Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

Parker initially comes across as quite uncompromising, but I have to say, not unlikable. Her relationship with her friends and the way they interact with each other, make it clear there is another side to her character. She tries to offer good, or at least honest, advice to those that ask for it, and she really just wants people to treat her as the capable person she is.

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Darkest Night (Department 19 #5) by Will Hill

I’m so glad I waited until the Christmas/New Year period to read Darkest Night by Will Hill, because I could set aside some good chunks to time to read the conclusion to the epic Department 19 series.

Back in March 2011, when I attended the books launch in London, I had no idea just what I was letting my self in for, the journey that Will was about to drag us on and the horrors he was about unleash on characters we would grow to know and love.

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Zero Hour (Department 19 #4) by Will Hill

As Dracula continues his rise, the men and women of Department 19 wait for good news. But hope is in short supply – the country is beginning to fall apart as the public comes to terms with the horror in their midst; a cure for vampirism remains years, even decades away; and their supposed ally Valentin Rusmanov has not been heard from in weeks.

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Battle Lines (Department 19 #3) by Will Hill

I can’t believe how long Battle Lines was sitting on my review pile for so long…

Long enough for the last two books in the series to be released! I originally downloaded a review copy from Netgalley, but the formatting was found and I found I couldn’t read it. 🙁 I did however buy a physical copy as soon as it was released, put it to one side intending to read it soon. then reading slumps and other things got in the way, and all of a sudden the last book, Darkest Night, was being released…

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Interview With Ian Johnstone and Deleted Scene

I am delighted to welcome Ian Johnstone, to the blog. Ian is the author of the The Mirror Chronicles series, the first of which, The Bell Between Worlds, I read and loved earlier this year. The second book, Circles of Stone was recently released. To celebrate I asked if Ian would like to stop by and answer a few questions, to which he agreed and brought along a deleted scene!

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