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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
The Jigsaw Man

Begin reading The Jigsaw Man!

Prologue 6.44 a.m. Greenwich Pier, low tide, and Maxwell Perkins is walking his dog on the riverbank. He’s not expecting to find pieces of a body. He walks on grey clay, wet pebbles and shards of glass, avoiding scraps of wood and discarded car tyres. As he lets the dog,… Read More
This Lovely City

Win a Townhouse Cocktail Box for two!

The drinks are flowing. The music is playing. But the party can’t last… To celebrate the paperback publication of This Lovely City, the atmospheric and poignant debut novel from Louise Hare, we’re giving one lucky winner the chance to win a Townhouse Cocktail Box for two… Read More
The Illustrated Child

Painting Stories with Polly Crosby

To celebrate the upcoming release of The Illustrated Child by Polly Crosby, out this thursday, Polly is on the blog talking about what stories and painting mean to her. Make sure to stay tuned until the end where we have a special artistic competition for you… Read More

How the Pandemic Changed Everything by Sairish Hussain

My life as a debut author… On Friday 27th March, an article appeared in the local newspaper about the publication of my debut novel, The Family Tree. It featured a photograph of me signing copies of my book at Waterstones and detailed my academic journey from English and Creative… Read More