Fire Colour One is a bold and brilliant novel about love, lies and redemption, from award-winning author, Jenny Valentine – one of the greatest YA voices of her generation. here she talks about the inspiration behind her wonderful and emotional new novel.
A great literary fantasy, with elements of psychological thriller, Eleanor is the story about choices that ripple through time. The book’s author Jason Gurley is sure to become a brilliant new voice of the genre. Here he discusses his thrilling new book, and ties links to the US state of Oregon.
The Dusk of Hope is the stunning conclusion to the Elementia Chronicles: an unofficial Minecraft-fan adventure series, inspired by the bestselling game. In the thrilling final installment, Stan, Kat, Charlie and their friends take on their most powerful foe yet.
The bestselling favourite Lindsey Kelk, provides a glimpse of what’s to come in her next novel We Were on A Break, which will be publishing in October 2016. In the meantime, visit Lindsey’s official author website for more news from Lindsey herself. Her latest book A Girl’s Best Friend is available now!
‘My first children’s book, The Parent Agency, was inspired when my son Ezra, then 8, asked me why Harry Potter didn’t run away from the Dursleys and go and find some better parents. My second book was also inspired by Ezra – I may just have to start paying him royalties – but not by anything he said this time.’
‘Fire Damage, the first in a series of thrillers featuring twenty-nine year old psychologist, Dr Jessie Flynn, is first and foremost a story about families: love and hate, kindness and cruelty, and the destructive nature of some relationships.’
‘It’s strange to think that when the new book comes out in January, it’ll be Logan’s tenth outing. Ten whole novels (plus a handful of short stories, a novella, and what I insist on calling a short novel) with the one character. When I wrote Cold Granite, just over a decade ago, I didn’t even consider that there would be a second book in the series, never mind another nine of them. Nope, it was just going to be a bit of fun, and to hell with the consequences.’
‘My aim in writing Missing, Presumed was to write the book I most wanted to read – a book with all the focus on character and relationships of a literary novel, but propelled forward with the page-turning motor of a thriller. (Two of my pet hates: literary novels where nothing at all happens, or things happen very sloowwwwwwwwly; and conversely hard-boiled thrillers hip-deep in blood and sadism: I am too squeamish.)’