Thursday, 31 July 2014

THE PLASM by WILLIAM MEIKLE


A pulp sci-fi novella from Dark Regions Press in hardcover, paperback and ebook

A derelict spacecraft and a storage cavern on Mars are linked by a forgotten secret. Ancient rituals are invoked, dark energy is awakened, and soon the Plasm is growing, and feeding. Desperate measures are required-but will they be enough?

This one is a wee B-movie homage-a film that was never made if you like. It runs in my head like a Gerry Anderson production, and if you think of it like that, I'm sure you'll have a load of fun with it.







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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

The West Yet GlimmersThe West Yet Glimmers by Gail McEwen
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is Book 3 of the Lord and Lady Baugham series where they finally arrive at his family seat of Cumbermere.

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Sunday, 27 July 2014

THE EXILED by WILLIAM MEIKLE


A Scottish supernatural novel from DarkFuse in hardcover, paperback and ebook

To catch a killer, John and Alan Granger will have to battle the Cobbe, a strange and enigmatic creature that guards a magical country parallel to our own. The bird is a creature of horrific power that demands a heavy price for entry into its world. The fate of two realms hangs in the balance… and time is running out...

Shall we talk about the Black Bird?









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Friday, 25 July 2014

WATCHERS VOLUME 3 : CULLODEN! by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)

Narrated by C. S. Peryess

A great victory has been won, but the war is far from over. The Boy-King now needs his bride...and his heir.
Only the young officers of the Watch can stop him. But they have their own battles to face and their own demons to fight.
And those inner demons are not proving so easy to control as they are lured to the blood-soaked moors of Culloden for the final confrontation.
The dead are rising. A new darkness is fast approaching. Victory is close - but will the hands of Martin and Sean be too bloodied for them to grasp it?















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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Love Then BeginsLove Then Begins by Gail McEwen
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This novella is the second of the Lord and Lady Baugham series.
They are just married and spend their honeymoon at Clyne Cottage before travelling to Cheshire. But they decide to go to Pemberley to visit Elizabeth and Darcy.


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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Twixt Two Equal ArmiesTwixt Two Equal Armies by Gail McEwen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice connected story - after the Hunsford proposal Darcy hears that Elizabeth is visiting her cousin Miss Holly Tournier in Scotland. He then decides to follow her by paying a visit at his friend Lord Baugham's estate nearby
This is the first in the series and tells of the story of how Lord and Lady Baugham met.

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

WATCHERS VOLUME 2 : THE BATTLE FOR THE THRONE by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)

Narrated by C. S. Peryess

Battle is joined…
It is 1745. The forces of the Boy-King have decimated Milecastle. The Thane is dead, another chosen, and Mary Campbell has been taken by the Boy-King as his unholy bride.
The town is a scene of carnage and the Watchers have failed…but they may yet have a chance at redemption. Can Martin be a leader to his people in their time of need?
And can Sean fulfill his oath without losing his soul?
Neither have much time to consider, for the Boy King is on the rampage…and his heir is waiting to be born in the Blood Chapel of Ross-Lynn.
















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Sunday, 20 July 2014

WATCHERS VOLUME 1: THE COMING OF THE KING by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)

Narrated by C. S. Peryess


The old wall is a border: England and Scotland, South and North, light and darkness.
It is 1745, and the long-awaited night as come. The Bloodking calls his army to battle, and armed with the powers of the undead and the damned, he will bring them South to claim his birthright: The throne of Britain.

Only the old Watchers on the wall stand in his way. They, their swords, and their faith. But too much time has passed and the Watch has grown slack and ill-prepared for the coming war. Only Martin and Sean have seen the horrors that lie ahead for humankind. Only they have the power to stop it.
Now, two young officers of the Watch have a duty to perform:
Stop the Bloodking.
Or die trying.





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Saturday, 19 July 2014

The Secrets of Darcy and ElizabethThe Secrets of Darcy and Elizabeth by Victoria Kincaid
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A pride and Prejudice variation set after the proposal at Hunsford. Where both Darcy and Elizabeth travel to Paris during a short breakout of peace in the Napoleonic Wars. Unfortunately just as they have been reacquainted war breaks out again. Can they safely flee from France and how will their relationship evolve in this dangerous situation?

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Friday, 18 July 2014

THE VALLEY by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)

Narrated by James Conlan

A lost world has been found again... and no one is getting out alive. In 1863, a group of mercenaries in Montana come upon the remains of a once-thriving mining town. They soon discover that the destruction was not wrought by human hands, but by creatures long forgotten. A classic Lost World story with just the right touch of Horror and Western. You'll be on the edge of your seat as you descend into The Valley















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Thursday, 17 July 2014

THE INVASION by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)


Narrated by Mikael Naramore


They came in their thousands. We fought them as one. It started during a winter storm on the North Eastern Seaboard which brought with it a strange green rain. Where it fell, everything withered, died, and was consumed. The residents of remote outposts in Maritime Canada escaped the worst of the early damage, but that was a blessing in disguise, for they were left to watch as first North America, then the world, was subsumed in the creeping green carpet of terror. And that was just the beginning.















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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

ISLAND LIFE by WILLIAM MEIKLE


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Narrated by James Conlan


On a small, sparsely populated island in the Scottish Outer Hebrides, a group of archaeology students are opening what seems to be an early Neolithic burial mound. Marine biologist Duncan McKenzie is also working on the island while he completes his studies of the local water supply.
Soon everyone Duncan knows is either missing or dead and there are things moving in the fog. Large, hulking, unholy things. Things with a taste for human flesh.















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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

THE MIDNIGHT EYE FILES: THE SKIN GAME by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)

Narrated by R.C. Bray


The Midnight Eye returns...
Derek Adams is on the lam, framed for a strange murder and chased by a cult intent on getting their hands on the skin belt that writhes in Derek's pocket. When a firm of lawyers offers him a way out, he grabs it with both hands. Then things really go to the dogs!
















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Sunday, 13 July 2014

The Rule Of ReasonThe Rule Of Reason by Abigail Reynolds
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation. What if after the proposal at Hunsford Colonel Fitzwilliam persuades Darcy to try again with Elizabeth.
So Bingley and Darcy arrive at Netherfield before Elizabeth leaves for the North with the Gardiners.

A variation of Abigail Reynold's Impulse and Initiative

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Saturday, 12 July 2014

A Succession of RainA Succession of Rain by Abigail Reynolds
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice short story variation. It is post Lady Catherine's visit. Will Darcy ever return and decide what Elizabeth's feelings are.

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IntermezzoIntermezzo by Abigail Reynolds
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A short Pride and Prejudice variation story surrounding the wedding of Bingley and Jane.
It is post Hunsford, and Elizabeth didn't meet Darcy at Pemberley, can Georgiana intervene and bring them together.

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Friday, 11 July 2014

A Tale of Two MatchmakersA Tale of Two Matchmakers by Marilyn Brant
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Emma meets a fairy named Sylvia and tells her of three romantic matches that will come to pass

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A Jane Austen Encounter (An Elizabeth & Richard Mystery #3)A Jane Austen Encounter by Donna Fletcher Crow
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

College professors Elizabeth and Richard are on their dream vacation - visiting all Jane Austen’s homes in England with the help of an Oxford guide - could they have stumbled upon a letter that has gone missing which could lead to revelations about Jane Austen’s unfinished manuscript The Watsons?

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Thursday, 10 July 2014

Variations -- a series of Jane Austen “what-ifs”Variations -- a series of Jane Austen “what-ifs” by Jack Caldwell
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

10 short stories all starting from various places in Jane Austens' books

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Second ImpressionsSecond Impressions by Jack Caldwell
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice Variation - a short story of what happens when Darcy and Bingley meet the Bennets as they are about to be introduced to Wickham, and Darcy confronts Wickham.

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Darcy's Beloved CousinDarcy's Beloved Cousin by Melanie Schertz
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation where Elizabeth Bennett is the niece of Mr. Bennet of Longbourn and lives in Belgium where she meets and marries Colonel Richard Fitzwilliam, who later dies. She then travels to Britain and buys an estate near Longbourn. Her trials continue as she meets Mr. Darcy and the Fitzwilliam family.

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Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Snowbound - a P&P NoveletteSnowbound - a P&P Novelette by Jack Caldwell
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation. The story is set a few days after the proposal at Hunsford Parsonage. Elizabeth meets Darcy at the Inn at Bromley, and goes for a walk to avoid him. Soon they are both caught in a snowstorm, when they take shelter in a cabin for several days.


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THE MIDNIGHT EYE FILES: THE SIRENS by WILLIAM MEIKLE


(Audio Book)


Narrated by R.C. Bray


The Midnight Eye returns...
At first it's a simple lost son case, but for PI Derek Adams things turn quickly to the twilight zone. Soon he's on a remote island and up to his hips in mer-women, shape-changers and ancient fisher cults.
Running back to the city doesn't help; there's magic and mayhem loose on the streets. An ancient god is waking up, and only blood will stop him!
















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Tuesday, 8 July 2014

THE MIDNIGHT EYE FILES: THE AMULET by WILLIAM MEIKLE

(Audio Book)


Narrated by R.C. Bray


Derek Adams is a Glasgow PI with plenty of time on his hands. Until the weird cases walk in. The city's dark side soon takes hold of him.















And it doesn't want to let go!

Raymond Chandler meets H. P. Lovecraft meets Willie Meikle--a darkly magical mix. Randy Chandler, author of BAD JUJU

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Sunday, 6 July 2014

Tree of Life ~ Charlotte & the Colonel: A Pride & Prejudice Companion Story.Tree of Life ~ Charlotte & the Colonel: A Pride & Prejudice Companion Story. by Ginger Monette
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice story but not about the romance of Darcy and Elizabeth. What if Charlotte Lucas was the beloved childhood friend of Colonel Fitzwilliam and they then meet again at Rosings with Charlotte married to Mr. Collins. We follow their story as the Colonel goes to war - can circumstances bring them together?

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Saturday, 5 July 2014


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Friday, 4 July 2014

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Thursday, 3 July 2014

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Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Leaving Bennet Behind: Volume 1Leaving Bennet Behind: Volume 1 by Sarah Johnson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Pride and Prejudice variation. What if Mr Bennet was involved in an accident which changed his attitude as a father from the indolent man he was to one that protected his daughters, and what if this also meant that the love between him and his wife was re-kindled. Does the meeting before the Merton Assembly of Elizabeth and Darcy change their futures? A new story of the Bennets

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