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Dare you step into the PRIORY?

Remote setting ~ Haunted house ~ Restless spirits ~ Family curse ~ Ancient evil

Reclusive British writer, Oliver Hardacre, confronts the horrors of his haunted childhood as he reluctantly revisits his ancestral home, Hardacre Priory. But there’s more than just memories and ghosts, an ancient evil awaits.

PRIORY, book 1 in The Ghosts of Hardacre is available in eBook, Paperback and Hardcover from Amazon. Book 2 coming in 2023

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Book Review

A DREAM OF DEATH AND MAGIC by Sarina Langer.

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A DREAM OF DEATH AND MAGIC is a little out of my comfort zone; although I read urban and high fantasy, they are not my go-to. Having said that, this felt rather a unique, individual story, and I was drawn very quickly to the world of Esta Anderson and all the chaos that is about to ensue.

Esta Anderson is a young woman with a passion for photography. Through her ability to lucid dream, she finds herself stepping from the shadows into a world surrounded by the Veiled — fairies and vampires, werewolves and demons. But with her newfound knowledge comes a genuine threat that could jeopardise everyone’s existence.

This is the first on a ten-book series, although it stands well on its own. If the prospect of embarking on such a series worries you, don’t let it. Although the author sets up so much more story and characters to come, the tale within this book has a completeness with the turn of the last page.

This is a relatively quick read with a must-read-on feeling from the first chapter. With a beautiful slow-burn romance building (I think I’ve fallen in love too), this book is full of wonderful, diverse characters, great dialogue and vivid, well-written scenes. Although I know the author to be a meticulous writer of epic worlds, I loved this book far more than I imagined.

FULL REVIEW on GoodreadsBookBub and Amazon.

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Signed Books available… Free UK P&P

With Christmas not far around the corner, I’m offering signed copies of all my books at RRP with FREE UK P&P.

Worldwide P&P available; please ask for quote.

For lovers of ghost stories, character-led Literary Fiction, stories fuelled by human emotions. Haunting, atmospheric, spine-tingling tales with at least one foot in history.

PRIORY ~ Best-Selling gothic thriller. A modern and historical-based story of a reclusive writer who faces the nightmares of his haunted childhood as he returns to his ancestral home, Hardacre Priory.

MR STOKER & I ~ Best-Selling Victorian Gothic horror. A tale of desperation, ambition, morality and mortality st against the backdrop of Whitby Abbey. Inspired by Dracula, featuring Bram Stoker himself.

REMEMBER TO LOVE ME ~ Best-Selling Gothic romance. A modern and Victorian gothic story of love, family secrets, grief, ghosts and reincarnation. Set in a rural Suffolk landscape, follow April as she finds love from beyond the grave.

DAUGHTERS OF THE OAK ~ Before the Salem witches, there was Manningtree, and the ghosts still haunt. The Conjuring meets The Witch in this mix of modern paranormal investigation and historical 17th witch trials.

THE FINAL ACT OF MERCY DOVE ~ A Victorian Gothic horror. A dark ghost story of forbidden love, lust, corruption and scandal. Lady Mercy Dove is a woman surrounded by opulence but tormented by her past and haunted by her deeds.

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Audiobook Review

RELEASED by Julie Embleton, Turning Moon, book 2. Narrated by Elyse Osherhaug.

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Following BOUND, book 1, the story continues with Michael Vincent, a minor character at the start, who has spent the last year on the run, convinced he deserves to be alone and tormented by his guilt. His unwitting but devastating actions in book 1 continue to haunt him as he tries to build a new life deep in the Rochfort Mountains, away from his pack. Fate has different plans when he meets his mate, giving Michael a small glimmer of hope for redemption. But as the nightmare and evil of his former life threatens to destroy all hope, can he overcome his guilt, make peace with his pack and rid the evil for good this time?

As with the first in the series, Released is not just wolf fiction, a trope that I don’t usually enjoy. Friendship, love and loyalty feature strongly here, all woven into a suspense thriller that feels far more real than an urban fantasy. The author has a natural gift of pulling you into the story, convincing you that wolves live amongst us in our everyday lives.

I listened to the audiobook, narrated by Elyse Osterhaug, who I am delighted to say has recorded the whole series. Elyse has a beautiful, easy tone that keeps you listening, bringing compelling depth to her storytelling… wonderful.

The Turning Moon series is a must-read and listen for all lovers of urban fantasy, thrilling suspense, and of course, a fabulous wolf romance. If you are new to audiobooks, these are great places to start. Now on to book 3!

FULL REVIEW on Goodreads, BookBub, Amazon and Audible.