Review: A Shining in the Shadows | Beverley Lee | 5/5

Book two in the Gabriel Davenport series, and aAnother brilliant read from Beverley Lee. I thoroughly enjoyed following Gabe on this new journey in his life, seeing him grow and find his place. And,  you know... vampires! I love vampires! Once again we are drawn into the ticking countdown of something epic - tension building,  twists turning,  sweeping us along the path towards the dramatic conclusion.  Great stuff! Author Beverley Lee Amazon UK Amazon US Goodreads   ...
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Review: The Making of Gabriel Davenport | Beverley Lee | 5/5

Wow,  I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The rising tension was present from the start,  but it really kicked in at the midpoint and didn't let up for a moment, right through to the climax (and a great ending that I didn't see coming). I'm glad I hadn't read the reviews first, because there was one thing that came as a total, brilliant surprise. I've not read a horror book for a long time, but I'm diving straight into book two. And maybe now I'll finally get around to the King and Koontz books in the tbr pile! Author Beverley Lee Amazon UK Amazon US Goodreads ...
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Cover Reveal

It's done! I'm so excited to reveal the cover that I have designed for Taste the Dark. I know it's not exactly stereotypical for the paranormal romance genre, but that's precisely what I wanted - to be different (and pretty!)  :) Of course, knowing me, I'll probably change the blurb a thousand times before hitting the publish button!! Hope you like it! ...
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November is the month for…

  Writing, writing, writing!! You may have seen the word NaNoWriMo being bounced around social media recently. That's because November is National Novel Writing Month, the time of year when many people within the writing community go crazy. They assign themselves with the insane challenge of getting 50,000 words of a first draft novel written between 1st - 30th November. I toyed with the idea of whether to take part. I really don't have the time. November is a busy month already for me with family birthdays, wedding anniversary and of course Christmas shopping! However, this could be the perfect push to get me writing my next book. Taste the Dark is coming soon, in the New Year, and will be the first book in a series. However, I also want to write a spin-off novella, that can be given away to readers of Taste the Dark, if they sign up to my mailing list. So I'm going to give it my best shot to...
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When vampires weren’t sexy…

When vampires weren’t sexy…

Once upon a time people believed that the dead could rise up and harm the living. This wasn't fiction, a scary notion to entertain ourselves with, it was genuine belief. As internal organs of the dead begin to break down, a dark fluid can leak from the nose and mouth. This was assumed to be blood that the dead person had fed on from beyond the grave. Vampires were also blamed for the spread of disease. Various tactics were employed to try and prevent these evil beings from causing more harm, including burying the body with a brick, soil or coin in their mouth. Some anti vampire rituals were still being practiced relatively recently. In Bulgaria it was believed that the body should be stabbed through the heart with an iron or wooden stake in order to pin them to their grave and prevent them from leaving. As recently as only thirty years ago there were people who's job it was...
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