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The latest publicity for our clients

21 May 2017
Elly did it!
A big thank you to everyone who donated

Thank you to everybody who sponsored me on the annual Sussex Heart Charity walk on 14th May 2017.  Myself and 161 other people completed the walk. Thank you for all the donations and for helping me smash my fundraising target. 

It's not to late to donate. Click here for Elly's Just-Giving page

7 May 2017
Alan Gaunt tells BBC Radio Gloucester about
"A Good Man and a Brave Man"

Alan Gaunt recounted the story of WW1 soldier Cecil Packer in a moving feature on BBC Gloucestershire at 9:14am on Sunday 7th May 2017. 

Click here to listen to Alan's broadcast

Click here for details about Alan's book

28 Apr 2017
Countryside-la-Vie magazine loves
"Marching Orders" by C R Hopkins

The May 2017 issue of 'Countryside-la-Vie' describes this book about growing-up in The Salvation Army in the 1950s/60s as an, "... entertaining & moving memoir of a youth spent trying to balance the desire to enjoy a normal boyhood with the demands of his parents' calling ... captures evocatively a lost world and finally resolves a family mystery."

Click here for details or to buy the book

25 Apr 2017
"Toad and the Miracle at Croco Lake"
on Raring2Go national website

Raring2Go - the popular website for parents - is running a competition  with copies of Ken Metcalfe's entertaining children's books as prizes. 

Click here for your chance to win!

10 Apr 2017
'Marching Orders' featured in
'The Weekly News'

On 8th April the newspaper carried a full-page feature about C.R. Hopkins' amusing & thought-provoking memoir. 'The Weekly News' said, 'Clive has written a great book about his memoiries of growing up in a strictly Salvation Army household' 

Click here to buy the book

5 Apr 2017
Elly is fundraising for
Sussex Heart Charity

Elly is taking part in the Sussex Heart Charity annual sponsored walk on 14 May as a way of saying thank you for the wonderful cardiac care she has received. Elly is hoping to raise £500 for the charity. To donate, TEXT: EDPR59 and the amount you wish to give to: 70070 or

Click here to donate via Elly's Just Giving page

22 Mar 2017
Frost Magazine interview with
Elly Donovan

As part of their 'Business of Books' series, the culture and lifestyle magazine interviewed Elly about the work of a Book Publicist.

Click here to read the Frost Magazine interview with Elly

20 Mar 2017
Marching Orders: Memoirs of a backslider
Press Release available to download

C.R. Hopkins' entertaining account of growing up in The Salvation Army during the 1950s & 60s is being published by MereoBooks on 10th April 2017.

Click here to download the press release

Click here to order the book

13 Mar 2017
A Good Man and A Brave Man
Press Release available to download

Alan Gaunt's latest book - telling the story of Gloucestershire soldier Cecil Packer (1885 - 1916) - is being published by Mereo Books on 24th April 2017.

Click here to download the press release

Click here to buy the book.

24 Feb 2017
COMPETITION is now closed
The four lucky winners are ....

 ... A. Byrom (Saddleworth); C. Evans (Manchester); M. Almond (Bury) & C. Macdonald (Doncaster). They each receive a copy of "An Extraordinary Sacrifice." Thank you to everybody who entered.

Click here for further information about The PC Nicola Hughes Memorial Fund.

20 Feb 2017
COMPETITION is now closed
Congratulations to the lucky winners:

Our lucky winners have been notified. They will each receive a signed copy of 'GAY DAD: Ten True Stories of Divorced Gay Men with Kids, Living in the UK Today' by David Ledain.

Click here for more book details or to buy.  

15 Feb 2017
COMPETITION: win a signed copy of
GAY DAD by David Ledain

I haveTHREE signed copies of "GAY DAD: Ten True Stories of Divorced Gay Men with Kids, Living in the UK Today" to give away. The first three people to email me with their name and UK postal address will each receive a copy.  Good luck!