#Lockdown Neighbourhood WhatsApp group

One of the good features of this horrific time is local camaraderie and help for each other.  We moved to our cul-de-sac 23 years ago and, as many of the original residents are still here, the majority are over 60. But there are also four young families.  Three weeks ago one of the young mothersContinue reading “#Lockdown Neighbourhood WhatsApp group”

Hope by Terry Tyler #NewRelease #DystopianBritain #BookReview

  Hope takes us to an alternative UK in 2028. Just 5 years earlier, shiny new Prime Minister, Guy Morrisey, had been elected, part of Brand Morrissey, with his wife Mona, a fitness guru, and two clean living photogenic children. Now we meet Lila Stone, whose earnings come mainly from her social comment and reviewContinue reading “Hope by Terry Tyler #NewRelease #DystopianBritain #BookReview”

Legacy (Project Renova Book 4) by Terry Tyler #BookReview #NewRelease

‘Out of all the death and destruction has come the freedom to be who we really are.’ A hundred years after the world was devastated by the bat fever virus, the UK is a country of agricultural communities where motherhood is seen as the ideal state for a woman, new beliefs have taken over fromContinue reading “Legacy (Project Renova Book 4) by Terry Tyler #BookReview #NewRelease”

The Wind Singer by William Nicholson #BookReview #YA

William Nicholson was the playwright who wrote “Shadowlands” and “Gladiator” so it may surprise you to read that The Wind Singer is a children’s book (or at least young adults). It is a dystopian fantasy, centred on Kestrel and Bowman Hath, twin sister and brother who live in the city of Aramanth with their mother, fatherContinue reading “The Wind Singer by William Nicholson #BookReview #YA”

Tipping Point by Terry Tyler #BookReview #NewRelease

How would we cope if all social media disappeared followed by Google and the whole internet, if family and friends fell ill and died and public utilities ceased to function? “Only Twitter, the domain of conspiracy theorists, anarchists, artists and writers clung on.” I have always enjoyed Terry Tyler’s character driven contemporary stories about realisticContinue reading “Tipping Point by Terry Tyler #BookReview #NewRelease”

The Final Virus by Carol Hedges

  This dystopian Young adult novel is set in a bland, pleasant, boring town where a group of intelligent teenagers are “educated” at a school which aims to make them amenable to the World Presidential dictatorship.  Following a cybercrash, global warming, natural disasters and disease, continents had disappeared and the world’s population vastly depleted.  Continue reading “The Final Virus by Carol Hedges”