Links to free Gothic/Horror/Crime/Mystery stories!

Hi everyone, It’s a very uncertain time at the moment and I understand a lot of people are self-isolating or have been told to stay indoors. I am also being careful and at the moment so I’m also currently indoors! Sometimes access to resources are limited and so I thought I’d write this blog post…

GIVEAWAY! Blackwood: A Gotheim Tale by Clyde Davis

Afternoon all! On Instagram I have teamed up with the amazing @clydedavis to give 4 lucky people the chance of winning a signed copy of Blackwood: A Gotheim Tale by Clyde Davis himself!! Synopsis: A mysterious curse. A grim investigation. A fearful village. All evidence points to something wicked. The fate of a girl is…

American Sherlock by Kate Winkler Dawson, A Review

Good afternoon everyone, Every once in a while, a book falls into your hands that changes your perspective and wholly consumes you. This happened to me when I read American Sherlock. Putnam Books reached out to be before Christmas 2019 asking if I would be interested in receiving a copy of a new true crime…

Currently Reading- Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Afternoon all! I’m currently reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo. It’s the first time this week I’ve managed to actually sit down with it and make a start. Without giving anything away (I make it a rule my blog contains no spoilers) I’m very intrigued so far. I’m not sure where the story is going…

World Book Day 2020

Hi Everyone! HAPPY WORLD BOOK DAY! What a fantastic day! I love the fact we celebrate the joy of reading. Let’s also encourage more to pick up a book. Question of the day (QOTD): what are your top 3 books and authors you recommend? I probably recommend Stephen King, Grady Hendrix, and Susan Hill the…

March TBR!

Morning all! I am really looking forward to my March tbr! Most of my books are buddy reads over on Instagram (@gothicbookworm) and I am also revisiting a favourite of mine! The Secret History by Donna Tartt – re-read – Buddy read with @generallygothic Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo – Buddy read with @strictlystephenking Gerald’s…

February Wrap-up!

Happy leap year! I had originally planned to read 4 books this month but managed to get through 6… Hooray! This month I read a range of books and even found a new favourite! Here were my reads and their ratings: Marnie by Winston Graham: 2/5 stars The Cabin at the End of the World…

The Thief of Always by Clive Barker, A Review

Good evening all, I have a fantastic review for you today. I will be reviewing The Thief of Always by Clive Barker. I absolutely adored this book and am still stunned by Barker’s prose. “Things slip from your fingers and when they’re gone you regret it” – The Thief of Always by Clive Barker A…

Pine by Francine Toon, A Review

Good afternoon, I have a new review for you today, Pine by Francine Toon. “She pushes the thoughts away, not wanting to break the spell of this happy moment” Pine by Francine Toon follows the story of Lauren as she tries to discover the secrets behind her mother’s disappearance. This story is supposed to be…

Marnie by Winson Graham, A Review

Hi all, Today I will be reviewing Marnie by Winston Graham. This book is number 1 in my #GothicbookwormHitchcockLibrary challenge! “I thought, there’s only one loneliness, and that’s the loneliness of the world” I’d had such a great month last month with everything being 5 stars and this book has plummeted me into a nosedive……