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


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


On Language – Christina Dalcher on writing VOX

An article by Christina Dalcher, author of the shocking debut, VOX which is published in paperback on 7th March 2019. I’ve had a forty-five-year love affair with language, and I’m talking about language with a capital L: that amazing faculty common to all humans in all places. Our ability to acquire language from a faded … Continued


HarperCollins is proud to announce FIRE AND BLOOD from George R.R. Martin

HarperCollins is proud to announce #FireandBlood from George R.R. Martin. Set three-hundred years before the events in A Song of Ice And Fire, Fire and Blood is the definitive history of the Targaryens from Aegon’s conquest of Westeros to the civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever. Coming November 2018. Set 300 years before … Continued


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


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


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


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