Something Borrowed by Paul Magrs

Reviewed by Stephen Aryan

This is the second fabulous outing for Brenda and Effie in Whitby, England’s answer to Sunnydale. Whitby sits on top of the Bitch’s Maw, which sounds much worse than the Hellmouth of Buffy fame, but is more or less the same. Whitby, like the bubbly blonde Slayer’s town of Sunnydale, is full of all manner of ghostly, ghastly and creepy things that come out to play at night. But instead of the Slayer, the monsters must face a dangerous duo of old biddies who regularly battle the supernatural. Continue reading “Something Borrowed by Paul Magrs”

Never the Bride by Paul Magrs

Reviewed by Stephen Aryan

And what with satanic beauty salons, roving psychic investigators and the frankly terrifying owner of the Christmas Hotel there’s plenty to watch. But the oddest thing in Whitby may well be Brenda herself. With her terrible scars, her strange lack of a surname and the fact that she takes two different shoe sizes, Brenda should know that people as, well, unique as she is just aren’t destined for a quiet life. Continue reading “Never the Bride by Paul Magrs”