Tag: Pan Macmillan

House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill (book review).

September 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill (book review).

We’ve all done some pretty rubbish things for our jobs. Except for writing on this site, which is great, of course. But would you spend a night in an obviously haunted house surrounded by stuffed rats and a lady who makes the Crypt-Keeper seem friendly? Auctioneer Catherine Howard is tasked with valuing the Red House […]

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Pollen by Jeff Noon (book review).

June 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pollen by Jeff Noon (book review).

When writing novels, there is often a temptation to blend more than one genre together and the results are not always successful. Some attempts have led to the crowbaring in of references and situations to make ends meet in an unsatisfactory manner. However, Jeff Noon’s ‘Pollen’ perfectly balances crime, cyberpunk and race relations with no […]

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Looking for Mr Piggy-Wig by Andy Secombe (book review).

May 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Looking for Mr Piggy-Wig by Andy Secombe (book review).

It’s Science Fiction but not as we know it. Andy Secombe’s detective-cum-Science Fiction novel seems a bit of a cheat but still provides a solid offering. Our lead character Jack Lindsay is a private detective who boasts an old school mentality. He can barely pay the rent, dresses scruffily and doesn’t deal with authority well. […]

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The Ritual by Adam Nevill (book review).

March 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Ritual by Adam Nevill (book review).

Going on holiday with the wrong people can have disastrous results. Long, awkward silences across the dinner table, forced to traipse around places you don’t want to go to or being hunted by a demonic presence and ritually sacrificed. But enough about my Easter weekend plans… ‘The Ritual’ centres around four friends who decide the […]

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House of Small Shadows.

October 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
House of Small Shadows.

Julie Crisp, Editorial Director of Pan Macmillan in London, has concluded a World Rights deal for two further horror novels by British author Adam Nevill with agent John Jarrold, for what is described as a very good five-figure sum. The deal also involves re-publication of Adam’s first novel, Banquet For The Damned as a Pan […]

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Blood Of The Mantis (Shadows Of The Apt book three) by Adrian Tchaikovsky

August 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Blood Of The Mantis (Shadows Of The Apt book three) by Adrian Tchaikovsky

The race is on to find the mysterious Shadow Box that contains the legendary power of the Darakyon. Alvdan, the Wasp-kinden emperor, hopes to use it to gain eternal life with the help of his devious Mosquito-kinden slave, Uctebri, although he may have his own plans. Achaeon is also drawn to the power of the […]

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