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Gothic mystery set in Bath

  • Submitted: 24th January 2021

The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell A struggling silhouette artist in Victorian Bath seeks out a renowned child spirit medium in order to speak to the dead - and…

Deity – Six Stories set in the Cairngorms

  • Submitted: 22nd January 2021

Deity by Matt Wesolowski A mystery and a death of a superstar - where there are six 'witnesses' but no one knows the truth. This is the kind of story, told…

Thriller set on the Shivery French Alps by Allie Reynolds

  • Submitted: 17th January 2021

Shiver on the French Alps with Allie Reynolds Would you like to come on a skiing holiday in the Swiss Alps? What about having a guide who is a professional…

Island of Secrets set in Cuba by Rachel Rhys

  • Submitted: 14th January 2021

Cuban island secrets by Rachel Rhys Set in the exotic city of Havana on the cusp of revolution, an English woman discovers mystery, romance and scandal in the atmospheric novel…

Horror set in Sussex – The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor

  • Submitted: 11th January 2021

CJ Tudor's Burning Girls Review Some settings in novels are just so chilling, I wouldn't want to visit them for real. ' Chapel Croft' in this novel is one of…

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The Lost Apothecary

1700s: A mysterious apothecary in London sells some secret potions….

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