The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber @canongatebooks

Peter is sent on a mission to spread the word from his book of Strange New Things. He has to leave his wife, Beatrice, at home as the company cannot afford to send them both. This trip of a lifetime throws Peter into a completely new world as he integrates himself with the natives to... Continue Reading →

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Don’t Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon @HollySeddon @AtlanticBooks

Robin and Sarah are twins, and both are in a very dark stage in their lives for different reasons. They both hold onto secrets and regret after years of no contact with each other. Those secrets are gradually revealed through the book as the reader understands the love and loss they shared. The chapters are... Continue Reading →

Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh @vikingbooksuk @mcveighauthor

Leopard at the Door is set in Kenya in 1952, just before the Queen's coronation and during an important time in the fight for independence from British rule. Rachel returns to the family home after 6 years away in England. Her mother had died, leaving Rachel to spend the rest of her childhood in boarding... Continue Reading →

The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne Goodwin @annecdotist @inspiredquill

Anne Goodwin joins us on the blog today to talk about writing as a child. Her second novel, Underneath, is published tomorrow. The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne GoodwinAs a reader and writer with a background in psychology I’m interested in how our childhoods shape the adults we become. So in... Continue Reading →

Underneath by Anne Goodwin @annecdotist @inspiredquill

After travelling for years around the world Steve decides it's time to find his own place to call home. Together with his new found friend Liesel, he finds a perfect house with a beautiful cellar. Liesel and Steve have quite different ideas about how the cellar should be used. Everything moves along quite smoothly at... Continue Reading →

About The Author – Catherine Hokin @cathokin

About the Author My name is Catherine Hokin and I live in the rather brilliant West End of Glasgow. I write historical fiction which focuses on women whose voices have been misheard or misrepresented and about the challenges of power. I also write contemporary short stories which I like to think are a little twisted... Continue Reading →

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