Raising Hell – Bryony Pearce

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"It was the goths you had to watch out for." Four years ago something impossible happened: magic started working. All of those Latin incantations - used as graffiti or song lyrics or anything - suddenly actually worked. Only for teenagers, though, and only in the UK. Once you get a few miles offshore, it all … Continue reading Raising Hell – Bryony Pearce

The Stranger Times – CK McDonnell

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"The two men stood on the rooftop, watching the city toss and turn in its sleep." Hannah is feeling rather desperate for work when she lands a job as the assistant editor with the Stranger Times newspaper. As a result, she hasn't actually researched the publication much - and is more than a little shocked … Continue reading The Stranger Times – CK McDonnell

Broken Homes – Ben Aaronovitch

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"At twenty-three minutes past eleven Robert Weil drove his 53 registered Volvo V70 across the bridge that links Pease Pottage, the improbably named English village, with Pease Pottage, the motorway service station." Despite finding the previous installment - Whispers Under Ground - a little disappointing in terms of the overall series, it did leave me keen … Continue reading Broken Homes – Ben Aaronovitch