The Amber Seeker: (pre-)historical fiction in an ancient world

Posted on March 19, 2019

Mandy Haggith’s new novel, The Amber Seeker, published on 21 March 2019, plunges us into a world seldom explored in hist…

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019

Posted on March 18, 2019

Bob Gilbert’s immersive nature book, Ghost Trees, has been longlisted for this year’s prestigious Rathbones Folio Prize….

Runaway: Aberdeen’s answer to Happy Valley

Posted on March 14, 2019

Claire MacLeary’s Runaway, published by Contraband on 14 March, is the third novel in her hit Harcus & Laird series…

Down to the Sea: a dark Victorian Scottish mystery

Posted on March 12, 2019

Down to the Sea, the latest historical thriller by Sue Lawrence and published by Contraband on 14 March 2019, powerfully…

As the Women Lay Dreaming shortlisted for Authors’ Club award

Posted on March 1, 2019

Award-winning author and poet Donald S Murray has been shortlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award for his…

The Blackbird Diaries selected for Read Regional 2019

Posted on February 1, 2019

Karen Lloyd’s award-winning The Blackbird Diaries has been selected as one of the 12 must-read titles by northern author…