Interview With The Vampire: Claudia’s Story by Anne Rice and Ashley Marie Witter

Confession time: I love Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles. Have done ever since I read Interview With the Vampire back in the early ‘90s. Since then I have read and re-read the entire series. The prospect of a new addition, in graphic novel form no less, had me excited. Claudia’s Story tells a familiar tale from… Continue reading Interview With The Vampire: Claudia’s Story by Anne Rice and Ashley Marie Witter

The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones by Jack Wolf

Straight away I knew I had to read this book. The title is perfect. Then the blurb just screams ‘come and get me’:Tristan Hart, precociously talented student of medicine practising under the legendary Dr William Hunter…Tristan Hart, madman and deviant.Do you see the trigger words – medicine, madman, deviant and William Hunter? OK, a brief… Continue reading The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones by Jack Wolf

The Knight of Maison-Rouge by Alexandre Dumas

A conversation on Twitter a couple of weeks ago reminded me how much I love Alexandre Dumas novels. He’s such good fun to read. His books are full of swashbuckling heroes fighting chivalrously to save the honour, and often life, of those to whom they have pledged themselves. They are historical novels, set against backdrops… Continue reading The Knight of Maison-Rouge by Alexandre Dumas

Starflower by Anne Elisabeth Stengl

This is the first book I have read by Anne Elisabeth Stengl, but I have discovered that it is in a series of stories called Tales of Goldstone Wood. There are three others in the series, and another to come later this year. Fortunately, Starflower can be read out of sequence as it takes place… Continue reading Starflower by Anne Elisabeth Stengl