What We Do in the Shadows

As Shadows Fall by JD Adamsson "His eye was distracted by the gurning of some fishwife, who was coiling rope on the deck of a filthy-looking barge, moored to the quay beyond where the stern of the Elsebeth reared proudly from the stinking waters of the dock." London coroner Gideon investigates what looks like ritualized child … Continue reading What We Do in the Shadows

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Dance Like An Egyptian

The Fire Moon by Isabel Pelech "They're still out there, all of them, in the heat and the cold and no water anywhere, with no rites for their poor bones..." Teshar's uncle carries her and five other children into the desert as an offering to a dark sorcerer. Teshar escapes, leaving the other children to die. … Continue reading Dance Like An Egyptian