“This story saved my life” – CHRIS WHITAKER WINS THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 WITH ‘WE BEGIN AT THE END’ Brian McGilloway recognised with Highly Commended award Ian Rankin and Mark Billingham rewarded for their outstanding contribution to crime fiction Chris Whitaker said: ‘I began writing this book as a form of therapy … Continue reading Chris Whitaker wins Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year with We Begin at the End
Launches Book.TV with Melanie Blake OOOOO the revolutionary live-streaming video platform launch dedicated channel Book.TV with live guest appearance from bestselling author Melanie Blake reading on International Woman’s Day, Monday 8th 10pm Developed by the Tech leaders behind Wish.com and Tik Tok, OOOOO is the ground-breaking interactive platform where live entertainment meets shopping; an immersive social realm … Continue reading #OOOOO launches Book.TV with @MelanieBlakeUK at 10pm tonight! @midaspr #RuthlessWomen.
Bookshop.org UK Launches Today, Helping Local Bookshops Take on Amazon in Critical Christmas Shopping Period 150 Independent Bookshops Across UK Join New Alternative Online Bookshop for Socially Conscious Shoppers London. 2 November 2020. Bookshop (www.Bookshop.org) – a new online platform with the mission to offer socially conscious online shoppers an alternative to Amazon by … Continue reading Bookshop.org UK Launch – Helping Local Bookshops Take on Amazon in Critical Christmas Shopping Period
Harrogate, Thursday 18 June 2020: The undisputed ‘Queen of Crime’ Val McDermid has unveiled the hotly tipped ‘New Blood’ authors for 2020, showcasing the year’s best breakout crime writing talent: - Deepa Anappara – Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (Chatto & Windus) - Elizabeth Kay – Seven Lies (Sphere) - Jessica Moor – Keeper (Penguin) - Trevor Wood – The Man on the Street (Quercus) The New Blood 2020 … Continue reading New Blood 2020 – Val McDermid reveals the rising stars of crime for Theakston Old Peculier New Blood
History of the Oceans wins UK’s Foremost History Prize David Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans wins £40,000 prize London. 15 June 2020. A global history of humankind told through our relationship with the world’s oceans has tonight been announced as the winner of the Wolfson History Prize 2020, the most prestigious history … Continue reading The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans wins The Wolfson History Prize 2020
Today we have something a little bit different for you. Are you a budding writer? Do you have a crime or thriller novel just waiting to be published? If so, you may be interested to read the press release from PM Press below... We are looking for most types of crime and thriller … Continue reading PM Press Submission Call @PMPress1 @damppebbles
Today, the longlist of the UK and Ireland’s most prestigious crime novel award is unveiled with literary legends and dynamic debuts in contention for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Take a look at the press release below and don't forget to VOTE for your favourite book from the longlist. The six … Continue reading Longlist revealed for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year!
As usual, we were greeted on arrival with bubbly, gorgeous themed cupcakes (courtesy of Restoration Cakes) and nibbles. There were no hugs on offer due to the current virus situation, however everyone was having a great time elbow bumping! After a quick catch up with some friendly faces, we made our way into the boardroom … Continue reading BATC Spring Blogger Evening 2020
UK Book Blog Awards to return for third yearAwards celebrate social media influencers’ impact on the publishing industryThe London Book Fair is delighted to announce the return of the UK Book Blog Awards @ LBF for a third year. Bloggers, social media influencers, members of the publishing industry, and the general public are invited to contribute … Continue reading The London Book Fair UK Book Blog Awards
On Monday I had the good fortune of attending the HarperCollins offices for their HQ imprint event #DestinationHQ. The purpose of the event was to showcase their future releases for Summer 2019 to Spring 2020.The event was held at the HarperCollins offices in London, situated next to The Shard. Held on the 17th floor, the … Continue reading An Evening with HarperCollins at #DestinationHQ