A celebration of Ruth Rendell

When Ruth Rendell died in May 2015, a wealth of writers – not all of them crime authors – and publications acknowledged Ruth’s unique talent. To celebrate the publication of […] Read More


Kill Your Friends trailer

‘Greed, viciousness, duplicity, exploitation, hedonism and aggression feature prominently among the values our company encourages and rewards.’ Is it any wonder A&R man Steven Stelfox is doing quite so well? […] Read More


The House by the Lake: video

In the spring of 1993, Thomas Harding travelled to Berlin with his grandmother to visit a small house by a lake. It was her ‘soul place’, she said – a […] Read More

5 Minutes With:

Scents & Sensibility

The incredible stories of 100 perfumes from a whole century of scents.  Lizzie Ostrom is a lifelong fragrance fan, who began hosting events for people to discover the world of […] Read More

5 Minutes With:

Brooke Davis Video Q&A

Brooke Davis, author of Lost & Found, reveals the inspiration behind her characters’ sparkling dialogue and the reasons why her debut novel will stir up many deep emotions for her […] Read More

Sense of Place:

The history of one house

Laurelfield holds a wealth of history, stories from the past and present all reside within its walls. Now, we want to know the history of your house… Share the history […] Read More

Sense of Place:

Paula Lichtarowicz’s Vietnam

Writing, for me, is an adventure. I like to follow a story into a world outside of myself; to travel to a place of unfamiliarity and ‘otherness’. When I first […] Read More

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