Lesley Kara’s second novel WHO DID YOU TELL? is out in hardback today, and has received amazing reviews since its ebook publication last month. The Literary Review described it as ‘Full of suspense and insight…engrossing’; Northern Life picked it as a ‘best winter


Good Housekeeping Novel Competition 2020 has launched!

LBA is delighted to announce that Amanda Preston is teaming up with Orion Books and Good Housekeeping to judge 2020′s Good Housekeeping Novel Competition! The judges are looking for entries in the women’s fiction genre by first-time authors and the

THE CHOICE: reviews and blog tour

Claire Wade’s debut novel, THE CHOICE, which won the Good Housekeeping First Novel Award and was published on 26th December, has  been getting wonderful reviews! The Daily Express called it a ‘must read’, while SFX described the dystopian world Claire created as

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Ahead of its paperback publication on 9th January, THE FIRST TIME I SAW YOU will be on a blog tour from 6th to 16th January: the perfect chance to discover new bloggers and learn more about Emma’s heartrending second novel.

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Publication Day: THE CHOICE by Claire Wade

Happy publication day to Claire Wade, whose debut novel THE CHOICE – winner of the Good Housekeeping First Novel Award – is published today! If you’re feeling like you overindulged this festive season, imagine a world where sugar is banned…


Beast Feast chosen in Observer Books Of The Year

Congratulations to Emma Yarlett – her picture book BEAST FEAST (Walker) has been chosen by the Observer as one of its children’s books of the year! ‘Little hands that love opening letters will also enjoy two of the year’s wittiest


THE SPANISH PROMISE is a World Book Night 2020 pick!

We are delighted that Karen Swan’s gorgeous novel THE SPANISH PROMISE has been chosen for World Book Night 2020 in some amazing company. Congratulations Karen!

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The Daily Mail’s best thrillers for under the tree

Fantastic to see Simon Kernick’s DIE ALONE and M. J. Cross’s WHAT SHE SAW LAST NIGHT on the Daily Mail‘s round-up of best books to put under the tree this Christmas! The full list can be found here for last-minute gift inspiration!

Publication Day: WHO DID YOU TELL by Lesley Kara

Happy publication day to WHO DID YOU TELL?: Lesley Kara’s follow-up to her bestselling debut novel is out today! It’s been 192 days, seven hours and fifteen minutes since her last drink. Now Astrid is trying to turn her life


THE RUMOUR is Amazon’s #2 most sold!

Huge congratulations to Lesley Kara, whose debut novel THE RUMOUR has been revealed as the second-highest-selling fiction book of 2019 via Amazon!.