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Books Received - An Update

12th Oct, 2016

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was back on 9 September 2016.

There are sixteen new titles and five and a half of them have been written or edited by women, taking our totals for the year so far to one hundred and nineteen books received, twenty nine and a half of them with a female by-line (25%).

The corresponding figures for the magazine are fifty three titles reviewed so far this year, of which fifteen and a half have been written or edited by women (29%).

Standard Disclaimer: As ever, people are welcome to query me regarding the possibility of a review by writing to with the usual caveat that an expression of interest does not guarantee if or when a review will be done.

January 2017

  • G. X. Todd - Defender - Headline hc (ARC)

November 2016

  • Robert Irwin - Wonders Will Never Cease - Dedalus Books pb
  • Anne Rice - Prince Lestat and the Realm of Atlantis - Vintage hc (ARC)

October 2016

  • Stephen Lloyd Jones - The Disciple - Headline pb (ARC)
  • Simon Kurt Unsworth - The Devil's Evidence - Doubleday hc (ARC)
  • Jon Padgett - The Secret of Ventriloquism - Dunhams Manor Press hc (mobi)
  • Selected by Stephen King - Six Scary Stories - Cemetery Dance hc/pb (ARC)
  • Alison Littlewood - The Hidden People - Jo Fletcher Books hc
  • Edited by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr - The Madness of Dr. Caligari - Fedogan & Bremer hc (PDF)
  • M. R. James, Leah Moore, & John Reppion - Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Volume 1 - SelfMadeHero pb (issuu)

September 2016

  • Gary Fry - Sirens of Depravity - DarkFuse eBook (PDF)
  • S. P. Miskowski - Muscadines - Dunhams Manor Press pb (PDF)
  • Jon Towlson - The Turn to Gruesomeness in American Horror Films, 1931 - 1936 - McFarland pb (PDF)
  • Rosalie Parker - Damage - PS Publishing hc (PDF)
  • R. B. Russell - The Stones are Singing - PS Publishing hc (PDF)

Stephen Volk - The Parts We Play - PS Publishing hc (PDF)



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