Book Review: The Rose Daughter is the latest addition to Maria Lewis’ Supernatural Sisters squad

Dreckly Jones lives by one core rule. Don’t be a hero. She wouldn’t have lived this long without it – and as a 140-something year old sprite that shouldn’t have existed in the first place, that’s no mean feat.

But when a group of supernatural beings come to her, begging for help, her resolve is tested. There’s safety in solitude, that much is true, but if what werewolf Ben and his cohorts have to say is true, Dreckly might be in danger regardless.

The question is, is it worth the risk?

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Book Review: Jennifer Saint’s engaging Ariadne continues the trend for retellings of Ancient Greek mythology

Daughter of cruel King Minos and sister to the Minotaur, Ariadne lives a life governed by the fear her monstrous brother instils into the enemies of Crete. Athens, in particular, suffers, forced to send regular sacrifices for the Minotaur, exchanging some of its young people for peace with the island nation. But one year, a hero stands amongst them – Theseus, son of the Athenian king. He has volunteered for the journey, intending to kill the Minotaur, and end the barbaric sacrifices once and for all. And Ariadne is willing to help him.

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Author Interview: Helen Scheuerer on A Lair of Bones, second series jitters, and building her very own fantasy universe

Interview originally published by The AU Review on 22/06/21

With Helen Scheuerer currently teasing the cover for the next in the Curse of the Cyren Queen series, here’s an interview I did with her just ahead of the release of A Lair of Bones!

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