Relight My Fire

Relight My Fire: (The Stranger Times 4)

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Hardback Published on: 25/01/2024
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Relight My Fire
Colour me thoroughly entertained.
I was very excited to read this book, having read all Caimh McDonnell's back catalogue, and it did not disappoint. He had me chuckling from the authors n... READ MORE
Kyrsten Waterstones Chester
Relight My Fire
Highly Recommend, Brilliant!
If I could time travel I would head into the future, where (when?) I could binge read the entire series and not have to wait for each new book! This is pr... READ MORE
Chrys - Plymouth
Relight My Fire
This just keeps getting better
If you have read the previous installments you will not be disappointed! This series just keeps getting better! And if you haven't read this series yet wha... READ MORE
Jasmine Geddes
Relight My Fire
These stories just get better and better
The consequences of Banecroft’s actions in Love Will Tear Us Apart have come back to haunt him. Not just the guilt of kidnapping Stella, but other Powers h... READ MORE
Sharon at Maidstone


The Stranger Times - winner of the 2023 British Fantasy Award for Best Audio Work!Some comebacks can be murder . . .Stella is enjoying life as an almost student, or at least she is until a man falls from the sky right in front of her, leaving a big old hole in the pavement for Manchester Council to fill. The obvious question of how he ended up in the sky in the first place has no obvious answers, which is where The Stranger Times come in.But this isn't just the hunt for another story. Dark powers think Stella might have been involved and the only way she and the team can prove her innocence is to find out what the hell is really going on. And what have dodgy gear, disturbed graves and a decommissioned rock star got to do with all this?Vincent Banecroft has problems of his own in the form of a tall, dark but-definitely-not-handsome man dressed like a funeral who has been sent to make the paper's editor atone for his sins. Once he finds out exactly what that entails, Banecroft is not keen. Being banished to a Hellscape for all eternity looks like being no fun at all, not least because he has that pale Irish skin that burns really easily . . .All that plus territorial ghouls, homicidal felines, eternal (and seemingly unstoppable) gnomes and a celebrity Who's Who that'd put a royal wedding to shame, and you're looking at a wild few days for The Stranger Times.Relight My Fire is the fourth book in the acclaimed and brilliantly funny Stranger Times series.

  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780857505354
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Weight: 760g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 48 mm

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Relight My Fire
I just love these books - off the wall, entertaining, well written
Stranger Times number 4 - excellent! Well, having read the previous books I will happily admit to being a fan of this author both in this guise and his al... READ MORE
Relight My Fire
More comic fantasy/supernatural stuff in this series - very entertaining.
In this fourth novel taking place in Manchester, the Stranger Times team become involved in more supernatural / magical goings-on as they investigate peopl... READ MORE
Relight My Fire
When a man drops out of the sky and splats right at Stella’s feet (and also all over her hair and face), the Founders jump to the conclusion that she must ... READ MORE
Ella - The Story Collector
Relight My Fire
Relight my Fire
I know I bang on about reading series books from the start, in the right order, mainly cos of character development and a bit of backstory. Well, for this ... READ MORE
Relight My Fire
A man falls from the sky and Bancroft threatened with Hell. Welcome to the Stranger Times.
We return to the Stranger Times offices and Bancroft has been threatened with hell by The Pilgrim, unless he makes things right. Slight issue Bancroft does... READ MORE
Julie Friar
Relight My Fire
Ingenious, funny ... book 5 ASAP!
In early 2022, I came across The Stranger Times series by CK (Caimh) McDonnell and instantly fell in love with the sense of wit, likeable characters (well,... READ MORE
Maria's Book Musings
Relight My Fire
Zombie Times at the Stranger Times
A woman is interrogated to reveal all of her personal details. Is this a scam attempt or a test to prove that she is compos mentis? Then she is incinerat... READ MORE
Relight My Fire
Another brilliant outing for the Stranger Times team
‘Some comebacks can be murder … Stranger Times Investigates’ - cover tag line. My thanks to Random House U.K./Transworld Publishers/Bantam Press for an ... READ MORE
Vivienne O'Regan
Relight My Fire
More wacky Manchester woo-woo for the Stranger Times
Three and a half stars. We return to Manchester and the Stranger Times newspaper, they thought they were publishing ridiculous stories, conspiracy theor... READ MORE
Alison Robinson
Relight My Fire
Another corker of a book!
In the previous book, the Stranger Times team had a lot of close calls, and as they attempt to put it all behind them, the universe has other ideas. As Ste... READ MORE
Heather @justgeekingby
Relight My Fire
Just brilliant
Another brilliant book in the series! I have read the previous books, but the good thing about the series is that even if you haven’t, you can still follow... READ MORE
Tammy Muir
Relight My Fire
Funny and satisfying addition to a great series...
This offbeat urban fantasy series is undoubtedly funny – but it’s not remotely cosy. And there is a fair amount of swearing going on, too. Unsurprising whe... READ MORE
Sarah Higbee