Natalia Gomes on writing YA

To celebrate the release of the new powerful young adult novel After the Rain, author Natalia Gomes shares her experience (and the joys) of reading and writing YA novels. YA Fiction has changed a lot over the years. Typically YA was written for and bought by… Read More

The theme of change in The Art of Loving You

We’re delighted that Amelia Henley returns with her latest romantic but heart-breaking novel, The Art of Loving You, on July 22nd. An important theme of the book is how we adapt when change arrives unexpectedly, and this is a subject matter close to Amelia’s heart and… Read More
One Lucky Summer Willoughby Hall

Escape to Willoughby Hall this summer!

This summer, escape to Willoughby Hall with Jenny Oliver and her heartwarming and escapist new novel, One Lucky Summer. Out now in eBook (because we just couldn’t wait to share this stunning story with you!), and coming soon in paperback. Read an exclusive extract below! CHAPTER ONE Returning to… Read More
The Marlow Murder Club crossword

The Marlow Murder Club Cryptic Crossword

To celebrate the paperback publication of The Marlow Murder Club, the stunning first novel in the new series from Death in Paradise creator Robert Thorogood, we’ve teamed up with our friends over at Collins to compile a special cryptic crossword for you to solve! Pop the kettle on (or… Read More
Start of Something

Win with The Start of Something!

Pre-order a copy of Miranda Dickinson’s heartwarming new novel The Start of Something from your favourite retailer and submit your order confirmation number below to be in with a chance of winning a Dobbies gift card worth £100! Pre-order The Start of Something to win a… Read More
The Illustrated Child

The Illustrated Child: First Chapter Extract

Today we publish Polly Crosby’s beguiling, magical debut The Illustrated Child in paperback! Order your copy now, and start reading with this exclusive first chapter extract below. Chapter One Braër was an ancient farmhouse. A month of living there had still not unearthed a fraction of its secrets. Read More
Arrowood Mick Finlay

Mick Finlay: Six things I try to avoid when writing a novel

Today we publish the fourth book in Mick Finlay’s gripping Arrowood mystery series, Arrowood and the Meeting House Murders! To mark the occasion, we’ve asked Mick to tell us a little bit about his writing process. Here’s what Mick tries NOT to do when writing! 1. Telling people what… Read More
The F*ck It Diet

Caroline Dooner: The F*ck It Diet

This week, we publish the paperback edition of Caroline Dooner’s life-changing book The F*ck It Diet. Today she joins us on the blog to discuss the inspiration behind the book, and why The F*ck It Diet is so important. All my life, I thought I was a food… Read More
Christmas Escape extract

Christmas has come early!

The Christmas Escape is the latest book from the Sunday Times bestselling author which will be published on 28th October, and we can’t think of anyone better to escape with this festive season! If you liked One More for Christmas and A Wedding in December, we’re sure you are… Read More
Christmas Escape competition Sarah Morgan

Win a luxury festive hamper with Sarah Morgan!

To celebrate the upcoming publication of The Christmas Escape by Sarah Morgan, we’re giving you the chance to win a luxury festive hamper! Simply pre-order a copy of this heartwarming new novel from your favourite retailer and submit your order confirmation number below. Win a luxury… Read More

Nicola Cornick on historic places inspiring her writing

We’re delighted to be publishing Nicola Cornick’s latest timeslip novel, The Last Daughter, on July 8th. Through spellbinding and gripping writing, Nicola can always be counted upon to transport us back in time. And often Nicola’s writing is inspired by historic sites that we can all… Read More

Your staycation just got a lot more thrilling!

This year is all about staycations and nothing completes a holiday at home than a good stack of books. Transport yourself around Great Britain with these four gripping HQ crime thrillers that will give your holiday a thrilling edge. To celebrate this year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate,… Read More