Kathleen McGurl

Kathleen McGurl on Finding Inspiration

The Lost Sister is Kathleen McGurls latest unforgettable timeslip novel. To celebrate it’s upcoming release, we asked the author where she finds her inspiration. Read on to find out some fascinating places Kathleen McGurl found her stories. On Inspiration by Kathleen McGurl ‘Where do you… Read More
Charlotte Bronte Walk

Walking the Invisible: The Charlotte Brontë Walk

‘I am no bird, and no net ensares me.’ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre Distance: 4 miles (6.3km)Ascent: 175mDifficulty: Easy A straight-forward short loop across the hills around Thornton. The route starts in the village at St James’ Church, opposite the site of the old Bell Chapel where Patrick Brontë worked. Read More
And Then She Ran Karen Clarke

Karen Clarke’s Cat-and-Mouse Picks

Today we publish And Then She Ran, the utterly gripping new cat-and-mouse thriller that will keep you reading long into the night from Karen Clarke! To celebrate, Karen joins us to share some of her favourite cat-and-mouse books, films and TV shows. If you like any of these, you… Read More
The Witness

Read an extract from The Witness

Olivia Sinclair is back in Terry Lynn Thomas’s new gripping psychological thriller The Witness. Read on for a sneak peek of the mystery that is at the core of the book… The Witness Elodie met Ebby at the door, where she stared at him before letting… Read More
Dial A

Read an extract of Dial A for Aunties!

Read an extract of Jesse Sutanto’s hilarious and highly original debut novel, Dial A for Aunties! There’s a dead man in my car. A man. Dead. In the driver’s seat of my Subaru. This is not at all on-brand for Subaru. Subarus aren’t killers’ cars. Jeep Wranglers are. Or… Read More

Lana Kortchik’s Top Five Writing Tips

To celebrate the release of her second historical novel, Daughters of the Resistance, author Lana Kortchik shares her top five writing tips. Lana Kortchik’s Top Five Writing Tips For as long as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with historical fiction. As a child, I always… Read More
Charlotte Bronte Stone Walk

Walking the Invisible on Charlotte Brontë’s birthday

To mark the birthdate of Charlotte Brontë, we are joined by Michael Stewart – author of the upcoming book Walking the Invisible – to reflect on her life and her writing. Today is Charlotte Brontë’s birthday. She was born on the 21st April, 1816, the third eldest of six… Read More
The Real Steel Girls

The Real Steel Girls

To celebrate the recent publication of The Steel Girls, Michelle Rawlins joins us to talk about the real-life stories that inspired her fictional creation. I wrote The Steel Girls after spending two years researching the true-life stories of the women who worked in the factories which lined the River… Read More

Roz Watkins is going back to bookshops!

My relationship with bookshops got off to a bad start. My dad used to take me and my brother shopping when we were very small, and his idea of shopping involved forgetting to buy any food, but going into every second-hand bookshop that we passed. He’d spend several days in… Read More


Womyn-oriented  Self-sufficient  Cooperative  Safe  Accepting  Natural  Free  This is the Femlandia creed.  ✖️✖️ Code: FEMLANDIAXX … Read More
The Therapist

Read a short story by B A Paris!

Looking for something to read on your coffee break? Why not try this short story, I Have to Tell Her, by Sunday Times bestselling author B A Paris? Read on to delve into the story, and treat yourself to the first six chapters of The Therapist,… Read More
Dial A for Aunties

Jesse Sutanto on writing Dial A for Aunties

Author Jesse Sutanto looks back on creating Dial A for Aunties, the brilliant rom-com-slash-murder-mystery caper, and how her own family inspired her writing (but don’t worry, they’ve never had to hide a dead body!). Writing Dial A for Aunties When I first started writing, I wrote mostly dark… Read More