Peril In Paris hits the Bookseller front page

Katherine Woodfine’s new espionage series TAYLOR & ROSE: SECRET AGENTS has launched with a bang on the front cover of The Bookseller! The first title, PERIL IN PARIS, will be published by Egmont in August.

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Capture or Kill up for a Thumping Good Read Award

Capture Or Kill, the brilliant debut novel from Tom Marcus (author of the bestselling MI5 memoir Soldier Spy) has been nominated for WHSmith’s 2018 Thumping Good Read Award. Every vote counts, so click here to cast your vote for Capture or Kill!  

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Kernick longlisted for CWA award

Bestselling crime writer Simon Kernick has been longlisted for a Crime Writers Association prize in their Dagger In The Library category. The Dagger In The Library is an award for a body of crime fiction work particularly admired by library users.

Soldier Spy is Jonny Lee Miller’s ‘must read’

Hollywood star Jonny Lee Miller has posted a brilliant review for the outstanding MI5 memoir Soldier Spy by Tom Marcus. On his Instagram page Miller calls Soldier Spy a ‘must read’, ‘brutally honest’ and ‘packed with tactical insight for the intelligence buff.’ Click here

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Rebecca Cobb shortlisted for IBW award

Congratulations to Rebecca Cobb for her shortlisting with Julia Donaldson in this year’s Independent Bookshop Week awards! The Everywhere Bear has been nominated in the Picture Book Category, and the winners will be announced in June just before Independent Bookshop

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The Greek Escape is a Canadian bestseller

After a three-day partial week sale, Karen Swan’s latest novel The Greek Escape has shot to Number 7 in Canada’s The Globe and Mail bestseller list. Congratulations Karen!

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NBC features Notes From A Public Typewriter

NBC News has broadcast a wonderful feature on Notes From A Public Typewriter; the brilliant book inspired by a writing project created by Literati Bookstore owner Mike Gustafson. Gustafson left a typewriter out in his bookstore, inviting the shop’s visitors

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We’re searching for a new star!

Do you dream of being a bestselling author? Well now is your chance! LBA Books have teamed up with the Daily Mail and top publisher Penguin Random House to launch a search for the UK’s next big literary talent. We’re on

LBA authors picked as Best Children’s Books Of The Year

Congratulations to Lucy Strange and Katherine Woodfine, whose books THE SECRET OF NIGHTINGALE WOOD and THE MYSTERY OF THE PAINTED DRAGON appear in the 2018 edition of Best Children’s Books Of The Year. Compiled by Bank Street College of Education,

The Day War Came picked as Times Children’s Book Of The Week

The Times has picked THE DAY WAR CAME, Rebecca Cobb’s forthcoming title with Nicola Davies, as their Children’s Book Of The Week. Noting that it’s a ‘good time to remind ourselves of the human stories behind the stats and Whitehall

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