‘THE ACCIDENTAL MEDIUM’ and ‘THE GIN PALACE’ by Tracy Whitwell

The Accidental Medium: synopsis   Tanz is a wine-soaked, potty-mouthed, once successful TV actress from Gateshead, whose career has shrivelled like an antique walnut. She is still grieving her friend Frank, who died in a car crash three years ago, and she has to find a normal job in London to fund her cocktail habit.… Continue reading ‘THE ACCIDENTAL MEDIUM’ and ‘THE GIN PALACE’ by Tracy Whitwell

Lady Anne and the Menacing Mystic by Victoria Hamilton

Synopsis While in Bath preparing for her upcoming marriage to Lord Darkefell, Lady Anne learns of a profoundly accurate mystic working in town whose uncanny predictions have stunned the gullible and the sceptical alike. Certain there’s a harmless rational explanation for the medium’s supposed otherworldly abilities, Anne’s tolerance turns to defiance when the seer’s dark… Continue reading Lady Anne and the Menacing Mystic by Victoria Hamilton

An Implacable Woman by K T Findlay: a gritty black comedy

Synopsis If a tooth costs a tooth and an eye costs an eye When a man hits his wife, then it’s his turn to die Furious that the courts and police can’t prevent respected surgeon John Kirby from beating his wife, Sally Mellors steps in to save her. Permanently… But Grace Kirby isn’t the only… Continue reading An Implacable Woman by K T Findlay: a gritty black comedy

The Lazarus Charter by Tony Bassett: entertaining and edgy

Synopsis Bob Shaw is baffled to see a man in a brown coat at a bustling Underground station. Surely it can’t be his friend, the scientist Professor Morley? Morley perished weeks before in a blazing car. Is the man an impostor or did his friend fake his death? This fascinating and ingenious thriller tells of… Continue reading The Lazarus Charter by Tony Bassett: entertaining and edgy