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Summer Seekers Extract

The Summer Seekers: Read an exclusive extract!

Kathleen It was the cup of milk that saved her. That and the salty bacon she’d fried for her supper many hours earlier, which had left her mouth dry. If she hadn’t been thirsty—if she’d still been upstairs, sleeping on the ridiculously expensive mattress that had been her eightieth birthday… Read More
Blood Metal Bone

Read an extract of Blood Metal Bone!

Sonara found him at the ocean’s edge. The suns were just setting, a double green flash as they sank out of view beyond the farthest stretch of sea. Seated on the sand, toes not far from the lapping waves, was Soahm. A mere speck in the distance, she hadn’t seen… Read More
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Why Do You Want to Rest?

The Book of Rest by James Reeves and Gabrielle Brown is the go-to-guide telling you how to find a moment of peace even in the busiest of days, and a path to a calmer, happier and more relaxed you. To celebrate its paperback release, we have an… Read More
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BOSH! Frying Pan Cookie

Looking for a #BoshingDay sweet treat? Scroll down to grab the BOSH! recipe for their delicious FRYING PAN COOKIE from their new Speedy BOSH! book. We recommend you *don’t* try to flip it like a pancake… Serves 8 That’s right, we went there… the… 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
Christmas

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
GIRL extract

Read an extract from Kenya Hunt’s Girl

In the vein of Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, but wholly its own, Kenya Hunt’s Girl is a provocative, heartbreaking and frequently hilarious collection of original essays on what it means to be black, a woman, a mother and a global citizen in today’s ever-changing world. Scroll down to read an… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: BOSH! Frying Pan Cookie

We’re almost at the end of lockdown, and therefore we’re rounding up our blog series with a sugar high. Scroll down to grab the BOSH! recipe for their delicious FRYING PAN COOKIE from their new Speedy BOSH! book. We recommend you don’t try to… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: Sourdough Doughnuts

What is one thing EVERYONE made in the first lockdown? Sourdough. Today’s lockdown comfort is in homage to that quintessential lockdown comfort, by making the recipe easier and turning it into a delicious treat: DOUGHNUTS. Here is Gizzi Erskine’s truly scrumptious Sourdough Doughnuts with White Chocolate Custard and Sour Cherry… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: Orange Macarons

Another week of lockdown, another week of comfort baking. Our team are OBSESSED with these orange macarons from Lucy Deedes’s new book. If you’re looking for the perfect treat, then this is the bake for you.   Orange Macarons These are quick to make but it pays to be completely… Read More