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Telling Tales: The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie by Penny Perrick
Posted by Penny Perrick in > Interviews > Memoir > Non Fiction

Biographers are not universally loved. James Joyce called us ‘biografiends’ and Edmund de Waal, although acclaimed for his family memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes, a book both tender and...

Introducing Alvina Knightly: One Mad, Bad B*itch by Chloé Esposito
Posted by Chloé Esposito in > Crime > Interviews > Women's Fiction

My debut novel, Mad, has been described as “this summer’s raciest read” and ‘Gone Girl plus” by The Daily Telegraph. It is a sexy thriller with a darkly comic voice...

Finding Wilde’s Women by Eleanor Fitzsimons
Posted by Eleanor Fitzsimons in > Non Fiction

These days I’m often described as the woman who spent three years living with Oscar Wilde. While I do sometimes feel like a bit of a one-trick pony (many of...

Barbara Scully Talks Life, The Universe, Cats & Alligators with Homer Hickman

I read to escape. Not that my life is full of drudgery and awfulness… well there is some drudgery but not enough that I need a daily escape. No, I...

History in the Making: Hazel Gaynor Meets Kate Mosse

Historical Fiction is definitely having a moment and as a writer and reader of the genre this makes me exceptionally happy! Looking at the impressive guest list and huge audiences...

Launching Twenty7 Books (No Pressure!): Sofia Khan is Not Obliged
Posted by in > Women's Fiction

I’ve always wanted to be a writer – no other career choice was an option for me. On this path to publication I realised that when authors used to tell me...

Criminal Genius: Belinda Bauer

St. Stephen’s Day 2010. I curl up with a copy of Darkside by Belinda Bauer that I won in a Twitter giveaway. Hours pass. I forgo food and drink, but...

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer: Long Days; Short Sprints by T J Lebbon
Posted by Tim J Lebbon in > Crime Fiction & True Crime

When I finally gave up work to write full-time almost nine years ago, I thought I was going to turn really prolific. For four years previous to that I’d been...

Mapping the Labyrinth: The Ulysses Guide by Robert Nicholson
Posted by in > Non Fiction

It was not originally my intention to write a book about James Joyce or Ulysses. More than enough people had already done so, and my impression was that yet another...

Paul Finch on Heck, ‘Hunted’ and Dr. Who
Posted by Paul Finch in > Crime Fiction & True Crime

It initially seems like quite a challenge looking back on the journey of my career, and examining the way in which it has led to the place where I’m currently...

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