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8 Apr 2020

Full Moon Reads

Stuck inside for three weeks? Feel like all you can do is howl at the full moon? Try these titles and embrace the full moon crazy…

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A superbly written horror-thriller…

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan (e-book)

Bloody, page-turning, thrilling, a little bit sexy, and expertly written, this story is part ‘Interview with the Vampire’ and part ‘American Werewolf in London’. As a centuries-old wolf-man looks back on his decadent and debauched past, he is filled with sorrow and longing. He is the last of his kind and has decided to give himself over to the authorities at the next full moon. But a strange and bloody murder occurs in the streets of his town which brings his senses back to the glory and preservation of self.

 

Steamy and with a little bite…

Bitten by Kelly Armstrong (book only – this is one for your holds list)

This sexy and fast paced urban fantasy is through the eyes of Elena, who on the eve of her wedding learns that her fiancé hides a terrible secret and it a secret that she too will have to manage if she wants to stay with him.

 

Urban Fantasy from the best of the style…

Fool Moon by Jim Burcher (e-audiobook)

The 2nd book of Jim Butcher’s legendary Urban Fantasy series ‘The Dresden Files’, this sees our man – professional wizard and supernatural detective Harry Dresden – investigate a bloody murder committed during a full moon. The crime scene is replete with mysterious paw prints and the victim seemingly gnawed-upon, clues for Harry to track down the culprit(s) and bring to mystic justice.

 

Some short horror fiction perhaps…

The Shapes of Midnight by Joseph Paynne Brennan  (e-book)

Poet-come-horror fiction author extraordinaire Brennan has collected ten of his best short horror stories for this book. The first-person narrative account of a wolf-man amidst a violent killing spree is compelling, vicious, and unputdownable!