Journeys In Publishing: Jack Croxall. Wye.

Wye: Road To Publication + Bonus Scene What do I do with England once I’ve killed all the humans? That was the (admittedly dastardly) premise I began work on Wye with. A lot of post-apocalyptic books envisage the end of humanity accompanied by a kind of squalor and decay. It… Continue reading

Journeys in Publishing: Believe Me Not – My Debut journey, with Natalie Chandler.

Natalie Chandler was educated at St Chad’s College, Durham and currently works in behavioural education, specialising in social, emotional and mental health issues.  She is a Curtis Brown Creative alumna and was previously selected to be part of the WoMentoring scheme.  Natalie’s debut psychological thriller Believe Me Not was written during lockdown… Continue reading

DESIblitz Literature Festival 2021

The DESIblitz Literature Festival 2021 is the UK’s leading South Asian Literature Festival. Opening in Birmingham City Centre on 18th of September with a string of leading British South Asian and South Asian literary stars, the festival, with a mix of in-person and digital events and runs until 1st October. All tickets… Continue reading

Author Spotlight Karen Hamilton

Next up in the short sharp Author Spotlight series is the brilliant Karen Hamilton. About Karen Karen Hamilton spent her childhood in Angola, Zimbabwe, Belgium and Italy, and developed a love of travel through moving around so much. This led her to a career as a flight attendant, and it… Continue reading

Author Spotlight: Lorraine Wilson.

Welcome to a new drop in feature on Liz Loves Books, briefly introducing you to various authors and their books so you can hopefully find your next favourite read. Many thanks to Lorraine Wilson for being my first victim. About Lorraine: Lorraine lives by the sea in Scotland, writing speculative… Continue reading

St Hilda’s Crime – Join in Online. 13th – 15th August.

St Hilda’s Crime runs this weekend 13th – 15th August and you can book your tickets here. Do not hesitate to book your tickets now and join chairs Alison Joseph, Jake Kerridge and Sarah Hilary plus all the wonderful guests for a weekend of criminally excellent fun. St Hilda’s Crime… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Colours Of Death Patricia Marques.

The MurderIn the Gare do Oriente, a body sits, slumped, in a stationary train. A high-profile man appears to have died by throwing himself repeatedly against the glass. But according to witnesses, he may not have done this of his own accord. The CityLisbon 2021. A small percentage of the… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Disappearing Act Catherine Steadman.

A woman has gone missingBut did she ever really exist? Mia Eliot has travelled from London to LA for pilot season. This is her big chance to make it as an actor in Hollywood, and she is ready to do whatever it takes. At an audition she meets Emily, and… Continue reading

Latest Reads:Oxygen Sacha Naspini.

On August 12, 1999 an eight year-old girl, Laura, goes missing. Fourteen years later, long after all hope had been lost, she is found alive in a container truck. Luca is having dinner with his father, a well-respected anthropologist, when the police raids their home and arrests the man. The… Continue reading