Author Q&A: Jay Kristoff on Empire of the Vampire

From the Sunday Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Nevernight Chronicle, comes Empire of the Vampire, a masterful new series. Here, Jay Kristoff answers some questions about writing the new book.


Where Did Mrs March Come From? by Virginia Feito

I was listening to the Overture from The Nutcracker when I first envisioned Mrs. March. She appeared to me fully-formed, in her fur coat and skirt suit, just walking down the street, as excited and hopeful as that flute, and I knew at that moment I was going to destroy her.


Jonas Jonasson introduces Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd.

Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd is the latest hilarious feel-good fiction from the internationally bestselling Jonas Jonasson and the most fun you’ll have in 2021. Here, he introduces the novel to readers.


Hannah Gold introduces The Last Bear

‘If, like me, you’ve fallen in love with Bear, then the best way to help polar bears and protect our beautiful planet is to do everything you can to fight climate change’



Lionel Shriver introduces Should We Stay Or Should We Go

The story behind the book is pretty simple. I spend summers in New York.  Our next-door neighbour in Brooklyn, who has suffered from her share of health issues, announced to me summarily that she had no desire to live beyond the age of 80…


Sarah Winman introduces her new novel Still Life

By the bestselling, prize-winning author of When God was a Rabbit and Tin Man, Still Life is a beautiful, big-hearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood… and the ghost of E.M. Forster. Here, Sarah Winman introduces the novel to readers.