The Benevolent Dictator by Tom Trott: a page-turner with pauses for thought

How exciting to be taking part in this blog tour on its opening day! Synopsis Ben longs to be prime minister one day. But with no political connections, he is about to crash out of a Masters degree with no future ahead. So when by chance he becomes fast friends with a young Arab prince,… Continue reading The Benevolent Dictator by Tom Trott: a page-turner with pauses for thought

Chasms: Gospel of Freeman by G J O Smith: entertaining, stimulating and unique

If you’re looking for a book that’s hugely entertaining, intellectually stimulating and quite unlike anything you’ve ever read before, then this is the one for you. Chasms: Gospel of Freeman is the debut novel of author Gregory J. O. Smith, who has a lot to say and it’s all very well worth reading. The novel… Continue reading Chasms: Gospel of Freeman by G J O Smith: entertaining, stimulating and unique

Book Review: Between the Shadow and the Flame by Geoffrey Hodge

The best way to describe this courageous epic of a novel is philosophical sci-fi with a touch of fantasy. It’s an ingenious blend of different genres and the end product is a thoroughly absorbing work of fiction. Amateur philosopher Sophia Xiao is caught up in the horrific consequences of an epidemic of disease and nuclear… Continue reading Book Review: Between the Shadow and the Flame by Geoffrey Hodge