What I've Been Reading
Home by Cailean Steed
A fast-past read about a woman who escapes a cult... but returns to save her sister. Pacey, compelling, un-put-down-able.
Our Wives Under the Sea by Julie Armfield
A woman's wife returns after a submarine dive gone wrong and starts to change in strange ways. Atmospheric, reflective, literary.
This Is My Body, Given For You by Heather Parry
A short story collection filled with brilliantly-told tales of body horror. Dark, descriptive, strange.
Fray by Chris Carse Wilson
When the narrator's father goes missing, they find a cabin filled with mysteriously-scrawled notes that may reveal where and why he left. Reflective, deep, grief-filled.
The Blackhouse by Carole Johnstone
A woman visits an isolated Scottish island where she begins to unravel the locals' dark secrets. Atmospheric, twisty, thrilling.
Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments by T.L. Huchu
The second instalment in the Edinburgh Nights series, a sort of crime romp through a future Edinburgh. Vivid, pacey, weird.