Review Catch Up: The Astonishing Colour of After Emily X R Pan

Publication Date: Available Now from Orion Childrens Source: Review Copy Leigh Chen Sanders is sixteen when her mother dies by suicide, leaving only a scribbled note: ‘I want you to remember’. Leigh doesn’t know what it means, but when a red bird appears with a message, she finds herself travelling… Continue reading

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – From Book to Movie

As London emerges from the Second World War, writer Juliet Ashton attempts to find new material for a book. Little does she know that a mysterious letter from a stranger in the Channel Islands will turn her world upside down. IN CINEMAS 20TH APRIL 2018 STARRING LILY JAMES, MICHIEL HUISMAN,… Continue reading

Quick Reads 2018 – Brilliant books for less confident readers.

      Six enticing Quick Reads titles from well-loved authors will be released by The Reading Agency on 1 February 2018. The selection of titles written by bestselling writers Fern Britton, Dorothy Koomson, Mark Billingham, Kit de Waal, Tammy Cohen and Vaseem Khan span the globe from Mumbai to… Continue reading

The Radio Not The Song – writing Lucky Ghost. Matthew Blakstad.

Today the brilliant Lucky Ghost comes out in paperback and to celebrate I made Matt do yet more work and come along and have a little chat about -well anything he liked really- and here is what he liked to talk about. Details on the book and a link to… Continue reading

Ones To Watch in 2018. Turn A Blind Eye Vicky Newham

Publication Date: April 5th 2018 from HQ Source: Review Copy A twisted killer has a deadly riddle for DI Maya Rahman to solve in this pulse-racing thriller, the first in an addictive new series set in East London. A headmistress is found strangled in her East London school, her death… Continue reading

Latest Reads: A Murder of Crows Ian Skewis

Publication Date: Available Now from Unbound Source: Netgalley The most violent thunderstorm in living memory occurs above a sleepy village on the West Coast of Scotland.    A young couple take shelter in the woods, never to be seen again…  DCI Jack Russell is brought in to investigate. Nearing retirement,… Continue reading

Covering the Covers – Absolution Paul Hardisty.

Today I am VERY happy to show you the cover for Paul Hardisty’s new Claymore Straker thriller – coming soon!     About the Book: It is 1997, eight months since vigilante justice-seeker Claymore Straker fled South Africa after his explosive testimony to Desmond Tutu’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In… Continue reading