Heidi Swain on writing

If you’ve ever wondered how authors get their inspiration, this article by Heidi Swain will shed some light on the creative process: Heidi describes how her love of vintage inspires her novel-writing.


New book deal for Sarah Alderson!

LBA is excited to announce that Amanda Preston has sold two thrillers by the amazing Sarah Alderson to Phoebe Morgan at Avon! The first book of the deal, The Weekend Away, is described by Morgan as ‘the perfect summer thriller, and


Hodder pre-empts book based on Tunnel 29 podcast

The team behind the hugely successful BBC podcast, Tunnel 29, will be producing a book based on the 3.5-million-downloaded series. Hodder & Stoughton acquired world rights in a pre-empt from Luigi Bonomi, on behalf of the BBC. The book will enlarge


THE CHOICE is The Times’ Audiobook of the Week!

Claire Wade’s debut novel THE CHOICE, about a world where sugar is illegal, is The Times’ audiobook of the week: described as ‘cleverly woven’ and ‘all the more gripping’ with the narrator’s performance. Congratulations, Claire!


Cover Reveal: THE SECRET SEASIDE ESCAPE by Heidi Swain

Bestselling author Heidi Swain will be back with her new novel THE SECRET SEASIDE ESCAPE on 30th April, and here is the beautiful cover!


Cover Reveal: THE LITTLE BOOK OF HUMANISM by Andrew Copson and Alice Roberts

We are delighted to reveal this gorgeous cover for THE LITTLE BOOK OF HUMANISM by Andrew Copson and Alice Roberts, who have teamed up to present a book of universal lessons on finding purpose, meaning and joy. Coming June 2020

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Publication Day: THE WIDOWS’ CLUB by Amanda Brooke

Amanda Brooke’s tenth novel is out today in paperback – congratulations Amanda! When April joins a support group for young widows, she’s looking for answers after her husband’s sudden death. What she finds instead is a group in turmoil. Set


Publication Day: IN HER EYES by Sarah Alderson

Happy paperback publication date to Sarah Alderson: IN HER EYES is out today! Ava’s life is the kind other people envy: loving husband; great kids; beautiful house. Until the night a violent home invasion turns the dream into a nightmare,


Publication Day: THE FIRST TIME I SAW YOU by Emma Cooper

Congratulations to Emma Cooper, whose second novel THE FIRST TIME I SAW YOU comes out today! Lost: Six-foot-two Irish man who answers to the name Samuel McLaughlin. Has weak shins and enjoys show tunes. If found, please return to Sophie Williams. Before Sophie


Publication Day: THE TELEPHONE BOX LIBRARY by Rachael Lucas

Happy publication day to Rachael Lucas, whose latest novel THE TELEPHONE BOX LIBRARY is out now! Books. Wine. Secrets. You’ll find them all at the telephone box library. The Cotswolds: the perfect retreat for a stressed-out teacher. And Lucy has