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Review: A Ghost Called Dog by Gavin Neale

A Ghost Called Dog, by Gavin Neale, is a magical fantasy adventure. Seven-year-old Abby and eleven-year-old Chris move with their parents to a new home, and before long strange things start to happen. Abby starts talking to imaginary animals – first a rabbit, then a cat. Or are they imaginary? If they are, little Abby… Read More

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Review: Alfie Bloom and the Secrets of Hexbridge Castle by Gabrielle Kent

I’m a bit late to the party with Gabrielle Kent’s debut novel. Alfie Bloom’s second adventure, Alfie Bloom and the Talisman Thief, was released just recently, so I thought it was about time I got on board. There’s a pattern to books of this type – a young protagonist with an old-fashioned British first name… Read More

The Beast on the Broch

Cover reveal for The Beast on the Broch

Today, those fine folks at #ScotLitFest – Scotland’s first virtual literary festival – were kind enough to host the cover reveal for┬áThe Beast on the Broch. With art by Dawn Treacher and design by Anne from Cranachan, I really couldn’t be happier with it – Dawn has really captured Talorca and the Beast, and I… Read More