Win a luxury weekend break with Just My Luck!

To celebrate the publication of Adele Parks’ no.1 Sunday Times bestseller Just My Luck, we’re giving you the chance to win a two-night bed and breakfast stay at an Everbright Hotel, plus a copy of this utterly gripping domestic thriller!   To be in with a chance of winning, simply… Read More
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Celebrate Christmas with a BOSH! Roast Dinner

With Christmas less than 10 days away, dinner prep is at the forefront of a lot of our minds. With BOSH!, you can take the stress out of Christmas cooking! Try this incredible plant-based festive feast below from their latest Sunday Times bestselling cookbook, Speedy BOSH! Happy cooking!  … Read More
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Christmas Comforts: Andi Osho

Continuing in our Christmas Comforts blog series, this week we have Andi Osho author of Asking for A Friend. In this post she talks about her comfort read Big Magic, and how it inspires her…   Andi Osho’s Christmas Comfort: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert If you’re a creative and… Read More
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Christmas Comforts: Suzy Quinn + Mel McGrath

Today, Suzy K Quinn (Don’t Tell Teacher, Not My Daughter) and Mel McGrath (The Guilty Party, Two Wrongs) are joining us for our Christmas Comforts series to share their favourite books to read at this time of year!   Suzy K Quinn recommends… I love re-reading… Read More
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Sally Gardner’s Inspiration for The Snow Song

The Snow Song by Sally Gardner is a spellbinding fairytale and magical love story, but what inspired her to step into Edith’s world in a small village in Transylvania? Sally shares some of the historical, literary, and cultural influences behind her enchanting story with us. What… Read More
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Ever dreamed of winning the lottery…?

Just My Luck is the story about a group of friends who have been extremely close since they met fifteen years ago, around the time they all had their first babies. The families have grown up together and their lives have become intrinsically linked: the kids go to the… Read More
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How insomnia brought me to the brink… and changed my life

To celebrate the release of Sleepless, the gripping new dystopian thriller, author Louise Mumford is here to talk about insomnia. How insomnia brought me to the brink… and changed my life People often laugh about the stupidest thing they’ve done when tired. “Oh, I put my keys in… Read More
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Parting Shot – Short Story by Simon Berthon

Grab a few biscuits and a beverage of choice. Settle down and read Parting Shot, the gripping short story by Simon Berthon – author of A Time to Lie. If you’re into your mysteries or spy thrillers, then read on to find out about a retired man named Gwilym.   Parting… Read More
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Meet Thea from Sleepless

Meet Thea… Meet twenty-seven-year-old Thea Mackenzie. She would smile but that would take up too much of her energy – and energy is precious. You see, Thea is exhausted. A lifetime of insomnia has brought her to her knees. An hour of sleep each night is starting to take its… Read More
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Christmas Comforts: Helen Monks Takhar

Continuing in our Christmas Comforts series, we have an absolute classic for today’s post. Helen Monks Takhar, author of Precious You, explains why A Christmas Carol brings her comfort at Christmas.   Helen Monks Takhar’s Christmas Comfort Read: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens There’s something of the Victorian about my… Read More
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The Depiction Of Christmas by Caroline Flynn

To get you in the Christmas spirit, we have a lovely treat! Caroline Flynn, author of The Winter Berry House, has written a short story. Set in Port Landon, read on to feel of warm and festive… The Depiction of Christmas: A Port Landon Short Story… Read More
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NaNoWriMo is Over…Now What? With Karin Nordin

November has ended, and with it so has NaNoWriMo. If you’re trying to work out what to do next, don’t worry. Karin Nordin, author of Where Ravens Roost, is here to help. Read on to hear her reflections on November, NaNoWriMo, and advice on what to do… Read More