Eleanor Henderson on her new novel ‘The Twelve-Mile Straight’

Eleanor Henderson discusses the themes in her new novel, The Twelve-Mile Straight. Tender and savage, heart-breaking and hopeful, and deeply human, this novel combines the intimacy of a family drama with the grandeur of an American epic and will appeal to fans of American classics by Harper Lee, Toni Morrison and William Faulkner. After the … Continued

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Sarah J. Harris on the inspiration behind ‘The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder’

Sarah J. Harris explains synaesthesia, face-blindness and the inspiration behind her new novel The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder. I first came across synaesthesia nine years ago, during my work as an education journalist – and have been fascinated ever since. Researchers at Edinburgh University had carried out the first ever study into the prevalence … Continued

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Leni Zumas on writing RED CLOCKS

Red Clocks is at once a riveting drama whose mysteries unfold with magnetic energy, and a shattering novel of ideas. With the verve of Naomi Alderman’s The Power and the prescient brilliance of The Handmaid’s Tale, Leni Zumas’ incredible new novel is fierce, fearless and frighteningly plausible. Here, she introduces the story. In the United … Continued

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Helena Morrissey introduces ‘A Good Time To Be A Girl’

‘Today’s opportunity is so much greater than the unfinished business of the past – and that’s why I’ve written this book now’. Helena Morrissey introduces A Good Time to be a Girl. It’s a good time to be a girl! In all honesty, I don’t think I could have written that completely unequivocally before now. … Continued

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Celebrating 10 Years of Cathy Glass

This year, we celebrated an incredible 10 years of publishing with Cathy Glass, an inspirational foster carer and bestselling author who shares her most moving, challenging and heart-warming experiences with her readers. At the start of this year, Cathy wrote a lovely piece to her fans, and we wanted to share this with you once … Continued

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June Sarpong on ‘Diversify: Six Degrees of Integration’

June Sarpong introduces her powerful new guide to inclusivity, Diversify: Six Degrees of Integration. The Earth is vast. But we have opportunities to connect with any other member of our human family. Indeed, it is said that there are only six degrees of separation between any two individuals on the planet – from a newborn … Continued

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Ellen Wiles on her debut novel ‘The Invisible Crowd’

Ellen Wiles introduces her debut novel, The Invisible Crowd. This is a fearless and compelling novel about loyalty, kindness, and the moments which define our lives. Believe it or not, I didn’t set out to write a topical novel. But with daily headlines about Brexit underpinned by immigration fears, and a refugee crisis that shows … Continued

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A. J. Finn on writing his debut novel The Woman In The Window

AJ Finn talks us through the inspiration, influence and experience of writing his debut novel The Woman in the Window. Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018… In the summer of 2015, six weeks before I began writing The Woman in the Window, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Worst birthday ever. For many … Continued

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