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Author interview: Elizabeth Chadwick

That historical fiction is often seen as a separate genre to other novels always surprises me. After all, for all that LP Hartley said “the past is a foreign country: they do things differently there”, surely the emotions and events … Continue reading

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Author interview – Tiffany Murray

I first became aware of Tiffany Murray when I saw her described in the Guardian as “a glam-rock Dodie Smith“. Given how much I love I Capture the Castle, I was always going to be interested in her novel Diamond … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Judy Astley

The first Judy Astley book I read, aptly as it was her first novel, was Just For the Summer. Set in a largeish village on the Cornish coast it concerns itself with the comings and goings of the second-homers, arriving … Continue reading

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Interview – Lynn Shepherd, author of The Pierced Heart

“This book kept me wide awake on my last long-haul flight – a reimagining of the Dracula story. Tense, terrific.” Ian Rankin’s description of Lynn Shepherd‘s The Pierced Heart was what drew it to my attention – and that of … Continue reading

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Author interview – Chris Ewan, author of The Good Thief’s Guide series, Safe House and Dark Tides

Chris Ewan is the best-selling author of The Good Thief’s Guides Series, Safe House and, most recently, Dark Tides, published in paperback last month. I first came across his work years ago when The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam was … Continue reading

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