Famous Authors, History, Kindle Unlimited, Places

A War Time Story to Tear Up Your Heart. The Girls In The Attic by Marius Gabriel

Julie Northup, my friend and colleague at Norns Triad Publishing, one day said she was going off to read. I asked what she was reading and she replied The Girls in The Attic. I remembered a book from many years ago called Flowers in the Attic and thought it may have been connected. ‘No,’ she… Continue reading A War Time Story to Tear Up Your Heart. The Girls In The Attic by Marius Gabriel

Christmas Reads, Fantasy

Crimson Frost by JP McLean

This came as a free Christmas gift in the author's newsletter. She often sends short stories for her subscribers, all with beautiful covers. It’s a great bonus to receive them. So when this came I assumed it was another short story, and looked forward to reading it, which I did almost immediately. It soon became… Continue reading Crimson Frost by JP McLean

Fantasy, Mystery

Bloodmark by JP McLean, a Review

Karen's Magic Review I have been looking forward to reading this book, having loved The Gift Legacy Series. This is a brand new series from JP McLean, and a great start with an imaginative tale.What surprised me is how the author managed to change her writing style. Not once did I think I was reading… Continue reading Bloodmark by JP McLean, a Review


Priory by Becky Wright

Karen's Magic Review This book is so full of atmosphere you will feel that you are there. In fact, you will shudder with the characters especially when you realise what is going on.I looked for a book that would give me something more than just reading the words. I needed to experience the story and… Continue reading Priory by Becky Wright

Kindle Unlimited, Novella, Romance

Ray by Tony McManus

Karen's Magic Review There are times in our busy lives when we stop. Stop to breath a moment. Stop because we are waiting. It is the latter that I am focusing on. It could be on a break, or lunch hour at work. It could also be waiting for an appointment, as a passenger in… Continue reading Ray by Tony McManus

Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Psychological, Romance

Never, Never by Liz Butcher

Karen's Magic Review I downloaded this book without reading the description. I know. I should have read it first and can't remember why I did now. So each page I turned was a surprise. What I didn't expect was that the genre was a bit of everything, scifi/fantasy, horror, romance, urban, detective and a crime… Continue reading Never, Never by Liz Butcher

Book, Fantasy, Kindle Unlimited, Young Adult/Teen

Exigency by Marnie Cate

Karen’s Magic Review This is the second book in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic series. My review of the first book, Remember is here. This was a truly magically story and in so many different ways. But first, let me go through the picture at the top. The tree is the entry point to… Continue reading Exigency by Marnie Cate

Crime, Mystery

The Sticky Note Murders by Lynn Miclea

50 pages, Kindle Unlimited Karen’s Magic Review This is a short to the point story. A murder, an investigation, and an arrest. I liked how it kept strictly to the facts, the dialogue of the detectives, and of the investigation. There is not a word wasted in this tale. Online dating can be fraught with… Continue reading The Sticky Note Murders by Lynn Miclea

Erotica, Romance

The Rulebreaker by Claire Contreras

146 pages, Kindle Unlimited, New Adult Romance Karen's Magic Review I debated whether to post this because I didn't finish the book, and didn't particularly enjoy it. But there are other reasons for posting this and giving it some blog time because it does deserve to be recommended.I came across a video on Instagram where… Continue reading The Rulebreaker by Claire Contreras

Inspirational, Romance

Summer in Bliss by Freda Ann

154 pages, Summer romance, Karen's Magic Review This book came from someone on Instagram. They reviewed it and said how much they loved it. So from that I downloaded it. The fact that it was a novella and a summer read persuaded me as I had just come out of a large six book series.… Continue reading Summer in Bliss by Freda Ann