's my Top Ten butt-kicking heroines of the fantasy genre:   Lyra Belacqua – His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman Yes, in my opinion, the most kickarse of all the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Fantasy

Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP

I'm currently hard at work on the second book in the Shadowlands series - Into the Dark. and have decided to share a few snippets of my draft as I go. Here's an excerpt of an exchange between Sachi and Griffin from chapter four - beware the rough edges of a first draft!!    FOUR - ESCAPE IS… Continue reading Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP