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An exclusive short story from the author of EDITH & OLIVER!

- January 25th, 2018

Today on the blog we have something very exciting to share. To celebrate the publication of EDITH AND OLIVER in paperback, a ‘tender and vivid novel about a failing marriage set in the milieu of the Edwardian music hall’ (SUNDAY TIMES), author Michèle Forbes has written an exclusive short story for you to enjoy. Called BOGLAND VIGILANTE, it has all the atmosphere that characterises Michèle’s writing – we hope you enjoy!     BOGLAND VIGILANTE I sit on an upturned steel bucket in my dark, sodden, wind-torn garden. My body is curled over like a conch, my feet…

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W&N Fiction’s 2016 Year in Review

- December 22nd, 2016

2016 was a fantastic year for W&N Fiction. Let our editorial assistant, Craig, walk you through our last twelve months in books.   January 2016 kicked off for W&N with the publication of Travelers Rest by Keith Lee Morris, hailed as ‘a fine addition to the creepy hotel thriller genre’ by the Independent and ‘a stunning read’ by Sci-Fi Now. Get your copy here.       February February brought The Maker of Swans by Paraic O’Donnell, a debut with prose as beautiful as its cover. This Gothic tale received admiring reviews from all quarters,…

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W&N editors let you in on the hot debuts coming up in 2017

- December 22nd, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, the W&N editors look ahead to 2017 and the exciting new voices that we will be bringing to a bookshop near you! If you want some hot tips for your 2017 reading list, you’ve come to the right place. Arzu: I’m hugely excited about The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey. It’s a big story with a dark soul. Full of intrigue and more than a little magic, The Stolen Child is a novel of rugged beauty and enchantment.       Jennifer: I’m looking forward to February and the…

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Laura Barnett announces new novel, Greatest Hits and exciting collaboration with Kathryn Williams

- November 30th, 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Greatest Hits, Laura Barnett’s hotly-anticipated follow-up to one of 2015’s most-loved debuts, The Versions of Us, will be published on 15th June 2017 alongside a new album by Kathryn Williams, Songs From The Novel Greatest Hits.

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Hometown Tales

- August 11th, 2016

Are you an unpublished writer? Do you have a story to tell? Is yours a voice that needs to be heard?  We’re delighted to be launching a series of short books – Hometown Tales – featuring new voices from regions that are under-represented in the UK book market. Each book will include a work by an unpublished writer and one by a high-profile author, both writing about the same place. The series will promote greater inclusivity and provide a platform for new writers, helping them to launch the first step of their careers, edited and mentored…

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