Book Review, Gothic Fiction, The Crows

Erebus Horror Book Review: The Crows by C. M. Rosens

A great review from Erebus Horror for my first novel, The Crows! You can buy it from Amazon, Smashwords, Kobo, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, and loads of other places! Check out my Fiction page for all the buy links.

Erebus Horror

Carrie Rickard, leaving an abusive relationship back in London, tries to escape her own past by throwing herself into her restoration project: Fairwood House, known to locals of Pagham-on-Sea as The Crows. Unable to resistas it whispers to her, Carrie’s obsession only grows when she discovers it was the site of a gruesome unsolved murder.

As Carrie digs deeper into the mystery surrounding the bloodless child stuffed up the kitchen chimney in the 1950s, she awakens dark and dangerous forces that threaten her own life.

Cue an introduction to her eldritch neighbour, Ricky Porter, a foul-mouthed modern-day Merlin in a hoody and a tracksuit, who claims he can see the future. But Ricky, as obsessed with The Crows as Carrie is, has an agenda and several secrets of his own, not least of which are what’s really under his hood, and what he’s got in the cellar…

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amwriting, Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows

#AmWriting: Call for Betas

Hi all! This is a quick post to shout-out to anyone who wants to beta read my fiction. And, unusually for me, you actually have a choice! It's not just one thing! *le gasp*I need some feedback on a novel (98k words) and two (2) short stories. If you would like to have a go… Continue reading #AmWriting: Call for Betas

Book Review, Gothic Fiction

#AmReading The Truth in Lies by Gemma Cartmell

My ratings (1-5):⭐️ - sincerely dreadful [in which case I probably wouldn't post a review at all]⭐️⭐️ - not for me [again, unlikely to review since this is subjective]⭐️⭐️⭐️ - ok, mostly liked it⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - entertained me⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - loved it Cover Artist: Ben Baldwin I've actually finished a new book!! And since it's #ReviewMay I'm… Continue reading #AmReading The Truth in Lies by Gemma Cartmell

Gothic Fiction, Pagham-verse, The Crows, Uncategorized

Wyrd Wednesday: Wyrd bið ful aræd

I took line 5b from Old English poem 'The Wanderer' as the tagline for The Crows because it is at the heart of the fatalistic themes of death and fate: death is inevitable, and Carrie, unbeknownst to her but very much beknownst to Ricky Porter, has 33 days left to live from when the book… Continue reading Wyrd Wednesday: Wyrd bið ful aræd