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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
Christmas Comforts Anne OBrien

Christmas Comforts: Anne O’Brien

As the month comes to an end, so too does our Christmas Comforts blog series. Thank you so much for reading along! Our final recommendation comes from Anne O’Brien (The Queen’s Rival) and it is a corker. Perfect for dark January nights, in fact!   Anne O’Brien recommends… A… Read More
Laurie

Christmas Comforts: Laurie Elizabeth Flynn and P. L. Kane

Christmas Comfort reads aren’t always cosy and romantic; some of our authors love a good creepy atmospheric book to keep them company in winter! This December you’ll find Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of the upcoming The Girls Are All So Nice Here, and P L Kane,… Read More
Christmas Comforts Simon Berthon

Christmas Comforts: Simon Berthon

Christmas Day may already be over, but we still have plenty of Christmas Comfort reads up our sleeve! Today, Simon Berthon, author of A Time to Lie, shares his recommendation with us. Brace yourself for a dark and chilling tale this Boxing Day…   Simon Berthon recommends… Snowdrops. Such… Read More
Philippa

Christmas Comforts: Philippa East

As we get closer to Christmas, we’re looking for more Christmas Comfort recommendations from our authors. In this blog post Philippa East, author of Little White Lies and the upcoming Safe and Sound, discusses why she turns to The Dark is Rising in the festive season… Philippa East’s… Read More
Andi Osho

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
Thea

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
Jessica Ryn Christmas Comforts

Christmas Comforts: Mick Finlay + M.J. Hollows

Today’s Christmas Comforts blog post brings together two cosy crime recommendations from two of our authors! This week features Mick Finlay, author of the Arrowood series, and M.J. Hollows, author of The German Nurse. Scroll down to get some CRACKING crime recommendations, perfect for these dark winter nights…   Mick Finlay… Read More

Christmas Comforts: Jessica Ryn

Welcome to our Christmas Comforts blog series! In the run up to the festive season, we asked our authors to share with us what they love to read at this time of year. So over the next few weeks, we will be sharing their best wintry recommendations. Do keep checking… Read More
Sleep

Can’t sleep? Here are 10 reasons why

Are you struggling to sleep at the moment? Struggling to work out why? You’re not alone. Insomnia is a big kicker for a lot of people at the moment and it’s often hard to work out the cause. Louise Mumford, author of Sleepless, is here to… Read More