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The History behind Wartime with the Cornish Girls

The History behind Wartime with the Cornish Girls

CARELESS TALK COSTS LIVES I’ve lived and worked in Cornwall for well over a decade now. It’s a peaceful, largely rural area, so you can imagine my astonishment on discovering that the underwater transatlantic cables that keep Britain’s internet running come ashore on a beach near where I live. When… Read More
What inspired me to write The Silent House

What inspired me to write The Silent House by Nell Pattison

The main character in The Silent House is a British Sign Language interpreter called Paige Northwood, and when she receives an emergency call-out from the police she finds herself thrown into a murder investigation. I had known for a while that I wanted to write a novel featuring the Deaf… Read More

A Wonderfully Magical Wildflower Park

As a child I spent many happy hours engrossed in books and many more lost in my own imaginary world. Stories like The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Enid Blyton’s Secret Island captured my imagination and transported me to somewhere magical. I got that same sensation when… Read More
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Welcome Jenni Keer

We’re delighted to announce that Avon Books has signed a two-book, World All Language rights deal with women’s fiction writer Jenni Keer. The deal was struck from Louise Buckley at Zeno Agency, who said ‘I am thrilled that Jenni’s wonderful novel will be published with Avon. Jenni writes with such… Read More