Author Spotlight: Siobhan Clark

The Bandwagon presents Siobhan Clark, author of The Children of Midgard, an historical fiction novel based in the Viking era, and described as "a Norse saga by a woman for women". The year is 961 and King Harald Bluetooth of Denmark has his gaze firmly set on the Western Kingdoms of Norway where his nephew [...]

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The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

I review The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn. What did she see? It’s been ten long months since Anna Fox last left her home. Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside. Anna’s lifeline to [...]

In Bloom: My current work-in-progress

Since last autumn, I've been working on my latest project; a full-length, semi-autobiographical novel called In Bloom. I'm currently on my second draft, conducting a full read-through, and getting feedback from beta readers. I'm aiming to have a final draft ready to submit for publication within the next month. I want to talk about In Bloom, [...]

Enemies of Peace by M.K. Williams

Introducing Enemies of Peace, the thrilling new book by M.K. Williams. Enemies of Peace literally starts with a bang: an explosion captured by two teenage girls of a house engulphed in flames. In the summer that lead up to the explosion, the Hydroline Corporation hired Timothy Lawson and his firm to represent them in a class-action [...]

Autumn is coming

Yesterday, I noticed the leaves were starting to fall from the trees outside our house. It might still be August, but the scent of autumn is starting to filter through on the breeze. Autumn is my favourite season. Cosy throws, fluffy slippers, hot chocolate. Crunchy leaves, Halloween, darkening evenings. And, of course, curling up with [...]

Don’t Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon

I review Don't Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon. Twin sisters Robin and Sarah haven’t spoken in years. Robin can’t leave her house. A complete shut-in, she spends her days spying on her neighbors, subtly meddling in their lives. But she can’t keep her demons out forever. Someone from her past has returned, and is [...]

The Growing Season by Helen Sedgwick

I review The Growing Season by Helen Sedgwick. Now anyone can have a baby. With FullLife’s safe and affordable healthcare plan, why risk a natural birth? Without the pouch, Eva might not have been born. And yet she has sacrificed her career, and maybe even her relationship, campaigning against FullLife’s biotech baby pouches. Despite her efforts, [...]