So here’s something I hadn’t considered: the anti-hero of my young adult novel might be a little too anti and not enough hero-y. When I read BlackOut by Sam Grenfall for the first time, I took to this kid. He’s… Read more »

Jessie Cahalin – Accidental Novelist and Blogger

Posted on 8th August 2018 by Catherine O'Brien

I am an accidental blogger who never dreamed I would become synonymous with books and handbags.  My creative journey has gathered pace and led me to mysterious destinations. However, I always knew writing a novel would be a chapter in… Read more »

    Liam Gerrard and I have recently finished work on the audio production of my historical novel, The Hidden Village. For me, it was an exhilarating and thrilling process to be working with a professional actor and hearing the… Read more »

Family favourites for the festive season

Posted on 20th December 2017 by Bryony Robertson

1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – L Frank Baum  You’re no longer stuck in gridlock on the way to Grandma’s, you’re skipping down the yellow brick road with Dorothy and co. Drown out the honking horns and placate the… Read more »

5 Reasons Audiobooks are Awesome

Posted on 14th September 2017 by Bryony Robertson

  They’ve been around since the 1930s as ‘talking books’, yet the debate around audiobooks continues. Are they really as good as people say? You might not be ready to give up your good old fashioned paperbacks just yet, but… Read more »

An interview with Elizabeth Klett

Posted on 22nd August 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Maxine Lennon met narrator, Elizabeth Klett, who has lent her voice to our editions of Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. Here, Elizabeth discusses her love for all things Austen, her background in acting, her academic career, and receiving critiques from her… Read more »