Search Results: "F.G. Cottam"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MEMORY OF TREES by F.G.  Cottam
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Cottam (The House of Lost Souls, 2009, etc.) reads like Graham Masterton, with more of an interest in his characters and their relationships but with the same eye toward the supernatural and the same fondness for bringing down the final curtain abruptly."
When a scientist starts reforesting a sacred landscape, spirits take notice and seek justice. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF LOST SOULS by F.G.  Cottam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2009

"Energetically reviving a neglected genre, Cottam delivers convincing chills alongside engrossing and highly cinematic heroics. Surely the first in a series."
Ghouls slither into southern England, and two men fight the devil for a woman's soul and sanity in this atmospheric gothic debut. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET BOOK OF FRIDA KAHLO by F.G. Haghenbeck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Despite the repetitiousness and pretentious hyperbola that drags on this novel, Kahlo remains a rich character and inevitably irresistible."
Magical realism and recipes combine in this fictional biography of the iconic Mexican painter. Read full book review >

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THE WITCH-HUNT by F.G. Bailey
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Quite readable on the academic scale, but does not push any of the thematic buttons that would indicate a potential for crossing over into a mass market audience."
This mature ethnography of the rural east Indian village of Bisipara in the 1950s captures the spirit of life in a small community isolated from the outside world. Read full book review >

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THE FIRE FIGHTER by Francis Cottam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2002

"An exciting and punchy debut thriller with passion to spare; unfortunately, it loses its direction well before the conclusion."
A British ex-firefighter gets a second chance at his old profession during the Blitz in London. Read full book review >

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THE SALT OF TRANQUILITY by Gerry Sidney Cottam
Released: Nov. 29, 2012

"Rough around the edges but well worth a read."
A miner in hibernation on the moon wakes to discover that the world he knows has changed forever. Read full book review >