It's a new year, and having ended last year with a spectacularly ill advised rendition of Werewolves of London outside the pub, I thought it might be worth a quick look at what I was up to during 2019, writing... Continue Reading →
The lovely Jennifer C. Wilson wrote a very nice review of my small book, The Repository of Lost Souls. Thank you, Jen.
Today, on the blog, I am reviewing a beautiful collection of short stories, from Whitley Bay-based writer, Jane Roberts-Morpeth.
For fairness and transparency, I’ll tell you now that Jane is one of my best friends, but I wouldn’t feature her book on my blog if I didn’t think it was a cracking read.
I had heard snippets of some of these stories at workshops and readings (proud smile, as two were inspired by prompts I set!), but reading the collection as a whole was a delight.
Here’s the blurb to tempt you in further…
Welcome to The Repository of Lost Souls. A place for tales – and the people who walk within them – to step inside and rest their weary heads. Meet the vengeful mermaid, the weary ghost. The sibling vampire and the curious child. The family damaged by war. Join the final journey of the Bone Queen.Follow the…
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Last week I sent my small volume of short stories, The Repository of Lost Souls, out into the world with trepidation. I have been overwhelmed and touched by all the support my family, friends and complete strangers have given me.... Continue Reading →
Contains mild spoilers for the Matt Hunter series. Ah, the Geordie Monsoon. Fountains of water erupting on Dean Street. Lightening striking the iconic Tyne Bridge. Myself and a big hairy dog named Sally noodling along the seafront unaware of the... Continue Reading →