Review: The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike – particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens. Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled … More Review: The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

Review: She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

In a famine-stricken village on a dusty plain, a seer shows two children their fates. For a family’s eighth-born son, there’s greatness. For the second daughter, nothing. In 1345, China lies restless under harsh Mongol rule. And when a bandit raid wipes out their home, the two children must somehow survive. Zhu Chongba despairs and … More Review: She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

Review: The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Antonina ‘Nina’ Beaulieu is a young lady staying with her cousin and his wife, Gaétan and Valérie, for the grand season of society where ladies seek to find a suitable match and marry. Enter Hector Auvray. Hector and Nina meet at a ball and whilst Nina is smitten, Hector has other ideas. He learns Nina … More Review: The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia