Halloween Reads: Supernatural Mysteries

This week, for Halloween, we’re recommending two fabulous mystery series with a supernatural twist to keep you curled up under a duvet reading until you’ve devoured the very last word! The Harper Connelly Mysteries (Grave Sight, Grave Surprise, An Ice Cold Grave and Grave Secret) by Charlaine Harris are really the best of their kind out there! Ever since Harper Connelly was hit by lightning she’s been able to sense the dead. Not their spirits or their souls, in a way it’s worse; she’s able to locate their bodies. It’s not a gift – especially not when she’s asked to…

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Sarah Pinborough is my Mistress now

Mixing genres can be a really tricky thing. Ideas that looks pretty superb on paper can quite often end up being total rubbish when completed; none more so, for me, than combining a Cop Thriller with the Supernatural. It’s all about the balance, getting the right amount of ‘pure’ thriller mixed in with the right amount of supernatural-elements you want without pushing it too far one way or the other and losing readers who might be drawn more to one element than the other. Of course, it’s easier when you have a trilogy to play with. That way you can…

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