Madeleine works in publishing, and lives in North London. She enjoys non-fiction, young adult, SFF, literary and women's fiction. She is a member of London Clockhouse Writers.
The City’s Son, by Tom Pollock
Reviewed on September 24, 2012
Know that great feeling when you’re so wrapped up in a book that you barely even register it’s your stop and that nice polite woman next to you has been asking for five minutes if she could get out? This is one of those books. It rocks. There’s a certain buzz about young adult writers [...]
The Gathering of the Lost by Helen Lowe
Reviewed on June 14, 2012
The Gathering of the Lost takes the Wall of the Night series in a very different direction. Anyone expecting the closed, relatively limited canvas of the world of The Heir of Night will be disappointed. This book riffs on this earlier world-building to open up a wider map of interconnected cultures. I’ve read a lot [...]
Bitterblue, by Kristin Cashore
Reviewed on May 18, 2012
I read Kristin Cashore’s two earlier books by accident (read: someone gave them to me for free), and I loved them. Her world buzzes with imaginative energy, and her characters run the gamut from a woman ‘graced’ with killing to a blind man with the power to read minds, who has yet to admit to [...]
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Mark Oldfield has worked in criminological research for over 20 years. He has a PhD in Criminology from the University of Kent and has carried out research in the areas of risk assessment and prediction and as well as evaluative research on policing, prisons and probation. He has also taught in various Universities on research, crime and criminal justice.
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