Dust off the Bones: A crime fiction book

As someone who does not believe in an afterlife with punishment editions, and also would not strictly adhear to conventional ideas of reincarnation, death to me has always appeared to be a release from suffering. So the obsession with death as a punishment, the ultimate punishment, has always puzzled me, surely if punishment is really what you want then creating a worse life on earth is what is called for - and as we can see throughout history, we are really, really good at doing that.

Death’s Kiss: A Crime Fiction Book

Availible to pre-order through the TCF Bookshop. Profits go to support independent retailers and True Crime fiction Listen to the podcast episode here. Death's Kiss, by Josh Reynolds is published on 1st June by Aconyte and is a crime novel set in the fantasy world of the Legend of the Five Rings role playing game, …

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Audiobook review: The Phantom Prince, my Life With Ted Bundy, Updated and Expanded.

Podcast of this review availible here. <script src="https://uk.bookshop.org/widgets.js" data-type="book" data-affiliate-id="6518" data-sku="9781419744853"></script> Since Ted Bundy's death by electric chair in 1989 a veritable industry has grown up around him. One I am sure he would be pretty pleased with as he was an inveterained antention-monger. Most of what the recent Bundy circus has thrown up is …

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Book review. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J.K. Rowling..?

Fairy-tales, before they were collected by the middle-classes were not nice moralistic tales where sweet women behaved passively and were rewarded with the hand in marriage of a handsome and unnamed prince. Real fairy tales gave voice to the the voiceless. Not just a voiceless underclass, but often the voiceless within that underclass. Those who's mouths were taped over by the ruling classes, and vocal chords pulled out by anti-children elders, patriarchal attitudes, poverty or plain selfishness within that class and their families.