Kings of the Wyld | Nicholas Eames | a review

Kings of the Wyld, Nicholas Eames“Go get the boss,” says one guardsman to another.

“This bunch looks like trouble.”

I generally avoid super hyped books for fear of disappointment, but Kings of the Wyld is definitely an exception. Who’d have thought a fantasy quest story featuring a ragtag bunch of ageing mercenaries who all have better things to do would be soΒ engrossing?! Despite hearing nothing but rave reviews about it, I was a bit skeptical – surely it can’t beΒ thatΒ good? But it is, my friends, it is.

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Murder on the Orient Express | Agatha Christie | a review

agatha christie, Murder on the Orient Express

Is there anything more perfect to pick up on wet, windy, grey days than a cosy Agatha Christie Poirot novel? I’m not new to Christie, I read And Then There Were None last year and thoroughly enjoyed it so I thought it was about time I picked up another one of her classics. Despite being one of Christie’s most loved works, I did not start with over-hyped expectations and felt that I could give it an objective read, although after liking ATTWN so much I did expect to enjoy it, which luckily I did. I must state right at the beginning though, Continue reading