The Battles of Ben Kingdom: The Claws of Evil by Andrew Beasley

The Claws of Evilis the first story in The Battles of Ben Kingdom, a middle-grade Victorian, supernatural, Steampunkish adventure series. It is set over six very eventful days in Ben’s life leading up to his birthday on 25 December 1891; in under a week his life changes forever. He has to adjust very quickly from being… Continue reading The Battles of Ben Kingdom: The Claws of Evil by Andrew Beasley

Blackberry Blue by Jamila Gavin

Jamila Gavin has created six beautiful, magical fairy tales. These new tales are so perfectly done that they seem as if we’ve known them all our lives. In Gavin’s inspirational preface she talks about her love of fairy tales growing up. The tales she tells here are all in the European tradition but the protagonists… Continue reading Blackberry Blue by Jamila Gavin