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Book Review – The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

Book Review – The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale Hardcover, 480 pages. Published February 8th 2018 Historical Fiction/Magical Realism A magical, wonderful and deeply imaginative historical story that had me enchanted from the first turn of the page to the last. “Running away was not like it was in stories. People did not try and stop… Continue reading Book Review – The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

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This Golden Flame by Emily Victoria

This Golden Flame by Emily Victoria 416 Pages, Expected Publication February 2nd 2021 An orphan, a pirate and an automaton on an epic adventure full of magic, rebellion, and finding where you truly belong. Buy here (UK Affiliate link) Buy here (US Affiliate link)   Blurb Orphaned and forced to serve her country’s ruling group… Continue reading This Golden Flame by Emily Victoria

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The Binding by Bridget Collins Book Review

Buy here (UK Affiliate link) Buy here (US Affiliate link) Books are dangerous things in Collins’s alternate universe, a place vaguely reminiscent of 19th-century England. It’s a world in which people visit book binders to rid themselves of painful or treacherous memories. Once their stories have been told and are bound between the pages of… Continue reading The Binding by Bridget Collins Book Review